HAM Installs 3rd HAMikro RNG Refuelling Station in Lleida

| Spain: Lleida | Source: Grupo HAM

HAM Hamikro bio-cng station (2)HAM Group has designed, installed and commissioned its third HAMikro refueling station, which allows the refueling of biomethane (renewable natural gas) derived from the treatment of wastewater. The facility, owned by Aqualia, is located in the municipal water service facilities that the company has in Lleida, in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region. Read more »

NGVA Europe’s Revamped Map Marks 200th European LNG Station

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

NGVA Europe Stations MapNGVA Europe reports that this month, a milestone for sustainable transport in and for Europe was reached: the 200th LNG fuelling station was opened. These stations provide fuel for the over 6,000 LNG trucks now running in Europe driving a low-carbon emissions transport system that natural and renewable gas offer. NGVA Europe has marked the occasion by updating its natural gas filling stations map. Read more »

Endesa Inaugurates First Bio-CNG Station in Southwest France

| France: Nouvelle-Aquitaine | Source: Endesa S.A.
Endesa-Sigeif CNG station at Bonneuil-sur-Marne

Endesa-Sigeif CNG station at Bonneuil-sur-Marne

Nouvelle-Aquitaine, the largest administrative region in France, located in the southwest of the country has united with Spanish energy company Endesa to inaugurate the first BioGNV (Bio-CNG or RNG) station of Endesa located in that region. The event took place in Nouvelle-Aquitaine at the end of last week. Read more »

CNG Filling Station Opens at Fort Erie Border Crossing

| Canada: Fort Erie ON | Source: Natural Resources Canada

Truk-King Logistics CNG Station (1) A new natural gas filling station has been opened at Fort Erie in the Niagara Region of Ontario, just across the river from Buffalo, NY. The opening continues Canada’s drive to offer greener choices while reducing pollution. Envoy Energy Fuels Inc. (Envoy Energy) and Truk-King Logistics Inc. (Truk-King) started construction on the public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in February. Read more »

Naturgy Opens Mataró to lift Barcelona CNG Filling Stations to Seven

| Spain: Mataró | Source: Naturgy

Naturgy CNG station at MataróNaturgy has opened the first public vehicular natural gas refuelling station in the city of Mataró in the province of Barcelona, raising the number of its refuelling stations in the province to seven. It is located close to dealerships of the leading brands that market vehicles powered by CNG and companies with large fleets. Read more »

Blue Bird Introduces Ultra-Low NOx, Type-C School Bus Fueled by CNG

| USA: Fort Valley Ga and Livonia MI | Source: Blue Bird Corporation
Blue Bird Vision CNG School Bus

Blue Bird Vision CNG School Bus

In the USA, School districts and transportation contractors can now purchase buses fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG) that are 90 percent cleaner than the national emissions standard, opening more opportunities for funding that supports reduced emissions. This is the offer from Blue Bird Corporation, designer and manufacturer of school buses. Read more »

Oklahoma Extends Tax Incentives for CNG Vehicles and Infrastructure

| USA: Oklahoma | Source: Government of Oklahoma and NGVAmerica
Sparq Opens Oklahoma’s Largest Capacity CNG Station

Sparq opened Oklahoma’s Largest Capacity CNG Station in 2018

The Government of the U.S. State of Oklahoma has revised and approved its legislation concerning tax credits as they apply to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles and their refueling. Tax credits will be extended from January 1, 2020 through to December 31, 2027, a move welcomed by NGVAmerica and its members. Read more »

VW-Inspired European Demand Pushes Hexagon to Produce More CNG Cylinders

| Hexagon Composites | Source: Hexagon Composites
VW image - erdgas signage

(Image: Volkswagen AG)

Hexagon Composites’ new business area Hexagon Purus, launched in March this year, is substantially increasing its production capacity of high-pressure fuel tanks for CNG-powered passenger cars to meet the growing demand in Europe. Hexagon Purus recently entered into an agreement with its largest customer, Volkswagen AG, to triple the annual production volume. Read more »

Volgabus Increases CNG Bus Range and Sales

| Russia: Volzhsky | Source: Volgabus

Volgabus CNGRussian bus manufacturer Volgabus, based in Volzhsky, an industrial city in Volgograd Oblast, has set about in-field trials of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) -powered low-floor bus in Chelyabinsk in West-central Russia. Earlier trials were also conducted 210 kms to the north in the city of Yekaterinburg. Read more »

Fiat Introduces Grand Siena CNG to Brazil

| Brazil: Sao Paulo | Source: FCA Brazil

Fiat Grand Siena Attractive CNG Fiat has introduced the Grand Siena 1.4 to the Brazilian marketplace. Equipped with flex-fuel motorization and factory-prepared for driving with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), the vehicle is offered with original one-year warranty for fifth-generation CNG kits installed by INMETRO-certified converters, which Fiat says is an unprecedented and exclusive advantage that makes the Grand Siena the most cost-effective sedan on the market. Read more »