NEWPORT, TN -- (Marketwired) -- 08/17/15 -- amp Trillium, LLC, the joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, today opened a public-access compressed natural gas station in Newport, TN. Strategically located at Time Out Travel Center at 1130 W. Highway 2570, the new station is a convenient place for CNG-powered trucks and cars to refuel as they travel through western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee.
The Newport station services all CNG vehicles 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can fuel multiple Class-8 trucks simultaneously thanks to Trillium CNG's proprietary fast-fill hydraulic intensifier compressors. The station's close proximity to I-40 makes it an ideal location for amp Trillium's anchor customer. Click here to download photos of the station.
Donna Rolf, President of ampCNG, said: "Newport is a great location for our newest CNG station, as it provides a convenient refueling location for long-haul trucks traveling through Greenville, Spartanburg and Asheville and will encourage more CNG adoption in Tennessee and North Carolina. We're pleased that it only took a few short months to open this station and are proud to continue making CNG more easily accessible nationwide."
Joel Jansen, Vice President of Trillium CNG, said: "We are proud to make CNG available to heavy-duty fleets traveling the Newport, Tennessee corridor. An American fuel, CNG offers a variety of tangible benefits over diesel and gasoline, including lower fuel costs, long-term price stability and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Fleet operators know that we stake our reputation on delivering a great fueling experience for our customers -- fast, safe and reliable."
Jonathan Overly, Executive Director of the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition, added: "This site is a great addition to the growing number of public CNG stations in Tennessee and opens up the I-40 corridor to CNG traffic of all sizes. We enjoy working with our member ampCNG and will continue talking to Tennessee fleets to see how this site can help them make the transition to using cleaner-burning, American CNG."
amp Trillium now operates 22 CNG stations across the country, including one in nearby Charlotte, NC, and will continue to open several more in its mission to create a wide-reaching network of CNG refueling stations along trucking corridors throughout the United States.
ampCNG is on a mission to displace liquid fuels with compressed natural gas by building and owning ultra-fast-fill CNG fueling stations for long-haul truck fleets across the United States. Based in Chicago, the company is building a nationwide network of CNG stations to supply major businesses and fleet operators with cost-effective, clean compressed natural gas. ampCNG is a member of the Department of Energy's National Clean Fleets Partnership, which works with large private fleets to cut petroleum use and reduce the nation's dependency on imported oil. For more information, visit www.ampcng.com
About Trillium CNG
Trillium CNG is a leading provider of CNG to fleets and also offers complete facility design, construction, operation and maintenance services with the focus on fueling heavy-duty fleets that require high-performance solutions. For more information, visit www.TrilliumCNG.com. Trillium CNG is a business unit of WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC). Follow Trillium CNG on their blog as well as on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.
About amp Trillium, LLC
amp Trillium is a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG formed in 2012 to build a network of CNG stations across the U.S. that serve the commercial trucking industry.
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