NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) announced that it has been
selected as a supplier to provide natural gas upgrades to facilities in
Cummins Inc.'s Distribution Business Unit across North America. This
will allow Clean Energy to assist Cummins with their continued support
for natural gas vehicle implementations.
Clean Energy's Facility
Modification Services (FMS) provides natural gas facility
assessments and design/build services for the natural gas industry
assisting customers in North America. The group works with public and
private agencies to support their transition and opportunities the
natural gas vehicles provide.
Clean Energy FMS is also installing its proprietary NGV
Easy Bay™ for a Ryder System, Inc. facility in Jeffersonville,
Indiana. The NGV Easy Bay™, the first code-compliant industrial fabric
barrier system, is scalable and can accommodate a single bay isolation
project, or be used to divide a large building into multiple bays. It is
retractable for easy storage and can even be relocated to another
The FMS team is also providing design and build services for three
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing facilities, and anticipates beginning
construction in early 2017.
In addition to the expanding FMS business, Clean Energy announced the
following agreements in the Trucking,
Midway Ford Truck Center, Inc. and Clean Energy held a ceremony on
August 9th to open a compressed
natural gas (CNG) station in Kansas City, Missouri. The station is
adjacent to vehicle up-fitter businesses that will provide CNG
conversions and vehicle equipment for Ford Commercial Trucks equipped
with CNG-prepped gasoline engines, including Transit Van and F-150
pickup trucks which are both manufactured at the nearby Ford Assembly
John Ruppert, Director of Commercial Vehicle Sales &
Marketing for Ford Motor Company, said that "for many of our
commercial fleet customers, sustainability and alternative fuels has
become a key component of their business plans. Having options like
CNG provides them with choices in how they may choose to implement
Baldor Specialty Foods, one of the largest distributors of fresh
produce and specialty foods in the North East, has begun making the
transition to natural gas for its fleet after testing a CNG truck
provided by Clean Energy. Headquartered in the Bronx, New York, Baldor
saw the opportunity to operate the Class-8 CNG truck as a unique way
to explore the benefits of fueling with natural gas first hand. Baldor
will be fueling at Clean Energy's National Grid station in Everett,
"We had been looking at natural gas for our
fleet for some time, and the demo truck program was a perfect way for
us to test it out," said Steve Tufo, Director of Transportation.
"After two weeks of operating the truck on a daily basis, the results
were clear and we look forward to adding additional natural gas trucks
to our fleet."
Clean Energy expanded its America's Natural Gas Highway™ with a ribbon
cutting ceremony in July to open a new CNG station in Conley, Georgia.
Anchor Fleet G&P Trucking Company, and additional fleet
representatives, were present to celebrate the occasion. The public
liquefied natural gas (LNG) station is expected to dispense
approximately 270,000 gasoline gallon equivalents (GGEs) per year.
In addition to opening truck-friendly stations, Clean Energy has added
Davenport Transport, a United States Postal Service carrier based out
of Blairsville, Georgia, to its list of trucking customers.
Additionally, existing customer Bimbo Bakeries USA, the largest baker
in the United States, has recently added additional natural gas
vehicles to its alternative-fuel fleet.
The City of Santa Clarita has extended a 4 year agreement with Clean
Energy for the operation & maintenance of the city's CNG fueling
stations, which represents approximately 1.3 million GGEs per
year. The city has continued to expand their CNG fleet of more than 70
vehicles within the Transit Department, and has also expanded its CNG
fleet in the pool and Public Works departments.
Clean Energy has been awarded a construction agreement with the City
of Culver City, California to replace and install new CNG equipment at
the city's Transportation Department. This project will enhance Culver
City's existing fueling facilities, and will support the continued
success of their expanding CNG program of more than 100 CNG vehicles.
Atlas Refuel has contracted with Clean Energy to build, own and
operate a natural gas fueling station at San Jose International
Airport. The public station will support airport and other fleets and
is anticipated to dispense approximately 300,000 gasoline gallon
equivalents (GGE's) per year.
