SoCalGas Supports Policy to Reduce Short-lived Climate Pollutants

| USA, Los Angeles CA

California RNG signThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) last week issued details of its plan to implement Senate Bill 1383, the Short-Lived Climate Pollutants bill, which aims to reduce emissions of potent greenhouse gasses. The bill requires state agencies to adopt policies and incentives to significantly increase the sustainable production and use of renewable gas. Read more »

Paris’ RATP Selects Iveco for 200 Natural Power Buses

| France, Paris

IVECO UrbanwayRATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens), the French state-owned public transport operator for the city of Paris, France, has awarded Iveco Bus, the global bus brand of CNH Industrial (CNHI), with one of the lots in a Europe-wide tender calling for long-term collaboration between 2017 to 2021. This tender will involve the supply of up to 200 Urbanway Natural Power buses, equipped to run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and biomethane. Read more »

RNG Market Responds Positively to US EPA Ruling on Biofuel

| USA, Newport Beach CA

Clean Energy RedeemClean Energy Fuels Corp. President and CEO Andrew J. Littlefair made the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) final rule on the 2018 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard which included 288 million gallons of cellulosic biofuel. Read more »

20th AMPCNG Fueling Station Kicks Off in Texas

| USA, Chicago IL

ampCNG stationAMP Americas, a North American renewable natural gas (RNG) producer and marketer which has just been awarded a Carbon Intensity (CI) score of -254.94 gCO2e/MJ by California’s Air Resources Board (CARB), has broken ground on a new public-access ampCNG fueling station in Buda, Texas, with US Foods serving as the station’s anchor fleet. Read more »

Thai Biogas Pilot Project Tests Feasibility for Fuel Supply

| Thailand, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Japan, Osaka

Thai Pilot Biogas Refining Facility by Osaka GasA pilot project in Thailand is exploring the combination of biogas refining and natural gas fuel supply for future commercial usage. The project collaborators, Thai company Agriculture of Basin Company Limited (ABC), and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd (Osaka Gas), launched the project at the end of November. Read more »

U.S. Gain Pursues RNG Partnerships

| USA, Appleton WI

U.S. Gain, a division of U.S. Venture, Inc., will pursue partnerships with RNG project developers, seek out projects that U.S. Gain can invest in, and negotiate RNG supply contracts from project developers to service U.S. Gain’s growing compressed natural gas (CNG) dispensing capacity. To this end, it has promoted two employees to directors of business development within the renewable natural gas (RNG) sector of the business. Read more »

Gasum Plans Nordic LNG Filling Station Expansion in 2018

| Finland, Espoo

Gasum LNG filling stationGasum, the Finnish energy gas company, is pursuing its vision of building a Nordic gas ecosystem by planning to enter the Swedish and Norwegian traffic sectors next year, focusing on liquified gas for heavy-duty vehicles. Switching fuels in this segment from diesel to either liquefied biogas (LBG) or natural gas (LNG) will have a significant impact in reducing carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxide (Nox), particles and noise emissions.  Read more »

Fribourg Fleet Adds Ten Opel Combo CNG

| Switzerland, Fribourg

SINEF SA fleet Opel CNG Nov2017SINEF SA, a company offering high value-added services and advice in the fields of gas, water and heat throughout French-speaking Switzerland, has added eight natural gas / biogas Opel Combo units to its company fleet in the canton of Fribourg, with two to follow. The Opel Combo is among the best-rated natural gas / biogas utilities on the list of the Ecomobiliste Utilitaires 2018, unveiled on November 9th. Read more »

Daily Hi-Matic Natural Power Part of Iveco Award-winning Range

| United Kingdom, London

IVECO Blue Power LCVThe Daily Blue Power – IVECO’s new sustainable range for unlimited delivery in urban areas – was recently voted International Van of the Year 2018 by a panel of 25 senior commercial vehicle journalists from across Europe. In the range is the Daily Hi-Matic Natural Power, the first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicle with an 8-speed automatic gearbox in the LCV industry. Read more »

UPS Signs for 10 Million Gallon Equivalents RNG

| USA, Atlanta GA
Big Ox Energy biogas plant Dakota

Big Ox Energy plant

Global logistics company UPS has entered into its largest renewable natural gas fuel purchase agreement, the equivalent of 10 million gallons. The fuel will be supplied by Wisconsin company Big Ox Energy (a wholly owned subsidiary of Environmental Energy Capital LLC). The agreement runs through 2024. Read more »