APG Gains Dual-Fuel Orders from U.S. Regulatory Changes

| USA, Lynnfield MA

The changing regulatory climate in the U.S. has contributed in part to American Power Group Corporation’s subsidiary, American Power Group Inc. (APG), receiving follow on purchase orders from two of its top U.S. customers, the company explained.  These new orders, for APG V5000 Turbocharged Natural Gas® Systems and supporting CNG fueling systems, are valued at more than $600,000. Read more »

Clean Energy Doubles and Expands RNG Sales

| USA, Newport Beach CA

Clean Energy RedeemClean Energy Fuels Corp., more than doubled its sales of renewable natural gas (RNG), branded Redeem™ in 2015 compared to 2014, rising from 20 million gasoline gallon equivalents (GGEs) to 50 million GGEs. Redeem™ sales have expanded from Clean Energy public-access stations in California, to become the contracted fuel choice of customers like UPS, Republic Services, the City of Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus, the University of California San Diego and others. Read more »

Bunker Holding Launches LNG Maritime Project in Denmark

| Denmark, Middelfart

Port of Frederikshavn MapBunker Holding, headquartered in Middelfart in central Denmark, is planning the establishment of production facilities for LNG in Frederikshavn, a port town at the north-east end of the Jutland Peninsula. Together with subsidiary Unioil Supply A/S, Bunker Holding has established cooperation with several Danish partners in the LNG field. The parties are already well into the planning of a production facility in the town, which will produce LNG for the maritime sector in Denmark and Sweden. Read more »

Dubai Converts 106 Civil Defence Vehicles to CNG

| UAE, Dubai

CNG Conversion at Emirates TransportEmirates Transport (ET), through it’s subsidiary Etihad CNG Conversion Centre, has completed the modification of 106 vehicles belonging to the Department of Civil Defence in Abu Dhabi, to operate on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The conversion of the 106 vehicles to natural gas, adds to the growing success achieved by the centre, which was established in 2010, managing to convert more than 5,000 vehicles to operate on natural gas, to date. Read more »

Wärtsilä Dual-Fuel Engines Power Japan Shipping’s ‘Gas Age’

| Finland, Helsinki
Wärtsilä 50DF

Wärtsilä 50DF

Wärtsilä Corporation, at the forefront of liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine fuel technology, reports a total of 16 new gas carrier ships being built in Japan for Japanese owners are to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines capable of running on or conventional diesel fuels. Orders for 20 nine-cylinder, 25 six-cylinder and 16 eight-cylinder Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines were all placed between the second half of 2014 and December 2015. Read more »

CNG Source Maintains Mexican Momentum

| USA, Houston TX and Mexico

CNG Source image - MexicoIndianapolis-based CNG Source continues to build presence in Mexico’s developing natural gas fuel marketplace as it proceeds to formalise arrangements with new Mexican energy company V-Energia for a large Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station. Read more »

TruStar Continues US CNG Station Network Roll Out

| USA, White Plains NY

TruStar Fast-Fill CNG StationTruStar Energy, a developer of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations in the U.S., says it has completed 41 stations for public and private use, almost doubling the number of CNG stations from 2014, and bringing total completed stations by the company to 120. The demand for public and private CNG-fueling stations by fleet owners and operators across the nation is continuing to increase because the lower carbon fuel delivers more stable pricing, is a cleaner fuel than diesel and can still provide an attractive ROI for certain applications. Read more »

New LNG Refueling Station for Inland Waterway Barges and HD Trucks at Doesburg

| The Netherlands, Alphen aan den Rijn

LNG station Rotra container terminal in Doesburg Feb2016 - waterfrontCryonorm Systems, a Dutch company specialising in the development, design and manufacture of cryogenic vaporizers, small scale systems and plants for LNG, has completed the building of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) filling station that will be used for the LNG fueling of inland waterway barges and trucks. Read more »

EC Exempts Sweden’s Renewable Natural Gas from Fuel Tax

| Sweden, Stockholm
Food Waste becomes Biomethane

Collected food waste yields renewable NG

The European Commission has recently approved Sweden’s application for tax exemption of biogas as a fuel until the end of 2020. Tax exemption or tax credit of sustainable biofuels other than biogas has been approved until the end of 2018. Read more »

Renewable Natural Gas Fuel Sales Rise in Finland

| Finland, Espoo
Gasum CBG-CNG filling station 2015

Gasum CBG-CNG filling station

Finnish natural gas retailer Gasum reports that despite the consumption of gas decreasing by 10% in 2015, caused by the exceptionally warm weather seen throughout the year and the reduced use of gas in combined heat and power (CHP) production, the consumption of biogas increased by up to 155% and totaled 40.8 GWh. In transport, biogas used to fill up road vehicles accounted for around 40% of the gas sales of public filling stations. Read more »