Paris Adds 150 Natural Gas Buses to RATP Fleet

| United Kingdom: London and France: Paris
Iveco Bus Contract Signed with RATP

Alain Batier, Director of RATP’s MRB department (L) with Sylvain Blaise, VP IVECO Bus

Parisienne commuters will be able to enjoy even more natural gas buses from 2019 when Parisian transport operator, RATP (Régie Autonome des Trasports Parisiens) will receive 150 IVECO Bus Urbanway Natural Power buses. The order forms part of the city’s BUS 2025 plan to replace its entire fleet with non-polluting vehicles. Read more »

Bristol Buys 21 Scania Biogas Buses

| United Kingdom: Bristol

Scania biogas double deckers for BristolIn the UK, Bristol Community Transport has invested in a fleet of 21 Scania biogas buses for its m1 Metrobus route, which will be operated by First West. Metrobus is a new rapid public transport system for the West of England region. The m1 connects south Bristol, the city centre and the Bristol campus of the University of the West of England. Read more »

Remondis to beat German City Diesel Bans with Natural Gas Fleet

| Germany: Berlin
IFAT 2018: Deutscher Marktführer setzt auf Erdgas

Clean, quiet and agile: IVECO Eurocargo with refuse collection system

Remondis, a leading international service provider in the field of recycling, service and water, is to begin the gradual conversion of a large part of its fleet of 8,000 commercial vehicles to natural gas. Their decision was announced last Monday in Munich at IFAT, the water, wastewater, waste and raw materials trade fair. Read more »

Xebec to Accelerate H2 and Renewable NG Developments with Strategic Agreements  

| Canada: Montreal QC

Xebec biogas upgrade plantXebec Adsorption Inc. (Xebec), a global provider of clean energy solutions for the industrial, energy and renewables marketplace, has entered into strategic relationships in China, Korea and Italy. The agreements relate to the Canadian company’s hydrogen energy solutions and biogas upgrading products for fuel for transportation, and technology exchange that will see new products for the North American market. Read more »

Cleaner Ports with CWI Near-Zero RNG Trucks

| USA: Newport Beach CA

RNG Port Trucks (TTSI)Ultra clean CWI engines achieve the lowest emissions of any heavy-duty engine used in any truck in North America, yet deliver diesel caliber performance with reliability and durability. That is good news for California which is determined to drive down air pollution from drayage fleets servicing the busiest ports in the USA. A project involving two ports, six trucking firms, trucks powered by Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) near-zero ISX12N engines, and Redeem™ — Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s brand of renewable natural gas (RNG), is leading by example. Read more »

First Truck with CWI 12L Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Goes to California’s AJR Trucking

| USA: Long Beach CA
AJR Trucking receives Kenworth with CWI NZ 12 litre engine ACT Expo May2018

AJR Trucking T680 with Cummins Westport ISX12N

AJR Trucking, a California supplier of transportation services to the USPS for over 30 years, received the keys to the first truck equipped with the Cummins Westport 12-liter ISX12N engine. The ISX12N is the only engine to be certified by the California Air Resources Board as meeting the California Air Resources Board’s toughest optional Low NOx standard, which is 90% cleaner than current federal EPA emission standards. Read more »

Catalina Pacific Employs ‘Redeem’ RNG as Game Changer in California

| USA: Newport Beach CA

CalPortland Concrete Mixer Fleet moves to Redeem RNGBy adopting a combination of Clean Energy’s Redeem™ RNG with the new Cummins Westport natural gas engine Catalina Pacific is able to achieve zero emissions from its fleet of ready-mix concrete trucks which operate throughout Southern California. By converting these trucks to renewable natural gas, Catalina Pacific will operate the cleanest ready-mix concrete fleet in the United States. Read more »

Gain Game Changer: From Garbage to Gas

| USA: Appleton WI

GAIN Clean Fuel, in partnership with Ameresco, Inc., a leading independent provider of comprehensive energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions, and Waste Management, Inc., the largest environmental solutions provider in North America, is bringing to the market renewable natural gas (generated from the landfill) for use within the transportation sector. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as an alternative to diesel has become the fuel of choice for many based on significant financial and environmental benefits. Read more »

Salt Takes Delivery of 44 SEAT Leon Natural Gas Service Vehicles

| Switzerland: Bern

44 SEAT Leon ST TGI natural gas/biogas for Salt, SwitzerlandSalt, the Swiss provider of telecommunication services, owns and operates extensive mobile telephony infrastructure. To manage that infrastructure, the company has taken delivery of 44 natural gas / biogas SEAT Leon ST TGI service vehicles. Salt sees these new gas-powered vehicles as currently among the most beneficial mobility solutions in Switzerland, especially in the field of corporate fleets. Not only advantageous because of low emissions, the fuel is up to 40% cheaper than gasoline. Read more »

North American RNG Production Facilities Grows 85% in Past Four Years

| USA: Sacramento CA

Image - RNGCThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) has released a new map and project database of renewable natural gas (RNG) production facilities in North America. The refreshed database reveals that there are now at least 76 operational RNG facilities in the U.S. and Canada, representing 85% growth from the 41 projects that were built between 1982 and 2014. Read more »