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Posted on July 30, 2014

Gaseous Fuel Roundtable Workshop
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Aug. 12
California University of Pennsylvania's Center for Innovation at Southpointe
135 Technology Drive, Canonsburg, Pa. 15317

Can alternative fuels such as compressed natural gas and propane help to address the nation’s environmental and energy issues?

Businesses, transportation providers and the general public can explore the topic Aug. 12 when the Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities coalition holds a free Gaseous Fuel Roundtable Workshop at California University of Pennsylvania's Center for Innovation at Southpointe.

The workshop includes presentations, test drives of alternative-fuel vehicles and a question-and-answer session. Register here

A variety of alternative-fuel vehicles are scheduled to be onsite, including cars fueled with compressed natural gas (CNG), a dual FYDA Freightliner tractor, a dedicated CNG tractor, a propane bi-fuel van, a Chevy bi-fuel pickup truck and a propane-powered school bus.

Workshop Schedule (tentative)

9 a.m. – Welcome and announcements

9:15 a.m. – Department of Energy Clean Cities Overview and PRCC projects: Rick Price, executive director, PRCC

10 a.m. – Presentations

  • Oring CNG Fueling Systems: Bob Beatty, president
  • FYDA Energy Solutions – Tony Landeen
  • Beemac Trucking – Rick Duda

11:30 a.m. – Lunch, ride-and-drive and networking

12:30 p.m. – Presentations

  • Peoples Gas – Tish Clipper
  • ProGas – Ron Schramm
  • BlueBird of Pittsburgh – Josh Wystelczyk

1:30 p.m. – Question-and-answer session

Learn more

About California University of Pennsylvania's Center for Innovation at Southpointe

Located in Washington County’s thriving Southpointe business complex, the Cal U Center for Innovation fosters connections between California University and the people and enterprises of southwestern Pennsylvania.

The Cal U Center for Innovation is a hub for lifelong learning, a link between the University’s resources and the wider community, and a home for creative thinking and innovative ideas.

Contact us

The Cal U Center for Innovation is located at 135 Technology Drive, Canonsburg, Pa. 15317. To learn more about programs at the center, contact community education manager Christopher Allen at allen@calu.edu or 724-873-2765.

Get directions to Southpointe