Peoples Gas - Fueling Florida's Energy Future

Case Study: Transit

Natural gas fueled HART buses take off

Fueling Florida’s economicgrowth

How Peoples Gas is helping to drive Florida forward

Promoting growth and recovery Homebuyers and business owners choose natural gas for its reliability, performance, and cost savings. As our economy continues to grow stronger, natural gas gives Florida builders, developers, and architects a cost- effective fuel alternative for a large variety of applications, along with a wide range of service options, rebates, and incentives. 75% of Florida’s net electricity generation is fueled by natural gas EIA Sept. 2019 Big savings for small businesses qīďŒðÌðĊæìðæìÐīÐŬÆðÐĊÆřĴìĊďĴìÐīåķÐăĮȣ ĊĴķīăæĮÆĊĨīďÌķÆÐĮðæĊðũÆĊĴĮŒðĊæĮ for businesses to reduce operating costs and ðĊÆīÐĮÐĨīďũĴĉīæðĊĮȢUĴķīăæĮĨĨăðĊÆÐĮ and equipment cost less to operate and generally require less maintenance. These savings are often reinvested in the company, leading to better business for owners and customers alike. Keeping our ports competitive Florida’s ports are rapidly exploring the transition åīďĉìÐŒřåķÐăďðăĴďăðĪķÐũÐÌĊĴķīăæĮȱOU:ȲȢ LNG is a clean, cost-effective option that makes ĨďīĴďĨÐīĴðďĊĮĉďīÐÐŬÆðÐĊĴĊÌÐååÐÆĴðŒÐȢ 'ĊŒðīďĊĉÐĊĴăÅÐĊÐũĴĮďåOU:ďŒÐīĴīÌðĴðďĊă åķÐăĮðĊÆăķÌÐĮðæĊðũÆĊĴīÐÌķÆĴðďĊðĊĮķăåķīȣ carbon dioxide, and other greenhouse gas emissions. As new cruise ships, cargo ships, and other marine vessels consider LNG, Florida’s ports and Peoples Gas are well situated to provide cleaner, cost-effective LNG options.

Industries throughout the state use natural gas to reduce costs, help the environment with lower carbon emissions, and strengthen resiliency. Here are three innovative fuel solutions from Peoples Gas that are helping to transform clean energy in Florida: CNG Compressed Natural Gas: A fuel alternative to gasoline, diesel, and propane, CNG is used by transportation ŪÐÐĴĮĴďăďœÐīÆďĮĴĮĊÌÐĉðĮĮðďĊĮȢ RNG Renewable Natural Gas: ”ĮĴÐåīďĉăĊÌũăăĮĊÌæīðÆķăĴķīÐÆĊ be processed to create pipeline quality, carbon-neutral fuel that is available 24/7. LNG OðĪķÐũÐÌUĴķīă:ĮȤ Technology is used to cool natural gas to liquid formwith no need for pressurized storage or transport because the volume is 600x smaller than its natural state.

At the heart of our business community Peoples Gas provides natural gas to commercial and industrial customers, including builders, developers, and property owners. Natural gas is used for commercial-grade cooking equipment, water heating, clothes drying, space ÆďĊÌðĴðďĊðĊæȣŪÐÐĴåķÐăȣĉīðĊÐĴīĊĮĨďīĴĴðďĊȣĊÌĉďīÐȢ

Natural gas is an abundant, domestic natural resource that fuels small and large business, and numerous industries across the state. It keeps transportation moving, construction growing, and our ports competitive. With the help of natural gas, Florida’s vibrant business ÆďĉĉķĊðĴřœðăăÆďĊĴðĊķÐĴďŪďķīðĮìȢ

• Florida’s economy depends on electricity and more than 75% of Florida’s net electricity generation is fueled by natural gas. • Natural gas can produce ܗ®œïƒv®ÈÃvۜ®—Ö³À businesses to reduce operating costs and œ®ƒÀŒv̽À³ïÈvÀ—œ®Ãƛ ƥ$¨³ÀœˆvƺÃÛvÃÈÈÀv®Ã½³ÀÈvȜ³® ðŒŒÈÃvÀŒv§œ®—ȚŒÃܜȃš ȳ®vÈËÀv¨—vÃȳ¨³ÜŒÀƒ³ÃÈà and carbon emissions. ƥ$¨³ÀœˆvƺÃŭű½³ÀÈÃvÀŒv§œ®— the transition from gasoline v®ˆˆœŒÃŒ¨ȳ¨œ¿ËŒïŒˆ natural gas (LNG).

At the heart of Florida’s most important industries

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) ðĮĴīĊĮðĴðďĊðĊæðĴĮŪÐÐĴåīďĉÌðÐĮÐăĴďÆďĉĨīÐĮĮÐÌĊĴķīă gas (CNG). Bymaking the switch, HART is able to improve its services tomajor employment centers in the Tampa Bay īÐȣīÐÌķÆÐŪÐÐĴĉðĊĴÐĊĊÆÐȣĊÌĮðæĊðũÆĊĴăřăÐĮĮÐĊåķÐă cost. Since CNG burnsmore cleanly than gasoline or diesel, the transition greatly reduces the amount of nitrogen oxides and other greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. It also helps lower the nation’s reliance on fuel fromoverseas.

Hospitality Guests who come to Florida looking for comfortable accommodations ďīÆķăðĊīřÐĮÆĨÐĮœðăăũĊÌĴìĴ natural gas is the preferred energy source for many of our top hotels and restaurants.

Tourism Clean, sustainable natural gas provides several of our state’s biggest theme parks, cruise ships, and attractions the energy savings and reliability they need to thrill, thrive, and expand.

Commercial Businesses that rely on natural æĮÆĊĮÐÐĮðæĊðũÆĊĴĮŒðĊæĮďĊ energy costs. These savings are often reinvested in the company, leading to better business for owners and customers alike.

Transportation Peoples Gas is working throughout the state to expand the use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), one of the best low-emissions alternative fuels for medium and heavy-duty transportation.

Learnmore about CNG, RNG, and LNG at FloridasEnergy.com

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