September 30, 2008
Clean Energy to Open CNG Stations Near Atlanta and Oklahoma City Airports
Clean Energy Fuels has announced that it will own, operate and supply fuel for new compressed natural gas public access stations to support airport operations in Atlanta and Oklahoma City.
In the Atlanta area, the City of College Park contracted with Clean Energy to design, construct and manage a public access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on city-owned property located less than a mile from the entrance to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.The facility is designed to serve a range of light, medium and heavy duty vehicles, including regional public transit buses, municipal vehicles, refuse hauling trucks, and airport parking, hotel, and employee CNG shuttle buses. The station is expected to open in two weeks.
In Oklahoma City, the Will Rogers World Airport officials have contracted with Clean Energy to build and manage a large-scale public access CNG fuel station. Located on airport property, the new facility will serve in addition to CNG-powered airport transit and shuttle vehicles, and a growing number of CNG fleets in the area. Construction of the station will in two weeks.
James Harger, senior vice president of Clean Energy, said: "We are delighted to have this opportunity to partner with the City of College Park and with the Will Rogers World Airport to make these new CNG stations a reality. The facilities will significantly boost local efforts to curtail air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions."