Our Current Projects

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U.S. Department of Energy

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

The Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition has been awarded $14,994,183 million dollars for their application entitled, Long Island Regional Energy Collaborative “Promoting a Green Economy through Clean Alternatives”. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) on behalf of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is responsible for processing this award.

Below is the list of GLICCC’s sub-awardees and their project status:

 V. Garofalo Carting Inc.

V. Garofalo Carting Inc. a small family owned residential refuse collection service that has served the East Long Island market for over 50 years, and they have received $600,000 for the purchase of ten heavy-duty compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks.

Project Status - Five refuse trucks have been received and are in service.

Engineered Energy Solutions (EES)

Engineered Energy Solutions (EES) has received $2,056,500 for the installation of a two new, publicly accessible CNG fuel stations. One for the Middle Country School District to be placed on school property. The main goal of this project is to provide immediate CNG refueling access to thirty CNG school buses owned and operated by the Middle Country School District and to allow the District to transition their current fleet to 70 CNG school buses.

The other CNG fuel station will be for Rides Unlimited of Nassau and Suffolk. The main goal of this project is to provide immediate CNG refueling access to 52 (CNG) school buses and vans owned and operated by Rides Unlimited of Nassau and Suffolk.

Project Status – CNG fuel station for Middle Country School District completed and open to public. CNG fuel station for Rides Unlimited under construction.

Village of East Rockaway

As part of late Mayor Edward T. Sideban’s “Green Village Initiative,” the Village of East Rockaway is determined to replace their fleet of six diesel fueled trash collection trucks with CNG refuse haulers.  The Village of East Rockaway will first eliminate the two oldest and highest polluting diesel trucks in their fleet followed by a plan to replace the remaining four trucks over the next two years. The Village has been awarded $137,310 to help fund the purchase of the aforementioned two (CNG) trucks.

Project Status – Two (CNG) refuse trucks received and in service.

Town of Huntington

The Town of Huntington has received ARRA funding through the Department of Energy for the purchase of four compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, and the conversion of two existing diesel garbage trucks to CNG.  The Town of Huntington has been awarded $390,000.

Project Status – Five (CNG) refuse trucks received and in service.

Town of Hempstead

The Town of Hempstead has been awarded $38,000 to help fund the purchase of two compressed natural gas (CNG) pickup trucks to add to the municipal fleet.  The Town of Hempstead has identified the make and model of each vehicle to be purchased.

Project Status – Two (CNG) pickup trucks received and in service.

National Grid

National Grid has been awarded $687,696 to help fund nine (CNG) vans and ten (CNG) cab trucks that will increase the company’s use of compressed natural gas (CNG) and to add to the already CNG heavy fleet. In addition, National Grid plans to purchase CNG vehicles only going forward.

Project Status – Nine (CNG) vans received and in service. Ten (CNG) cab trucks in service.

Town of Oyster Bay

The Town of Oyster Bay plans to design, construct and operate a natural gas fueling station that will be used by municipal fleets owned and operated by the Town of Oyster Bay.  The Town of Oyster Bay has been awarded $5,623,529 which will support a CNG fueling station, the upfit to forty-four (CNG) refuse natural gas trucks, twelve new (CNG) refuse trucks, and modifications to garages in order to accommodate the new fleet. The station will be located at 150 Miller Place in Syosset, New York.

Project Status – Station completed and open to public. Fifty six (CNG) vehicles completed and in service.

Suffolk County

Suffolk County’s Department of Public Works is installing two compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, purchase three heavy duty CNG trucks as well as modify vehicle maintenance facilities and provide CNG training to mechanics and end-users.  The CNG fueling station would be accessible by the public and located at a current gasoline and diesel dispensing facility in the county.  The County has been awarded $2,129,000 in ARRA funding.

Project Status – Gabreski Airport CNG station completed and open to public. Commack CNG station completed and open to public. Vehicles received and in service.

Town of Smithtown

The Town of Smithtown plans to purchase one (CNG) ten wheel roll-off vehicle to add to the town’s growing CNG fleet. The town has been awarded $48,690 in ARRA funding.

Project Status – Vehicle received and in service.

Manhattan Beer Distributors

Manhattan Beer Distributors plan to purchase one (CNG) pick up truck and twelve (CNG) delivery trucks to add to the private companies fleet. This company has been awarded $559,119 in ARRA funding.

Project Status – Vehicles received and in service.

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