ReFood Transforms London Waste to London Energy

| United Kingdom, Doncaster

Refood Dagenham AD plantReFood, a food waste recycling company based in Doncaster, UK, has opened a new state-of-the-art anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Dagenham following the success of their Doncaster and Widnes sites. The plant generates biomethane–renewable natural gas (RNG)–which potentially will fuel gas-powered vehicles. Read more »

Goa Plans Natural Gas for Land and Naval Applications

| India, Vasco da Gama

GSL Offshore Patrol Vessel (India)India’s Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has drawn attention to the state of Goa on the country’s west coast as a development centre for alternative fuels for marine and land-based transportation. Potential users of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) include naval vessels build by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL). If it goes ahead, the proposed green energy fuel chain will be the first of its kind in India. Read more »

AMP Americas Secures $47M for CNG and RNG

| USA, Chicago IL
AmpCNG station in Orlando

AmpCNG station in Orlando

AMP Americas, a North American renewable natural gas (RNG) producer and marketer, says it has secured a $47 million equity commitment from energy-focused equity firm EIV Capital. The equity commitment will allow AMP Americas to pursue growth opportunities across its businesses, in particular to “invest in new biogas production, new fueling stations, and in growing our team,” said Grant Zimmerman, CEO. Read more »

Biogas for Bristol Double-Decker

| United Kingdom, Bristol

Bristol's biogas busFrom next week, residents of the UK city of Bristol will be able to catch a new kind of bus – a double-decker bus that’s powered by biomethane, a renewable natural gas (RNG) that is a completely sustainable and renewable fuel source. The bus is rated as the best low-emission double decker bus currently on the market. Read more »

Biogas a Green Step Change for Nottingham City Transport

| United Kingdom, Nottingham

Scania doubledecker biogas buses for City of NottinghamWorking in partnership with Nottingham City Council, Scania, Alexander Dennis and Roadgas, with part funding from OLEV (Office of Low Emission vehicles), Nottingham City Transport is giving new meaning to local legend Robin Hood’s ‘Nottingham Green’. The city has taken delivery of biogas (renewable natural gas) -powered double deck buses. Read more »

Two NGV Milestones for Waste Management

| USA, Oklahoma City OK

Waste Management time-fill facilityTwo significant natural gas vehicle (NGV) milestones have been reached by Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. The company has opened its 100th natural gas fueling station at a ceremony in Oklahoma City, attended by industry representatives and local and state officials. And it now has 6,000 natural gas trucks in operation. Read more »

MAN Auto Uzbekistan Launches Low-floor CNG Bus

| Uzbekistan

MAN Lion's City CNG 12mAt this year’s World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting an Uzbekistan-produced low-floor city bus with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) drive for the Central Asian market. The bus manufacturer says gas engines are playing an important role across the globe on the road to reduced emissions. Read more »

Clean Energy Adds Multiple Fuel Deals in U.S.

| USA, Newport Beach CA

DART TransitClean Energy Fuels Corp., a major U.S. supplier of natural gas for transportation had been granted an additional four year fuel supply and maintenance contract by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Based in Dallas TX, DART is one of the country’s largest transit agencies to move away from diesel to natural gas. Fuel agreements have been reached with other transit agencies too. Read more »

Six Major UK Fleet Operators to Trial Latest Gas-powered HGVs

| United Kingdom, Loughborough

Wincanton truckCenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies – has confirmed its involvement in the UK’s largest trial of biomethane-fuelled heavy goods vehicles (HGVs). The trial is led by Air Liquide – a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health – and funded in part by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles in partnership with Innovate UK via the recently launched Low Emission Freight and Logistics Project. Read more »

Metro Buses with CWI Near-Zero NG Engine are Super Clean – UCR Study

| USA, Riverside CA
UCR Center for Environmental Research and Technology

Kent Johnson (UCR Center for Environmental Research & Technology) led the study.

Study shows natural gas engine in LA Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus is well below federal and state certification standards

The University of California, Riverside College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) and SoCalGas have announced the results of a new study on ultra-low emission natural gas heavy-duty engines. Read more »