Why spend extra capital on buying new vehicles or equipment when you can gain the same savings by retrofitting your existing assets? At KTISIS, we specialize in providing custom solutions to retrofit a wide variety of fleets and industrial equipment to run on natural gas. We can perform our work at your facility to minimize downtime.
School Bus CNG
Name of company: Valley Lines Inc.
Size of fleet : 200+
Year of implementation:
Initial investment: $1,000,000
Return On Investment: In 5 years
Quote/Testimonial: “We expect around 25 to 50 regular customers a year, which will mostly be pickup trucks, some cars, and commercial vehicles,” Clepper said.
Refuse Trucks CNG
Name of company: Allied Waste General Manager
Size of fleet: 84
Year of implementation: 2008 Quote/Testimonial: “As the largest trash hauler in Idaho, we knew we could make a real impact on air quality. At the same time, we’re helping to keep trash and recycling rates affordable with the savings we get from CNG.”
Future plans : The higher up-front costs of purchasing a CNG vehicle are largely offset by federal tax credits; the rest is recovered in fuel cost savings. Republic Services shift to CNG makes the company a leader in helping to achieve cleaner skies in the Treasure Valley.
"Natural gas transportation is starting to hit a tipping point," said Rob Brown, an analyst for Craig-Hallum Capital Group of Minneapolis, who sees more companies turning to the fuel.
Industrial Equipment CNG
Name of company: Encana Corp
Size of fleet: 40% of Drilling Rigs
Year of implementation: 2011
Initial investment: $300,000 to $900,000 each rig
Return On Investment: 2-3 Years
Quote/Testimonial : “I think just the bottom line is there’s room and enough space for alternative fuels in the market,” he said. “And what we’re happy with is now the fleets actually have a choice.”