Clean Energy Opens LNG Stations; Signs Multiple Fueling Agreements
On Tuesday, Clean Energy Fuels announced the opening of two LNG stations and the signing of multiple fueling and construction agreements. Additional natural gas stations have opened or are under construction to service customers in the heavy duty trucking, refuse and ready-mix market segments.
Clean Energy opened an LNG station in El Paso, Texas, to service heavy-duty trucks traveling the I-10 corridor from Los Angeles to Houston. Under a previously announced agreement, trucking company EJ Madison will fuel at the newly opened LNG station.
Chavez Trucking signs a multi-year fueling agreement to open the public LNG station in West Sacramento, California. Chavez Trucking is scheduled to deploy 15 heavy duty LNG trucks to haul bulk aggregate materials, such as road-building and construction materials.
Once fully deployed, this fleet is expected to consume approximately 210,000 DGE of LNG annually.
All American Waste is expanding its CNG operations with a second natural gas fueling facility to be built and operated by Clean Energy in New Haven, Connecticut. The new facility will have 40 time-fill fueling posts and two public fast-fill dispensers with four fueling hoses. The facility is scheduled to open by the fourth quarter of 2014. Six CNG refuse haulers will fuel at the facility initially. All American Waste will continue to add additional CNG vehicles to its current fleet of 40 vehicles.
Delaware Valley Concrete has contracted with Clean Energy to fuel the first CNG ready-mix concrete trucks in Pennsylvania. Delaware Valley Concrete has taken delivery of the first of five CNG ready-mix trucks in the company’s initial step to convert its entire fleet of 88 trucks to natural gas. This fleet will fuel throughout Clean Energy’s growing public natural gas station network in Pennsylvania. Once fully deployed, the fleet is expected to consume approximately 700,000 DGE of CNG per year.