Carnival’s Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to LNG

| USA, Miami FL

AIDAprima 2017Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, today released its 2016 sustainability report. The report details the company’s sustainability efforts and the progress made in 2016 toward its 2020 sustainability performance goals. It acknowledges the company’s commitment to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Read more »

AMP Americas Secures $47M for CNG and RNG

| USA, Chicago IL
AmpCNG station in Orlando

AmpCNG station in Orlando

AMP Americas, a North American renewable natural gas (RNG) producer and marketer, says it has secured a $47 million equity commitment from energy-focused equity firm EIV Capital. The equity commitment will allow AMP Americas to pursue growth opportunities across its businesses, in particular to “invest in new biogas production, new fueling stations, and in growing our team,” said Grant Zimmerman, CEO. Read more »

NGVs in Texas up 27% – Top Counties

| USA, Austin TX
CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

There are now 9,040 natural gas vehicles on Texas roads –  a 27% increase since August 2014, according to a recent survey conducted by the Texas Natural Gas Foundation (TXNG). Planned additions by fleets such as VIA in San Antonio and Houston Metro will soon swell that number to 10,084 (approx. 42% over 2014). Refueling stations under development will add an additional 33 stations to the state’s current 86 public fueling stations and 67 private stations. Read more »

Shell Starts Continuous Methane Detection Pilot

| Canada

Shell Caroline Complex in AlbertaShell has stepped up efforts to reduce methane slippage by launching a methane detector pilot at one of its shale gas sites near Rocky Mountain House in Alberta, Canada. If successful, the technology could be deployed wherever natural gas is captured, transported or utilised to contribute to emissions reduction. Read more »

LSG Sky Chefs Begins Fueling With Clean Energy

| USA, Newport Beach CA

LSG Sky Chefs 2017Clean Energy Fuels, the largest provider of natural gas fueling in North America, says that LSG Sky Chefs, the world’s leading provider of airline catering, will use Clean Energy stations to power a new fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport. Read more »

Two NGV Milestones for Waste Management

| USA, Oklahoma City OK

Waste Management time-fill facilityTwo significant natural gas vehicle (NGV) milestones have been reached by Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. The company has opened its 100th natural gas fueling station at a ceremony in Oklahoma City, attended by industry representatives and local and state officials. And it now has 6,000 natural gas trucks in operation. Read more »

NGVAmerica Advocates for NGVs at NREL Research Workshop

| USA, Washington DC

Logo-USA_NGVAmericaNGVAmerica and industry advocates participated at the Natural Gas Vehicle Research Workshop that recently took place at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. There were approximately fifty people in attendance from across the NGV industry and national laboratories. Read more »

Omaha Metro Approves Purchase of CNG Buses

| USA, Omaha NE

The Transit Authority of the City of Omaha (Metro)’s Board of Directors has approved the purchase of nine compressed natural gas (CNG) powered buses for Metro’s paratransit service, MOBY.  They will replace current vehicles that have reached their useful life, as calculated by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Read more »

CNG Buses Headed for MBTA in Boston

| USA, Boston MA

New Flyer 60ft CNG Bus for MBTA (Boston)Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), located in Boston on the northern east coast of U.S.A., is home to a fleet of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses that just got a whole lot bigger. The delivery of 219 New Flyer CNG-powered buses, ordered in 2015, will be completed by next month. Read more »

Another CNG-Powered Emergency Vehicle for Bossier

| USA, Madison AL

Excellance-made Bossier EMS CNG-powered vehicleExcellance, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Alabama, has completed another Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) unit for Bossier City Fire Department. Bossier City’s switch to CNG has saved over $7,000 per vehicle in fuel costs annually. Excellance’s CNG vehicles get up to 7 miles a gallon, compared to 3½ miles on a standard diesel truck. Read more »