RNG Reaches 32% of Natural Gas Fuel Sold in USA

| USA: Washington DC | Source: NGVAmerica

NGVA Chart from infographic re RNG growth 2018Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the California-based Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) celebrate the achievement of Renewable natural gas (RNG) reaching 32 percent of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in calendar year 2018. Given the spate of RNG developments covered by NGV Global News in the first quarter of 2019, that figures looks set to reach new ground in 2019. Read more »

CASE Unveils RNG-powered Wheel Loader Concept – ProjectTETRA

| United Kingdom: London | Source: CNH Industrial N.V.

Case concept wheel-loader methane ProjectTetra (side)CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V., has this week drawn big crowds to the unveiling of its methane-powered wheel loader concept Project TETRA at the Bauma trade show in Munich, Germany. The public were treated to an insight into a sustainable, connected and technologically advanced future of construction using renewable natural gas (RNG). Read more »

Calvera and E.ON Introduce Modular Biomethane Refueling to Sweden

| Sweden and Spain | Source: E.ON Biofor Sweden and elEconomista.es

Calvera unloads mobile gas station for E.ONThe Calvera Group, a Spanish high-pressure-gas storage solutions company based in Épila in Aragon, has delivered its first biomethane transport module to E.ON Biofor Sweden, one of the leading Swedish biogas suppliers. This transportable refueling infrastructure is well suited to the many remote locations in Sweden where pipeline gas does not reach. Read more »

Volvo Trucks Using Liquefied Biogas Trialled by Swedish Electronics Company

| Sweden: Jönköping | Source: Gasum

Volvo Truck trialled by ElgigantenSwedish consumer electronics company Elgiganten is commencing road trials of Volvo trucks powered by Liquefied Biogas (LBG). Using gas supplied by Nordic energy company Gasum and vehicles from Volvo Lastvagnar AB (Volvo Trucks), Elgiganten’s transport partners will run the outgoing transport from their Nordic distribution centre in Jönköping. Read more »

US Dairy Biogas Project Aims for 150,000 Gallons RNG Fuel Daily

| USA: San Francisco CA | Source: Brightmark Energy

Cows feedingThe aptly named Augean biogas project in the U.S. State of Washington is clearing waste from dairy farms and transforming it into fuel –renewable natural gas (RNG)– for transportation. Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, recently launched the project in Yakima County. Read more »

Oregon Joint Venture to Deliver RNG for Vehicle Fuel

| USA: Tualatin OR | Source: Clean Methane Systems LLC
Image courtesy of Clean Methane Systems

Image courtesy of Clean Methane Systems

U.S. companies Clean Methane Systems LLC, a biogas-to-energy systems company, and EIP Ventures, LLC, a strategic advisor and asset manager in the renewable energy sector, have entered into a joint venture named “EcoRNG” to develop more than 10 million gallons of renewable fuels from waste streams at landfills, waste water treatment facilities and dairies throughout Oregon. Read more »

Fortistar Expands US RNG Capabilities with Pennsylvania Acquisitions

| USA: White Plains NY | Source: Fortistar

RNG facility image FortistarFortistar LLC, a low-carbon energy generation company based in New York State, has in partnership with Ares Capital Corporation (Ares), acquired two landfill renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities, Greentree Landfill Gas and Imperial Landfill Gas, from EDF Renewables North America. The purchase is in line with Fortistar’s Renewable Natural Gas development program announced one year ago. Read more »

U.S. Gain Expedites RNG Development and Supply

| USA: Appleton WI | Source: U.S. Gain

US Gain HD truck refuelingU.S. Gain, which owns the brand GAIN Clean Fuel, has set up two deals to advance the provision of renewable natural gas (RNG) in two states of the USA. The company is working to expand supply of RNG while also seeking opportunities to grow its 50+ fueling station network through both public and private station builds. Read more »

Eni-CIB Agreement Promotes Biomethane Transportation Fuel in Italy

| Italy: Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi (Pavia) | Source: Eni
Sannazzaro de Burgondi Refinery

Eni’s Sannazzaro de Burgondi Refinery

Eni S.p.A., an Italian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Rome, and the Italian Biogas Consortium (CIB) have signed an agreement to promote the production of advanced biomethane from animal waste, agro-industrial byproducts and dedicated winter crops for use in the transport sector.  The agreement also involves new opportunities for Consortium member companies by launching business initiatives which will be developed in partnership. Read more »

All Aboard for Ireland’s First Journey On A Biogas Bus

| Ireland: Cork | Source: Gas Networks Ireland
Biomethane-powered bus in Ireland for trials

Biomethane-powered bus in Ireland for trials

The City of Cork in Ireland’s south moved to a brighter shade of green last week with the first passenger-trial of a biomethane-powered bus. With zero carbon emissions, the bus is considered a viable alternative for Ireland’s public bus fleet. Read more »