Applied LNG and Merrimac Energy Are the Suppliers
Southern California’s City of Long Beach is promoting its use of renewable fuels, including renewable diesel and renewable liquefied natural gas.
A total of 393 vehicles are powered by renewable fuels, out of 2,185 vehicles in the city’s fleet – 18%.
Long Beach is using renewable diesel from Long Beach-based Merrimac Energy. The fuel is produced by Neste in Singapore.
Long Beach is using renewable LNG supplied by Applied LNG.
LCFS Is Key
Long Beach says that in 2003, it became the first city in the United States to use LNG for its street sweepers. It’s been bio-based LNG since this past October.
“The switch to RNG is expected to save the City approximately $27,000 per year on its use of more than 826,000 gallons of LNG, thanks in part to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credits,” states a release.
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