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Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition's (ACFC) mission is to bring Alternative and advanced technology fuels and vehicles to our towns and cities in Alabama.

The availability of alternative fuels and the use of vehicles powered by alternative fuels in Alabama will foster:

  • Increased domestic energy security
  • Enhanced economic development, and
  • Improved air quality

VISIT OUR WEB SITE OFTEN AND:

You will learn the latest news on cleaner-burning alternative fuels (AF) and alternative fuel vehicles (AFV).

You will be able to search for a fuel station offering alternative fuels in your area.

You will keep informed on the latest news in the alternative fuel industry in Alabama. Subscribe to our quarterly email newsletter with information on the alternative fuel industry both nationally and locally. To receive the newsletter, email me at mark@alabamacleanfuels.org asking to be added to the distribution list.

You will be introduced to our members - individuals and organizations that are taking action to improve air quality, increase domestic energy security and enhance economic development in our great state.

When you join our non-profit, membership based, Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition we welcome your participation on one of our committees: Development, Education and Outreach, Legislative and Vehicle Infrastructure.

You are invited to join our coalition and be an active member. As a 501 (3)c non-profit your tax deductible contribution will be used to further our mission. We need and welcome your participation!


Make a tax deductible Contribution to ACFC now:


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READ the RIPPLE NOW!
The Ripple Summer 14

The Summer Newsletter from Alabama Clean Fuels is now ready for your reading pleasure.

Go to http://issuu.com/markbentley2/docs/acfc_summer_newsletter_2014_final to read the newsletter on line.


ACFC Welcomes New Members: Melton Fueling & Phoenix Energy
Melton Fueling   BlendStar Logo

Melton Fueling is a CNG conversion company that converts a variety of fleet vehicles from passenger cars up to medium duty trucks and vans including Ford, GM and Isuzu. The company uses wide variety of EPA certified and QVM (qualified vehicle modifier) systems and adheres to NFPA 52 guidlines. Melton Fueling is one of the premier conversion facilities in the Southeast doing conversion for some fo the largest utilities in the region. A wide variety of bi-fuel and dedicated conversions and various tank packages are offered to fit your budget, space and fueling needs. Visit our website at www.meltonfueling.com


Phoenix Energy Corp is a full-service sales and service company specializing in the equipment sales of Compressed Natural Gas compressors, dryers, storage vessels, dispensers, control panels and refueling station components as well as installing EPA certified Natural Gas systems on vehicles. For all your CNG needs, visit their website at www.phoenixenergycorp.net


New ACFC Members - Please Welcome: Green Plains Renewable Energy & BlendStar
Green Plains Renewable Energy Logo   BlendStar Logo

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. is North America's fourth largest ethanol producer, marketing and distributing more than one billion gallons of ethanol annually. Green Plains owns and operates grain storage assets in the corn belt and BlendStar, a biofuel terminaling company across the southern U.S. that includes a 160,000 barrel unit train receiving terminal in Birmingham, Alabama. Green Plains is a joint venture partner in BioProcess Algae LLC, which was formed to commercialize advanced photo-bioreactor technologies for growing and harvesting algal biomass. For more information, visit gpreinc.com.


ZERO Percent Interest for CNG, LNG and LPG Conversions!
ADECA Energy Division

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs - Energy Division offers a Zero percent interest rate loan program for local governments, public colleges/universities and K-12 schools to borrow up to $350,000 for fleet vehicle conversions to CNG, LNG or LPG. Alabama’s Local Government Energy Loan Program has been expanded to include these vehicle conversions.

For additional information about the zero % local government program and the 1% AlabamaSaves loan program for conversion and infrastructure for companies go to the ADECA web page by clicking HERE.


