PGW PRESIDENT & CEO JOINS GOVERNOR FOR CNG STATION OPENING

Last week, PGW President & CEO Craig White joined Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and officials from VNG in opening Philadelphia’s first public Compressed Natural Gas fast fill pumps.

"The convenience of a local CNG fueling station makes it possible for local governments, organizations, companies and residents to make the switch to this cleaner and affordable alternative fuel,” says Gov. Corbett. “By harnessing natural gas, we are reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving air quality and putting Pennsylvania at the forefront of American energy independence.”

VNG’s new CNG pumps are located at a BP-branded station on Abbottsford Avenue off Roosevelt Boulevard. VNG – based in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. – is making CNG fueling practical, accessible and convenient for light-duty vehicles across the U.S. and in our region. 

PGW is not new to the expanding Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) market. In June, PGW welcomed Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Chris Abruzzo (also in attendance at yesterday’s ribbon cutting) at the unveiling of its fleet of NGVs (that’s $1.50 to $2 less per gasoline gallon equivalent).

Here’s even more about the benefits of CNG and NGVs (including available grants like the Act 13 Natural Gas Vehicle Grant that is now open).


*Photo courtesy Gino Guarnere



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