Kings Canyon Unified School District Natural Gas Fueling Station


Through three Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) grants totaling $1.3 million, the California Energy Commission supported the Kings Canyon Unified School District effort’s to scale up its compressed natural gas fueling station to meet the needs of several regional school districts, the City of Reedley’s fleet, and members of the public.

The ARFVTP grants helped reduce pollution in the Central Valley by supporting the replacement of diesel-powered buses with buses and support vehicles with natural gas buses that produce less pollution.

Kings Canyon Unified currently has 25 CNG-powered buses and five CNG-powered service vehicles. Due to financial restraints, the district looked to outside income sources to keep its CNG station in operation.

ARFVTP Award Amount
$1.3 million total, three awards

Funding Category
Natural Gas Fueling Infrastructure

Location
Reedley, Fresno


Top Photo: Kings Canyon Unified School District’s compressed natural gas fueling station, which fuels the vehicles of several regional school districts, the City of Reedley’s fleet, and members of the public.Bottom Photo: Kings Canyon Unified School District’s compressed natural gas fueling station, which fuels the vehicles of several regional school districts, the City of Reedley’s fleet, and members of the public.
Photos courtesy of Kings Canyon Unified School District.

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