Clean Energy Opens Interstate 10 Highway Between Los Angeles and Houston to LNG Fueling; Signs Multiple Fueling and Construction

  Clean Energy Opens Interstate 10 Highway Between Los Angeles and Houston to
  LNG Fueling; Signs Multiple Fueling and Construction Agreements

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- June 17, 2014

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) today announced its El Paso, Texas,
America’s Natural Gas Highway station has opened. This enables heavy-duty LNG
truck fueling along the transcontinental Interstate 10 highway between Los
Angeles, Calif., and Houston, Texas. Additional natural gas stations have
opened or are under construction to support Clean Energy’s growing portfolio
of natural gas fuel customers in the heavy-duty trucking, refuse and ready-mix
market segments.

                Clean Energy Opens I-10 corridor from Los Angeles, Calif., to
Trucking     Houston, Texas, to Heavy-duty LNG Truck Fueling by Opening its
                El Paso, Texas, Station
                
                • Under a previously-announced fueling agreement, trucking
                company EJ Madison hauling for Cardinal Health will fuel at
                the newly-opened LNG station.
                
                Chavez Trucking Signs Multi-year Fueling Agreement with Clean
                Energy to Open West Sacramento, Calif., LNG Station
                
                • Chavez Trucking is scheduled to deploy 15 heavy-duty LNG
                trucks to haul bulk aggregate materials such as road-building
                and construction materials.
                • Once fully-deployed this fleet is forecasted to consume
                approximately 210,000 DGEs of LNG annually. This would reduce
                greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 363 metric tons
                annually.
                • Clean Energy will support this fleet by opening its
                public-access LNG station in West Sacramento, Calif.
                
                “For the last 25 years Chavez Trucking has been committed to
                delivering the best service to our customers. Introducing LNG
                tractors into our fleet will allow us to continue this
                tradition of service by using a cleaner and more economic fuel
                which meets our fleet’s demanding weight and range
                requirements,” said Adam Chavez, general manager of Chavez
                Trucking.
                
                All American Waste in New Haven, Conn., Expands CNG Operations
Refuse          with Second Natural Gas Fueling Facility to be Built and
                Operated by Clean Energy
                
                • The new facility will be located at 19 Wheeler St., New
                Haven, CT., and will have 40 time-fill fueling posts to fuel
                natural gas refuse trucks. Two public-access fast-fill
                dispensers with four fueling hoses will also be available. The
                facility is scheduled to be operational by the fourth-quarter
                of 2014.
                • All American Waste has six CNG refuse trucks that will fuel
                at the time-fill facility initially; additional natural gas
                vehicles will be added to All American Waste’s existing fleet
                of 40 CNG refuse vehicles as they transition away from
                diesel-fueled trucks. All American Waste and its other
                affiliates operate throughout Connecticut and are evaluating
                additional CNG sites with Clean Energy.
                
                “Just over one year ago we launched an initiative to operate
                cleaner and quieter refuse trucks fueled at our first CNG
                facility with Clean Energy. We are eager to expand this
                environmentally-friendly initiative with a second station to
                extend these benefits further,” said Frank M. Antonacci of All
                American Waste.
                
Ready-Mix       Delaware Valley Concrete Contracts with Clean Energy to Fuel
                the First CNG Ready-mix Concrete Trucks in Pennsylvania
                
                • Delaware Valley Concrete has taken delivery of the first of
                5 CNG ready-mix trucks in the company’s initial step to
                convert its entire fleet of 88 trucks to natural gas. This
                fleet will fuel at Clean Energy’s growing public-access
                natural gas station network in Pennsylvania.
                • Once fully-deployed, the fleet is forecasted to consume
                approximately 700,000 DGEs of CNG per year which is expected
                to reduce greenhouse gases by 1,622 metric tons annually. This
                is approximately the equivalent of removing 335 passenger cars
                from the road each year.
                
                “We are proud to be the first company in Pennsylvania to fuel
                ready-mix trucks with natural gas. This innovative approach to
                using a domestic and cleaner-burning fuel is yet another way
                we continue to serve our community in an
                environmentally-sustainable way,” said Mario DiLiberto,
                president of Delaware Valley Concrete.
                

Natural gas fuel costs up to $1.50 less per gallon than gasoline or diesel,
depending on local market conditions. The use of natural gas fuel not only
reduces operating costs for vehicles, but also reduces greenhouse gas
emissions up to 30% in light-duty vehicles and 23% in medium to heavy-duty
vehicles. In addition, nearly all natural gas consumed in North America is
produced domestically.

The Road Ahead

An insider’s look at what this means for the Alternative Fuel Industry from
Clean Energy’s President and CEO, Andrew J. Littlefair:

The I-10 from LA to Houston is another link in America’s goods-movement
infrastructure now fueling with natural gas. One corridor at a time, our
nationwide network is opening and changing how America moves. As testing and
deployment of natural gas continues in trucking, customers like All American
Waste are working with us to expand their natural gas station footprint and
convert entire fleets to natural gas. Yesterday, long-time customer Waste
Management celebrated the milestone of deploying over 3,000 natural gas refuse
trucks. Waste Management’s natural gas story began with our team in Palm
Desert, Calif., back in the 1990s and they continue to lead the refuse
industry in natural gas vehicle deployment. This is taking place while new
fleet applications such as CNG ready-mix concrete trucks are adding
incremental fuel volume to our existing station network as seen in
Pennsylvania. We’re pleased to see this diversification across market segments
as natural gas finds more applications on America’s roads.

About Clean EnergyFuels Corp.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) is the leading provider of natural gas
fuel for transportation in North America. We build and operate compressed
natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling stations;
manufacture CNG and LNG equipment and technologies for ourselves and other
companies; develop renewable natural gas (RNG) production facilities; and
deliver more CNG, LNG and Redeem RNG fuel than any other company in the U.S.
For more information, visit www.cleanenergyfuels.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions,
including without limitation statements about the number of trucks expected to
be deployed and the amount of natural gas fuel expected to be consumed by
Chavez, All American Waste and Delaware Valley Concrete, and the benefits of
natural gas relative to gasoline and diesel. Actual results and the timing of
events could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking
statements as a result of several factors, including without limitation the
price of natural gas relative to gasoline and diesel, and the cost and
operating experience associated with natural gas trucks. The forward-looking
statements made herein speak only as of the date of this press release and,
unless otherwise required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to
publicly update such forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events
or circumstances. Additionally, the reports and other documents the Company
files with the SEC (available at www.sec.gov) contain risk factors, which may
cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements
contained in this news release.

Contact:

Clean Energy Media Contact:
Patric Rayburn, 949-437-1411
patric.rayburn@cleanenergyfuels.com
or
Clean Energy Investor Contact:
Tony Kritzer, 949-437-1403
tkritzer@cleanenergyfuels.com
 
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