City to Purchase New CNG Vehicles with Grant in Oklahoma
The City of Norman, Oklahoma, has accepted a grant of $114,104 from the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments for the purchase of two new heavy-duty CNG vehicles for the sanitation division, according to the Norman Transcript.
In 2009, Norman City Council adopted the Norman Alternative Fuel Program and has since become a leader in alternative fuel technology. Out of 101 Public/Private CNG fueling facilities located in the Oklahoma Natural Gas (ONG) network, the City of Norman’s CNG Fueling Facility is ranked 10th in Oklahoma for total volume throughput with a total of nearly 1.3 million GGEs annually.
In 2012, The City of Norman opened a publicly accessible CNG Fueling Facility. The station provides CNG for citizens and city vehicles. The facility was built with the aid of stimulus funds. In 2016, extra storage was added to the station and a smart control panel was added to take advantage of off-peak compressor use.