Bonett Plans 40 CNG Stations in Czech Republic by End 2017

| Czech Republic, Prague
MACRO CNG Station at Čestlice

CNG Station at Makro in Čestlice

Bonett Gas Investment, the Czech Republic’s largest vendor of CNG for transport, continues to strengthen its network of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations. In the coming weeks, it will open new new stations, expanding its network to over three dozen. It is the largest network within the Czech Republic. Read more »

Gail Brings Pipeline CNG to Bengaluru, NGV Filling Stations Planned

CNG station at Bengalaru

CNG station at Bengaluru (courtesy of Deccan Herald)

The Bengaluru City Gas Distribution (CGD) Project in southern India, set up to deliver pipeline natural gas to households, industries and the transport sector, is being implemented by GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Maharatna company GAIL (India) Limited. A major Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station implementation program is underway. Read more »

TEN-T Progress Report: Alt-Fuels Development Better Positioned

EC LogoThe European Commission has published it’s Progress Report on implementation of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) in 2014-2015, delivered to the European Parliament, the Council, and associated committees. As part of its overarching mandate, the TEN-T policy paves the way for the future of the transport system, notably through facilities that stimulate low-emission solutions, new-generation service concepts and other fields of technological innovation. Read more »

LNG Momentum Prompts Gasum to Acquire More Skangas

Gasum LNG Station in Turku

Gasum LNG Station in Turku

Finnish gas retailer Gasum Ltd is increasing its shareholding in Nordic LNG supplier Skangas to 70%. The Norwegian Lyse Group will continue as a Skangas shareholder with a 30% stake. The increase in shareholding will strengthen Gasum’s position as the leading LNG provider and developer of the Nordic gas ecosystem. Read more »

Nashville Airport Earns Environmental Stewardship Award for CNG Fleet

Nashville TN Airport CNG Parking ShuttleEarlier this year, Metropolitan Nashville Airport (MNAA) introduced a new fleet of 28 environmentally friendly parking shuttle buses at Nashville International Airport (BNA). The decision to adopt a cleaner domestic fuel, together with the authority’s geothermal plate cooling system, has earned it a Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) 2017 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award in the Pursuit of Excellence category, for its ongoing commitment to sustainability. Read more »

Trillium CNG Opens P-3 CNG Station in York, PA

York Trillium CNG station for PennDotThe Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and rabbittransit (Central Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) last week officially opened the commonwealth’s newest public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in York, Pennsylvania. The new facility is the second public CNG station Love’s Trillium CNG designed, built and maintains for numerous transit authorities in Pennsylvania as part of a public-private partnership (P-3) PennDOT awarded to the company last year. Read more »

Portugal Issues Decree to Establish Alt-Fuel Framework

Portugal Dourogas LCNG filling station at Carregado

Dourogas LCNG filling station at Carregado

Portugal’s Council of Ministers has published Decree/Law 60:2017, promulgated on June 8, that creates the policy environment to set in place a national framework for the implementation of alternative fuel networks across the country. linking with its European neighbours. This Decree-Law, which transposes Directive 2014/94/EU into the national legal order, reflects Portugal’s commitment to the objectives of the European Union in this area. Read more »

Regular LNG Bunkering Now Part of Zeebrugge Operations

Engie Zeebrugge at Port of ZeebruggeThe bunkering vessel Engie Zeebrugge, which arrived in Zeebrugge at the beginning of April after a 38-day maiden voyage from South Korea, has completed first deliveries of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a marine fuel to M/V Auto Eco and M/V Auto Energy, the two new gas-propelled pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) of UECC. Read more »

Port of Montreal Now Offers LNG Bunkering

M/T Damia Desgagnes

LNG-fueled M/T Damia Desgagnes

Groupe Desgagnés Inc., a Canadian marine transportation specialist headquartered in Quebec City, has been lauded by Gaz Metro, the largest natural gas distributor in Quebec, and Montreal Port Authority (MPA) for its acquisition of four LNG-fueled vessels. All four vessels are designed to comply with the most stringent environmental standards in place today. Now, the three entities have combined to provide an LNG bunkering solution at the Port. Read more »

Engie Opens CNG Plant in Yucutan, Mexico

CNG plant Yucutan, MexicoLast week, the French multinational company Engie inaugurated the first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Plant on the Mexican peninsula of Yucatan, providing companies and state industries with a cleaner energy alternative and boosting opportunity for the further development of CNG as a fuel for transportation.  Read more »