U.S. and Global Entities Collaborate on Hydrogen Fuel Safety

| USA: Washington DC | Source: Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
FCEV at CHS launch

A FCEV at the CHS launch

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO), the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the new Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS) launched by AIChE, are to work together with several global entities to facilitate information sharing on hydrogen safety and best practices among national and international stakeholders with an interest in hydrogen fuel cell technologies. Read more »

Oregon Joint Venture to Deliver RNG for Vehicle Fuel

| USA: Tualatin OR | Source: Clean Methane Systems LLC
Image courtesy of Clean Methane Systems

Image courtesy of Clean Methane Systems

U.S. companies Clean Methane Systems LLC, a biogas-to-energy systems company, and EIP Ventures, LLC, a strategic advisor and asset manager in the renewable energy sector, have entered into a joint venture named “EcoRNG” to develop more than 10 million gallons of renewable fuels from waste streams at landfills, waste water treatment facilities and dairies throughout Oregon. Read more »

Fortistar Expands US RNG Capabilities with Pennsylvania Acquisitions

| USA: White Plains NY | Source: Fortistar

RNG facility image FortistarFortistar LLC, a low-carbon energy generation company based in New York State, has in partnership with Ares Capital Corporation (Ares), acquired two landfill renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities, Greentree Landfill Gas and Imperial Landfill Gas, from EDF Renewables North America. The purchase is in line with Fortistar’s Renewable Natural Gas development program announced one year ago. Read more »

Mitsui Collaborates with California’s FE Fuel to Push Hydrogen for Mobility

| USA and Japan | Source: Hexagon Composites ASA

Hydrogen station operated by FEFMitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui), a global multi-services company, is collaborating with FirstElement Fuel, In. (FE Fuel), a Californian company passionate about hydrogen and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) to focus on development and maintenance of competitive hydrogen stations, expansion of FE Fuel’s network into other regions, and enhancement of hydrogen infrastructure. Read more »

U.S. Gain Expedites RNG Development and Supply

| USA: Appleton WI | Source: U.S. Gain

US Gain HD truck refuelingU.S. Gain, which owns the brand GAIN Clean Fuel, has set up two deals to advance the provision of renewable natural gas (RNG) in two states of the USA. The company is working to expand supply of RNG while also seeking opportunities to grow its 50+ fueling station network through both public and private station builds. Read more »

BC Transit Adds More Buses to CNG Fleet

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: BC Transit

Nanaimo CNG 2017 smBC Transit continues to add compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to its fleet across the province as part of its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. BC Transit will be welcoming its first 30-foot medium duty CNG buses to its fleet over the next two years. Read more »

Kinetrex Energy Mobile LNG Refueler Earns “Driver of Change” Award

| USA: Indianapolis IN | Source: Kinetrex Energy

Kinetrex LNG mobile refuelerKinetrex Energy, a U.S. LNG supply company based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the recipient of a 2019 “Driver of Change” award for its innovative mobile Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueling system. Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition recognizes fleets as part of its annual Clean Fleet Awards, and in this instance acknowledged Kinetrex for its fueling system which is designed to easily transport and fuel fleets with environmentally-friendly LNG. Read more »

Juárez in Mexico Adds 80 CNG RAM Patrol Vehicles

| H. Ayuntamiento de Juárez | Source: H. Ayuntamiento de Juárez
RAM CNG Vehicle for Juarez SSPM

RAM CNG Vehicle for Juarez SSPM

The Municipal Government of Juárez, a Mexican city that is unfortunately renowned for its seriously high murder rate, has moved to safeguard its citizens with vehicles powered by Compressed Natural Gas. The city has leased 400 new patrol units for the Public Security Secretariat (SSPM) fleet, eighty (20%) of which have been or are in the process of being converted to CNG. Read more »

Canadian LNG Marine Jetty and Bunker Project Moves to Environmental Assessment Stage

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: Wespac Midstream - Tilbury Pacific
Tilbury Marine Jetty, Delta - jetty layout Mar2019 - red line project boundary

Tilbury Marine Jetty Plan (red line is project boundary)

WesPac Midstream-Vancouver’s proposal to build the Tilbury Pacific LNG marine jetty on the Fraser River in Delta, B.C. reached a new milestone today with the filing of an application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate with the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) and the start of a new public consultation period. Read more »

Competitive Funding in U.S. for Low-No Emission Transit Buses

| USA: Washington DC | Source: U.S. DOT

USA FTA logoThe U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has presented an opportunity for eligible applicants to apply for financial support via competitive grant funds through FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program. Buses powered by natural gas and biomethane (RNG) are eligible. Read more »