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Compressed Natural Gas

(Gov. Corbett cuts a ribbon in front of a natural gas fueling station on Abbottsford Avenue.  The utilities Aqua America and Philadelphia Gas Works already have some vehicles that operate on compressed natural gas, CNG.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Despite Dearth of Customers, a Natural Gas Fueling Station Opens in Phila.

Gov. Corbett was on hand to cut the ribbon. The Marcellus Shale is a major source of natural gas.


Nicholas DeBenedictis, CEO of Bryn Mawr-based Aqua America, speaks to a CNG vehicle seminar sponsored by the Pa. DEP.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Pa. Officials Get a Natural-Gas Vehicle Endorsement From Area Water Corp.

Nicholas DeBenedictis, CEO of Bryn Mawr-based Aqua America (at lectern in photo), says he is committed to transitioning several of the water company’s dump trucks and vans to compressed natural gas (CNG).


(John Howell of Westport Innovations, left, shows a dual-fuel pickup truck to potential buyers.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Natural Gas Pickup Truck Makes Brief Visit to a Montco Dealership

The conversion runs nearly $10,000 extra but the natural gas equivalant costs about $2 less than a gallon of gasoline, according to promoters.


(officials cut the ribbon at the opening of a new CNG station in Glassboro, New Jersey) (credit: KYW's David Madden)

Compressed Natural Gas Station Opens In South Jersey

There are only 24 compressed natural gas stations statewide in New Jersey. That was the point behind the hoopla as a new one opened up on Wednesday morning in Glassboro.