TampaBayTimes_SQTrillium CNG, in partnership with Dillon Transport and Mosaic, opened the first public compressed natural gas station in the Tampa area of Florida, reports The Tampa Bay Times.

The companies teamed up to build the station after converting about 100 Dillon Transport trucks to CNG, a manager for Dillon’s told The Tampa Bay Times’ Shelley Rossetter.

Though CNG is measured differently than gasoline and fuel because it’s pressurized, the price is equivalent to about $2.19 a gallon, the Dillon’s manager told The Tampa Bay Times.

Trillium CNG plans to open a second Tampa station in 2014, according to The Tampa Bay Times report.

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