Republic Services Deploys Multiple CNG-Powered Trucks in Minnesota


Republic Services Inc. has rolled out 23 compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., area. The company's overall fleet in this service area totals 220 trucks.

The new fleet comprises Peterbilt trucks modified by Heil and McNeilus. On board are 8.9-liter ISL G natural gas engines from Cummins Westport and 75 DGE of CNG storage.

The company also installed a private natural gas refueling station in Eden Prairie, Minn., to support this new fleet of CNG-powered trucks. Clean Energy constructed the slow-fill facility.
Overall, Republic operates a fleet of more than 1,400 CNG vehicles and 26 natural gas refueling stations nationwide.

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