Alt fuel news roundup: 4/11/2013

The National Propane Gas Association’s 2013 Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo is this weekend in Atlanta, where all the propane industry experts will gather to discuss new propane technologies and applications. The Alliance AutoGas team will be there talking about clean alternative fuel for fleets–propane autogas–and we’ll be bringing you a wrap-up of the conference events next week.

Until then, here’s your weekly collection of the top alternative fuel news headlines:

  • The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has issued its annual alternative fuel vehicle data set…for 2011. Better late than never? Natural gas, ethanol and propane autogas were the top three most-consumed alternative fuels.

  • Williamson County, Texas, is saving $73,000 annually operating 36 fleet vehicles on autogas. Their story is part of the Fueling Texas campaign from the Propane Council of Texas to educate fleets across the state about the benefits of operating on autogas.

  • A New York school district is considering adding Blue Bird propane-powered buses to its fleet.

  • The Monticello Police Department in Iowa is considering the switch to propane autogas.

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