Clean Energy Deal to Rebuild CNG Station for 147 NJ Transit Buses

More clean-burning Marcellus and Utica Shale gas will be used to power New Jersey Transit buses–some 147 of them. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced last week it won a $10 million, multi-year procurement from New Jersey Transit to rebuild a large compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station, as well as additional garage modifications and the repair and maintenance of facilities through 2020. NJ Transit is expected to operate a fleet of 147 CNG commuter buses estimated to consume approximately 2 million gasoline gallon equivalents (GGEs) each year. While the announcement doesn’t specifically say Marcellus gas will power those buses, where else do you think the gas will come from? Fleets of trucks and buses are an important new market for the abundant natural gas we have beneath our feet, and Clean Energy is helping to create that future with deals like this one and the many other deals they’ve won…

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