City gets first natural gas-powered vehicle

The Lebanon Gas Department is leading the way into the future with its first conversion of an existing service vehicle to run on compressed natural gas, while touting it's a clean, efficient fuel made in America.
Jan 23, 2013
Gas conversion  Photo: Submitted

The Lebanon Gas Department's first conversion vehicle, made of an existing service vehicle to run on compressed natural gas, is now on display at the department. The vehicle arrived at gas department in December. 

 

The Lebanon Gas Department is leading the way into the future with its first conversion of an existing service vehicle to run on compressed natural gas, while touting it's a clean, efficient fuel made in America.

The vehicle arrived at gas department in December. Lebanon is the first Middle Tennessee municipality to install a time-fill two vehicle station at the gas department. This station will fuel the newly converted service truck and a second truck expected to be bought soon.

As the economy continues to rebound, Mayor Philip Craighead said finding new ways to save money is always at the forefront. He said this is one way the city can make a difference both financially, as well as being environmentally friendly or "green."

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