Tankterminal Opens First Manned Multifuel LNG Filling Station in Belgium

| Belgium, Ghent

Liqal LNG station at Lokeren opens Feb 2018Tankterminal NV, owner and operator of tank cleaning facilities, has opened its inaugural manned LNG filling station for trucks in Lokeren, Belgium today. The new LNG filling station, the third in Belgium, is equipped with a storage capacity of 73m³ and currently has the largest LNG buffer in the Benelux region for a total of four LNG dispensers. Read more »

PitPoint Opens First CNG Station in Lisse

| The Netherlands, Nieuwegein

PitPoint opens CNG at LissePitPoint BV, Netherlands-based operator of renewable natural gas (RNG) filling stations, has officially opened the first CNG station in Lisse, southwest of Amsterdam. PitPoint is investing together with initiators in the production of green gas and, among other things, new refueling points for green gas / CNG, LNG are being opened. Read more »

Saint-Hyacinthe Biomethanation Plant Now Fully Operational

| Canada, Saint-Hyacinthe QC
St-Hyacinthe biomethanation plant (image AQPER)

St-Hyacinthe plant (image: AQPER)

The first municipal biomethanation project in Québec, located in the City of Saint-Hyacinthe, has now entered full service. It will produce about 13 million m3 of renewable natural gas from conversion of organic materials, for transportation fuel and other uses. The process will help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 49,000 tonne-equivalents of carbon dioxide in Québec each year. Read more »

Trillium CNG Wins Award for Pennsylvania PPP Station Roll-out

| USA, Houston TX

Trillium CNG DispenserTrillium CNG, a leading U.S. provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fueling facilities, and Larson Design Group (LDG) are being honoured for their work in bringing 29 CNG fueling stations to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as part of a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Read more »

India’s Natural Gas Fuelled Transport Sector Poised for Growth in 2018

| India, Delhi

Mahanagar Gas CNG StationContinuing the theme of the ‘Gas4India’ campaign launched in 2016 by Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, which aimed to move India towards a gas-based economy, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued a 2017 Year End Review that reiterates its intentions for natural gas fuel. Read more »

Bonett’s CNG Fuel Sales in Czech Republic Highest for Third Year

| Czech Republic, Prague

Bonett 32nd CNG StationBonett has become the Czech Republic’s biggest CNG vendor for transport for the third year running. In 2017, it sold more than 9 million m3, a record volume that was 20% larger than in 2016, which in turn was up by almost 13% on 2015. Read more »

First European Biomethane Map Illustrates Positive Trend

| Belgium, Brussels

Growth Biomethane Plants - Source EBA 2018There is a markedly increased worldwide interest in natural gas as a renewable fuel source for transportation. Given the consumption of gas harvested from biowaste generates virtually no additional carbon, energy consumers can address emissions targets with confidence. Such interest has stimulated Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE), in collaboration with the European Biogas Association (EBA), to publish the ‘European Biomethane Map 2018’. Read more »

Germany Records Highest Increase of H2 Refuelling Stations Worldwide

| Germany, Munich

TUV SUD World H2 StationsIn Germany, 24 public hydrogen refuelling stations have gone into operation in 2017, turning the German public hydrogen refuelling infrastructure into the second largest globally with 45 public stations, ahead of the USA (40 stations) and only surpassed by Japan with 91 public stations. Read more »

Zoilo Ríos Introduces CNG and LNG to Aragon Station Network

| Spain, Zaragoza

Zoila Rios Station in ZaragozaThe Aragonese family business Zoilo Ríos Group is to build its first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station under its own brand in Zaragoza, capital of northeastern Spain’s Aragon region. The company is confident in the growth of demand for alternative energies such as CNG, LNG and hydrogen, which will be added progressively to its offer. Read more »

Biggest U.S. Waste to Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Plant Underway

| USA, Sacramento CA
Amp Americas Fair Oaks Facility - preparation area

Preparation area of the Fair Oaks facility.

Renewable Dairy Fuels (RDF), a business unit of AMP Americas, announced from the 2018 Rethink Methane Symposium held this week in Sacramento, California, that construction is underway on the country’s largest on-farm anaerobic digester-to-vehicle fuel operation. Located in Fair Oaks, Indiana, the dairy project will be the company’s second biogas facility producing renewable natural gas (RNG) from dairy waste for transportation fuel. Read more »