Alternative fuels

Alternative fuels

Substitutes for traditional liquid, oil-derived motor vehicle fuels like gasoline and diesel. These include mixtures of alcohol-based fuels with gasoline, methanol, ethanol, compressed natural gas, and others.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-August 28, 2019-ComTech Energy Acquires Kraus Global to Expand Reach in Alternative Fuels Market
ENPNewswire-August 15, 2019--CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION - SHARP ENERGY RECEIVES INDUSTRY AWARD FOR SUPPORT OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS
The Alternative Fuel School Bus program, funded by the Volkswagen State Environmental Trust, is offering $4.1 million for projects within the state that promote the use of alternative fuels in school buses for pre-kindergarten through grade 12.
Together we have firmly established Blue Bird's propane, gasoline and CNG solutions as the undisputed school bus leader in alternative fuels. We are delighted to extend our special and exclusive partnership well into the next decade and look forward to bringing more exciting and differentiating products to the school bus market.'
The Mississippi Alternative Fuel School Bus and Municipal Motor Vehicle Revolving (AFV) Loan Program provides public school districts and municipalities with loans to cover IOO percent of the incremental cost of purchasing AFVs and related systems or of converting existing vehicles to accept alternative fuels.
DOE brought to Bohol its Seminar on Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies on October 24, to advance the governments information education campaign on alternative fuels amidst the escalating cost of imported fossil fuels and its negative impact on the environment.
According to Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative [1], Fuel Readiness Level (FRL) has being developed to facilitate the development and deployment of alternative jet fuels that offer equivalent levels of safety and performance[1].
According to an official in the Coal Ministry, the government has started the process of identifying coal blocks that would be suitable for production of alternative fuels like coal-to-gas, coal-to-liquid and coal-to-polychemicals by domestic and foreign companies that have the required technologies for implementing such projects.
A new report by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) said that Egypt's cement producers could save money and lower greenhouse gas emissions by using waste, or alternative fuels, to power their production facilities.
The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC), one state agency using alternative means for conserving fuel and lowering costs, considered these alternative fuels for their 15-passenger vans--which are used to carry work-release inmates to and from their respective locations--that average 5,000 miles per month at an annual cost of $1.3 million.
Synopsis: While strides are being made in the research and development of environmentally acceptable and more sustainable alternative fuels, including efforts to reduce emissions of air pollutants associated with combustion processes from electric power generation and vehicular transportation, fossil fuel resources are limited and may soon be on the verge of depletion in the near future.

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