Clean Energy Fuels said it will open its Carlisle, Pennsylvania, heavy-duty natural gas truck station to fuel LNG trucks for Giant/Martin’s, the large grocery retailer.
Additionally, 43 new fleet customers began fueling at Clean Energy’s nationwide network of natural gas stations in the third-quarter of 2014. Select deals representative of Clean Energy’s growing portfolio of natural gas fueling customers were also announced.
The Carlile station will support Heavy-duty LNG truck pilot program entered by Giant/Martin’s. The station is located at the Carlisle Flying J, 1501 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA.
Clean Harbors plans to deploy CNG and LNG heavy-duty natural gas trucks operating in California and Texas. The new fleet will fuel at Clean Energy’s public natural gas fueling network and is forecasted to consume nearly 180,000 DGEs annually.
Salt Lake County plans to fuel 25 new CNG refuse trucks once the station is operational, which is expected by mid-2015. This fleet is forecasted to double to 50 trucks and consume approximately 500,000 GGEs of CNG annually once fully-deployed.
Once all 50 trucks are in service, the County anticipates annual fuel savings of approximately $900,000 compared to current diesel costs as well as a reduction of 1,053 metric tons of greenhouse gases.
The new private time-fill CNG station in Salt Lake County to be designed, built, operated and maintained by Clean Energy marks the company’s expansion into Utah and will feature a redundant compression system designed to fuel 50 trucks. Clean Energy will support this station by opening a new parts warehouse in Salt Lake County as well as hiring a full-time station technician for the area.
Effective January 1, 2015, the Town of Islip will enforce a mandate requiring all refuse trucks servicing the Town’s new residential solid waste and recycling contract be new trucks and operate on CNG.
The Town of Islip is the fourth town on Long Island to mandate such clean-air and economic initiatives. Clean Energy built, owns and operates the three existing natural gas fueling stations serving the Towns of Smithtown, Brookhaven and Huntington on Long Island, N.Y. New public-access natural gas fueling station marks the fourth such station Clean Energy will build and operate. Once the new Islip station is operational, over 200 refuse trucks will be fueling with Clean Energy natural gas on Long Island.
Their estimated 50 new natural gas refuse trucks are forecasted to consume approximately 500,000 DGEs of CNG annually while serving the Town of Islip.
Valley Regional Transit’s whose private natural gas station currently serves 38 transit and paratransit natural gas buses which consume approximately 300,000 GGE of CNG per year has signed a multi-year repair and maintenance contract with Clean Energy.
VRT’s total bus fleet currently consists of 62 units, of which 54 are fueled by CNG. It is anticipated that the entire fleet will be converted to CNG by 2018.
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