100th Belgian CNG Station Opens

| Belgium: Heverlee

DATS24 CNG opens at HeverleeDATS 24, the Belgian leader in CNG (compressed natural gas) and a pioneer of automated fueling stations and fuel supplier of Colruyt Group, has opened Belgium’s 100th Compressed Natural Gas filling station, which is also the company’s 60th under its own brand. Heverlee is the location, 30 minutes drive to the east of Brussels. Read more »

IVECO in Cestas, France to Celebrate Biomethane Circular Economy

| Italy: Turin

IVECO at biomethane plant launch ItalyIn France’s south west, the city of Cestas has a new biomethane production plant and biomethane filling station, part of a collaboration between Pot au Pin Energie, Air Liquide and Carrefour to create a circular economy supporting the energy transition. On hand were IVECO and IVECO Bus to display their natural gas vehicle range. Read more »

300+ Buses to Convert to Natural Gas Fuel in Moscow Region by 2020

| Russia: Moscow
A Moscow CNG station

A Mosavtogaz CNG Station in Moscow.

Russia’s natural gas vehicle association reports more than three hundred buses in the Moscow region will be converted to compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel by the end of next year. Moscow Area Energy Minister, Leonid Neganov said all the necessary infrastructure is in place. Transport emissions are the single biggest contributor of air pollution in the city. Read more »

Ham Refuels Volvo Test & Drive Trucks in Sweden; Opens Italian LNG Station

| Spain: Barcelona

HAM Testdrive VolvoSpain’s HAM Group was selected by Volvo Trucks to provide a liquefied natural gas (LNG) mobile unit with the objective of refuelling its Volvo Gas Power trucks during the last Test & Drive event that took place in Hellered (Sweden) in April and May, near of the facilities of the Gothenburg truck manufacturer. Read more »

Empa ‘move’s to new Gas Mobility Project in Switzerland

| Switzerland: Zurich

Switzerland_180621_Empa_GasmobilitaetEmpa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, opened a demonstration facility in Dübendorf under the name of ‘move’ in 2016 to show ways of switching mobility to renewable energy. Now, after two years of practical tests, the first project phase centred on hydrogen fuel has been successfully completed and a gas conversion phase is beginning. Read more »

OrangeGas Reaches 35 CNG Stations in Germany

| Germany: Hamburg

Germany - OrangeGas acquisitionNetherlands-based OrangeGas has expanded its network of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations in Germany with the acquisition of 12 CNG stations from a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls AG Germany, Mabagas Fuel GmbH & Co., a provider of  biomethane (renewable natural gas). The takeover, which took place on 15 June, expands the OrangeGas network to 105 stations, of which 35 are in Germany and 75 in the Netherlands. Read more »

GAIL and Uber Partner to Roll Out CNG Initiative in India

| India: New Delhi

GAIL signs with Uber for CNG promotion GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited, the pioneers of City Gas Distribution in India and Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, have entered into a strategic partnership to promote the usage of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) across various cities in India. In the first leg, the initiative is being rolled out in Bengaluru in the country’s south and will subsequently be extended in other cities. Read more »

Clean Energy Brings Cleaner Fuel Alternative to Kansas

| USA: Olathe KS

Clean Energy Olathe-Press-ReleaseClean Energy Fuel Corp. today joined city officials and county executives in the City of Olathe and Johnson County, KS to mark the opening of a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station that is expected to greatly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, fueling costs (almost $7 million), noise pollution, and maintenance expenses. Read more »

UPS Plans $130M Investment in Natural Gas Stations and Vehicles

| USA: Atlanta GA

UPS Natural Gas VehicleAmerican multinational package delivery and supply chain management company UPS plans to build an additional five compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add more than 700 new CNG vehicles including 400 semi-tractors and 330 terminal trucks. This $130 million dollar investment in CNG capacity for 2018 builds on previous UPS investments of $100 million dollars in 2016 and $90 million dollars in 2017. Read more »