National Grid, the largest natural gas and electric utility in the Northeast US; utilizing DOE/Clean Cities funds provided through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) ; opened the first of two compressed natural gas stations in upstate NY. The first station, located in Albany, NY will provide much needed local availability of this clean, locally procured fuel. Funding partner and coalition stakeholder National Grid has recently purchased a number of heavy duty natural gas vehicles, displacing thousands of gallons of diesel fuel now and into the future. National Grid now has in excess of 300 alternative fueled vehicles in their commercial fleet.
The second station, located in the Town of Clay (Beacon Road) is nearing completion, and all of our members are invited to the grand opening in early April. Please come celebrate the end of winter (it can’t last that long!) with us as we continue to lower fuel costs and improve the environment through the use of alternative fuels. Pictured is the public access side of the Albany, NY Station. Both stations also include time-fill/overnight refueling for company vehicles. Thanks to the US DOE, NYSERDA, National Grid, Beavers Petroleum, and all of our partners!