published: October 16, 2013
VANCOUVER, BC – Cummins Westport Inc. today announced that it is receiving one of the inaugural “Energy Security Prize” Advanced Technology Awards from Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE). The award will be presented at the OPEC Oil Embargo +40: A National Summit on Energy Security conference this afternoon in Washington, D.C.
“Both of Cummins Westport’s parent companies – Cummins Inc. and Westport Innovations Inc. – have been pioneers in the use of natural gas for transportation for more than 20 years,” said Jim Arthurs, President, Cummins Westport, who will be accepting the award on the company’s behalf. “Our joint venture has been a major force in commercializing these engines and making them available for use in transit, refuse and truck applications in both North America and around the world. We appreciate the recognition of SAFE, and the honor of being one of the first recipients of this award.”
The Securing America’s Future Energy prize is designed to recognize emerging and advanced technologies which have the ability to significantly reduce America’s dependence on petroleum-based fuels. The prize is designed to both recognize and reward innovators who are helping to find alternatives to oil dependence.
Cummins Westport is being recognized for its groundbreaking spark-ignited natural gas engine technology that has been adopted by leading transit agencies, waste management companies and truck fleets. Cummins Westport engines use 100% compressed, liquefied or renewable natural gas, which is primarily a domestically sourced fuel in the United States.
“Companies like Cummins Westport have shown that it can be done, and that what’s good for energy security is also good for business. We’re excited by their leadership and appreciate their perseverance in diversifying our country’s transportation fuels and improving its efficiency,” said Robbie Diamond, Founder and President of SAFE.
The prize is being awarded during A National Summit on Energy Security in Washington, D.C. The Summit brings together nationally recognized business and political leaders to discuss the state of U.S. energy security and the most promising technological solutions to reduce U.S. oil dependence.
Cummins Westport Inc. designs, engineers and markets 6–12 liter spark-ignited natural gas engines for North American commercial transportation applications such as trucks and buses. Cummins Westport is a joint venture of Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI), a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems, and Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ/TSX: WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions technologies that allow engines to operate on clean-burning fuels such as compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), hydrogen, and biofuels such as landfill gas. For more information, visit www.cumminswestport.com.
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