Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE) is a company that we here at the Fool have been following for some time now. Based on our analysis, we see several valid reasons why investors should be excited about this stock:

  1. Company management, led by its co-founders T. Boone Pickens and Andrew Littlefair, possesses a wealth of knowledge across the energy sector in both public and private practice.
  2. The success of key partnerships is critical to Clean Energy Fuel's future. In the recent past they have partnered with such heavyweights as Cummins (NYSE:CMI), Westport Innovations (NASDAQ:WPRT), Navistar International (NYSE:NAV) and Honda Motors
  3. With 530 fleet customers in the United States already, Clean Energy Fuels has a great base to work from as it continues to ramp up its "America's Natural Gas Highway" initiative over 2012 and 2013. 

Take a look at the video below for more detailed descriptions of these three highlights.

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