Volvo VNL 300 now with CWI “Near Zero” Natural Gas Engine

| USA: Greensboro NC

Volvo VNL300 (USA)In North America, the new Volvo VNL 300 daycab is now available with the latest version of the Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) ISX12N “Near Zero” natural gas engine, providing an alternative fuel solution for pick-up and delivery and regional-haul operations. The natural gas power plant can be operated on compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, or renewable natural gas.  Read more »

MAN to Supply 110 Lion’s City CNG Buses to Warsaw in 2019

| Poland: Warsaw

Poland buys 100 MAN Lion's City CNG for Warsawa MZAFrom the spring of 2019, a further 110 natural gas-powered MAN Lion’s City low-floor buses will be driving around the streets of the Polish capital of Warsaw. MAN Truck & Bus Polska was able to win the order of 80 natural gas buses from Warsaw bus operator MZA at the end of June. Read more »

Snam Enhances Biomethane for Transport Capacity with IES Biogas Acquisition

| Italy: San Donato Milanese

IES Biogas mid-size plant in ItalySnam4Mobility, a subsidiary of Snam S.p.A., a European leader of natural gas infrastructure, has acquired 70% of IES Biogas, which is one of the leading Italian companies in the design, construction and management of biogas and biomethane production plants with a market share of more than 10%. The transaction value was EUR 4 million. Read more »

Ocado UK Orders 29 IVECO Stralis NP CNG Trucks

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Stralis NP for ocado in UKIndependent online grocer Ocado, based in Hatfield (UK) has leased 29 new IVECO Stralis NP tractor units, marking the largest order for single-fuel gas-powered trucks of any manufacturer to-date in the UK. Refuelling infrastructure is provided by Gasrec, a pioneer of landfill biomethane for transport fuel. Read more »

Delhi Government Defines Approved Fuels for a Cleaner City

| India: New Delhi

India’s Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the much awaited notification of the ‘List of approved fuels permissible for use within the borders of the NCT of Delhi’, issued by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi at the end of last month. The notification mandates use of cleaner fuels and bars all toxic and polluting fuels from being used in the city. Read more »

Rapid Growth for RNG Sales in Estonia

| Estonia: Tallinn

Estonia CNG Station of Eesti GasSales of renewable natural gas f(RNG) or transportation are surging in Estonia, reports AS Eesti Gaas (Estonia Gas). In June, the volume of sales of domestically produced green gas (compressed biomethane, CBM) at Estonian gas stations reached approximately 500 000 m³, 93 percent more than sales for May. Read more »

SoCalGas Pipelines Flow with Californian RNG

| USA: Los Angeles CA

CRR biogas piping at PerisRenewable natural gas is a fuel with impeccable credentials: locally-produced; carbon-neutral; renewable and sustainable; harvested from wasted energy; reduces greenhouse gas emissions; and conserves landfill space. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and waste management company CR&R Environmental (CR&R) are taking advantage. Read more »

Renewable ‘Green’ LNG Replaces Petrol and Diesel for Friesland Fortnight

| The Netherlands

Albert Heijn supplier truck uses LNGThe Frisian youth wants a sustainable Friesland, without climate change and with an Elfstedentocht! That’s a very special and historical eleven-cities ice tour of some 200 kms, last held in 1997. Its been too warm since then so students have set up a challenge for everyone to move with sustainable means of transport within the borders of the province, from 1 to 14 July 2018. No petrol, no diesel. Renewable green gas is one solution. Read more »

PitPoint Secures 1O-Year Contract for RNG for Dutch Bus Fleet

| The Netherlands: Amsterdam

EBS, a provider of public transport in the Waterland region, directly north of Amsterdam, will from the end of 2018 refuel 53 buses with renewable natural gas (RNG), ‘green gas’ under an agreement with PitPoint BV, a Netherlands-based operator of renewable natural gas (RNG) filling stations.  Read more »

IVECO in Cestas, France to Celebrate Biomethane Circular Economy

| Italy: Turin

IVECO at biomethane plant launch ItalyIn France’s south west, the city of Cestas has a new biomethane production plant and biomethane filling station, part of a collaboration between Pot au Pin Energie, Air Liquide and Carrefour to create a circular economy supporting the energy transition. On hand were IVECO and IVECO Bus to display their natural gas vehicle range. Read more »