Why convert a diesel fleet to compressed natural gas? Lower fuel and operational costs and reduced emissions are important reasons, according to corporate fleet owners that are making the switch.
UPS has entered into an agreement to purchase renewable natural gas (RNG) for its delivery vehicle fleet from Clean Energy Fuels, making it the largest RNG users in the US shipping industry. RNG, also known as biomethane, can be derived from sources including decomposing organic waste in landfills, wastewater treatment ... Read more »
Biowaste recycling company Andigestion has installed a £2.3 million ($3.4 million) biomethane cleaning plant as it continues to develop its 34,000 metric tons per annum anaerobic digestion facility in Gloucestershire, UK, Waste Management World reports. The plant will allow Andigestion to export 3 million m3/year of renewable natural gas to ... Read more »
Volvo Trucks is partnering with British biofuel supplier Gasrec to help business customers cut haulage costs and reduce carbon emissions by increasing the availability and use of bio-based gas-powered vehicles in the UK. The companies will focus on supplying vehicles to potential customers in the areas already served by Gasrec’s ... Read more »
Sainsbury’s has extended its dual-fuel fleet to 51 vehicles, saving up to 25 percent in carbon emissions, the UK supermarket chain says. The fleet operates on a combination of diesel and biomethane, produced from rotting organic material in landfill. Each dual-fuel vehicle will save about 41 metric tons of CO2 ... Read more »
Estonia has become the first country to launch a nationwide fast-charging network for electric vehicles, using technology provided by ABB. The 165 web-connected direct current fast chargers are installed in urban areas with more than 5,000 inhabitants, and on major roads throughout the country, creating the highest concentration of DC chargers ... Read more »