MacLeod Construction CNG Success

Join Bob MacLeod on a virtual tour of MacLeod Construction as he explains how they utilize compressed natural gas to power part of their construction fleet and ensure project sites receive concrete in a more environmentally friendly way.   The MacLeod fleet contains 35 vehicles, including 15 CNG cement trucks. They are in the process of purchasing more CNG vehicles to expand their fleet. 

Hear from regional experts including Norm Scott of Nuovo Energy and Ben Kessler, former Coordinator for Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition as they outline the benefits of CNG for fleets. Learn more about MacLeod Construction and how compressed natural gas can benefit your fleet in the MacLeod Construction Alternative Fuel Fleet Success Video. 

CLIENT: MacLeod Construction




Special Thanks To

Bob MacLeod, MacLeod Construction; Heather Scott, Nuovo Energy; Norm Scott, Nuovo Energy; and Matt Abele, Capital City Creative for making this success story happen!

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McAbee Trucking Propane Success

Join Lisa McAbee on a virtual tour of McAbee Trucking as she explains how they utilize propane vehicles to power their fleet and ensure deliveries arrive on time. McAbee Trucking completes over 38 trips overnight from Charlotte, NC to Greenville, SC, and local runs within Blacksburg, SC.  The McAbee Trucking fleet contains 46 vehicles, including two compressed natural gas trucks and six propane trucks. They are in the process of converting more of their diesel box trucks into propane and their semis’ into CNG. McAbee Trucking Inc. was part of a demo with the ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas to experiment how these would fit with a USPS contracting fleet.  

Hear from experts all over the region including, Steve Whaley, Director of Autogas Business development at PERC, Derek Whaley, Business Development Manager at ROUSH CLEANTech, and Mitch Rose, Branch Manager of Blossman Gas as they outline the benefits of propane autogas for fleets. Learn more about McAbee Trucking Inc. and how propane autogas can benefit your fleet in the McAbee Trucking Alternative Fuel Fleet Success Video. 

CLIENT: McAbee Trucking




A Special Thanks to:

Steve Whaley, PERC; Derek Whaley, Roush CleanTech; Mitch Rose, Blossman Gas; Happy Fox, Alliance Autogas; Matt Abele, Capital City Creative and Mr. & Mrs. McAbee, McAbee Trucking for making this success story happen!

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Statesville EV Charger Ribbon Cutting

Centralina was very excited to attend the ribbon cutting of an EV charger in Statesville on Thursday, 5/27! This fast charger is courtesy of Energy United, ChargePoint, Banner Drug Co, the NC Electric Membership Corporation and funding was provided by the NC VW Settlement through the NC Department of Environmental Quality. Great to see more alternative fuel infrastructure (and vehicles) coming to our region. This charger ribbon-cutting marks the first charger built using VW Settlement funds in our region.
Randy Marion Chevrolet in Mooresville was able to bring around two Bolts and a Mustang Mach E to complement Energy United’s two Tesla Model 3s.
If you’re looking at your own sustainability plans and need funding to implement them, it’s not too late for your municipality or business to get funding for your own alt fuel vehicles/stations through Phase 2 of the VW Settlement. 
Visit the NC VW Settlement website here for more information and to subscribe to their updates.

Event: Statesville DC Fast EV Charger

Project Completion:  2021

Notable Achievement:  First DC Fast charger funded by NC VW Settlement installed/operational in the Centralina region

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