Ocado and Gasrec Partner to Power HGV Fleet with Blended Biomethane (RNG)

| United Kingdom: London | Source: Gasrec

Ocado Natural Gas truckOnline supermarket Ocado has opened its first natural gas refuelling station at its Hatfield Customer Fulfilment Centre in the UK. Ocado is the first British retailer to completely self-fund the purchase of an onsite grid-connected station. The site launched with 29 Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) powered by blended biomethane, a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Nordlaks Orders Second LNG Hybrid Well Boat

| Norway: Stokmarknes | Source: Nordlaks

Nordlaks LNG Hybrid designNorwegian aquaculture company Nordlaks has ordered a second well boat with LNG / battery hybrid propulsion and is in the process of cutting down the use of diesel for transport of live fish from 2021. The first hybrid well boat is already under construction. Boat number two is based on the same design from NSK Ship Design. Read more »

Pioneering New Holland Methane-Powered Tractor wins 2018 Good Design

| United Kingdom: London | Source: CNH Industrial

New Holland Concept Tractor 2018Developing a product that reimagines tractor design, reveals a connected future and pioneers alternative fuel technology in agriculture has earned New Holland, a brand of CNH Industrial,  the prestigious Good Design® Award for its methane powered Concept Tractor from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Read more »

McDonalds Spain Adopts Green Logistics with Scania and HAVI

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Scania

HAVI and Scania service McDonaldsAs key players in the McDonald’s supply chain, HAVI Logistics Europe (HAVI) and Scania are responding to growing consumer demands for more sustainable transports. In Spain, the companies are accelerating the five-year roadmap that aims to cut CO2 emissions from the restaurant chain’s delivery vehicles. Read more »

Waste Management 2018 Sustainability Report Highlights NGV Contribution

| USA: Houston TX | Source: Waste Management, Inc.

WM Natural Gas Powered Front Loader TruckWaste Management (WM) this week released its 2018 Sustainability Report — Driving Change: Change for the Better. The report highlights progress toward reducing Waste Management’s (WM) greenhouse gas footprint, recycling viability, technology utilization and helping employees, customers and communities to be safe, resilient and sustainable. Read more »

Naturgy and Castilla-La Mancha Team Up on Vocational Vehicular Natural Gas Technologies

| Spain: Toledo | Source: Naturgy

Portrait of a mechanic at work in his garage, SpainNaturgy Foundation, part of Naturgy Energy Group S.A., and Regional Education Council of Castilla-La Mancha (C-LM) are together promoting updates to ‘dual’ vocational training in the region to the south and east of Madrid. Content will expand to include natural gas vehicle technologies and associated services. Read more »

Wintershall: Europe’s Ports Need LNG Fuelling Stations

| Germany: Hamburg | Source: Wintershall Holding GmbH
Elbe

Elbe

Germany’s largest natural gas and crude oil producer advocates greater use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in maritime shipping. “Europe’s ports need LNG fueling stations,” said Wintershall’s Chief Executive Officer Mario Mehren in a talk with Hamburg’s First Mayor Peter Tschentscher on Thursday. Read more »

Containerships Collaborates with Don Trucking to Boost LNG-fuelled Trucks

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Containerships

Containerships cooperation with Don Trucking (IVECO truck)Multimodal transporter Containerships has signed a collaboration agreement with the Dutch trucking company Don Trucking in order to increase the amount of LNG-fuelled trucks in the region. The partnership guarantees trucking capacity of 15 new LNG-fuelled trucks for Containerships’ land operations in the port of Rotterdam. Read more »

SEDIGAS Urges Spain to Pursue Renewable Gas for Transportation

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: SEDIGAS
Guadalajara Sewage Treatment Plant

Guadalajara Sewage Treatment Plant produces RNG.

SEDIGAS, the Spanish Gas Association, is advocating for the adoption of national policies that reinforce the role of renewable natural gas (RNG) as a CO2 sink and part of the circular economy. Not only would RNG enhance the 2030-2050 National Energy and Climate Plan, it argues, it has a major role to play in decarbonising transportation. Read more »

ULEMCo’s 100% Hydrogen Zero Emission Engine Hits New Highs

| United Kingdom: UK | Source: ULEMCo

ULEMCo H2 truckULEMCo, a company pioneering the adoption of ultra-low emission hydrogen fuel in the UK, and their R&D partner Revolve Technologies, say their 100% hydrogen fuelled zero emission engine has achieved record breaking energy efficiency results. Read more »