CNG Southeast Joins ACFC!
CNG Southeast

ACFC welcomes CNG Southeast as a Silver level member! CNG Southeast provides compressed natural gas refueling station development and EPA certified vehicle conversions. If you are a fleet manager or business owner we can help. Our experts will sit down with you and help you decide the best course of action for your organization. The use of clean alternative fuels provides new fuel supply choices and can help you and your and fleet managers address concerns about fuel costs, energy reliance, and emissions control. Contact Norman Morrison for additional information. Phone: 678.741.5301 or via email at nmorrison@cngsoutheast.com. Visit www.cngsoutheast.com today.


ACFC is pleased to announce that GAIN Clean Fuel has joined as a Silver Level member!
GAIN Clean Fuels

GAIN Clean fuel, a division of U. S. Oil Corp, is expanding current operations to offer Southeastern fleets an opportunity to take the advantage of our CNG fueling stations program. Through strategic partnerships with fleets GAIN Clean Fuel is in the process of adding 50+ CNG stations over the next 2 years. GAIN offers a full turn-key program - covering up-front capital expenses. Our US Petroleum Equipment division installs infrastructure (having installed 100+ fueling stations), and performs all required maintenance with 24/7 response. Contact Erick Johnson at:ejohnson2@usoil.com or visit www.gainfuel.com for more information.


Build it and they will come!

Coincidental to the Grand Opening of the Athens, Alabama, public access CNG station on September 4th three garbage trucks filled up at the station on the 5th on the way from their manufacturer to their final destination. Two Heil trucks, which were made in Fort Payne, AL stopped to fill up. The truck pictured here on left is being delivered to Clackamas, OR and the other Heil truck in right photo is going to Pearl, MS. A McNeilus truck also stopped at the same time. That truck was built in Dodge Center, MN and was is being delivered to Las Vegas, NV.



Build it they will come Build it they will come

Exit 354 on I-65 is a great place to fuel with CNG! To read the Grand Opening Press release go HERE.


A Trip to the Mall...
A Trip to the Mall

In June the national Park Service began using propane-fueled mowers on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Using propane-fueled mowers in the Park Service reduces costs and harmful emissions! States, Counties and Municipalities can do the same in Alabama! Vestavia Hills already does! Contact ACFC for details.


Three New Organizations join ACFC! Please welcome them!
Cynergy Corridor Clean Fuels

Cynergy strives to drive down fuel costs, pollution, and dependence on foreign oil.

Cynergy Fuels was established to help America's commercial truck fleets control and manage fuel costs by making abundant domestic natural gas more accessible:

Visit: www.cynergyfuels.com for more details or, call Bob Strickland, Director of Marketing, (205) 368-1711


EcoDual

EcoDual, Inc. is the leading provider of dual fuel natural gas systems for the heavy-duty diesel truck industry.

Fleets run farther and more economically using EcoDual's advanced diesel/natural gas substitution technology. For more information on EcoDual and its products, visit the company website: www.ecodual.com.


Cynergy Corridor Clean Fuels

NEX21 a subsidiary of Outsource Corporate Partners, LLC contracts with vehicle manufacturers to sell, market, and train their dealers and their customers on new or underperforming aftermarket product lines. OCP has employees throughout the U.S. and Canada who work with OEM programs at the dealer level to grow OEM/dealer sales on the contracted product lines. We see AFV retrofit and aftermarket service parts as our next great Sell/Market/Train opportunity with our OEM/Dealer clients.

Read more about NEX21 at: www.nex21.com


Great turnout for 2013 Propane Road Show in Montgomery, AL!
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Download the press release here.

Presentation Downloads:

AbundantPower_Loan_Program_Greg_Montgomery_Propane_Roadshow_Presentation

Commercial_Lawn_Equipment_Rusty_Easterling_ALLGAS_Propane_and_Commercial_Equipment_Presentation.pdf

National_Propane_Overview_Michael_Taylor_PERCACFC_Propane_Road_Show.pdf

PERC_Propane_Autogas_National_Perspective.pdf

Regional_SPADP_Overview_Mark_Denton_2011_10_20_DMME_EV-LPG_Update.pdf

Roush_Robert_Little_AL_Propane_Roadshow_PPT.pdf


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