Texas gets grants for natural gas vehicle research

On July 13, 2012 by HCZimmerman

WASHINGTON — The Energy Department is set Thursday to award $30 million in grants to propel research on powering cars and trucks with natural gas nationwide, including two projects in Texas and two in California.

Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman is to announce the grants in Houston.

He also will tout the benefits of an expiring production tax credit that has helped wind power facilities, during a visit to the Houston campus of turbine manufacturer Proinlosa Energy Corp. and at a meeting of the National Petroleum Council.

 

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