ENGIE Fuels IVECO CNG Buses – First in Cote d’Ivoire

| Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan | Source: ENGIE

Ivory Coast IVECO CNG busIn Abidjan, a city on the southern Atlantic coast of Côte d’Ivoire, in West Africa, ENGIE and Tractebel (a global engineering company and part of ENGIE) have collaborated to engineer, supply and install the first ever compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station in Abidjan. The station will service a new fleet of  26 IVECO Crealis buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and complying with Euro VI regulations. Read more »

Gujarat Leads India’s Efforts to Become a Natural Gas Based Economy (Part 2)

| India: Gandhinagar | Source: Darshan Soni
Petronet offers LNG bunkering at Kochi Terminal

Petronet LNG offers LNG bunkering at Kochi Terminal

Gujarat, a state in Western India renowned for its diversity of enterprise and business acumen, has been a determined leader for gas-fuelled energy diversification. It is home to 469 CNG filling stations and 1 million natural gas vehicles.

This is the second and concluding article about Gujarat and India’s transition to natural gas for transportation.

PART 2: INDIA – AN OCEAN OF OPPORTUNITIES IN NATURAL GAS & RNG Read more »

MAN Lion’s City G Bus Awarded German Innovation Prize

| Germany: Berlin | Source: MAN Truck & Bus

MAN Lion's City G HybridThe German gas industry has awarded the MAN city bus with its newly developed E18 natural gas engine at the 2018 Innovation Prize ceremony. The jury was won over by its economical and environmentally friendly overall concept in combination with the MAN EfficientHybrid hybrid module. Read more »

Gujarat Leads India’s Efforts to Become a Natural Gas Based Economy (Part 1)

| India: Gandhinagar | Source: Darshan Soni
1st CNG Station of GSPC

1st CNG station of GSPC, Jun 2003. 
Inaugurated by then CM of Gujarat & now PM of India, Mr. Narendra Modi

Gujarat, a state in Western India renowned for its diversity of enterprise and business acumen, has been a determined leader for gas-fuelled energy diversification. Today, it is home to 469 CNG filling stations and 1 million natural gas vehicles. How it transitioned to natural gas is a story of vision and determination.

This article is presented in two parts.

PART 1: INCEPTION TO CURRENT STATUS Read more »

Canadian Collaboration supports Natural Gas Refueling in Southern Ontario

| Canada: London ON | Source: Union Energy Solutions and CNGVA

​Union Energy Solutions Limited Partnership, an unregulated affiliate of Union Gas Limited – an Enbridge Company, along with its industry partner Clean Energy Fuels Corp., have built a network of three compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling stations at Flying J and Windsor travel centers along Ontario’s Highway 401. Read more »

Community of Madrid Incentivizes Light NGVs

| Spain: Madrid | Source: La Comunidad de Madrid
SEAT Arona

SEAT Arona

The Community of Madrid, of which the national capital of Spain lies at the heart, has launched a campaign to promote the acquisition of vehicles that work with alternative energies to traditional fuels. The so-called ‘Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan’ (MUS Plan) aims to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, in order to improve air quality and contribute to the energy transition. Read more »

Eesti Gaas Opening Trio of CNG Stations

| Estonia: Tallinn | Source: Eesti Gaas

CNG station supplied by Eesti GaasEstonian energy company Eesti Gaas is opening two CNG gas stations in Viljandi and Rakvere, and one more soon in Jõhvi. In addition to natural gas, the stations will be selling nationally produced biomethane or renewable green gas (RNG). Aid for the construction was received from the state-owned Environmental Investment Centre. Read more »

FIBA Diversifies to Type IV Carbon Composite Trailers with Light Store

| USA: Littleton MA | Source: FIBA Technologies

FIBA Technologies - Light Store trailerFIBA Technologies, Inc., an American-owned manufacturer of gas containment equipment and services, has acquired Light Store, a California-based manufacturer of Type IV composite vessels. The acquisition allows FIBA to continue to diversify its product line and offer one of the most innovative gas storage solutions available on the market today. Read more »

City of Chesapeake Clocks 1 Million CNG Gallons

| USA: Chesapeake VA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Chesapeake CNG Waste Vehicle Clean Energy Fuels reports that for the City of Chesapeake, VA, a journey that started in September 2012 advanced this week when its millionth gallon of compressed natural gas (CNG) was dispensed into the city’s fleet vehicles. What began as six trucks running on Clean Energy’s diesel-alternative fuel has grown to a fleet of 50 CNG solid waste trucks now in service. Read more »

GEV Completes Final ABS Requirement for the CNG Optimum Design

| Australia: West Perth WA | Source: Global Energy Ventures Ltd

GEV CNG Optimum 200 gas carrier designGlobal Energy Ventures Ltd (GEV), a leading developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, has completed the extensive prototype testing of the Optimum system. This program included burst tests, fatigue tests and proof-of-concept tests. Read more »