FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JULY 31, 2017
CMCSS Becomes Largest Alt-fuel School Bus Fleet in Tennessee with Launch of New Propane Buses
Today, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) officially launched its 15 new propane-powered Type C school buses that will be transporting their first students beginning on August 7. The launch event was held at Montgomery Central High School and showcased several of the new buses to the community. The vehicles were funded partially through a “Reducing Diesel Emissions for a Healthier Tennessee” grant that Tennessee Clean Fuels manages for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC).
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- Key partners in this project:
- Central States Bus Sales, Lebanon, TN
- ROUSH CleanTech
- Blue Bird
- Ferrellgas as the ‘right-price’ propane provider
Top: The press taking photos during the event. Above left: Ricky Phillips of CMCSS has been the one to oversee much of the implementation of these school buses and calculates specific numbers for fuel economy, maintenance cost reductions and overall cost savings for their implementation of propane school buses. Above right: Senator Mark Green joined us and ETCleanFuels’ Project Manager Melissa Goldberg at the event.