The first of 29 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations planned for transit agencies across Pennsylvania through an $84.5 million public private partnership opened on Thursday, roughly one year after the deal was finalized.
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While calling for continued cooperation with federal and local authorities, California state air regulators on Thursday approved the next generation of air quality standards that are aimed at further reducing emissions from transportation vehicles, a move that natural gas vehicle (NGV) advocates welcomed.
Since Oklahoma City-based Love’s Travel Stops purchased Chicago-based compressed natural gas (CNG) provider Trillium CNG from WEC Energy Group, the combination has been selected to continue keeping CNG fuel flowing for the Rock Region METRO transit system based in North Little Rock, AR.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDot) has awarded a 20-year, $84.5 million contract to Trillium CNG and two other companies that would significantly expand the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) for both public transit agencies and the public.
Integrys Energy Group Inc.’s natural gas fueling business unit,Trillium CNG,is building a high-volume compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Kirkwood, NY, in the Southern Tier near the Pennsylvania border, primarily to meet the fleet fueling needs ofWillow Run Foods Inc., a regional food service supplier. The facility is to be designed with ultra-fast refueling for heavy-duty trucks, including two dispensers initially and room for expansion as demand for CNG grows, the company said.
Chicago-basedTrillium CNGandGolden Eagle Distributors Inc. opened the first public access heavy-duty compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Casa Grande, AZ, a Phoenix suburb. Golden Eagle will use the facility to fuel its delivery fleet, and the fueling station also will be open to the public 24/7, including Class 8 trucks. All major credit cards and fleet cards are good at the station, and Trillium said it will be making special fuel pricing programs available to encourage other fleets in the area to switch to CNG. Making the station public is part of Golden Eagle’s efforts to make CNG a more viable option for local fleets and individual drivers.