Covenant terminal getting strong use of idle-reduction bays in Tennessee

In 2015, Covenant Transport installed 20 IdleAir idle-reduction bays at its main terminal and headquarters in Chattanooga. These units allow the driver of a class 8 tractor (truck) that has a “sleeper” compartment in the truck to turn off the 400-500 HP engine—that is primarily [...]

By |2018-10-03T18:09:43+00:00August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trenton’s CNG station is getting some notable attention from fleets

Trenton's Gibson County Energy Complex has been getting a boost in traffic in recent months, thanks to drivers stopping to fill up their trucks' tanks with compressed natural gas (CNG) on their way through the west Tennessee corridor that heads north all the way to Chicago [...]

By |2018-08-01T13:46:19+00:00August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TDEC releases proposed VW Mitigation Plan; ETCleanFuels Webinar planned

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has released for public comment the State of Tennessee’s Proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (proposed BMP) for purposes of implementing the State’s initial allocation under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement (VW Settlement) Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT). The proposed BMP is intended [...]

By |2018-08-20T21:18:40+00:00July 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Tennessee fleets receive State EPA funds, implement alternative fuel projects across TN

Click here to access the PDF version of this press release. In 2016, the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition (ETCleanFuels) started partnering with the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) to implement a new funding program:  the “Reducing Diesel Emissions for a Healthier Tennessee” [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:25:39+00:00June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TDEC announces TN Sustainable Transportation Awards & Forum in September, 2018

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and Tennessee Clean Fuels (TNCleanFuels) will hold the fourth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum from September 17-18, 2018 at the UT Conference Center in downtown Knoxville, TN. The forum, entitled “Where Innovation Meets Implementation,” will highlight new [...]

By |2018-07-18T23:37:40+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CNG Trucks Offer ROI on Multiple Fronts

Reprinted from www.truckinginfo.com.  Read entire article here. With fuel prices at their highest since 2014, compressed natural gas as an alternative fuel for fleet operations is once again getting attention as a cheap, super-clean alternative to diesel or gasoline. The truth is, many fleets that [...]

By |2018-06-15T21:23:35+00:00June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2018 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) invites nominations for the fourth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards. Winners will be announced at the Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum, which will take place on Sept. 17-18, 2018 in Knoxville. The Awards recognize outstanding initiatives [...]

By |2018-06-22T15:43:21+00:00May 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ROUSH CleanTech enters EV market with all-electric Ford F-650

ROUSH CleanTech unveiled its newest carbon footprint-friendly vehicle — an all-electric Ford F-650. The company, which includes propane autogas and compressed natural gas in its technology portfolio, is expanding its alternative fuel market (ROUSH already offers propane and CNG-powered conversions) with zero-emission electric vehicles. “An [...]

By |2018-06-29T18:02:32+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Jersey just diverted the funds from its’ state VW settlement away from emissions reduction

Advocates for clean air and clean fuels around the country are disappointed by a recent announcement from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection that the funds NJ received from a state settlement against Volkswagen for its 2015 emissions testing scandal will be redirected to general [...]

By |2018-05-04T18:31:15+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments