TruStar Energy announced it completed 41 stations for public and private use in 2015, almost doubling the number of CNG stations from 2014, and bringing total completed stations by TruStar Energy to 120. This was accomplished during this period of unusually low oil prices.
“The demand for public and private CNG-fuelling stations by fleet owners and operators across the U.S. is continuing to increase because the lower carbon fuel delivers more stable pricing, is a cleaner fuel than diesel and can still provide an attractive ROI for certain applications,” according to TruStar. “Lack of a U.S.-wide CNG fuelling infrastructure remains a challenge to wider adoption of CNG in the trucking industry.”
“Despite the low price of oil, the transition to CNG still makes environmental and financial sense for many fleet owners,” said Adam Comora, president. “We are seeing strong demand for CNG fuelled vehicles and fuelling stations in the refuse industry because of the financial benefits and by municipalities where sustainability is of paramount importance. With the right application, larger corporations that operate their own fleets are beginning to shift to CNG because the economics can still be supported and the abundant, domestically produced fuel shields them from the volatility of diesel prices.”
“With decades of experience in trucking and fuelling, the company’s professionals are experts at designing and building CNG fuelling stations that are ready on time, on budget and are swiftly profitable for their owners,” said Scott Edelbach, general manager.