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Climate Assessment: RNG is a Path to Positive Change

Climate Assessment: RNG is a Path to Positive Change

US Gain - November 28, 2018

Many of you are probably aware of the recently released Fourth National Climate Assessment (Volume II) by the Global Change Research Program. There were over 1,000 contributors to the report, including 300 leading scientists and 13 federal agencies. The intent of this report was to analyze climate change and its impact on the United States, fulfilling requirements of the Global Change Research Act of 1990. This recent release follows Volume 1 (Climate Science Special Report) that concluded there is "no convincing alternative explanation" for the changing climate other than "human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse gases". This version provided numerous...

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Freight Demand Spurs New “Polyfuel” Approach

Freight Demand Spurs New “Polyfuel” Approach

US Gain - November 13, 2018

It’s incredible to see commonality of headlines spanning across industries – all pointing to significantly higher freight demand. The cause for this increase? Like anything, it’s debatable, but in part due to a substantial growth in consumer online shopping. As consumers shift more of their spending online, retailers are creatively vying for a slice of the pie. From flash sales, to never-ending discounted prices and as of late – faster delivery times, of course, at no additional cost to the consumer – all putting pressure on the trucking industry to deliver more, faster. With our economy booming and heavy-duty trucking...

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RNG Creates Strong Business Case for Sustainability Goals

RNG Creates Strong Business Case for Sustainability Goals

US Gain - October 12, 2018

The Problem: Our air is unhealthy to breathe. 134 million people in the United States live in counties that have unhealthy levels of ozone or particle pollution. That’s 4 out of every 10 Americans. Breathing in this air can elevate risk of asthma, lung cancer and heart disease. The #1 source of smog is transportation. Breathing that air increases the risk of asthma, lung cancer and heart disease. Leading corporations have taken a collective stand – committing to reduce their carbon impact, improving quality of life, specifically clean air, for communities across the globe. As corporations seek carbon reductions throughout...

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Rising Diesel Prices and Regulations Pave the Way for NGVs

Rising Diesel Prices and Regulations Pave the Way for NGVs

US Gain - September 12, 2018

Rising diesel prices once again are capturing headlines across the nation, which could wreak havoc on already thin-operating margins for the logistics industry Recently, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced it will begin limiting the amount of sulfur in fuel oil used aboard ships from 3.5% to 0.5% beginning January 1, 2020, with the intent of reducing emissions. Approximately 121,000 board ships would be impacted by this new regulation and have several options to comply, with the most economical decision being to transition to a low-sulfur fuel. How does this impact the heavy-duty trucking industry, you might ask? As ships...

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NEW Website: Designed to Support Your Success with Alternative Fuel

NEW Website: Designed to Support Your Success with Alternative Fuel

US Gain - August 14, 2018

We’re proud to offer a new and dramatically improved website that can enrich your understanding of how natural gas as an alternative fuel can benefit your organization – positively contributing to you environmental and financial goals. GAIN Clean Fuel is a market leader in production, procurement and delivery of compressed (CNG) and renewable (RNG) natural gas – the cleanest and in some cases, carbon-negative, sustainable energy solutions for the transportation industry. You, and many others may be either considering how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions throughout your organization or have been asked by customers to integrate alternative fuel within your...

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Alternative Fuel Incentives – 3 Things You Need to Know to Increase Your Success Rate

Alternative Fuel Incentives – 3 Things You Need to Know to Increase Your Success Rate

US Gain - July 19, 2018

Federal and regional governments realize the importance of reducing transportation-related emissions and therefore have allocated billions of dollars toward accelerating adoption of clean vehicles and related infrastructure. For fleets seeking alternative fuel vehicles, incentive programs bridge the gap between improving air quality and remaining economically competitive. But where do you start? What programs do you qualify for? And what do you need to do to receive any money?   Below are a 3 tips that will strengthen your success in securing free money for your next clean vehicle purchase. 1. Do your homework! Funding is plentiful and quickly changes –...

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