Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has approved funding through the state's Alternative and Clean Energy (ACE) program to support the development of six new compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling stations.
Here are the project details:
Columbia, Cumberland and Lebanon counties: Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores will receive an $885,910 grant for the construction of a public CNG fueling station located in Mifflin Township, Columbia County; a $924,809 grant for the construction of a public station located in Jonestown Borough, Lebanon County; and a $924,809 grant for the construction of a public station located in Middlesex Township, Cumberland County.
Love's will install a pair of dual-hose, high-flow dispensers for heavy-duty, Class 8 tractors and one dual-hose dispenser for light-duty and private vehicle use at each site. Totaling $13.46 million, the projects include costs of running natural gas to the sites to ensure adequate supply and pressure to meet the demand of the commercial vehicles.
Chester and Montgomery counties: Silvi Concrete will receive a $244,222 grant for the construction of a public CNG fueling station at its concrete plant in Downingtown. Constructural Dynamics Inc., a subsidiary of The Silvi Group, will also receive a $244,222 grant for the construction of a CNG fueling station at its concrete plant in Limerick Township.
Northampton County: Waste Management of Pennsylvania Inc. will receive an $806,248 grant for the construction of a public CNG filling station at the Grand Central Sanitation facility in Pen Argyl. The station will feature one fast-fill pump for the public's use and 52 private time-fill posts to support Waste Management's 55 heavy-duty natural gas vehicles.
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