October 10, 2016
Clean Energy Opens Its First Public Natural Gas Station in Oregon
Clean Energy Fuels has opened its first public CNG and LNG fueling station in Oregon, located on I-5 in Central Point, outside Medford. The station is open 24 hours, and Matheson Trucking, a USPS-contracted carrier, is using it for its California to Seattle runs. With the opening of this station, fleets can now drive the entire U.S. Western Seaboard route on I-5 using natural gas.
Trillium CNG Tapped for CNG Maintenance Services in Arkansas
Trillium CNG, part of Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores, will provide maintenance services for three years to the Rock Region Metro CNG station it built in Little Rock, Arkansas. The private station can fuel as many as 75 CNG buses daily; Rock Region Metro currently runs 15 CNG buses, but plans to replace its remaining 43 diesel-fueled buses with CNG buses by the end of 2025.
VNG Asks EPA and DOT to Consider NGVs in Car Standards
Natural gas fueling station developer VNG has asked the EPA and the Department of Transportation, as well as CARB, to include NGVs in their draft midterm review of car standards. In comments submitted on the draft technical assessment report on fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for cars in model years 2022–25, VNG said NGVs can provide long-term fuel cost savings for light-duty vehicle drivers while reducing GHG emissions and cutting petroleum dependency.Clean Energy, Trillium CNG, VNG
Photo ©Westport Innovations, used by permission