In the US, upper-Midwest convenience chain store operator Kwik Trip Inc. has opened their 28th compressed natural gas (CNG) station. The most recently added include Davenport, IA, Lake Mills and Eau Claire, WI. Kwik Trip opened its first CNG location in April of 2012 and has since then continued to develop a functional CNG fueling infrastructure throughout the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa.
As a privately held company, Kwik Trip has taken on the task to expand its fuel offerings using only its own internal resources and expertise. By bringing natural gas to the market, Kwik Trip has positioned itself to provide a better, more affordable fueling solution to the public. Kwik Trip’s own distribution fleet, Convenience Transportation, runs a fleet of 65 Class 8 natural gas vehicles, with plans to continue the conversion of the entire fleet. Additionally, the company utilizes 42 light duty natural gas vehicles.
An additional 4 CNG sites will open in the fall of 2014, including Superior, Fond du Lac and Windsor, Wisconsin, as well as Austin, Minnesota. For exact locations go to the Kwik Trip website.
(Source: Kwik Trip)