Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology

Second Edition of ‘Road to Natural Gas’ Lists More Fleets Switching to CNG & LNG

November 07, 2012

SEAL BEACH, CA – Clean Energy Fuels Corp. released the second edition of "The Road to Natural Gas," an update of truck companies, refuse haulers, fleet operators, airports, municipalities and other organizations that making the switch to natural gas with transportation fuel, station construction, and services provided by Clean Energy.

The second edition of The Road to Natural Gas contains a listing of agreements signed or executed since the first edition was released on July 31, 2012. Also included is a list of liquefied natural gas (LNG) stations completed over the last three months as part of Clean Energy's America's Natural Gas Highway. Many of the new stations are located at Pilot Flying J truck stops, Clean Energy's partner. 

The use of natural gas fuel reduces operating costs for vehicles and reduces greenhouse gas emissions up to 30 percent in light-duty vehicles and 23 percent in medium- to heavy-duty vehicles, according to Clean Energy.

Updates include:

  • Burrtec Waste Industries added a new CNG station, constructed by Clean Energy, at its Fontana, Calif., facility that will fuel 50 trucks.
  • Progressive Waste signed an agreement with Clean Energy to build a CNG station in Haltom City, Texas, and another one in Bridge City, La.
  • An additional 148 new CNG refuse trucks were delivered to Clean Energy customers throughout the Eastern Region of the U.S. within the last three months and another 149 were ordered.
  • 106 new CNG refuse trucks were ordered by Clean Energy customers throughout the Central Region and another 157 began fueling.
  • An additional 179 refuse trucks were ordered by Clean Energy customers in the Western Region of the U.S. and another 157 CNG refuse trucks were delivered.

To get an update on natural gas developments related to transit, airport shuttles/taxis, trucking companies/shippers/carriers, passenger natural gas vehicles, and CNG and LNG stations,  view “The Road to Natural Gas,” Volume II.

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