Alternative fuels have benefits and costs, and the combination of both is what determines where each fuel works best within the wide-ranging transportation industry. Somewhere between the advantages and disadvantages of each fuel lies a market “niche,” or an area where one particular fuel...

If hydrogen could be isolated, stored onboard a vehicle, and put through a fuel cell to generate electricity in a safe, cost effective manner, many argue that our transportation problems could be solved. Well, fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are no longer a theoretical technology...

The transportation landscape is evolving. Rapid advancements in the auto industry have led to new fuels and technologies that weren't available five years ago.

The Colorado Energy Office has released the Electric Vehicle Market Implementation Study that provides recommendations to advance the growth of the electric vehicle (EV) market in Colorado.

With rising petroleum prices and an increased attention to air quality, more people are curious about plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and the opportunity to drive from place-to-place using cheap, domestic electricity.

There are a multitude of alternative fuels and vehicles on the market today. Ethanol, biodiesel, propane, natural gas, hydrogen, and electric are some of the fuel and technology choices available to a fleet manager or general consumer on today’s market. Within each of those categories lies a wide range of...
On Earth Day, 1993, Denver made history in the field of sustainability by passing the nation’s first ever “Green Fleets” executive order. Rising gasoline prices and unabated air pollution, coupled with new federal mandates to improve air quality, prompted former Mayor Wellington Webb to pledge to reduce CO2 emissions from city fleet vehicles by 1% per year...
Batteries are the heart of an electric vehicle (EV). Significant developments in storing electrical energy in a battery have enabled commercial-scale electric vehicles to hit the market as a viable consumer option. But, they are also the Achilles’ heel that prevents electric vehicles from...

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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.