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 »

Arcese chooses IVECO Daily NP to travel London’s 2019 Ultra-Low Emission Zones

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Daily NPInternational logistics firm Arcese has taken delivery of a 6.5-tonne IVECO Daily Natural Power chassis cab, the first gas-powered light commercial vehicle to join its UK fleet. Its ultra-clean engine enables the company to make unrestricted deliveries to its luxury retail customers in central London. Read more »

Bolivia NGVs Increase CNG Consumption

| Bolivia: La Paz

Bolivia CNG conversionBolivia’s Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos (ANH) reports that from January to April this year, natural gas sales (all sectors) increased by 3.7% with respect to the same period of 2017, driven mainly by consumption of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) from vehicle refueling stations. Read more »

Japan’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Start Operation in 2020

| Japan: Nagoya
Image of LBV (Provided by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.)

Image of LBV (Provided by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.)

Central LNG Shipping Japan Corporation (CLS), a joint venture established by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, has ordered an LNG Bunkering Vessel (LBV) from Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Read more »

METRO a Change Catalyst using CNG for Cleaner Air in Houston

| USA: Houston TX
Freedom CNG Metro Station in Houston

Freedom CNG Metro Station in Houston

Since 2016 Metro Houston has travelled 8.2 million miles on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). With 20 more CNG buses on order from New Flyer Industries, the transit operator aims to improve their environmental footprint in the Space City. Read more »

LNG HDVs Poised for Dissemination in Korea

| Korea: Busan

Tata Daewoo LNG Tractor exhibited at APGC 2017NGV Workshop 2018, hosted by the Ministry of Environment Korea (MOE) and organized by Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) and Korea Association for Natural Gas Vehicles (KANGV), was held in Busan, Korea on May 31. In this workshop, an MOE official explained that they are reviewing the phased dissemination of LNG trucks, for which a pilot project will commence before the end of 2018. Read more »

Trinidad and Tobago Receive 35 Higer CNG Buses

| Trinidad and Tobago; China

Higer CNG Bus Launch in TrinidadThirty five Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -powered buses, manufactured by Higer Bus, a Chinese bus manufacturer based in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, were officially handed over to the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in mid-May. Read more »

WMATA Procures CNG Buses from New Flyer

| USA: St Cloud MN

WMATA 2018 New Flyer Xcelsior XN40 CNGNorth American bus and coach manufacturer NFI Group Inc., through its subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), will deliver up to 694 heavy-duty Xcelsior® transit buses to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) as part of a five-year contract award. An undeclared number of buses will be powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). Read more »

GTT Wins VARD Contract for Luxury Icebreaker’s LNG Fuel Tanks

| France: Paris

PonantGTT, an engineering company expert in containment systems with cryogenic membranes used to transport and store liquefied gas,  this week concluded a contract with the Norwegian shipyard VARD for the supply of the LNG tanks of the expedition ship PONANT Icebreaker. 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 »