Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV). What the what is that? Aren’t those all electric vehicles? Why does this matter?
Colorado is finally getting snow this season, and while that means more skiing and festive holiday celebrations, it also means colder temperatures. When temperatures drop, car owners often idle their vehicles to warm up before driving or to keep themselves warm while their car is not in motion. Idling is a necessary evil while we are at stop lights, but running a vehicle’s engine is an expensive, climate-unfriendly, avoidable, and often an illegal option for warming up your car in the winter.
When thinking of alternative fuel vehicles, one’s mind usually gravitates towards the media-star electric vehicles. But there are other options out there, especially for fleet managers, who are looking for cleaner burning and more cost effective fuels. In particular, for vehicles that are operated indoors, a great alternative fuel for you is propane, which is already popular among heavy and medium sized industrial vehicles such as tractors, zambonis, fleets, forklifts, and buses
Halloween is a time of year that people play with the symbology of fear and death through revelry, costume and candy. It could also be a time of year that brings a shorter lifespan to the energy application that powers electric cars.
National Drive Electric Week has come and gone but electric vehicles are still gearing up in Colorado. Most excitingly, the Colorado Springs EV Club is hosting it’s own Pikes Peak EV Hill Climb on September 24th. Does an electric vehicle (EV) event in Colorado Springs sound surprising to you?

The next Colorado Electric Vehicle Coaltion meeting will be held April 28, 2016 at the Colorado Energy Office.

City government using 17 electric and CNG vehicles for cleaner air, cost savings

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The Refuel Colorado "Market Developments" blog is researched and written by Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition, a Colorado Energy Office partner. Clean Cities is a government-industry partnership designed to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector. Clean Cities contributes to the energy, environmental, and economic security of the United States by supporting local decisions to reduce our dependence on imported petroleum.