AMP Americas Secures $47M for CNG and RNG

| USA, Chicago IL
AmpCNG station in Orlando

AmpCNG station in Orlando

AMP Americas, a North American renewable natural gas (RNG) producer and marketer, says it has secured a $47 million equity commitment from energy-focused equity firm EIV Capital. The equity commitment will allow AMP Americas to pursue growth opportunities across its businesses, in particular to “invest in new biogas production, new fueling stations, and in growing our team,” said Grant Zimmerman, CEO. Read more »

NGVs in Texas up 27% – Top Counties

| USA, Austin TX
CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

There are now 9,040 natural gas vehicles on Texas roads –  a 27% increase since August 2014, according to a recent survey conducted by the Texas Natural Gas Foundation (TXNG). Planned additions by fleets such as VIA in San Antonio and Houston Metro will soon swell that number to 10,084 (approx. 42% over 2014). Refueling stations under development will add an additional 33 stations to the state’s current 86 public fueling stations and 67 private stations. Read more »

Biogas a Green Step Change for Nottingham City Transport

| United Kingdom, Nottingham

Scania doubledecker biogas buses for City of NottinghamWorking in partnership with Nottingham City Council, Scania, Alexander Dennis and Roadgas, with part funding from OLEV (Office of Low Emission vehicles), Nottingham City Transport is giving new meaning to local legend Robin Hood’s ‘Nottingham Green’. The city has taken delivery of biogas (renewable natural gas) -powered double deck buses. Read more »

Two NGV Milestones for Waste Management

| USA, Oklahoma City OK

Waste Management time-fill facilityTwo significant natural gas vehicle (NGV) milestones have been reached by Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. The company has opened its 100th natural gas fueling station at a ceremony in Oklahoma City, attended by industry representatives and local and state officials. And it now has 6,000 natural gas trucks in operation. Read more »

ECO-GATE Funded to Develop European Natural Gas Mobility

| Spain, Barcelona

The European Union has approved funding of EUR 10 million (USD 10.8 million) for the ECO-GATE project in order to develop the natural gas market for mobility. Gas Natural Fenosa will manage and coordinate the project, heading a consortium made up of natural gas operators, technology and service providers, end users and marketing and promotion knowledge experts in Spain, Portugal, France and Germany. Read more »

ANG Opens CNG Station in Mid Tennessee

| USA, Fayetteville TN

ANG Fayetteville_Station TNAmerican Natural Gas (ANG), a premier distributor of alternative motor fuels in the USA, held a ribbon cutting ceremony in collaboration with Tennessee Clean Fuels to unveil its new public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Read more »

Clean Energy Adds Multiple Fuel Deals in U.S.

| USA, Newport Beach CA

DART TransitClean Energy Fuels Corp., a major U.S. supplier of natural gas for transportation had been granted an additional four year fuel supply and maintenance contract by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Based in Dallas TX, DART is one of the country’s largest transit agencies to move away from diesel to natural gas. Fuel agreements have been reached with other transit agencies too. Read more »

35 Million CNG Miles for Sheehy Mail Contractors

| USA, Houston TX

Sheehy mail truck Trillium CNG

Following the expansion of its natural gas fleet U.S. Midwest mail carrier, Sheehy Mail Contractors, Inc., has entered into a contract with Trillium to refuel with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) at Omaha, Nebraska. Sheehy was an early adopter of CNG, beginning the conversion process in 2013. Read more »

UK Study Shows Huge Drop in CO2 Emissions from HGVs

| United Kingdom, Hinckley

Leyland CNG Station - Waitrose refuelA new UK study reveals an 84% drop in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from lorries using that country’s first gas filling station connected to a high-pressure pipeline. Cadent, the UK’s biggest gas network, says this is evidence that gas can be the fuel of choice for HGVs, and supports ‘clean air’ policies. Compressed natural gas (CNG) dispensed at the Lancashire station is 100% renewable, fuelling HGVs for big companies. Read more »

Largest Fleet of CNG buses in Michigan

| USA, Grand Rapids MI

Gillig CNG bus for Grand Rapids MIThe City of Grand Rapids, together with its public transportations system known as The Rapid, has unveiled a new plan to roll out what will become Michigan’s largest fleet of environmentally friendly buses. The buses, powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), will soon be cruising the streets of Downtown and Greater Grand Rapids. Read more »