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Lower Merion School District: A Success Story for Others to Follow An Interview with Jerry Rineer

By Kasia McBride, Marketing Manager, NGVi

School bus fleet operators have long been interested in the option of converting their buses to a more economic, environmentally-friendly and safe fuel. For many of them, natural gas, which is approximately 50% cheaper than diesel, provides a cost-effective fuel alternative. These significant cost savings are multiplied by long. Read more

Exploring the Total Cost of CNG

April 2013, Government Fleet - Cover Story By Shelley Mika <p>Pictured are Weld County, Colo., natural gas vehicles in front of its CNG fueling station. <em>Photo courtesy of Weld County.</em></p>
At a Glance In addition to vehicle conversions and fueling facility construction, the costs of switching to compressed natural gas (CNG) include:
  • Maintenance facility upgrades
  • Technician training
  • Backup fueling
  • Fueling facility maintenance and repair
  • CNG tank inspection and replacement.
Converting vehicles to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) has some clear and immediate.
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