Clean Energy Facilitates 168 Near Zero RNG Truck Grant Applications

| USA: Newport Beach CA

Clean Energy Carl Moyer FundingClean Energy Fuel Corp., provider of natural gas and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuels for transportation, has facilitated the filing of grant applications for 168 heavy-duty trucks equipped with the latest near zero engine technology and powered by Clean Energy’s Redeem™ renewable natural gas.  Read more »

Endesa Completes Fifth CNG Station in France, in Metro Paris

| France: Paris

Endesa CNG station Ile de FranceSpanish energy company Endesa S.A., a subsidiary of Italian multinational energy supplier Enel Group, and SIGEIF (the inter-council association for managing gas and electricity in Île-de-France) plan to build a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) public filling station in Paris. The contract was awarded as part of the plan to tackle pollution in the city of Paris and its metropolitan area. Read more »

ECO-GATE Meeting Defines Solutions for CNG/LNG Station Implementation

| Spain: Madrid

logo-ecogateThe meeting of the General Assembly of ECO-GATE, has agreed on concrete innovative solutions that it will develop and implement in the 21 gas stations that are going to be launched in Spain, France, Portugal and Germany. The project falls within the framework of the European plan of global action for the development of sustainable mobility, an initiative led by Nedgia, the natural gas distribution company of the Gas Natural Fenosa group. Read more »

WM’s RNG Facility Unveiled in Kentucky

| USA: Louisville KY

Louisville KY WM RNG PlantFuel for 800 Waste Collection Trucks

Waste Management, North America’s leading provider of comprehensive waste management services, this week unveiled its Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility, built to turn waste from the landfill into usable, renewable natural gas (RNG). This innovative facility captures methane produced by the landfill and converts it to pipeline quality natural gas. Read more »

Four Micro-LNG Plants May Boost Sustainable Mobility in Italy

| USA: Houston TX and Italy: San Donato Milanese

SNAM_fonti_rinnovabiliSnam S.p.A., a European leader in the construction and integrated management of natural gas infrastructure, and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), an international industrial service company, will work together to develop micro-liquefaction plants. By doing so, they aim to boost sustainable mobility in heavy duty trucks and to promote sustainability in maritime transportation in Italy. Read more »

NGVAmerica Releases Greenhouse Gas Emission Metrics White Paper

| USA: Washington D.C.

NGVAmerica Report Image - Global WarmingNatural gas use in transportation provides an immediate reduction in long-lived CO2 emissions

NGVAmerica, the national trade association for natural gas fuel in transportation, has released a white paper on greenhouse gas emission metrics — Understanding Global Warming Potential and Other Greenhouse Gas Emission Metrics.  The white paper offers a high-level overview of emission metrics and their associated timeframes, while explaining when one might use different metrics. Read more »

Nottingham UK Hits Top Deck with Biogas Buses

| United Kingdom: Nottingham

Scania NCT Gas Bus and fuellingWith its 53rd biogas bus, the world’s largest fleet of biogas double-decker buses is now fully operational in Nottingham. The engines and chassis of the new buses have been developed by Scania with bodywork by Alexander Dennis Limited. Read more »

Stuttgart Adds More Mercedes-Benz Econic NGTs for Waste Collection

| Germany: Stuttgart

Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT 2630Waste Management Stuttgart (AWS) is very aware that it operates in a city challenged by excessive particulate matter pollution and where the city managers are formulating the terms and scope of a diesel ban, an action recently upheld by Germany’s Federal Administrative Court. To navigate the city for environmentally sensitive collection of waste requires specialised vehicles and a Euro VI natural gas fuelled solution is meeting the brief. Read more »

Dutch Fuel Supplier Adds OrangeGas to Network Fuels

| The Netherlands: Tilburg

Tilburg CNG station by OrangegasDutch alternative fuels supplier OrangeGas and regular fuel supplier Vollenhoven Oil (a member of the AVIA Group) have joined forces, leading to the opening of two green gas filling stations in Tilburg, in the southern province of North Brabant. The first of these new green gas filling stations has now been opened. Read more »

Bristol Buys 21 Scania Biogas Buses

| United Kingdom: Bristol

Scania biogas double deckers for BristolIn the UK, Bristol Community Transport has invested in a fleet of 21 Scania biogas buses for its m1 Metrobus route, which will be operated by First West. Metrobus is a new rapid public transport system for the West of England region. The m1 connects south Bristol, the city centre and the Bristol campus of the University of the West of England. Read more »