Republic Services Cuts GHGs with Renewable Natural Gas

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RNG Emissions reduction Chart by Coalition for RNGRepublic Services, an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste, will increase its usage of renewable natural gas (RNG) by three times what it used in 2016 through an expanded agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. According to the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas, RNG has the lowest carbon intensity of all commercially available transportation fuels. Read more »

LA Metro Selects Clean Energy’s Redeem RNG for Transit Fleet

Redeem Clean Energy BiomethaneClean Energy Fuels Corp., has been awarded a contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to refuel its fleet of transit buses with renewable natural gas (RNG). The deal calls for Clean Energy to provide Metro its Redeem™ brand of RNG, the first renewable and commercially available vehicle fuel in the United States made entirely from 100% organic waste. Read more »

Eni and Snam to Jointly Develop Italy’s NGV Refueling Infrastructure

Eni stationEni S.p.A., an Italian multinational oil and gas company and Snam, a natural gas infrastructure company based in San Donato Milanese, have signed a framework agreement for the development of methane gas stations in Italy, as part of a wider set of initiatives to promote sustainable mobility. Read more »

CNG Achievers Amongst Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Award Winners

MLGW CNG Station ChoctawThe Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), has included three Compressed Natural Gas high achievers amongst the winners of the 2017 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards. These three have separately focused on public access CNG refuelling stations, CNG-powered airport shuttle buses, and advancement of alternative fuels. Read more »

CNG Fuels Joins UK’s NGV Network

CNG Fuels dispenser 2017 smCNG Fuels, the UK’s leading operator of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refuelling infrastructure and provider of compressed biomethane (Bio-CNG) meeting energy needs for transport and off-grid industrial applications, has joined the UK’s Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN). The Network was established to promote natural gas vehicles as a transport solution, accelerate development of the NGV industry and encourage increased use of natural gas and biomethane as low emission transport fuels. Read more »

Biomethane Decarbonises Nottingham Double-Deck Buses

Nottingham CT Bio-Gas busThe U.K city of Nottingham, 200 kms north of London, is now home to a new £17m (USD 22m) double-deck bus fleet powered by renewable natural gas (RNG or biomethane). The London-based Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) used the launch of the fleet last week to call for greater government support for low-carbon transport fuels. Read more »

Centre for RNG Opened in California

Riverside RNG Symposium & Center for RNG Ribbon CuttingA new Center for Renewable Natural Gas has been formally opened this week at the University of California, Riverside. The Center is the first academic establishment in the United States dedicated to the study and applied research of renewable gas technologies. Research will be conducted that focuses on improving technology and on reducing barriers to achieve widespread commercial production and use of renewable natural gas in California. Read more »

2017 U.S. Coast-to-Coast NGV Road Rally Announced

NGV Rally 2016 Sea-to-Sea (2)NGVAmerica, the American Public Gas Association (APGA) and the American Gas Association (AGA) have advised details of their 2nd Annual ‘From Sea-to-Shining-Sea’ NGV Road Rally Across America. The event highlights the many benefits of using natural gas in transportation and the variety of vehicles available today that operate on natural gas over a two-week period, commencing this June. Read more »

Calvera NG-Pods Head to Northern Europe

Calvera NG-PodSpanish company Calvera, a manufacturer of high pressure compressed gas transport and storage equipment based in Épila, has reached agreement with Finnish biogas technology company Envor Protech Oy, to handle the distribution of biogas and compressed natural gas in the north of Europe. Read more »

EMPA Tests Show Natural Gas is a Clean Alternative

Germany_RDE-Test Opel Astra (non-CNG)EMPA, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (an interdisciplinary Swiss research institute for applied materials sciences and technology), has been stringently testing exhaust gases of currently available cars in Europe and says the results are alarming. Using a new test that includes measuring emissions in actual traffic, EMPA has shown natural gas powered vehicles (NGV) stand out as a clean alternative.  Read more »