First CNG Station to Open in Fort Pierce, Florida
American CNG Energy plans to build its newest Opis Energy CNG station in Fort Pierce, Florida. The station will be located at the Port Consolidated truck refueling station in Fort Pierce off I-95 and Highway 68, a major pit stop and for truck fleets traveling through Florida. Construction on the station will begin June 2016.
The new Opis location will be the only public CNG station in the area. The next closest public CNG refueling station is another Opis station 90 miles south in Pompano Beach. Located off I-95, the Opis stations will help connect truck fleets from Jacksonville to Miami and American CNG Energy believes even more CNG stations will pop up throughout Florida.
“The market for CNG is continuing to grow as more and more truck fleets are converting to cleaner alternative fuels,” said Julio G. Macedo, CEO of American CNG Energy. “We plan to further this movement by expanding our CNG business drastically within the next five years, with plans to build over 20 more stations throughout Florida, Georgia, Texas and California.”
American CNG’s Operating Partner, Jeff Greene of Wise Gas, has been actively building CNG stations across Florida and Georgia. The Fort Pierce station will become the 11th station Greene has built. Both Greene and Macedo see their partnership as a long term joint effort to expand the CNG refueling station network in multiple states. American CNG Energy is the Capital Partner and Holding Company for Opis Energy. American CNG will be teaming up with Opis Energy and Wise Gas to build the next 20 future stations.