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 »

Clean Energy To Construct 3 CNG Stations Along Ontario’s Highway 401

| USA: Newport Beach CA

Ontario Hwy 401 trafficNorth American natural gas fuel supplier Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been awarded a contract to construct three compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations in Ontario, Canada for Union Energy Solutions Limited Partnership (UES). UES is currently embarking on establishing a network of compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling stations along Ontario’s 400 Series highways. Read more »

Russia’s NGV Refuelling Infrastructure Rolls Out for 2018 FIFA World Cup

| Russia: St. Petersburg
Gazprom’s CNG station in Ufa (Republic of Bashkortostan)

Gazprom’s CNG station in Ufa (Republic of Bashkortostan)

Gazprom continues to roll out Russia’s natural gas refuelling network, building new compressed natural gas (CNG) stations and platforms for mobile refuellers, as well as installing CNG modules at the existing filling stations. In particular the Gazprom Board of Directors has been evaluating readiness of the NGV refueling infrastructure for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Read more »

VIA’s New CNG Fueling Station Largest in North America

| USA: San Antonio TX

VIA CNG Bus San AntonioVIA Metropolitan Transit, the mass transit agency serving San Antonio, Texas and its surrounding municipalities, this week officially dedicated its new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at the regional transit agency’s San Antonio campus. The 10,980 square foot compressor compound stands as the largest in North America. Read more »

UK’s Cadent Flags Interest in IVECO Daily CNG Vans

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Daily for CadentCadent, the UK’s largest gas distribution network serving 11 million homes and an adopter of IVECO conventional fuel Daily vans, has signalled it’s intention to explore using CNG-powered vehicles for future fleet replacements – with IVECO’s gas models forming a key part of the International Van of the Year 2018-winning Daily Blue Power range. Read more »

CNG Hybrid the First Zero Emissions Agriculture Vehicle in North America

| USA: Milpitas CA

EDI Ag CNG TruckCalifornia-based Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) has integrated its EDI PowerDrive™ 4000 into a Class-4 General Motors Low Cab Forward platform, creating an industry-first electrified work truck for agriculture applications. The vehicle combines the benefits of a CNG Fuel system and Plug-in Hybrid technology and is geared to help agriculture fleets switch from petroleum-based liquid fuels to domestically available, cleaner burning natural gas and electricity. Read more »

SEAT Drives CNG Technology for Volkswagen; Sees Great Potential

| Spain: Madrid
New Seat Leon 2017 available with CNG

SEAT Leon CNG 2017

SEAT President Luca de Meo delivered the keynote address at the inauguration of the 6th GASNAM Congress in Madrid. There he explained the Spanish industry’s ability to innovate and adapt to new challenges, such as mobility in urban centres and the emergence in the use of renewable energies. Precisely on this subject, de Meo affirmed that “vehicular natural gas has great business potential both for the automotive industry and for the gas industry itself.” 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 »

EMT Issues Tender Notice for 460 CNG Buses

| Spain: Madrid

EMT CNG BusesThe Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid, S.A. – ‘EMT’) has issued a tender notice for the supply of 460 standard public service buses to be delivered in the years 2019 and 2020. All buses will be powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Update from Indian Railways re CNG Conversions

| India, Delhi
IROAF CNG DEMU

IROAF CNG-converted DEMU

During question time in India’s Rajya Sabha (Council of States), it was made clear by the Ministry of Railways that progress is being made to reduce use of diesel fuel and increase energy/fuel efficiency in its operation system. Representatives were updated on conversions of Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMU) to natural gas. Read more »