Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that a major manufacturer of steel service truck bodies, Knapheide Manufacturing Co., has selected Clean Energy’s BAF Technologies Inc. subsidiary to be its exclusive provider of after-market compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems for light-duty Ford trucks. BAF will provide its proprietary CNG fuel systems for use in the Knapheide-configured trucks, primarily F-350 and F-450 models, a Clean Energy spokesperson said. Quincy, IL-based Knapheide calls itself the leading producer of steel service truck bodies in the nation; BAF bills itself as the nation’s leading provider of natural gas transportation fueling systems.
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United Parcel Service (UPS) has called on the backing of Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. for its fuel and fueling system. To fuel UPS, the T. Boone Pickens-founded supplier of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) for transportation relies on a liquefaction facility it operates in the western edge of Southern California’s Mojave Desert near Boron, CA.
An Atlantic City, NJ, shuttle bus service used by residents and millions of visitors annually has signed a contract to have Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. build and operate a fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Egg Harbor Township.
Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. officials see a transition by the airport industry and allied services away from diesel to natural gas as their transportation fuel of choice. That was reiterated Thursday as the Boone Pickens-bankrolled gas transportation fueling firm announced a deal with The Hertz Corp. at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has made two deals to expand its market reach nationally, entering a securities purchase agreement to acquire fueling technology provider Wyoming Northstar Inc. for $10.9 million in cash, and through a subsidiary inking an agreement with a New Jersey-based alternative fuel vehicle manufacturer, Clean Vehicle Solutions LLC, to provide compressed natural gas (CNG) systems for the small vehicle makers’ products.
A subsidiary of Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. recently inked a deal with a New Jersey-based alternative fuel vehicle manufacturer, Clean Vehicle Solutions LLC, to provide compressed natural gas (CNG) systems for the small vehicle makers’ products.
Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and privately held IMW Industries Ltd. announced Wednesday they have signed a definitive agreement for Clean Energy to acquire IMW for $125 million, plus a cash earn-out arrangement. IMW makes fueling compressors and related equipment used in stations developed by Clean Energy and its clients.
Seal Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that it has signed a 10-year contract with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority to upgrade, operate and maintain the transit unit’s compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations. The county has the largest clean-air bus fleet in the nation, with CNG-powered buses representing about 95% of the fleet. Clean Energy said that during the next 12 months it will rework and upgrade the CNG station compressor equipment at stations in the transit authority’s Central and South Bay divisions, where the fuel requirement is expected to be about nine million gallons annually. The county transit unit obtained federal stimulus package funding last year for the CNG station upgrade. Across America Clean Energy is partnering with many major public transit agencies, fueling more than 5,000 clean-air buses, about half of which are in the Los Angeles County fleet.
As people in the Gulf Coast were “watching their livelihoods wash up on the beach,” President Obama — speaking in Louisiana on Friday about efforts to tame and contain the worst oil spill in U.S. history — promised that “justice will be done for those whose lives have been upended by this disaster.”