HAM and FEGATRAMER to Facilitate Natural Gas Adoption for Transport

| Spain and Italy
Sevilla LCNG Station

HAM supplies CNG and LNG at this station in Sevilla.

Federación Gallega de Transportes de Mercancías (tr. Galician Federation of Transports), known as FEGATRAMER, has signed a collaboration agreement with Spain’s HAM Group that aims to encourage uptake of natural gas as a fuel for transportation. The agreement offers advantages to the members of the Galician Federation for the supply of natural gas to their vehicles from HAM stations. Read more »

PennDOT Completes 12 of 29 CNG Stations

| USA: Houston TX

Trillium New Castle TA Ribbon CuttingThe Commonwealth of Pennsylvania continues to roll out its CNG P3 Project which aims to construct fueling stations for the supply of Compressed Natural Gas to more than 1,600 public-transit buses at 29 sites. According to the PA Department of Transportation (PennDOT), eight stations were completed in 2017 and four have been opened in 2018. Station builder Trillium, PennDOT and New Castle Transit Authority (NCTA) celebrated the opening of one of those stations last week. Read more »

Clean Ireland Recycling has First Private CNG Station and Fleet in Ireland

| Ireland: Cork

Ireland's First Private CNG Station at Clean Ireland RecyclingGas Networks Ireland and Clean Ireland Recycling have celebrated the official opening of the first private fast-fill CNG station at the Clean Ireland Recycling premises in Smithstown Industrial Estate, Shannon, Co. Clare. The Shannon site is part of Gas Networks Ireland’s strategy to further develop a market for natural gas as a lower-emission transport fuel. Gas Networks Ireland is developing a comprehensive national CNG refuelling network that will provide nationwide coverage for vehicles operating on Irish roads. Read more »

Remondis to beat German City Diesel Bans with Natural Gas Fleet

| Germany: Berlin
IFAT 2018: Deutscher Marktführer setzt auf Erdgas

Clean, quiet and agile: IVECO Eurocargo with refuse collection system

Remondis, a leading international service provider in the field of recycling, service and water, is to begin the gradual conversion of a large part of its fleet of 8,000 commercial vehicles to natural gas. Their decision was announced last Monday in Munich at IFAT, the water, wastewater, waste and raw materials trade fair. Read more »

Total and Clean Energy to Drive Deployment of Natural Gas HD Trucks in USA

| France: Paris and USA: Newport Beach CA
Andrew Littlefair, CEO of Clean Energy, and Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of Total

Andrew Littlefair, CEO of Clean Energy, and Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of Total

Total SA and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. today announced that the two companies have entered into a broad strategic agreement to drive deployment of new natural gas heavy-duty trucks. Total has agreed to purchase up to 50.8 million shares of Clean Energy’s common stock for $83.4 million, to become Clean Energy’s largest stockholder with ownership of 25% of Clean Energy’s outstanding shares of common stock. Read more »

Bauer CNG Station in Eastern Siberia now Operational

| Germany: Munich

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, a city and the administrative, industrial, scientific, and cultural center of Kamchatka Krai in the far east of Russia, is home to a unique Compressed Natural Gas filling station. The intense cold for much of the year is hard on equipment and planning, and the absence of a natural gas grid connection delayed commissioning. Read more »

First NGV Seminar in Romania

| Romania: Bucharest

NGVA Romania SeminarThe first national seminar dedicated to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles has concluded in Bucharest, Romania. The event, organised by Meda Consulting, ambitiously aimed to merge elements of theory with the practical side, a format that attracted participants from some important local organisations including Atlas Copco Romania, Carrefour Romania, Hope Sped, and Radcom. Read more »

Finland’s Growing LNG Refueling Network Welcomes First Volvo FH HD Truck

| Finland: Espoo

Gasum refuels LNG for Volvo FHVolvo has introduced the first LNG-powered heavy-duty truck offering a viable alternative for heavy regional and long-haul operations in Finland. Announced to the market in late 2017, the Volvo FH LNG is a concrete alternative to diesel engines for long-haul applications, including for towing full trailers. A clean and cost-effective alternative, liquefied natural gas (LNG) is becoming a more common fuel for heavy-duty vehicles on Finland’s roads. Read more »

Warsaw Public Transport Adds 80 CNG Buses for 2019

| Poland: Warsaw

MAN bus tender for WarsawMAN Truck and Bus submitted the most advantageous bid in the tender for the supply of 80 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses for Zarząd Transportu Miejskiego m.st. (ZTM — Warsaw Public Transport Authority). The tender called for 50 articulated buses and 30 single 12 metre buses for the city’s public transportation. Read more »

Trillium CNG to Upgrade Alt-Fuel Station for U.S. Refuse Company

| USA: Houston TX

CNG pumps at Trillium stationTrillium CNG, a leading U.S. provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fueling facilities, was recently selected by American Disposal Services to provide upgrades to its CNG fueling station. The recycling and waste collection provider based in Manassas, Virginia, first added CNG trucks to its fleet in 2014. Read more »