American Natural Gas (ANG) held a ribbon cutting ceremony in collaboration with Tennessee Clean Fuels to unveil its new public CNG station in Fayetteville, Tennessee. The facility will be open to the public and PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division will be a major customer with its fleet of CNG tractor-trailers.
“We are thrilled that Frito-Lay selected Fayetteville and Tennessee as a site to continue expanding their CNG fleet and are excited to get to know ANG as they help make it happen,” said Jonathan Overly, director of Tennessee Clean Fuels. “CNG has so many benefits: it reduces greenhouse gas and criteria pollutant emissions, supports growing more green American jobs, and reduces oil imports. Frito-Lay and ANG are helping us build a stronger and more independent and resilient USA.”
The opening statements and ribbon cutting ceremony were attended by state and local officials, as well as Ken Marko, Senior National Fleet Sustainability Manager, PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay Division.
“We could not be more excited about the completion of this ANG CNG fueling station, which is located just a few miles from Frito-Lay’s Fayetteville manufacturing facility,” said Marko. “Having a national infrastructure for alternative fuel is critical to the expansion of Frito-Lay’s CNG fleet and for other companies currently using or considering this technology.”
Open 24-hours, the fast-fill Fayetteville station has three consumer-friendly dispensers equipped with NGV2 nozzles for heavy duty, high-capacity users, as well as NGV1 nozzles for light and medium duty use. ANG will oversee operations with state-of-the-art monitoring platforms and an expert on-call maintenance team.
ANG currently owns and operates approximately 40 fueling stations in 13 states across the US, which includes stations in process and under development. The company is expanding to meet fleets’ demands for CNG.