Lombardy Incentivises Transition to New NGVs

| Italy: Milan | Source: Regione Lombardia

Italy-auto-verde-ecologica-02Lombardy, the most populous and richest region in Italy, has long been a proud adopter and facilitator of natural gas as a fuel for transportation. Always striving for best practice, the region’s leaders have introduced new incentives to further build the regional NGV fleet. Read more »

Sanpellegrino Sparkles with Scania LNG Truck Deliveries

| Italy: San Pellegrino Terme | Source: Gruppo Sanpellegrino

Gruppo Sanpellegrino Scania LNG Trucks Renowned Italian natural mineral water brand Sanpellegrino will add a sustainable sparkle to its drinks with the addition of Scania R 410 liquified natural gas trucks (LNG) by its logistics partner, Koinè SpA. Gruppo Sanpellegrino in 2018 produced 1.5 billion bottles of mineral water, exported to more than 150 countries.  Read more »

White Paper Positive About Natural Gas as Fuel

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: The University of British Columbia

Emissions_SGI_White_Paper_CoverA new white paper published on January 28, 2019 examines the potential impacts of using natural gas as a fuel for ships and trucks. This study — Can natural gas reduce emissions from transport? —  looks at how using natural gas affects greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, air pollution, and cost to industry. Read more »

Natural Gas Futures Initiative Launched by University of BC

| University of British Columbia | Source: University of British Columbia

Logo-CERCThe University of British Columbia’s Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC) has launched a major new initiative to investigate the sustainable development and use of gaseous fuels. Research priorities include the elimination of methane emissions and introduction of renewable sources as a means to decarbonize the natural gas energy system. Read more »

NGVA Europe: EU HDV CO2 Standards Must Include Renewable Gaseous Fuel

| NGVA Europe | Source: NGVA Europe

NGVA_EUROPE_LOGONGVA Europe urges co-legislators of the European Parliament and Council to make appropriate inclusive decisions as they seek final agreement on the new regulation setting CO2 standards for Heavy Duty Vehicles. The European natural and bio gas vehicle association says it is fundamental that a mechanism for inclusion of renewable and synthetic fuels in the range of alternatives to reach the final CO2 reduction targets is developed. 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 »

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 »

Natural Gas and Low Emissions Future are Tied According to Zukunft ERDGAS

| Germany: Berlin | Source: Wintershall Holding GmbH

Zukunftswerkstatt ERDGAS – Marketplace for InnovationsThe natural gas industry will play a key role in shaping the future energy system as a provider of innovative solutions and new technologies. This was demonstrated by 16 future-oriented projects from the academic and business sectors that were presented in Berlin today, Thursday, 22nd November 2018, as part of the Zukunftswerkstatt ERDGAS event. Read more »

IVECO Welcomes European Parliament Recognition of Decarbonising Role for Natural Gas

| Italy: Turin | Source: IVECO
IVECO Stralis NP London to Madrid

IVECO Stralis NP

IVECO welcomes the European Parliament’s backing of the amendment recognising the role of natural gas in achieving European decarbonization objectives.​ The European Parliament, in its plenary session, has voted its official opinion and amendments to the European Commission’s proposal for a regulation of CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. Read more »

CGA Renewable Gas Funding Proposal Receives Support

| Canada: Ottawa ON | Source: Canadian Gas Association

Canada - CGA Proposal Renewable Gas (cover clip)The Canadian Gas Association (CGA) last month said it received broad support from stakeholders encouraging the Government of Canada to endorse CGA’s federal policy proposal for a Renewable Gas Innovation Program. A persuasive element of the proposal relates to the immediate benefit derived from switching transportation to this clean fuel. Read more »