ANGH Stations Open for LNG in Four States for UPS, Epes & Raven
As Clean Energy Fuels Reports CNG Facility Contracts and Renewals
And Says That Its ‘Redeem’ Biomethane is Being Produced in Memphis
Clean Energy Fuels is trumpeting the opening of four new America’s Natural Gas Highway stations. They will provide liquefied natural gas in Valdosta, Ga., and London, Ohio for customers including Epes Transport and Raven Transport; and in Amarillo, Texas and Oklahoma City in support of UPS. this item was initially posted in shorter form on April 1
Clean Energy also said this week that its Clean Energy Renewable Fuels unit is now producing “Redeem” brand biomethane at the Republic Services North Shelby landfill outside of Memphis, augmenting product from Michigan and Texas. Production in Tennessee is expected to reach approximately 3.7 million gasoline gallon equivalents per year.
Redeem is “the cleanest and cheapest alternative fuel commercially-available today,” CERF president Harrison Clay said in a release. “We believe this expanded capacity will enable our team to build on last year’s successful delivery of 14 million GGEs of Redeem,” he said.
Pittston and Pottsville Among a Plethora of Announcements
Among numerous other new pieces of business, Clean Energy said it will operate the Peco utility’s compressed natural gas fueling stations in the greater Philadelphia area following an upgrade of six of them. And, the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development has awarded Clean Energy approximately $2.5 Million to offset the cost of constructing two LCNG stations to fuel light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles with CNG or LNG. The stations in Pittston and Pottsville are to open by year-end.
Clean Energy also reported this week
- a multi-year operations, maintenance and fueling contract renewal for two CNG stations supporting 335 Foothill Transit buses in California;
- that EJ Madison has deployed a fleet of 20 LNG-fueled trucks that will fuel at half a dozen Clean Energy stations In Florida, Texas, Arizona and California;
- that Dillon Transport is fielding eight new heavy duty CNG trucks to fuel at Clean Energy’s Fair Oaks Dairy station in Indiana;
- the purchase of 80 CNG-fueled Ford E-450 CNG passenger-lift-equipped vehicles by southern Nevada’s Regional Transportation Commission, to be fueled at two RTC-owned and Clean Energy-maintained private fueling stations;
- a contract to design, build and operate a new private CNG fueling station for Norwalk Transit in California, which is transitioning its fleet of 30 vehicles to CNG (including modifying the fleet’s maintenance facility to be code-compliant for natural gas vehicles); aqnd
- a contract to maintain a CNG facility for California’s Morongo Basin Transit Authority, which operates 28 natural gas vehicles.
Jim Harger is chief marketing officer at Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE).
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Source: Clean Energy Fuels with Fleets & Fuels follow-up