Ecological Solaris Buses for Ostrava

| Czech Republic: Ostrava | Source: Solaris

Solaris Urbino 18 CNG 4Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. has secured yet another significant order for environmentally friendly, CNG-fuelled articulated buses. Pursuant to the contract signed between the manufacturer and public transport operator Dopravní podnik Ostrava a.s., the Czech city of Ostrava will receive 37 state-of-the-art Solaris Urbino 18 CNG buses. Read more »

Norway’s ASKO Selects Scania Fuel Cell Trucks

| Norway: Trondheim | Source: Scania

Scania G 350 FCEV truck for ASKOASKO, Norway’s largest grocery wholesaler and a part of NorgesGruppen, and Swedish truck manufacturer Scania have celebrated the start of operations of four hydrogen gas trucks with electric driveline and of ASKO’s hydrogen gas station in Trondheim, Norway. Read more »

FPT Industrial Cursor 9 NG Powers New Van Hool Hybrid Trambus

| Italy: Turin | Source: CNH Industrial

Van Hool Exqui.City hybridA high-performance natural gas (NG) engine designed and manufactured by FPT Industrial is providing the power behind a new hybrid trambus that has just entered service in France, by Van Hool, a Belgian manufacturer of vehicles for public transport. Read more »

Calor Invests in Volvo LNG Trucks to Meet 2040 Emissions Target

| United Kingdom: Warwick | Source: Calor

Volvo-Trucks-Calor Calor, a U.K. energy provider, has invested in the next generation of LNG vehicles, which offer a 20% reduction in CO2 emissions* compared to their diesel counterparts (1). Calor will be operating a number of Volvo FM LNG trucks on its national trunking operation, fuelled by its national footprint of LNG stations. These LNG vehicles offer the same performance as their diesel-powered equivalents, but with a much smaller carbon footprint. Read more »

Agility Fuel Solutions Triple Range for CNG Buses in India

| India: New Delhi | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

CNG Buses with Agility roof-mounted CNG equipmentMr. Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, launched India’s first long distance compressed natural gas (CNG) bus on December 24, 2019 under a strategic program led by Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), the largest CNG distribution company in India. The launch ushers in CNG as the fuel of choice for long distance transportation in India. Read more »

Netherlands Introduces New LNG Incentive Scheme

| The Netherlands: Nieuwegein | Source: Total Gas Mobility B.V.

PitPoint LNG station in NetherlandsThe Netherlands has announced a new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) incentive scheme. The scheme will offer an 18.7 Eurocent discount per kilogram of LNG purchased between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2021. The scheme is in line with the EU’s ambition to reduce freight transport emissions and seeks to support logistics companies that (are looking to) use a cleaner fuel source. Read more »

Two LNG Shunter Locomotives Planned in Estonia

| Latvia: Riga | Source: DiGas

EK Locomotive, LatviaDiGas, a Latvian dual-fuel natural gas system manufacturer and Estonian state-owned energy company Enefit Kaevandused, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to retrofit and pilot two types of diesel shunter locomotives TEM-2 and TEM 18 to operate in dual-fuel mode using LNG. Read more »

CNG Stations RFP issued by Kansas City RCC

| USA: Kansas City MO | Source: Metropolitan Energy Center

MEC logoKansas City Regional Clean Cities, a program of Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), has re-issued an RFP for the Installation of CNG Fueling Stations in Kansas/Missouri that you may be interested in responding to. Attached is the RFP (and T & C), with submittal information. The deadline for submitting proposals to Metropolitan Energy Center is December 20, 2019, at 2:00pm CST. Read more »

Gasum Expands Nordic Operations by Acquiring Two Linde AG Businesses

| Finland: Helsinki | Source: Gasum

Gasum Turku LNGEnergy company Gasum is acquiring AGA’s Clean Energy business and Nauticor’s Marine Bunkering business from Linde AG. The acquisition will enhance the development of the Nordic gas market and create a platform for Gasum to provide a broader offering to meet the increasing demand for low-emission energy solutions from customers in industry, maritime and road transport. Read more »

Chart Builds Europe’s Largest LNG Vehicle Fueling Station for AlternOil GmbH

| USA: Atlanta GA | Source: Chart Industries, Inc.

Chart Industries, Inc. completed the installation and commissioning of Europe’s largest LNG fueling station for AlternOil GmbH (AlternOil).  AlternOil will operate the fueling station, which is located on Germany’s main A1 highway near the city of Bakum, following final approval by local authorities expected in early December 2019. Read more »