Sewage-to-RNG Project Commences in Longmont, Colorado

| USA: Longmont CO | Source: CGRS, Inc.

Longmont CO develops RNG FacilityDriven by an age where sustainable resources are increasingly important, the City of Longmont has begun construction on its Biogas Treatment and Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Fueling Station Project. Once complete, this innovative project will transform sewage gas from the wastewater-treatment process into sustainable fuel for the City’s trash trucks. Read more »

Ocado and Gasrec Partner to Power HGV Fleet with Blended Biomethane (RNG)

| United Kingdom: London | Source: Gasrec

Ocado Natural Gas truckOnline supermarket Ocado has opened its first natural gas refuelling station at its Hatfield Customer Fulfilment Centre in the UK. Ocado is the first British retailer to completely self-fund the purchase of an onsite grid-connected station. The site launched with 29 Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) powered by blended biomethane, a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

California’s Overseas Freight Powers Near-Zero Outfitted Kenworths with RNG

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels

Kenworth T680North American natural gas supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been contracted to supply Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) to intermodal trucking company Overseas Freight as part of an emissions reduction initiative in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Read more »

France’s Kiloutou Selects Stralis NP 460 for Sustainable Logistics

| France: Trappes | Source: IVECO France

Stralis NP460 for KILOUTOUThe Kiloutou Group, an international equipment rental company based in northern France, has just added five IVECO Stralis NP 460 natural gas tractors to its fleet to deliver on-site equipment. It is the first company in the sector to offer in its logistics fleet of delivery of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled vehicles. Read more »

Pioneering New Holland Methane-Powered Tractor wins 2018 Good Design

| United Kingdom: London | Source: CNH Industrial

New Holland Concept Tractor 2018Developing a product that reimagines tractor design, reveals a connected future and pioneers alternative fuel technology in agriculture has earned New Holland, a brand of CNH Industrial,  the prestigious Good Design® Award for its methane powered Concept Tractor from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Read more »

McDonalds Spain Adopts Green Logistics with Scania and HAVI

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Scania

HAVI and Scania service McDonaldsAs key players in the McDonald’s supply chain, HAVI Logistics Europe (HAVI) and Scania are responding to growing consumer demands for more sustainable transports. In Spain, the companies are accelerating the five-year roadmap that aims to cut CO2 emissions from the restaurant chain’s delivery vehicles. Read more »

Waste Management 2018 Sustainability Report Highlights NGV Contribution

| USA: Houston TX | Source: Waste Management, Inc.

WM Natural Gas Powered Front Loader TruckWaste Management (WM) this week released its 2018 Sustainability Report — Driving Change: Change for the Better. The report highlights progress toward reducing Waste Management’s (WM) greenhouse gas footprint, recycling viability, technology utilization and helping employees, customers and communities to be safe, resilient and sustainable. Read more »

Swedish Energy Agency Funds First Part of ‘Drive LBG’ (RNG)

| Sweden: Stockholm | Source: Energigas Sweden
Volvo FH LNG at Gasum filling station

Volvo FH LNG at Gasum filling station

Further to the autumn funding announcement by the Swedish Energy Agency for an innovation cluster for liquid biogas, it has been decided that Energigas Sweden will be responsible for driving the “Drive LBG” cluster. The overall effort will be of great importance to the biogas (renewable natural gas – RNG) market and to achieve Sweden’s environmental and climate goals. Read more »

MAN Lion’s City G Bus Awarded German Innovation Prize

| Germany: Berlin | Source: MAN Truck & Bus

MAN Lion's City G HybridThe German gas industry has awarded the MAN city bus with its newly developed E18 natural gas engine at the 2018 Innovation Prize ceremony. The jury was won over by its economical and environmentally friendly overall concept in combination with the MAN EfficientHybrid hybrid module. Read more »

Gujarat Leads India’s Efforts to Become a Natural Gas Based Economy (Part 1)

| India: Gandhinagar | Source: Darshan Soni
1st CNG Station of GSPC

1st CNG station of GSPC, Jun 2003. 
Inaugurated by then CM of Gujarat & now PM of India, Mr. Narendra Modi

Gujarat, a state in Western India renowned for its diversity of enterprise and business acumen, has been a determined leader for gas-fuelled energy diversification. Today, it is home to 469 CNG filling stations and 1 million natural gas vehicles. How it transitioned to natural gas is a story of vision and determination.

This article is presented in two parts.

PART 1: INCEPTION TO CURRENT STATUS Read more »