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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.

CNG, and Propane, for AmeriPride

September 13, 2013 in NGVs, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

CNG Trucks in Omaha and Oklahoma City, Propane Coming to Topeka

AmeriPride Services is testing five compressed natural gas delivery trucks in Omaha and five in Oklahoma City, and is to test five propane trucks in Topeka, Kans.

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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