City of Chesapeake Clocks 1 Million CNG Gallons

| USA: Chesapeake VA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Chesapeake CNG Waste Vehicle Clean Energy Fuels reports that for the City of Chesapeake, VA, a journey that started in September 2012 advanced this week when its millionth gallon of compressed natural gas (CNG) was dispensed into the city’s fleet vehicles. What began as six trucks running on Clean Energy’s diesel-alternative fuel has grown to a fleet of 50 CNG solid waste trucks now in service. Read more »

Launch of Low Emission Bus Trial in Dublin and Cork

| Ireland: Dublin | Source: Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus Alt-Fuel TrialThe Republic of Ireland’s Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, together with the National Transport Authority, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann, has launched the Low Emission Bus Trial to test a range of technologies and fuels under real-driving conditions on selected routes in both Dublin and Cork. Read more »

Scania in European Consortium to push Rollout of Gas-fuelled Trucks

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania gas fuelled truckA European consortium called BioLNG EuroNet today announced a commitment to the further expansion of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a road transport fuel across the region with new infrastructure that should ensure the long-term success and mass scale adoption. Read more »

Containerships Collaborates with Don Trucking to Boost LNG-fuelled Trucks

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Containerships

Containerships cooperation with Don Trucking (IVECO truck)Multimodal transporter Containerships has signed a collaboration agreement with the Dutch trucking company Don Trucking in order to increase the amount of LNG-fuelled trucks in the region. The partnership guarantees trucking capacity of 15 new LNG-fuelled trucks for Containerships’ land operations in the port of Rotterdam. Read more »

New Fiat Ducato Natural Power Ambulances Serve Budapest Airport

| Hungary: Budapest | Source: Budapest Airport

Fiat Ducato CNG ambulances for Budapest airportThree new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered ambulances have been introduced to Liszt Ferenc International Airport by AMS, the airport emergency service and bodyguard transport organization. The Airport Medical Service assists many of the airport’s disabled passengers to move between the terminal and aircraft. Read more »

Swell in Small-scale LNG Demand to 2030

| United Kingdom: London | Source: LNG World Shipping

Demand for LNG for marine bunkering is expected to grow with the small-scale LNG (ssLNG) sector a key beneficiary, said Wood Mackenzie director of upstream supply chain Dr Wei Liu. Presenting an overview of where the market will be in 2025 and 2030 at the LNG Ship/Shore Interface Conference in London last week, Dr Liu outlined the main end-uses of small-scale LNG production as being fuelling LNG-powered trucks, bunkering and power generation. Read more »

Italy Investigates Natural Gas for Sustainable Defence

| Italy: Rome | Source: Italian Ministry of Defence

Ministy of Defence and Snam sign MoUItaly’s Ministry of Defence is promoting the use of clean energy and sustainable mobility for the Armed Forces through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with gas infrastructure provider Snam. The intention is to study the possible use of natural gas and renewable gas for Armed Forces vehicles. Read more »

Korea Promotes Uptake of Hydrogen Buses

| Korea: Seoul | Source: Ministry of Trade, Energy and Industry

Korean H2 Bus cities sign agreementKorea’s central government, local governments and Korean manufacturers and producers have set in motion a major infusion of hydrogen-fuelled buses for public transportation. The project is commencing with FCEV pilot projects, and calls for the introduction of at least 1,000 FCEV buses by 2022. Read more »

Pune’s PMPML Fleet to Add 840 CNG Buses in 2019

| India: Pune | Source: Hindustan Times
Tata LPO 1613 CNG bus

Tata LPO 1613 CNG bus

Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd (PMPML), provider of public transportation services in the fast growing cultural capital of India’s Maharashtra State, says it will add almost 1,000 alt-fuel buses to its fleet in 2019, 840 of which will be powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Catalina Pacific CNG Mixer Fleet in US Top 25

| USA: Glendora CA | Source: CalPortland

Catalina Pacific CNG Mixer TruckCalifornia-based Catalina Pacific® has been selected by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) as one of the nation’s “Top 25 Green Fleets for 2018”.  A CalPortland company, Catalina Pacific commissioned 118 new “Near-Zero Emission” CNG/RNG powered concrete mixer trucks that were placed into operation in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read more »