The Sacramento County Airport System has contracted with Clean Energy
for a multi-year repair and maintenance agreement for its Sacramento
International Airport station. Clean Energy will perform repairs and
take over maintenance at the station which will fuel an anticipated
500,000 GGEs per year to airport and municipal vehicles.
The Port of Oakland has extended Clean Energy's ten-year operation &
maintenance agreement for another five years with an additional five
year option for the Oakland International Airport station. The station
provides fueling services to the port authority's natural gas fleet,
as well to vehicles which service the airport.
Clean Energy has been commissioned to construct a CNG station for the
Kent School District in Kent, Washington. The station, which will also
be maintained by Clean Energy, is expected to fuel 20 buses and
distribute approximately 40,000 GGEs per year for the 4th largest
school district in the state.
Valley Metro, the regional public transportation agency for greater
Phoenix, has extended a CNG station operations and maintenance
agreement with Clean Energy for an additional 5 years. Such agreement
covers Valley Metro's Mesa facility and represents approximately 1.4
million GGEs per year. Clean Energy also operates and maintains Valley
Metro's Tempe natural gas fueling facility.
Desert Sands Unified School District has awarded Clean Energy a
three-year maintenance contract for its station in La Quinta,
California. The station will support the district's 40 CNG buses,
which represents as much as 90,000 GGEs per year.
Homewood Disposal, a refuse company servicing over 12,500 commercial
customers throughout Indiana and Illinois, held a ribbon cutting
ceremony last Thursday to unveil its new CNG fueling station in
Homewood, Illinois. Clean Energy constructed, and will provide
operations and maintenance services for the station, which includes 40
time-fill posts and will begin offering fueling to the general public
The City of Scottsdale has renewed its operations & maintenance
contract with Clean Energy for an additional year. The station, which
supports the city's natural gas refuse fleet, dispenses over 300,000
GGEs per year.
Republic Services, one of the nation's largest refuse companies,
opened a new CNG station in Wilsonville, Oregon on June 10th. The
station, was built and will be operated and maintained by Clean Energy.
In addition to these projects, Clean Energy Fuels announced it obtained
$19.5 million in grant
funding during the second quarter of 2016. The grants, awarded by
multiple states, provide funding to Clean Energy and its customers for
369 natural gas vehicles and a station construction project. The award
includes a $1.4 million grant by the Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality for Ruan Transportation Management Systems to purchase 27 CNG
class-8 trucks. Ruan is one of the largest, family-owned transportation
providers in the country and provides dedicated contract transportation
and supply chain solutions to customers across the country.
Natural gas fuel costs less than gasoline or diesel, depending on local
market conditions. The use of natural gas fuel also reduces greenhouse
gas emissions up to 21 percent and up to 90 percent with the use of
renewable natural gas. In addition, nearly all natural gas consumed in
North America is produced in North America.
About Clean Energy
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) is the leading provider of
natural gas fuel for transportation in North America. We build and
operate CNG and LNG fueling stations; manufacture CNG and LNG equipment
and technologies; develop RNG production facilities; and deliver more
CNG and LNG fuel than any other company in the U.S. Clean Energy also
sells Redeem™ RNG fuel and believes it is the cleanest transportation
fuel commercially available, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by up to
90%. For more information, visit www.CleanEnergyFuels.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that involve risks, uncertainties and
assumptions, including without limitation statements about numbers of
vehicles expected to be deployed, amounts of natural gas fuel expected
to be consumed, the completion of natural gas upgrades and vehicle
facilities, and the benefits of natural gas relative to gasoline and
diesel. Actual results and the timing of events could differ materially
from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result
of several factors, including, without limitation, the price of natural
gas relative to gasoline and diesel, the cost and operating experience
associated with natural gas vehicles, and permitting and other factors
affecting construction. The forward-looking statements made herein speak
only as of the date of this press release and, unless otherwise required
by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update such
forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or
circumstances. Additionally, the reports and other documents the Company
files with the SEC (available at www.sec.gov)
contain risk factors, which may cause actual results to differ
materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this news
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