Category Archive: Events

Nov
07

Last 2012 propane autogas roadshows held in Miss., Va., and La.

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The 2012 SPADP Propane Autogas Roadshow Series was rounded out in September and October with the final three roadshows held in Mississippi, Virginia and Louisiana. Take a look at the roadshow recaps below. Mississippi Propane Autogas Roadshow Jackson, MS September 20, 2012 Hosted by: Mississippi Development Authority The Mississippi Propane Autogas Roadshow was held September …

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Aug
10

Top White House environmental adviser tours Newport News

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This past Wednesday, the White House’s chief environmental adviser, Nancy Sutley, paid a visit to SPADP fleet partner Newport News, Va. Sutley, also a chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, toured the Newport News Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services where the city is converting more than 20 of its fleet vehicles …

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May
21

Veolia Transportation debuts Baltimore’s first propane autogas taxi

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On May 11, Veolia Transportation offered the city of Baltimore’s first propane-powered taxi ride to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to the company’s headquarters. State and local dignitaries, media and autogas fleet operators were all on hand to promote the benefits of clean, domestically produced propane autogas. “It’s fuel-efficient, friendly for the environment. Long term, it just …

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Feb
06

Alternative Fuel and Fleet Events in Early 2012

From the looks of it, 2012 is already gearing up to be a great year for alternative fuel and fleet-related events. We’ve compiled a chronological list of the most promising events for the next few months, with descriptions on why they should matter to fleet managers, alternative fuel fleets or anyone with an interest in …

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Oct
31

Frequently Asked Questions: Propane Autogas Technology

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This is the second post of a two-part series to answer some frequently asked questions about propane autogas and autogas vehicles. Today we’re answering questions about propane autogas technology. Can my vehicle be converted to run on propane autogas? The Alliance Autogas website has a list of vehicle makes and models that are eligible for …

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Sep
26

In the news: SPADP helps convert police cruisers to autogas

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SPADP is in the news again, this time for helping to convert eight police cars from gasoline to propane autogas for the Augusta County Sheriff’s office in Virginia. The $46,000 grant for vehicle conversions was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the United States Department of Energy. The project is being administered by …

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Sep
14

Connect with SPADP through social media

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You can now connect with SPADP on your favorite social media channels! Catch up on the latest propane autogas and alternative energy news from our program via our Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube channels. You can also check out pictures of autogas-powered fleets and fueling stations on Flickr. We’ll update regularly with the latest info on …

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Jun
01

Clean Cities’ largest vehicle deployment program highlights autogas infrastructure expansion at ACT Expo

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This year’s Alternative Clean Transportation Conference and Expo featured presentations from the administrator of the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program, Virginia Clean Cities (VCC). Funded by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act and the U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities, the grant program is converting more than 1,000 vehicles from gasoline to propane autogas and …

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Apr
18

SPADP launches new website as resource for America’s vehicle fleets to learn about leading alternative fuel

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The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program has launched a new website (www.usepropaneautogas.com) to increase awareness of the benefits of propane autogas and to provide fleets with information about how to get up and running on this clean alternative fuel. Autogas is domestically produced, clean-burning, and costs about a dollar less per gallon than gasoline. “We …

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Nov
03

Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office celebrates adoption of alternative fuels with vehicle and facility tour

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On Friday, October 22, the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office hosted a media event to celebrate its transition to clean alternative fueling. The tour featured the county’s new propane Autogas vehicles and newly implemented propane Autogas fueling station. The Sheriff’s Office gave a propane Autogas fueling demonstration, offered visitors the opportunity to look under the hood …

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