Hermes is First UK Parcel Carrier to Order 100% Renewable Gas HGVs

| United Kingdom | Source: Hermes

Hermes Launches IVECO StralisThe UK division of Hermes Europe GmbH, the consumer delivery specialist, has placed the largest ever initial order of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles in 2018 in the UK, and is the first parcel carrier to have ordered the fleet of HGV tractor units running on 100% renewable biomethane, a renewable natural gas. Read more »

Clean Energy to Meet Upward Demand for RNG Fuel with BP Supply

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

Clean Energy and BP logosGlobal fuel producer BP and North American fuel provider Clean Energy Fuels Corp. have entered into an agreement which will secure an increased supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) through Clean Energy’s extensive fueling infrastructure. The development acknowledges the rapidly growing global trend to utilise RNG as a sustainable fuel for transportation. Read more »

India Launches SATAT Initiative Promoting RNG as Fuel for Transportation

| India: New Delhi | Source: IndianOil

CBG Initiative Launch in IndiaOn October 1, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, launched an initiative aimed at developing supply of renewable natural gas for India’s automotive market. He said that the gas is a clean and cheaper mode of fuel and the Government has taken several steps to promote its production and usage. Read more »

Gas from Paper Production Waste to Power Natural Gas Vehicles in Sweden

| Sweden: Nymölla | Source: Gasum

Gasum green fieldsThe circular economy continues to strengthen in Sweden following an agreement between energy company Gasum and paper manufacturer Stora Enso which will lead to the production of biomethane from waste waters at the latter’s Nymölla Mill in the country’s far south. The plant, built and operated by Gasum, will turn the mill’s waste water effluent into renewable energy. Read more »

Madrid Adds 276 Mercedes Benz Natural Gas Buses

| Germany and Spain | Source: Daimler

Mercedes-Benz Citaro for EMTEMT, the transport company of the Spanish capital Madrid, is set to receive a total of 276 Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT urban buses with natural gas drive in the next two years. This will be the fourth major order from Madrid in quick succession. 672 environmentally friendly Citaro NGT buses will soon be in service in Madrid. Read more »

First IVECO BioCNG Truck with e-Hybrid Concrete Mixer

| Germany: Hannover | Source: IVECO

IVECO 400 hp Stralis X-WAY Natural Power with CIFA concrete unitIVECO and CIFA broke new ground on IVECO’s Diesel-free/Low Emissions Area stand at IAA Commercial Vehicles (IAA) 2018 exhibition by presenting the first vocation-specific 400 hp Stralis X-WAY Natural Power truck powered by a compressed natural gas (CNG) engine and equipped with a CIFA electric concrete mixer. The combination offers a 100% zero Diesel, zero oil solution. Read more »

IVECO Sets History-making Tone at IAA with Diesel-free Stand

| Germany: Hannover | Source: IVECO
IVECO Crossway LE NP Bus IAA

Award-winning IVECO Crossway LE NP Bus

IVECO is displaying multiple natural gas powered vehicles as part of its sustainable solutions range at IAA in Hannover this week. Their offering is described as covering the requirements of every business and every mission. It includes many award-winning vehicles, such as the Daily Blue Power ‘Van of the Year’ 2018, the Crossway LE NP ‘Sustainable Bus of the Year’ 2018 and the Stralis NP 460 ‘Low Carbon Truck of the Year’’ 2018. Read more »

SoCalGas Turns on RNG Fuel for Californian Consumption

| SoCalGas | Source: SoCalGas

SoCalGas Fueling Station with Heavy-duty TruckSouthern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is to begin using renewable natural gas at the 25 utility-owned natural gas vehicle fueling stations across its service territory, as well as at six fueling stations in the San Diego area. Last month, the utility received approval from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for a pilot program to purchase the renewable fuel and capture the additional environmental credits generated. Read more »

Dairy Facility Orders Puregas Turnkey RNG Solution, First for U.S.

| Finland and USA | Source: Wärtsilä Corporation
Oregon Wartsila biodigester

The Puregas solution will convert methane gas from cow manure into sustainable transportation fuel.

Technology from Puregas Solutions, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, will process 3100 cfm (cubic feet per minute) of biogas from the anaerobic digestion of manure from more than 50,000 dairy cows in Oregon. The renewable natural gas (RNG) will then be injected into a pipeline for use as transportation fuel in neighbouring California. Read more »

Gasum Accelerates Nordic Natural Gas Uptake with 50 Stations for HDVs

| Finland: Espoo

Gasum station with Scania truckDemand for cleaner fuel solutions is growing significantly in heavy-duty road transport, and responding to this demand will be even more strongly at the core of the Finnish energy company Gasum’s business in the future. Gasum is investing in the construction of around 50 gas filling stations for heavy-duty vehicles in Finland, Sweden and Norway by the beginning of the 2020s. The investment will multiply the size of the Nordic heavy-duty vehicle gas filling station network, enabling considerable emission cuts. Read more »