04 Dec '17, 11am

Renewable gas: the hot new fuel from animal waste?

Renewable natural gas is an increasingly popular fuel for transportation companies, thanks to valuable renewable energy credits that can be sold separately, and gas prices that have stayed well below those of diesel. UPS said it has signed agreements buy 11.5 million gallons a year of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2024, from Big Ox Energy and AMP Energy. The fuel, shipped in gas form through ordinary natural gas pipelines, will be used to fuel UPS trucks that travel the longest distances, 600 miles per route or longer, and that already are equipped with engines that run on compressed natural gas (CNG). UPS will use the RNG to fuel natural gas-fueled trucks at its own service stations in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; New Stanton and Horsham, Pennsylvania; Richmond and Roanoke, Virginia; West Columbia, South Carolina; and Doraville, Georgia. The company was an ea...

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