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 »

Oasis’ New CNG Inline Trailer Breakaway Designed for Safety and Convenience

| New Zealand: Tauranga

Oasis Eng IB108 Inline Trailer BreakawayOasis Engineering, a specialist Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and product development company based in Tauranga, New Zealand, has designed and manufactured the latest technology in Trailer Breakaway’s for the Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) industry. Read more »

ALDI South Field-testing Iveco Natural Gas Trucks in Germany

| Germany: Mülheim an der Ruhr

ALDI SOUTH launches long-term test with natural gas trucksThe ALDI SÜD group of companies in Germany’s west is testing four natural gas trucks in daily goods traffic. Over a period of five years, it will be shown to what extent the climate-friendly drive technology can be used as an alternative to diesel models. The natural gas trucks operate in the catchment area of ​​four ALDI SÜD regional companies. Read more »

GEV Delivers CNG Pipe for ABS Testing

| Australia: West Perth WA

GEV pipe for ABS testingGlobal Energy Ventures Ltd , an Australian developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, says that the test pipe required for the ABS Approval of the CNG Optimum 200 system has been delivered to Edmonton, Canada from Japan. Read more »

Agility Fuel Solutions Recognised as ‘NGV Innovator of the Year’

| USA: Costa Mesa CA

Agility BlueIQVector LogoThe California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (CNGVC) recently gave recognition to Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, as its NGV Innovator of the Year. The award was presented by CNGVC President Thomas Lawson to Agility’s Chief Legal Officer and head of government relations, Seung Baik. 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 »

New Flyer Awarded TransLink Order for 47 CNG Buses

| Canada: Winnipeg MB

New Flyer CNG buses for TransLink in Surrey BCNew Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer), the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., says it has been awarded by South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) an order for 47 compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. Read more »

YPFB and Gazprom Move Closer to NGV Advancement in Bolivia

| Bolivia: Sucre

Further to the signing of a Memorandum of Intent in November last year with the intent of promoting natural gas fueled transportation, Bolivia’s state owned and operated oil company Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) and Russian natural gas company Gazprom have now signed a framework agreement to evaluate the hydrocarbon potential of three potential oil reserves in the South American country. Read more »

Flared Gas to Transit and Haulage CNG Fuel is New Project for Nigeria

| Nigeria: Abuja

Nigeria - gas flareMoves are afoot in Nigeria to power passenger transit services and road haulage with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The country introduced CNG several years ago but its profile has remained low while the country imports liquid fuels and flares gas at well sites. Powergas Nigeria, a domestic CNG distribution company and European Technologies for Africa (ETEFA), an Austrian green technology company, are determined to alter the fuel horizon. Read more »