One of more than 30 partners in the coalition, the City of
The first vehicle to be fueled at the station, a Honda Civic GXs the city has purchased, is one of the eight to be added to municipal vehicles. “Combining the environmental benefit of this project with the fuel cost savings that will follow is a home run for the City of
The ribbon cutting ceremony included remarks from various visiting dignitaries including Mayor Michael Rohde, Principal Investigator of the CTCCFF program, Lee Grannis and
“When you talk about a dollar for a gallon of (natural) gas and all of the miles we put on our city vehicles, it just makes sense,” Mayor Rohde stated.
A public/private partnership, the CTCCFF is a coalition of forces and resources, featuring all four Connecticut Clean Cities organizations banding together under nearly $13.2 million of funding from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, U. S. Department of Energy Grant.