Redeem RNG is Flowing for Clean Energy Fuels

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Wastepro MACK CNG Trucks refuelingCalifornia’s Clean Energy Fuels Corp. says they have experienced increased demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) from the refuse sector, particularly in California, where refuse trucks are fueled by the very solid waste they haul. Several other developments are included in their latest market update. Read more »

Sewage-to-RNG Project Commences in Longmont, Colorado

| USA: Longmont CO | Source: CGRS, Inc.

Longmont CO develops RNG FacilityDriven by an age where sustainable resources are increasingly important, the City of Longmont has begun construction on its Biogas Treatment and Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Fueling Station Project. Once complete, this innovative project will transform sewage gas from the wastewater-treatment process into sustainable fuel for the City’s trash trucks. Read more »

NGVAmerica Promotes NGV Benefits in NewFact Sheets

| USA: Washington DC | Source: NGVAmerica

NGVAmerica has released four new fact sheets regarding the benefits of using Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) for heavy-duty trucks, school buses, refuse and transit vehicles. The new information comes as states are beginning to distribute their share of the $2.9 billion Environmental Mitigation Trust funding established as part of the Volkswagen emissions settlement. 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 »

City of Chesapeake Clocks 1 Million CNG Gallons

| USA: Chesapeake VA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Chesapeake CNG Waste Vehicle Clean Energy Fuels reports that for the City of Chesapeake, VA, a journey that started in September 2012 advanced this week when its millionth gallon of compressed natural gas (CNG) was dispensed into the city’s fleet vehicles. What began as six trucks running on Clean Energy’s diesel-alternative fuel has grown to a fleet of 50 CNG solid waste trucks now in service. Read more »

Scania to Introduce Fuel Cell Refuse Truck

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania-Renova image 2018Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. Delivery is anticipated late 2019. Read more »

Clean Energy Reports Success with CNG and RNG Supply Contracts

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

PHL shuttle bus CNGClean Energy Fuels Corp. is to supply Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) with compressed natural gas (CNG) as part of a sustainability initiative to reduce toxic emissions, decrease noise volume, and lower fuel costs. The airport’s entire shuttle fleet will switch from diesel to CNG. Clean Energy reports on other successes also. Read more »

Stuttgart Adds More Mercedes-Benz Econic NGTs for Waste Collection

| Germany: Stuttgart

Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT 2630Waste Management Stuttgart (AWS) is very aware that it operates in a city challenged by excessive particulate matter pollution and where the city managers are formulating the terms and scope of a diesel ban, an action recently upheld by Germany’s Federal Administrative Court. To navigate the city for environmentally sensitive collection of waste requires specialised vehicles and a Euro VI natural gas fuelled solution is meeting the brief. 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 »

Arrow Services Opens its First CNG Station in LA County

| USA, La Puente CA

Arrow Disposal Facility, CaliforniaArrow Services, Inc., a Californian waste disposal and recycling company, has opened its first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in the City of La Puente. The station is a limited-access station, enabling it to also serve NASA Services, Inc., another local refuse service company which utilizes CNG vehicles. Read more »