Snam4Mobility Opens C-LNG Filling Station on Italy’s Adriatic Coast

| Italy: Pesaro | Source: Snam4Mobility
Italy_IVECO Stralis NP 460s at Pesaro C-LNG station opening

IVECO Stralis NP 460 at the opening (image: vadoetornoweb.com)

The first distributor for the supply of C-LNG (compressed and liquefied natural gas) in Pesaro, a town on Italy’s Adriatic coast, has been opened. The facility is managed by Italian fuel supplier ACEMA ((Agenzia Carburanti E Materiale Agricolo) and marks Snam4Mobility’s first plant to supply liquefied gas. Read more »

Solaris CNG Buses for RATP in Paris

| France: Paris | Source: Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.

Solaris_Urbino 18 CNG ParisFrench public transport company Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP) has placed the first of its orders with Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -powered buses. RATP selected the Solaris Urbino as part of its drive for cleaner operations in France’s capital city. Read more »

Zhuzhou Plans CNG Stations and Riverside LNG Bunker Facility

| China: Zhuzhou | Source: Zhuzhou Evening News

Zhuzhou CNG refuelling (Hunan)Zhuzhou, a prefecture-level city of Hunan Province, plans to build 10 new natural gas vehicle refueling stations. As part of the Zhuzhou City Gas Development Plan, the Municipal Planning Bureau says three of the stations will be completed by 2020. Read more »

Pennsylvania DEP Calls for Alt-Fuel Infrastructure Grant Applications

| USA: Harrisburg PA | Source: Penn Dept. of Environmental Protection

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has called for applications for approximately $1 million in grants to support the installation of publicly accessible alternative fuel infrastructure projects in designated major transportation corridors. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is included. Read more »

UK Fuel Differential Freeze a Boost for NGV HGVs

| United Kingdom | Source: Gasrec and NGVN

The UK government has announced that the differential between fuel duty on diesel and alternative fuels has been extended to 2032, providing a major boost to an already surging natural gas industry. Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN), which lobbied for the extension, says adoption by HGV operators will help address high emissions from this sector. Read more »

Funding for 12 CNG Projects to Improve Pennsylvania Air Quality

| USA: Harrisburg PA | Source: Penn Dept. of Environmental Protection
Giant Eagle CNG Station

Giant Eagle will add 20 CNG trucks to its fleet.

Twelve Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) clean energy vehicle projects have been funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as part of the commonwealth’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants (AFIG) Program. CNG projects accounted for almost 73% of funds approved. Read more »

Scania Wins Record Order for Natural Gas Buses for Bogota

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Scania, Gas Natural S.A. ESP and other sources

Bogota CNG BusIn its largest Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) bus delivery ever, Scania will supply 481 Euro 6 buses for the renewal of Bogotá’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit system. Colombia’s capital city is replacing its earlier Euro 2 and Euro 3 diesel buses with the latest in low-emission technology. Read more »

Barcelona’s Port First in Spain to Supply CNG/LNG Vehicle Fuel

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: HAM

HAM-Galp-Port Barcelona inaugurate stationBarcelona-based HAM Group, the Port of Barcelona and retail fuel supplier GALP have collaborated to open the first gas filling station of Spain’s state port system. The station is set up to supply vehicles with liquefied (LNG) and compressed (CNG) natural gas. Read more »

Hexagon Composites Moves to Acquire 100% Agility Fuel Solutions

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Agility Logo Fuel SolutionsHexagon Composites ASA (Hexagon) has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of Agility Fuel Solutions Holdings Inc. (Agility).  By bringing together two leading players in clean energy, the two companies will become an even stronger force in driving energy transformation globally by promoting natural gas and other alternative fuels. Read more »

UK Bus Operator First to run CNG Minibuses

| United Kingdom: Basildon | Source: IVECO UK

IVECO Daily CNG for BlueBusBlue Bus Innovations has become the first company in the UK to operate compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) minibuses after ordering three 16-seater IVECO Daily Line Hi-Matic vehicles. The Luton-based start-up company says although performance is comparable, emissions reduction was the key to their decision. Read more »