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Propane Propagates by Saving Money

July 21, 2014 in Fleet Order, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Student Transportation, Inc. Reports Significant Savings in Omaha
Using Roush-Powered Blue Birds, STI Deploys Propane in St. Paul Too
As Washingtonville, N.Y. & Cleveland Schools Also Field Autogas Buses

School districts with 435 propane autogas-fueled Blue Bird school buses in the Omaha area are saving some $5,000 per day, operator Student Transportation, Inc. reports. STI also says that the first of 65 propane-powered Blue Birds, likewise with fuel systems from Roush CleanTech, will be delivered for the St. Paul Public Schools in Minnesota on Wednesday.
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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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