Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced new and extended contracts for more than 58 million gallons of Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) to accommodate the continued demand for the sustainable fuel from key business segments including heavy duty trucking, solid waste and public transit.
“Our customers have continued to operate their essential businesses at a very high level, despite significant challenges from the COVID 19 pandemic,” said Nate Jensen, senior vice president renewable fuels, Clean Energy. “This means that essential employees are able to get to work, refuse is collected every day, and goods movement continues uninterrupted throughout the U.S. Our customers have demonstrated their commitment to sustainable transportation by enthusiastically embracing our ultra-low carbon Redeem™ RNG. In response, we have significantly augmented our supplies of Redeem RNG and expect to provide ever-increasing volumes of the clean, sustainable fuel to our customers.”
- Specializing in the transportation of food grade dry bulk commodities in the Western U.S., Food Express, Inc., based in Arcadia, CA has contracted Clean Energy to build a station in Maywood, CA that will deliver an estimated 4.7 million gallons of Redeem for its fleet of 60 RNG trucks.
- Pacific Green Trucking, Inc., which operates drayage vehicles in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, is adding 39 new RNG trucks to its fleet through the Chevron and Clean Energy partnership Adopt-A-Port program.
Rolling with RNG
- Waste Connections, the third largest waste company in North America, has inked a multi-year extended supply contract for an approximate 8 million gallons of Redeem to meet its growing RNG truck fleet needs.
- Atlas Disposal, a waste hauling company based in Sacramento, has signed a multi-year extension contract for an anticipated 10 million gallons of Redeem across their two stations – Sacramento and San Jose.
- CR&R Environmental Services has renewed a contract for an anticipated 20 million gallons of Redeem to fuel 225 waste trucks at its Garden Grove and Perris stations. In San Juan Capistrano, CA, CR&R has inked an extended contract for an expected 9 million gallons of Redeem to power 125 RNG waste and recycling trucks.
- Big Blue Bus, the transit agency that services one of the most environmentally conscious cities in Los Angeles County, Santa Monica, CA, has extended its Redeem fueling contract with Clean Energy for an anticipated 4 million gallons of RNG to fill its bus fleet, one of the largest in the nation.
- Linden Bulk Transportation LLC, a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, has added two new natural gas trucks to its fleet through Clean Energy’s Zero Now program.
- National Cement, based in Encino, CA, has purchased 15 new RNG concrete mixers through Clean Energy’s Zero Now program, with a multi-year fuel agreement for an anticipated 675,000 gallons of Redeem.
- The Town of Smithtown on Long Island, NY has again required the use of natural gas refuse trucks in its city refuse franchise and signed a corresponding term extension for Clean Energy’s fueling services. Clean Energy has signed Zero Now agreements with the four new solid waste and recycling companies serving the Town, including Alpha Carting, T&D, Total Collection and Winters Bros., for a total 22 trucks with a multi-year fueling contract for an estimated 1.3 million gallons of natural gas.
Expanded Fueling Services
- Denver International Airport has signed a multi-year extended contract for an estimated 7.5 million gallons of natural gas to fuel airport ground transportation. Six airport stations provide fuel for natural gas buses, maintenance pick-up trucks and baggage tugs.
- Clean Energy has signed a supply agreement with AmeriGas for an anticipated initial 1.1 million gallons of fuel which is expected to grow substantially in 2021 and beyond.
- S. Concrete has signed a fuel agreement for 360,000 gallons of CNG at Clean Energy stations within the five boroughs of New York City to fuel 42 of its natural gas ready mix trucks.
- With the assistance of federal grant funding, Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) replaced eight diesel buses with new natural gas units.
- The City of Surrey, B.C., Canada, recently announced the completion and commissioning of a new natural gas station.
- Livermore Sanitation in California has signed an agreement for a station upgrade and operations and maintenance services to power its fleet of 40 natural gas trucks.
- The City of Mesa, Arizona signed a multi-year contract with Clean Energy for an anticipated 800,000 gallons a year to fuel 80 refuse and other City trucks.