Maryland Baked Foods Distributor to Lease 25 Natural Gas Vehicles

| USA, Miami FL
Northeast Foods delivery fleet

Current Northeast Foods delivery vehicles

Ryder System, Inc., a commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions provider, has added Northeast Foods as another natural gas vehicle client, signing them up for 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors under a full-service lease.  Northeast Foods, a baking company and food distributor based in Baltimore, Maryland, will use the trucks to support its distribution and delivery operations that exclusively service McDonald’s Corporation. Read more »

Howard Tenens Get First Euro 6 Dual-fuel CNG Vehicle in Europe

| United Kingdom, Stroud

Howard Tenens CNG dual-fuel truckUK logistics company Howard Tenens will shortly take delivery of the first Euro 6 dual-fuel CNG vehicle in Europe. Howard Tenens and Prins Autogas have successfully converted a Mercedes-Benz Actros Euro 6 type vehicle to run on duel fuel — Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and diesel. The innovation provides a solution to the conundrum facing the dual-fuel vehicle technology industry in adapting a Euro 6 type vehicle to run using the carbon saving technology. Read more »

TYMCO Offers Dedicated-CNG Dump Street Sweeper

| USA, Waco TX

Tymco 500xR-CNG (1)U.S. sweeper manufacturer TYMCO has added a 100% Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered sweeper to its range: Model 500x High Side Dump Regenerative Air Street Sweeper. Previously only available with a diesel engine, the Model 500x joins TYMCO’s Model 600 CNG which has been available for more than 20 years. Read more »

Safe SpA Appoints North American Distributor

| USA, Cicero IL
SW Series Mechanical Compressor

SW Series Mechanical Compressor

Safe SpA, a world leader in the manufacturing and packaging of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Oil & Gas equipment, with an installed base of over 3000 compressor systems worldwide, has appointed Broadwind Energy as its exclusive equipment packager and master distributor for Safe North American. Under the agreement, Broadwind will not only package and distribute Safe CNG equipment, but with its extensive national service capabilities, it will also become the primary provider of service and technical support in the covered regions. Read more »

Small-Scale LNG Solutions for Australasia

| Australia, West Perth WA

Clough Limited (Clough) and GE Oil and Gas Australia (GE) have signed a teaming agreement to identify and deliver Small-Scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel solutions for clients located in Australasia. The agreement will bring together leaders in LNG technology and EPC capability to develop small LNG network solutions for domestic applications including remote power, industrial use and transportation fuel (road, mine, locomotive and marine). Read more »

Intrepid Debuts Hybrid Natural Gas Boat

| USA, Fort Lauderdale FL
Intrepid-Blue Gas hybrid - CNG or LNG

The Blue Gas hybrid can operate on CNG or LNG.

Florida-based Intrepid Powerboats is now offering a hybrid yacht direct from the factory powered by Natural Gas, featuring fuel-system technology from Blue Gas Marine, Inc. to power its outboard motors. The Blue Gas Natural Gas Hybrid is said to be the first technology of its kind and it was developed by Blue Gas Marine, Inc., which is based in Apex, NC. The technology is featured in the Intrepid 327 Center Console boat on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat show this week. Read more »

Algeria Contemplates Future LNG Bunkering

| Algeria, Algiers

At an international seminar on marine LNG held yesterday in Algiers by NAFTAL, the country’s principal domestic distributor of fuels and subsidiary of energy giant Sonatrach, discussion focused on development opportunities for this sector in Algeria. Algeria is planning to implement liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, to be used by ships to replace the traditional fuel and reduce operating costs, including fishing. Read more »

PSE to Provide LNG to Totem Ocean’s Vessels

| USA, Bellevue WA

Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Washington state’s oldest local energy company, and Totem Ocean Trailer Express (Totem Ocean) have signed a contract for PSE to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel Totem Ocean’s two Tacoma, Washington-based Orca-class cargo ships. PSE will provide Totem Ocean with fuel for their ships that are being converted from diesel to cleaner-burning LNG. Using LNG will allow Totem Ocean to exceed new, stricter emission standards in the maritime shipping industry. Read more »

Fisikon Proves CNG Performance in 2014 EKO Mobility Rally

| Greece, Athens
Audi A3 g-tron - EKO Mobility Rally 2014

Audi A3 g-tron takes out first place in 8th EKO Mobility Rally for fuel economy.

The 8th ‘HiTech EKO Mobility Rally’, the final event of the 2014 FIA Alternative Energies Cup season, elected for a second consecutive year ‘Fisikon’ Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as the most economical fuel to run cars. The race, run on 4-5 October, involved 22 alternative fuel vehicles with Greek and foreign crews. Fisikon, a CNG retail network developed by DEPA, is present in Athens, Thessalonika and other major urban centers in Greece, where it aims to promote economic and clean motoring in Greece. Read more »

CEC Approves Funds for Greenkraft-EDI CNG-PHEV Class-4 Truck

| USA, Santa Ana CA
CNG-Powered Greenkraft Truck

CNG-Powered Greenkraft Truck

Greenkraft Inc., a California based manufacturer of alternative fuel trucks and alternative fuel systems, has received approval from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for Greenkraft’s and Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.’s (EDI) joint application for a grant to develop a compressed natural gas (CNG)-hybrid electric vehicle. Read more »