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 »

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 »

Clean Energy Facilitates 168 Near Zero RNG Truck Grant Applications

| USA: Newport Beach CA

Clean Energy Carl Moyer FundingClean Energy Fuel Corp., provider of natural gas and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuels for transportation, has facilitated the filing of grant applications for 168 heavy-duty trucks equipped with the latest near zero engine technology and powered by Clean Energy’s Redeem™ renewable natural gas.  Read more »

Endesa Completes Fifth CNG Station in France, in Metro Paris

| France: Paris

Endesa CNG station Ile de FranceSpanish energy company Endesa S.A., a subsidiary of Italian multinational energy supplier Enel Group, and SIGEIF (the inter-council association for managing gas and electricity in Île-de-France) plan to build a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) public filling station in Paris. The contract was awarded as part of the plan to tackle pollution in the city of Paris and its metropolitan area. Read more »

ECO-GATE Meeting Defines Solutions for CNG/LNG Station Implementation

| Spain: Madrid

logo-ecogateThe meeting of the General Assembly of ECO-GATE, has agreed on concrete innovative solutions that it will develop and implement in the 21 gas stations that are going to be launched in Spain, France, Portugal and Germany. The project falls within the framework of the European plan of global action for the development of sustainable mobility, an initiative led by Nedgia, the natural gas distribution company of the Gas Natural Fenosa group. Read more »

WM’s RNG Facility Unveiled in Kentucky

| USA: Louisville KY

Louisville KY WM RNG PlantFuel for 800 Waste Collection Trucks

Waste Management, North America’s leading provider of comprehensive waste management services, this week unveiled its Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility, built to turn waste from the landfill into usable, renewable natural gas (RNG). This innovative facility captures methane produced by the landfill and converts it to pipeline quality natural gas. Read more »

Four Micro-LNG Plants May Boost Sustainable Mobility in Italy

| USA: Houston TX and Italy: San Donato Milanese

SNAM_fonti_rinnovabiliSnam S.p.A., a European leader in the construction and integrated management of natural gas infrastructure, and Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), an international industrial service company, will work together to develop micro-liquefaction plants. By doing so, they aim to boost sustainable mobility in heavy duty trucks and to promote sustainability in maritime transportation in Italy. Read more »

NGVAmerica Releases Greenhouse Gas Emission Metrics White Paper

| USA: Washington D.C.

NGVAmerica Report Image - Global WarmingNatural gas use in transportation provides an immediate reduction in long-lived CO2 emissions

NGVAmerica, the national trade association for natural gas fuel in transportation, has released a white paper on greenhouse gas emission metrics — Understanding Global Warming Potential and Other Greenhouse Gas Emission Metrics.  The white paper offers a high-level overview of emission metrics and their associated timeframes, while explaining when one might use different metrics. Read more »

Nottingham UK Hits Top Deck with Biogas Buses

| United Kingdom: Nottingham

Scania NCT Gas Bus and fuellingWith its 53rd biogas bus, the world’s largest fleet of biogas double-decker buses is now fully operational in Nottingham. The engines and chassis of the new buses have been developed by Scania with bodywork by Alexander Dennis Limited. Read more »