Biomethane (RNG) Now Available for NGVs in Estonia

| Estonia: Tallinn

Tehnika St station in Tallinn, EstoniaAS Eesti Gaas (Estonia Gas) has opened a gas station in Tallinn where in addition to compressed natural gas, the company also sells renewable green gas or biomethane, a first for Estonia. The sale of innovative automotive fuel at Estonian Gas Gas stations was made possibile by Rohegaas OÜ (Greengas) establishing the first biomethane production unit in the Baltics in Kunda, about 110 kms east of the capital, Tallinn. Read more »

Kalmar’s Liquid Biogas for Heavy Transport a Leader for Sweden

| Sweden: Stockholm

Swedish biogas plantA combination or clear climate targets and proactive companies are helping Sweden reduce the climate and environmental impact of the transport sector. The Fossil Free Sweden government initiative, together with Scania, Volvo and many other energy and transport players, has identified five arenas where Sweden can be the forerunner and inspirer for the rest of the world. On of those arenas is Liquid Biogas in Kalmar County. Read more »

GASNAM Recognises NGV Leaders in Spain

| Spain: Madrid

GASNAM awardees 2018As part of the 6th GASNAM Conference, awards have been bestowed upon Spain’s most outstanding companies, institutions and projects in the promotion and diffusion of natural gas as sustainable energy in maritime and land transport. Recipients include SEAT, Iveco, El País and the Basque Government. Read more »

IVECO takes Natural Gas Powered Vehicles to Intermat 2018

| Italy: Turin and France: Paris

IVECO_truck rangeIVECO is using Intermat 2018 in Paris later this month to showcase its range of natural gas powered vehicles for the Road Building, Urban Construction and Recycling sectors. The Italian vehicle manufacturer says their range answers French President Macron’s call for the conversion of the country’s heavy truck fleets to gas at the European Commission’s High-level Conference on Financing Sustainable Growth held in Brussels on March 22nd 2018: “It is also about committing resolutely to a transformation of the transport sector, through a widespread use of electric and hydrogen vehicles and the conversion of heavy freight to gas.” Read more »

Dollar Deal for Renewable Natural Gas in California

| USA: Newport Beach CA

Clean Energy $1 Redeem DealClean Energy Fuels Corp. has introduced ZERO NOW, a fueling solution that combines the world’s cleanest engine technology with the cleanest fuel at a price of $1 per gallon for one year. Heavy duty trucks that are powered by the new ultra clean Cummins Westport (CWI) ISX12N engine purchased this year will be eligible for Clean Energy’s Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) at its California stations for the low price of $1 per gallon for an entire year. Read more »

SoCalGas Assists Fleets to Fund New Near-Zero Emissions Natural Gas Trucks

| USA: Los Angeles CA

CWI-powered HD truck New Natural Gas trucks can reduce smog-forming emissions by 90 percent

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has assisted California fleets to get more drivers behind the wheel of new near-zero emissions heavy-duty natural gas trucks.  The effort is part of a $21 million Prop 1B incentive pool administered by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). Read more »

TOTAL to Build France’s Largest CNG Station for Sigeif Mobilités

| France, Paris

TOTAL will build and operate the largest station in France exclusively dedicated to Natural Gas for Vehicles (CNG) and bio-CNG. Awarded at the end of the tender launched by Sigeif Mobilités, this concession will be located in the heart of the logistics platform of the port of Gennevilliers (Hauts-de-Seine). Read more »

European Trio Plan Bio-CNG Stations and 330 CNG HGVs

| France: Paris

Sigeif-Fraikin-TAB IVECO TruckA European transportation trio has united to promote the production and use of biomethane as an innovative and renewable fuel to significantly improve road transport in Europe. To this end, Sigeif Mobilités has joined forces with FRAIKIN Group, the European leader in commercial vehicle fleet management solutions, and TAB Rail Road, in a project to promote CNG/Bio-CNG named ‘Olympic Energy’. Read more »

PHEV CNG California Energy Commission Vehicle Program Completed

| USA: Milpitas CA

EDI PHEVCNG Armored TrucksEfficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions’ has built a fleet of six Plug-in-Hybrid Electric International-brand armored vehicles for end user fleet Sectran Security. Renewable natural gas (RNG) is employed for range extension. Read more »

New Volvo FM LNG Now On Sale – High Performance, Low Emissions

| Sweden: Gothenburg
Volvo FM LNG 2018

Volvo FM LNG

Swedish vehicle manufacturer AB Volvo, through its Volvo Trucks division, introduced the Volvo FM LNG prototype to the market in October 2017, advising “sales to start in the Spring”. True to its word, the Liquefied Natural Gas powered truck, suitable for long distance freight haulage, is now on sale. Read more »