Volvo Trucks Calls for Incentives to Stimulate Demand for Clean HD Vehicles

| Sweden: Gothenburg | Source: Volvo Trucks
Volvo FM LNG 2018

Volvo FM LNG

On February 18, the EU reached the decision to regulate CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. Volvo Trucks produces HD trucks powered by natural gas (CNG and LNG) and biomethane. To speed up development, the heavy duty truck manufacturer continues to invest heavily in more climate-friendly transport solutions, but additional measures are needed to stimulate demand for vehicles with low CO2 emissions. Read more »

Valio Adds Volvo FH LNG As Finland’s First Biogas-fueled Milk Collection Truck

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Gasum and Valio
Valio's Volvo FH 460 running on LBG

Photographer Sofia Virtanen

Finnish gas supplier Gasum and dairy manufacturer Valio are collaborating to stimulate the circular economy made possible using Liquefied renewable gas (LBG). Valio has introduced to its fleet a Volvo FH 460 biogas-fueled tractor unit for the collection of organic Valio Luomu™ milk. Read more »

Biomethane (RNG) A Solution for Climate Change – NGVAmerica Addresses NY State Senate

| USA: Albany NY | Source: NGVAmerica

NGVAmerica continues its push for recognition of natural and renewable gas (biomethane) as an affordable, available and cleaner fuel for transportation by joining nearly 40 stakeholders in testifying on the Climate and Community Protection Act (S79871A), which would aim to offer aggressive, new decarbonization goals in New York. Dan Gage, President of the association, participated at the hearing which was the first on climate change in the New York State Senate. Read more »

SoCalGas Pipelines Flow with Calgren RNG

| USA: Los Angeles CA | Source: SoCalGas

Calgren biogas plantThe renewable natural gas (RNG) from biogas producer Calgren Dairy Fuels (Calgren)’s dairy digester facility in Pixley, California is now being injected into SoCalGas pipelines. The project marks the first time that carbon-negative renewable natural gas produced from cow manure has been injected directly into SoCalGas’ natural gas system. Read more »

ECO-GATE Introduces “ECO-G” as Unifying Brand for Natural Gas Mobility

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Naturgy

ECO-G (image by GASNAM)ECO-GATE (European COrridors for natural GAs Transport Efficiency), a European Consortium co-financed by the European Union and led by NEDGIA (Naturgy group’s gas distributor), has introduced the ECO-G brand, designed as the unique name to rename natural gas for vehicles. Read more »

Republic Services Buys More RNG for Growing Natural Gas Fleet

| USA: Phoenix AZ | Source: Republic Services, Inc.

Republic Services NG Waste Collection VehicleRepublic Services, Inc., the second largest waste collection services provider in the United States and a leader in the use of natural gas refuse vehicles, has signed up for more renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Read more »

World’s Largest Double Deck NGV Fleet to Double

| United Kingdom: Nottingham City | Source: Nottingham City Transport

Nottingham CT Bio-Gas busNottingham City Transport (NCT)’s fleet of 53 biogas double deck buses will more than double in size this year, as a further 67 join the City Operator of the Year’s fleet. NCT has been successful in securing a further £1.12m from OLEV (Office of Low Emission Vehicles), which will be used to expand its bio-methane refuelling station at its main bus depot. Read more »

Nordsol Migrating BioLNG to Mainstream with Shell Ventures Support

| Netherlands: Bunnik | Source: Nordsol

Nordsol BioLNG Process (diagram)Nordsol, a Dutch BioLNG production and technology company, has brought Shell Ventures on as strategic investor to support its mission to significantly reduce the fuel industry’s carbon footprint. Together they plan to enable the transition to cleaner energy by raising the profile of BioLNG from alternative fuel to mainstream. Read more »

Volkswagen TGI Models Gain Range with More Gas

|  Germany: Wolfsburg | Source: Volkswagen AG
VW Golf TGI

VW Golf TGI now with extra CNG

Volkswagen has completely overhauled its natural gas models and is equipping its Polo TGI and Golf TGI with a third natural gas tank. This allows the Polo and the Golf to respectively travel up to 60 and 80 kilometres further in pure Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) mode. Read more »

RTFO-certified Liquified Biomethane Now Available from UK’s Gasrec

| United Kingdom: London | Source: Gasrec Ltd
Volvo FM LNG 2018

Volvo FM LNG now available in the UK

Gasrec Ltd, a pioneer of Bio-LNG (liquefied landfill biomethane) for transport fuel, is now offering commercial vehicle fleets operating in the UK the ultimate fuel choice for long distance trucking: Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO)-certificated biomethane. This offer of certified renewable gas fuel is a first for the UK. Read more »