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Nebraska Rebates for AFVs and Fueling

January 8, 2016 in Alternative Fuels, money available by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

State Will Pay Up to Half the Cost of Conversion, to $4,500

The Nebraska Energy Office (NEO) is administering a new program aimed at deploying – and helping fuel – a greater number of clean vehicles in the state. The rebate program applies to new vehicles running on CNG compressed natural gas, LNG/liquefied natural gas, LPG/propane autogas, and hydrogen. Also included are rebates for residential CNG dispensing equipment.

Omaha’s Papillion for CNG Garbage Trucks

January 5, 2016 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs, refuse by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Metropolitan Utilities District Supports Deployment

Omaha’s Papillion Sanitation has begun deploying compressed natural gas-fueled garbage trucks with the financial assistance of the local Metropolitan Utilities District. A first CNG truck has been delivered and three more are expected in the next six months.

Trillium CNG-M.U.D. Opens Wednesday

August 25, 2014 in CNG, Companies, Conference/Meeting, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Omaha Station Associated with a Major Truck Center

Trillium CNG and Metropolitan Utilities District are to celebrate the grand opening of their new compressed natural gas fueling station in Omaha on Wednesday, August 27.

More Omaha CNG, and a Truck Center

March 20, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Metropolitan Utilities District to Supply New Trillium CNG Station,
Partners Include the Freightliner Dealer TCC and Operator Werner

Omaha’s Metropolitan Utilities District says it will provide natural gas for a new Trillium CNG fueling station opening late this summer to serve trucks and other fleet vehicles.

Werner Is Running ISX12 G Kenworths

August 10, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Omaha’s Werner for CNG Long-Haul – 800-Mile Range!

Omaha-based Werner Enterprises is evaluating the new 11.9-liter Cummins Westport ISX12 G in two Kenworth T660 trucks – testing not only the powerful new engine but the feasibility of using compressed natural gas instead of liquefied natural gas for long-haul work.

Omaha District LNG for Clean Energy

May 3, 2012 in LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

The board of Omaha’s Metropolitan Utilities District has approved a plan to sell liquefied natural gas from a 37-year-old peak shaving plant to Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE), which will use it to fuel trucks.

As part of a 15-year contract, Clean Energy will invest as much as $2 million to build a truck loading facility –a truck rack – to open next year the District’s LNG facility. “Clean Energy will be the exclusive purchaser of LNG from this facility for transportation use within a 200-mile radius,” states a District release.

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