Jordan School District Commended for Fleet of Natural Gas School Buses

| USA, West Jordan UT

Jordan School District CNG busJordan School District (JSD), the largest of the U.S. State of Utah’s school districts, currently has the largest fleet of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) school buses in the state and the Board of Education just approved an additional 36 new CNG buses. That is deserving of recognition, says Utah Senator Cheryl Acton, who has introduced a resolution commending Jordan School District for their commitment to clean transportation. Read more »

Piedmont Natural Gas Opens New North Carolina CNG Station

| USA, Fayetteville NC

Piedmont Natural Gas CNG StationPiedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc., an energy services company based in Charlotte NC, is responding to increased demand for natural gas fuel by the opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station in Fayetteville, North Carolina. It says the development is a sign of growing demand as more companies choose clean, affordable natural gas to fuel their fleets of cars and trucks. Read more »

Vicinity CNG Buses Ordered for Ontario Public Transport Agency

| Canada, Vancouver BC

Vicinity Bus 2018Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (Grande West), a Canadian manufacturer of mid-sized multi-purpose transit vehicles for sale in Canada and the United States, is to supply a new Vicinity order for approximately $3.1 million. Hamilton Street Railway (HSR), a public transport agency in Hamilton, Ontario has placed a new order for compressed natural gas (CNG) Vicinity buses.  This is the second order from HSR for delivery in 2018. Read more »

Hydrogen-Powered Train Technology Feasible says Ontario Study

| Canada, Toronto ON

GO Transit Network OntarioThe Canadian province of Ontario is taking the next steps in exploring the potential of hydrail as an alternative to conventional electric trains, as Ontario transforms the GO network into a rapid-transit system that will provide faster and more frequent service for commuters and families. Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Transportation, has released the province’s Hydrogen Rail (Hydrail) Feasibility Study. Read more »

Arrow Services Opens its First CNG Station in LA County

| USA, La Puente CA

Arrow Disposal Facility, CaliforniaArrow Services, Inc., a Californian waste disposal and recycling company, has opened its first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in the City of La Puente. The station is a limited-access station, enabling it to also serve NASA Services, Inc., another local refuse service company which utilizes CNG vehicles. Read more »

Natural Gas Fuels for California’s Big Ports

| USA, Long Beach CA

TTSI RNG Truck Port Los AngelesIn California,Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has entered into an agreement with Harbor Trucking Association (HTA) to be the exclusive provider of clean transportation fuels to the association member companies. Both HTA and Clean Energy have been leaders in responsible environmental stewardship that won’t create an overarching burden on the companies or drivers that makeup the port drayage industry. Read more »

Orange County Expands Low-Emissions Fleet with New Flyer CNG Buses

| USA, St. Cloud MN

New Flyer Xcelsior 2017Natural gas bus manufacturer New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (NFI Group), has been awarded a contract for six Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses by Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) in Southern California. 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 »