The agreement provides Republic a beneficial use for landfill gas, and will also provide Republic with conventional natural gas vehicle fuel for use in Republic’s growing natural gas fleet. Clean Energy customers will be benefited as well. When the landfill-gas-to-energy processing facility is fully operational, output of clean, green bio-methane is expected to equate to 6 million diesel gasoline gallon equivalents annually.
Under other agreements, Republic also contracted Clean Energy to build, operate and maintain 14 CNG refuse vehicle fuelling stations and to provide Republic LNG refuse fleets in
Andrew J. Littlefair, Clean Energy President and CEO, stated: “We are delighted with the opportunity to partner with Republic, the nation’s second largest solid waste company, in this new sustainable energy venture. This underscores and expands a major new business direction for Clean Energy, with the goal of supplying renewable natural gas fuel to tens of thousands of natural gas vehicles operating across
“This is truly an innovative project that provides Republic with a beneficial use for our landfill gas and gives us the flexibility for use in Republic’s markets where it meets our growing natural gas fleet’s operational needs,” said Don Slager, president and COO of Republic.
Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.