Fuel Consumption

Consumer Electronics Show Previews Latest Products

This is the latest installment in our Energy Startup Series that gives executives at cutting-edge energy firms an opportunity to share insights and experiences about the energy industry, their careers and their companies.   The garages of Palo Alto are famous birthplaces for some of the most impactful high-tech companies in history. But for Quin Garcia, a… Keep reading →

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With gasoline prices lower than they’ve been in years, it’s easy to get complacent about weaning ourselves from petroleum. Sure, you might be spending less at the pump. But don’t forget the high cost our country pays for its over-dependence on oil – not just in terms of dollars, but in terms of national security, our economy… Keep reading →

F-16 Flies Over New York City

The US Air Force just completed an initiative to convert all of its bases from military-specific grade jet fuel to a civilian grade – Jet A with additives – that will save millions of dollars in annual fuel costs and allow the Air Force to purchase fuel from a much wider pool of suppliers. This… Keep reading →

Port Of Los Angeles Police Patrol Waters Surrounding Port

Thousands of miles of rail, inland waterways and coastal routes crisscross America moving products, energy and people. A new study out today confirms that thanks to its cleaner profile and low cost, greater use of natural gas as a marine and rail fuel is becoming a welcome reality. The study, performed by Gladstein, Neandross &… Keep reading →

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Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) spoke last week at the two-day Energy Information Administration (EIA) conference in Washington, D.C. expressing her view – as reported by Jennifer A. Dlouhy for fuelfix.com – that “ending ‘wasteful fossil fuel subsidies’, which may encourage overconsumption of oil and gas, particularly in… Keep reading →

Secretary Of Defense Chuck Hagel Speaks On Sexual Assault Prevention In The Military

The US military consumed 90 million barrels of oil last year which cost $15 billion, and military fuel consumption is expected to increase with the adoption of the F-35 combat aircraft, the Littoral Combat Ship, and the KC-46A tanker aircraft, that “will all consume more fuel than the platforms they will replace.” As a result,… Keep reading →

General Images Of Electric Vehicle Recharging And Battery Changing Station In Beijing

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are the major cause of harsh climate change around the world, and transportation accounts for 15% of global GHG emissions. In the US, the transportation sector’s portion of GHG emissions accounts for 28%‎[1]‎[2]. With the increasing number of automobile vehicles on the roads each day, there is a serious need to transform… Keep reading →