Bonett Plans 40 CNG Stations in Czech Republic by End 2017

| Czech Republic, Prague
MACRO CNG Station at Čestlice

CNG Station at Makro in Čestlice

Bonett Gas Investment, the Czech Republic’s largest vendor of CNG for transport, continues to strengthen its network of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations. In the coming weeks, it will open new new stations, expanding its network to over three dozen. It is the largest network within the Czech Republic. Read more »

Gail Brings Pipeline CNG to Bengaluru, NGV Filling Stations Planned

CNG station at Bengalaru

CNG station at Bengaluru (courtesy of Deccan Herald)

The Bengaluru City Gas Distribution (CGD) Project in southern India, set up to deliver pipeline natural gas to households, industries and the transport sector, is being implemented by GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Maharatna company GAIL (India) Limited. A major Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station implementation program is underway. Read more »

Volkswagen Unveils new Polo, now with Natural Gas Engine

Volkswagen Polo 2017 (1)VW has launched a completely redesigned generation of one of it’s best selling cars, the VW Polo, and it is available for the first time powered by natural gas. The launch affirms the declaration last last year by Dr. Jens Andersen, Group CEO for Natural Gas Mobility, who said NGV development stands alongside EV as ‘ecologically equivalent’ prime pillars of focus for the global auto manufacturer. Read more »

Nashville Airport Earns Environmental Stewardship Award for CNG Fleet

Nashville TN Airport CNG Parking ShuttleEarlier this year, Metropolitan Nashville Airport (MNAA) introduced a new fleet of 28 environmentally friendly parking shuttle buses at Nashville International Airport (BNA). The decision to adopt a cleaner domestic fuel, together with the authority’s geothermal plate cooling system, has earned it a Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) 2017 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award in the Pursuit of Excellence category, for its ongoing commitment to sustainability. Read more »

Trillium CNG Opens P-3 CNG Station in York, PA

York Trillium CNG station for PennDotThe Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and rabbittransit (Central Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) last week officially opened the commonwealth’s newest public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in York, Pennsylvania. The new facility is the second public CNG station Love’s Trillium CNG designed, built and maintains for numerous transit authorities in Pennsylvania as part of a public-private partnership (P-3) PennDOT awarded to the company last year. Read more »

Portugal Issues Decree to Establish Alt-Fuel Framework

Portugal Dourogas LCNG filling station at Carregado

Dourogas LCNG filling station at Carregado

Portugal’s Council of Ministers has published Decree/Law 60:2017, promulgated on June 8, that creates the policy environment to set in place a national framework for the implementation of alternative fuel networks across the country. linking with its European neighbours. This Decree-Law, which transposes Directive 2014/94/EU into the national legal order, reflects Portugal’s commitment to the objectives of the European Union in this area. Read more »

NGV Provisions Discussed at UNECE GRPE Meeting in Geneva

UNECE GRPE BannerThe UNECE Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) is the subsidiary body of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) that prepares regulatory proposals on pollution and energy efficiency to WP.29.  This group of experts, which includes representation from NGV Global, conducts research and analysis to develop emission and energy requirements for vehicles. NGV Global reports here, on the two provisions related to natural gas vehicles (NGV) that were on last week’s agenda in Geneva. Read more »

Engie Opens CNG Plant in Yucutan, Mexico

CNG plant Yucutan, MexicoLast week, the French multinational company Engie inaugurated the first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Plant on the Mexican peninsula of Yucatan, providing companies and state industries with a cleaner energy alternative and boosting opportunity for the further development of CNG as a fuel for transportation.  Read more »

CNG Station Planned for Flanders by Fluxys and Mattheeuws

Natural Gas Filling Station Veurne 2014Belgian transporter Eric Mattheeuws and natural gas infrastructure company Fluxys built a liquefied natural gas (LNG) filling station in 2014 for heavy trucks at the haulage company’s premises in Veurne. Now the two partners are joining forces again to expand the facility, adding a publicly accessible compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station. Read more »