5000 Hexagon CNG Cylinders for Indonesian Fleets

| Indonesia, Jakarta

CNG Taxi refuelling IndonesiaHexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Raufoss has recently received orders from PT Autogas in Indonesia for CNG cylinders for conversion of 5,000 taxis and government vehicles to compressed natural gas (CNG). Deliveries are scheduled for second quarter of 2017. Read more »

Endesa Opens CNG Station in Zaragoza

Endesa CNG station Valdemoro Feb2016

Endesa CNG station in Valdemoro (Madrid)

Endesa, a Spanish and Portuguese energy provider, has inaugurated a public Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station in Zaragoza, the capital of northeastern Spain’s Aragon region. It is the second CNG station in the city and has been constructed as part of Endesa’s intention to create its own natural gas refuelling network. Endesa stations have already been opened in Palma de Mallorca and Madrid. Read more »

Student Transporter in Almere Chooses Biomethane

van Driel taxi Orangegas refuel of Skoda OctaviaBrabant carrier Van Driel Group, based in Oss, Netherlands is making a difference with its decision late last year to use renewable natural gas (biomethane) -powered vehicles to transport students in Almere. It is both contributing to a cleaner urban environment and modeling environmental responsibility before the next generation of decision-makers. Read more »

Mumbai CNG Momentum Led by Mahanagar Gas

Mahanagar Gas CNG StationMahanagar Gas Limited (MGL), one of India’s leading Natural Gas Distribution companies, is a joint venture between GAIL (India) Ltd and BGAPH (a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell Plc). MGL provides Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel for almost half a million vehicles in Mumbai, Thane, Mira-Bhayander, Navi Mumbai and beyond, through a network of 190 CNG stations using more than 1,000 dispensers. Expansion plans are big. Read more »

ADNOC Facilitates NGV Growth in Abu Dhabi

ADNOC CNG stationADNOC Distribution reports the yearly conversion rate to Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) in the emirate of Abu Dhabi has registered a sustained and growing uptake. In 2016, on an average to date, 130 cars per month have been converted to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Emirates Transport Converts Diesels to Natural Gas

Emirates Transport CNG cylinder installationStarting December this year, Emirates transport (ET) will begin converting its diesel vehicles to dual-fuel systems using compressed natural gas (CNG). The implementation of the conversion policy follows a successful six-month trial of dual-fuel engines and is aimed at cutting transport-related emissions. The policy is described as a first for the region. Read more »

Showroom Launch for Volvo V90 Bi-fuel

Volvo V90 Bi-fuel rated Euro 6

Volvo V90 Bi-fuel rated Euro 6

The Volvo V90 bi-fuel, equipped with Westport Fuel System’s direct injection fuel system technology, has been officially launched at an event in the Volvo showroom in Kungsträdgården in Stockholm. The event was organised by Westport Sweden (Volvo’s partner for biogas vehicles), Aga Gas AB, E.ON, FordonsGas, Göteborg Energi and Energigas Sweden (Swedish Gas Association). Read more »

First OEM CNG Maxi Taxis for Trinidad

Trinidad CNG Maxi-taxisThe first two Compressed Natural Gas-powered Maxi Taxis have been handed over in Trinidad and Tobago as part of the country’s drive for improved air quality and lower-cost fuel. The owners each took possession of a Joylong A6 18-Seater Bi-Fuel (Petrol/CNG) Maxi Taxi after handing in their old vehicles and witnessing their reduction to scrap metal. Read more »

PitPoint Adds to Benelux CNG Station Network

Dutch green energy provider PitPoint is doing its best to make compressed natural gas (CNG) and compressed biomethane (renewable natural gas – RNG) more available throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. In July, the company opened two new PitPoint stations in Belgium, in Aalsmeer and Turnhout. In late August another CNG station was opened, this one in Cuijk in southern Netherlands. Read more »

GNF Introduces Major Taxi CNG Conversion Program in Mexico

“Switching Monterrey” is the name of a new program being financed by Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF) in the capital of the Mexico’s northeastern state of Nuevo León. The initiative is intended to facilitate the conversion of 1,000 taxis to compressed natural gas (CNG), and marks the beginning of what Country Manager of Gas Natural Fenosa in Mexico, Narcís de Carreras, says is the first step to promoting natural gas fuel as a more economic and cleaner alternative to conventional fuels. Read more »