October 7, 2008

Pepco Energy Services to Supply CNG to WMATA Buses

Pepco Energy Services, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, has been awarded a contract by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to supply natural gas to its entire fleet of energy-efficient buses in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Under the three-year contract, which begins in November 2008, Pepco Energy Services will supply 2.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas to two compression stations that fuel Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) 439 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses and various ancillary facilities in the area.

The compression stations are located at the Bladensburg CNG bus garage fueling facility in the District of Columbia and the Four Mile Run CNG bus garage fueling facility in Arlington, Virginia.

Bob Barron, president of the natural gas supply division of Pepco Energy Services, said: "We are proud to be supplying natural gas to WMATA's fleet of energy-efficient buses. Providing clean and cost-effective natural gas supplies to our growing customer base is our prime objective, especially in times of escalating oil prices."