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Propel Fuels, Inc. Grant For the California Low Carbon Fuels Infrastructure Investment Initiative (LCF13) Project

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Propel Fuels, Inc. will add ten new publicly accessible E-85 dispensers that will help create a statewide network of alternative fueling facilities. The dispensers will provide an estimated 3,240,000 gallons of low carbon, domestically-produced fuel to individuals as well as private and public fleets throughout California. Propel Fuels has conducted an extensive market analysis to determine the best locations that takes into account census demographic data, alternative-fuel vehicle registration data, socio-economic segmentation data, traffic pattern analyses and customer research. Propel projects include an education and outreach component to increase public awareness of alternative fuels.

Grant Amount

$1,000,000 from the Energy Commission’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program

Match Funding

$2,945,188 from the project participants

Project Benefits

This project provides the public with more alternative fuel infrastructure that will displace approximately 3,234,000 gallons of petroleum-based fuel each year, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 22,000 tons of CO2 annually. This project will create or retain over 60 direct and indirect jobs.

Grant Agreement Number: ARV-10-002

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