Orange County Expands Low-Emissions Fleet with New Flyer CNG Buses

| USA, St. Cloud MN

New Flyer Xcelsior 2017Natural gas bus manufacturer New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (NFI Group), has been awarded a contract for six Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses by Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) in Southern California. Read more »

Trillium CNG Wins Award for Pennsylvania PPP Station Roll-out

| USA, Houston TX

Trillium CNG DispenserTrillium CNG, a leading U.S. provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fueling facilities, and Larson Design Group (LDG) are being honoured for their work in bringing 29 CNG fueling stations to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as part of a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Read more »

Russian Railways to Build New LNG Fuelled Locomotives

| Russia, Sochi

Main-line gas turbine locomotive Russian RailwaysIn accordance with the Implementation Program, signed under the Agreement of Cooperation in the NGV sector at the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi, Russian Railways plans to increase the fleet of mainline gas turbine locomotives and gas turbine shunters powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) from 3 to 22 units by 2023. The locomotives will operate on the Sverdlovsk Railway. Read more »

Bonett’s CNG Fuel Sales in Czech Republic Highest for Third Year

| Czech Republic, Prague

Bonett 32nd CNG StationBonett has become the Czech Republic’s biggest CNG vendor for transport for the third year running. In 2017, it sold more than 9 million m3, a record volume that was 20% larger than in 2016, which in turn was up by almost 13% on 2015. Read more »

Hexagon Mobile Pipeline Selected for Marine Fuel System

| USA, Lincoln NE

Hexagon Titan CylindersProving the versatility of the mobile pipeline concept, Hexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln will supply high-pressure CNG TITAN® tanks to the maritime industry. The company has been awarded supply for fuel storage onboard a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) gas supply vessel (GSV) being built for Babcock Schulte Energy. Read more »

First European Biomethane Map Illustrates Positive Trend

| Belgium, Brussels

Growth Biomethane Plants - Source EBA 2018There is a markedly increased worldwide interest in natural gas as a renewable fuel source for transportation. Given the consumption of gas harvested from biowaste generates virtually no additional carbon, energy consumers can address emissions targets with confidence. Such interest has stimulated Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE), in collaboration with the European Biogas Association (EBA), to publish the ‘European Biomethane Map 2018’. Read more »

Ohio Moves Application Date for HD Vehicle Repower Grants

| USA, Columbus OH

Ohio EPA Logo$5 million available to replace or repower heavy trucks and buses

The State of Ohio EPA has moved the new application submittal date of March 6 to March 20, 2018, for grant proposals to the new Alternative Fuel Vehicle Conversion Grants program. The extended time line will allow applicants and vendors additional time to prepare their proposals. Read more »

Germany Records Highest Increase of H2 Refuelling Stations Worldwide

| Germany, Munich

TUV SUD World H2 StationsIn Germany, 24 public hydrogen refuelling stations have gone into operation in 2017, turning the German public hydrogen refuelling infrastructure into the second largest globally with 45 public stations, ahead of the USA (40 stations) and only surpassed by Japan with 91 public stations. Read more »

Zoilo Ríos Introduces CNG and LNG to Aragon Station Network

| Spain, Zaragoza

Zoila Rios Station in ZaragozaThe Aragonese family business Zoilo Ríos Group is to build its first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station under its own brand in Zaragoza, capital of northeastern Spain’s Aragon region. The company is confident in the growth of demand for alternative energies such as CNG, LNG and hydrogen, which will be added progressively to its offer. Read more »

San Diego MTS Adds 50 More New Flyer CNG Buses

| USA, St. Cloud MN

New Flyer Xcelsior 60' CNGSan Diego Metropolitan System (MTS) has awarded New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) a new contract for up to 50 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. Read more »