Omnitek Caterpillar C15 Diesel to NG Engine Conversion Approved by US EPA

| USA, Vista CA

Caterpillar C 15Omnitek Engineering Corp. has received a Certificate of Conformity from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) applicable for diesel-to-natural gas engine conversions of the Caterpillar C15 engine family for model years 1993 to 2006. The Certificate of Conformity allows engine conversions to proceed in 49 States and includes the Caterpillar 3406E, C15, C15 ACERT and C16 engine models.

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ASV-Westport Partnership Expands Natural Gas Range

| USA, Orlando FL
Collins School Bus with Ford 6.8L CNG engine and Wesport WiNG system

Collins School Bus with Ford 6.8L CNG engine and Westport WiNG system

Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a U.S. manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, has entered into an exclusive partnership with Westport, a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies. The partnership expands the availability of the compressed natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG(TM) Power System, currently offered as an option on ASV’s Type A school buses manufactured by Collins Bus, to the company’s commercial bus, emergency and other vehicle products.

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New Line of Fast-fill CNG Dispensers

| USA, Indianapolis IN

CNG Source dispenser, USA 2015CNG Source, a U.S. provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions for stations builders and commercial fleets, is launching a new line of dispensers branded ‘Triumph’. The company says these dispensers harness the latest technologies to facilitate user experience and increase efficiency. The product is already NTEP certified, with ANSI NGV 4.1 and UL certification expected in the coming weeks. Read more »

Medical Deliveries with CNG in Germany

| Germany, Hamburg
VW load up! CNG - amedes fleet

The VW load Up! was selected for is clean performance.

amedes Medical Services GmbH currently has 340 vehicles in its fleet, based in Göttingen and Hamburg, of which 216 are used to transport tissue and blood samples. Now the amedes Group is working together with Volkswagen Leasing GmbH to introduce natural gas vehicles (NGVs). Read more »

Flare Off, Biomethane On for Grand Junction, Colorado

| USA, Grand Junction CO

Grand Valley Transit CNG BusesThe City of Grand Junction, Colorado, has celebrated the official completion of a project that has been many years in the making and will be the first of its kind in the United States. The BioCNG Project will carry biogas that is converted to compressed natural gas (CNG or biomethane) from the Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant via an underground pipeline to the City’s Municipal Services Campus where it will be used to fuel the City’s fleet of CNG vehicles and County CNG Grand Valley Transit busses.

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Trinidad Partners NGC CNG, NP and PTSC to Deliver National CNG Initiative

| Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago - PTSC bus refuel at CNG Initiative launch Apr2015NGC CNG Company Limited (NGC CNG), along with the Trinidad & Tobago National Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (NP) and the Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC), recently announced a historic partnership aimed at increasing the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) as an alternative cleaner transportation fuel in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T).

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World’s First LNG-Powered Containership for TOTE

| USA, San Diego CA

TOTE-1 launch - LNG-fueled containershipGeneral Dynamics NASSCO launched the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered containership at a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in San Diego, Saturday 18th April. The 233 metre, 3100 Isla Bella is being built for TOTE, a transportation and logistics company.

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Logistics Company Hoyer Trails LNG HD Vehicle

| Germany, Hamburg
Iveco Hi-Road LNG Hoyer Apr2015 - erdgas mobil

(Image courtesy of erdgas mobil)

The globally active bulk logistics company Hoyer GmbH Internationale Fachspedition, headquartered in Hamburg, is investing in its vehicle fleet by conducting a trial run of an Iveco truck that runs on liquefied natural gas (LNG). The company says that by doing so, it is acknowledging its responsibility towards its employees and the environment. Read more »

China to Norway on Pure LNG

| United Kingdom, London
Nor Lines MS Kvitbjørn and MS Kvitnos

Nor Lines MS Kvitbjørn and MS Kvitnos

A Rolls-Royce pure-gas engine has propelled Nor Lines’ Kvitbjørn into the history books by becoming the world’s first vessel to operate between Asia and Europe solely on liquefied natural gas (LNG) as the ship’s bunker fuel. The 5000dwt short sea cargo vessel was built in China and has now commenced operations in Northern European waters tyhrough to the north coast of Norway. Read more »

Cenergy Solutions Eases Vehicle Transition to Natural Gas Fuel

| USA, Fremont CA
Cenergy Solutions GM 8.1litre test vehicle Apr2015

Cenergy Solutions GM 8.1 litre test vehicle

Cenergy Solutions claims to have developed new technologies that will enable consumers and businesses to transition gasoline and diesel vehicles to use natural gas and refuel directly at their homes and businesses. Last month, Cenergy filed for U.S. and international patents on its breakthrough Adsorbent Natural Gas (ANG) equipment.

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