Protec Fuel Management, a company out of Boca Raton, Florida that offers retailers a turnkey option in ethanol infrastructure, has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to open thirty E85 stations throughout Florida, Georgia andd Alabama.
According to their press release, Protec has teamed up with General Motors, the Renewable Fuels Association and Urbieta Oil to open these alternative fueling outfits. A total of eighteen stations will be installed in Florida, ten in Georgia and two in Alabama. Eight E85 stations have already been opened under this funding:
Site #1 – Pembroke Road U-Gas, 6810 Pembroke Road, Miramar, FL 33023
Site #2 – West Hialeah U-Gas, 7950 West 28th Avenue, Hialeah, FL 33018
Site #3 – North 2nd U-Gas, 19570 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33169
Site #4 – Coral Way UGas, 2200 SW 22nd Street, Miami, FL 33135
Site #5 – Deerfield Marathon, 1900 South Powerline Road, Deerfield, FL 33432
Site #6 – Coral Ridge Valero, 11600 Wiles Road, Coral Springs, FL 33065
Site #7 – Palm Avenue Marathon, 2090 Palm Ave., Hialeah, FL 33010
Site #8 – Red Road Marathon, 16701 NW 57th Avenue, Miami, FL 33055
“We’re pleased to work with Protec to increase E85 pumps across the country. GM has over 4 million flex-fuel vehicles in the U.S. and Florida is one of the most populated flex fuel vehicle markets. Today, Florida has hundreds of thousands of GM flex-fuel vehicle drivers supporting the rapid expansion of E85 infrastructure,” said Mary Beth Stanek, Director of Environment and Energy Policy and Commercialization for General Motors.