NGV Global Leads New Work Under ISO’s SC41 for Gaseous Fuels

| International

ISO SC41 MembersWork has commenced on the development of a completely new set of ISO standards intended to certify personnel involved in the Gaseous Fuels industry. The task belongs to WG 9, one of seven active Working Groups under ISO TC22/SC41 — Specific Aspects for Gaseous Fuels — the Technical Committee dealing specifically with all fuel systems and tasks related to the use of Gas as a fuel for road vehicles. WG 9 is led by NGV Global.  Read more »

Endesa Completes Fifth CNG Station in France, in Metro Paris

| France: Paris

Endesa CNG station Ile de FranceSpanish energy company Endesa S.A., a subsidiary of Italian multinational energy supplier Enel Group, and SIGEIF (the inter-council association for managing gas and electricity in Île-de-France) plan to build a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) public filling station in Paris. The contract was awarded as part of the plan to tackle pollution in the city of Paris and its metropolitan area. Read more »

Natural Gas Buses Cost Effective for Helsinki Metro Public Transport

| Finland: Helsinki

Scania Bus, natural gas  by GasumThe number of gas-fueled buses in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area will increase when Scania delivers two new gas buses to the bus company Helsingin Bussiliikenne at the beginning of 2019. Finnish energy gas company Gasum says new-generation gas buses are the most cost-effective way to reduce carbon dioxide and local emissions from urban transport. Read more »

Titan LNG Supplies LNG Bunkers for Nor Lines Vessels in Rotterdam

| The Netherlands: Rotterdam

LNG bunkering Port of Rotterdam by Titan LNGShipping company Nor Lines, based in Tananger, Norway, has allocated its two LNG (liquefied natural gas) powered multipurpose vessels — MV Kvitnos and MV Kvitbjørn — to a bi-weekly (liner) service from the SCA terminal in Rotterdam to the Norwegian coast. Read more »

Regulatory Barriers to Hydrogen Infrastructure to be Assessed in USA

| USA: Washington DC

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced increased collaboration with stakeholders to reduce regulatory barriers on the development of hydrogen infrastructure. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Daniel Simmons announced a new  Request for Information (RFI) to foster this united effort with industry. Read more »

Hexagon Composites to Supply Compressed Hydrogen Tanks in Automotive Deal

| Norway: Ålesund

Hexagon Lincoln Hydrogen storageHexagon Composites. an international composite pressure vessel technology manufacturer, says it will supply compressed hydrogen tanks for serial production of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) to be launched by an unspecified automotive OEM. Hexagon is currently developing the tanks to support anticipated production activities as early as 2020. Read more »

Ballard and Audi Extend PHEV Fuel Cell Passenger Car Program

| Canada: Vancouver BC and Germany: Ingolstadt
Audi h-tron quattro PHEV

Audi h-tron quattro PHEV concept

Ballard Power Systems, a global provider of clean energy and fuel cell solutions, has signed a 3.5-year extension to its current Technology Solutions contract with AUDI AG, part of the Volkswagen Group, extending the HyMotion program to August 2022. The program encompasses automotive fuel cell stack development as well as system design support activities.  Read more »

ECO-GATE Meeting Defines Solutions for CNG/LNG Station Implementation

| Spain: Madrid

logo-ecogateThe meeting of the General Assembly of ECO-GATE, has agreed on concrete innovative solutions that it will develop and implement in the 21 gas stations that are going to be launched in Spain, France, Portugal and Germany. The project falls within the framework of the European plan of global action for the development of sustainable mobility, an initiative led by Nedgia, the natural gas distribution company of the Gas Natural Fenosa group. Read more »

Transport the Central Focus of EU’s CEF Budget for the Future

| Belgium: Brussels
EU_CEF Budget Distribution 2021-2027

2021-2027 CEF Budget Allocation

The European Union argues that without its support, private operators and national authorities have insufficient incentives to carry out large infrastructure projects with a cross-border impact and to roll–out European-wide interoperable systems and services. Thus it is that with a proposed budget of €42.3 billion for seven years (2021-2027), the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) will support a new round of projects, of which 72% of the purse has been allocated to transport.  Read more »

WGC 2018 ‘Transportation Driven by Gas Award’ Part of Event’s Rich NGV Offering

| USA: Johns Island SC

ANGP PHANGV Technology Ford 2018 F-150Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. (ANGP) is to be a proud recipient of the 2018 World Gas Conference ‘Innovation Award for the Transportation Driven by Gas’ segment for the company’s PHANGV® technology. This and a content rich with opportunities to learn more about natural gas for transportation applications  demonstrates the IGU’s commitment to engage downstream stakeholders. Read more »