Launch of Low Emission Bus Trial in Dublin and Cork

| Ireland: Dublin | Source: Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus Alt-Fuel TrialThe Republic of Ireland’s Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, together with the National Transport Authority, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann, has launched the Low Emission Bus Trial to test a range of technologies and fuels under real-driving conditions on selected routes in both Dublin and Cork. Read more »

Scania in European Consortium to push Rollout of Gas-fuelled Trucks

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania gas fuelled truckA European consortium called BioLNG EuroNet today announced a commitment to the further expansion of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a road transport fuel across the region with new infrastructure that should ensure the long-term success and mass scale adoption. Read more »

India Notifies Dual-fuel Usage for Agricultural and Construction Equipment Vehicles

| India: New Delhi | Source: PIB India

India_Farm TractorThe Ministry Road Transport & Highways in India has notified dual-fuel usage for agricultural and construction equipment vehicles in a bid to expand the use of natural and renewable gas.  Read more »

NYSERDA Funds Farm-related Clean Energy Technologies

| USA: Albany NY | Source: NYSERDA

New York State logoThe New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has made $19 million available to accelerate the use of anaerobic digester projects and clean energy technologies to make farm operations more energy efficient. Emissions reduction, cost reduction and home-grown fuels will advantage farmers and the state. Read more »

SEDIGAS Urges Spain to Pursue Renewable Gas for Transportation

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: SEDIGAS
Guadalajara Sewage Treatment Plant

Guadalajara Sewage Treatment Plant produces RNG.

SEDIGAS, the Spanish Gas Association, is advocating for the adoption of national policies that reinforce the role of renewable natural gas (RNG) as a CO2 sink and part of the circular economy. Not only would RNG enhance the 2030-2050 National Energy and Climate Plan, it argues, it has a major role to play in decarbonising transportation. Read more »

Snam Acquires Enersi Sicilia to Build its First Biomethane Plant

| Italy: San Donato Milanese | Source: Snam

Snam, through its subsidiary Snam4Mobility, has acquired 100% of Enersi Sicilia Srl, a company that owns the authorization for the development of a plant to convert biomethane from urban solid waste in the province of Caltanissetta, Sicily. Snam4Mobility is the company through which Snam is developing refueling infrastructure for CNG and LNG vehicles.  Read more »

Brazilian Biogas Producer Starts RNG for Vehicle Fuel

| Brazil: Rio de Janeiro | Source: Brasil Energia Online via ABEGÁS
Biomethane for vehicles in Brazil

Biomethane for vehicles (image: ABiogás)

GEO Energética, a 100% Brazilian company that produces biogas from agroindustrial waste, has put into operation a biogas purification unit for the production of biomethane for use as a vehicular fuel. The unit is located in its biogas plant, installed since 2012, at the sugar and alcohol plant of Coopcana, Tamboara (PR). Read more »

US EPA Recognizes Kansas Biogas to Motor Fuel Project

| USA: Lenexa KS | Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Kansas-Dodge City Waste-to-biogas facility The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 30 clean water infrastructure projects for excellence and innovation within the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) program. Featured amongst the quality projects was one marked as “exceptional”: the Kansas – Dodge City Biogas Reuse to Motor Fuel Project. Read more »

Maritime Green Energy Wave Rises at Port of Gothenburg

| Sweden: Gothenburg | Source: Swedegas

Swedegas bunkers LNG to Terntank vessel GothenburgGothenburg-based shipping company Terntank has become the very first operator to take on liquefied gas at a new bunkering facility at the Port of Gothenburg. Not only liquefied natural gas, LNG, but also renewable liquefied biogas (LBG). Read more »