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SoCalGas CNG for Pico Rivera Trucks

July 22, 2016 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs, trucking, utilities by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

A Public-Access Station Designed for Heavy Trucks

Southern California Gas has opened a new compressed natural gas fueling outlet “in the heart of Pico Rivera’s warehouse and distribution district,” east of downtown Los Angeles. updated July 25

ANGI Energy equipment at the new SoCalGas CNG station in Pico Rivera, Calif.

ANGI Energy equipment powers the new SoCalGas CNG station in Pico Rivera, Calif.



“The new CNG station extends the network of CNG stations across a key regional goods movement corridor and will provide owners and operators of natural gas-fueled trucks and other vehicles with a new, convenient place to fuel,” SoCalGas says.

“The new heavy-duty-capable public station was designed for the needs of heavy duty trucks,” says the Pico Rivera announcement, “with wide driveways for easy turning, 16-foot high canopies with LED lighting and robust compressors for quick, reliable fueling.”

‘Try Before You Buy’

The utility notes that in addition to providing CNG fuel, it supports commercial fleets with truck rental program, described as a “try before you buy” initiative “that provides a free two-week CNG heavy duty tractor or truck rental for customers to experience firsthand the performance and efficiency of a CNG vehicle.”

Some of the natural gas vehicles that will fuel at the new SoCalGas CNG station in Pico Rivera – and the people who support them.

Some of the natural gas vehicles that will fuel at the new SoCalGas CNG station in Pico Rivera – and the people who support them.

SoGasGas received $150,000 from Southern California’s MRSR, the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee, to help build the Pico Rivera facility.

 

SoCalGas Pico Rivera CNG station ribbon-cutting

SoCalGas Pico Rivera CNG station ribbon-cutting


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Source: SoCalGas with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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