Swedish bus operator orders 8 electric, 42 natural gas Solaris buses

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Solaris has signed a contract for the supply of 50 zero-emission and low emission buses to bus operator Vy Buss AB: eight electric buses and 42 natural-gas-fueled units. The buses running on compressed natural gas meet the Euro 6 norm. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Natural Gas

2019 129

@MayorOfLA Is Ready! Garcetti Comes Out Gunning For Gas – Scattergood, Haynes & Harbor Power Plants To Stop Shoving Pollution Down Citizens Throats, Calls For Shutdown Of Aliso Canyon. #MerchantsOfDoubt In Fossil Fuel Industry Argue For More Climate Destruction

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Only two days earlier I had been at a meeting to plan our response and action if Garcetti were to choose to repower the plants to burn more gas for the next 30-40 years. Especially since the Scattergood plant it serves will no longer be using gas.

2019 198

C2CNT process converts flue gas from natural gas power plant into carbon nanotubes

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On 26 July, the first flue gas from the natural gas power plant, the Shepard Energy Center in Calgary, Canada, was directly transformed by the C2CNT process ( earlier post ) into carbon nanotubes.

2019 147

KIT team produces synthetic natural gas from waste wood; used in natural gas vehicles

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Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have successfully produced renewable methane from a biomass-based synthesis gas mixture in their pilot plant for methanation using a new honeycomb catalyst. The technology can also be applied to power-to-gas systems.

2018 115

EU engine-tech project could help gas catch up with gasoline

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These engines should easily be cross-compatible with those using compressed natural gas. Biofuels natural gas propaneSome biofuels, like biogas from landfills—or synthetic methane—are attractive for use in vehicles as they have a potentially low energy cost to produce.

2019 93

Volkswagen adds third tank to Polo and Golf natural gas models; new TGI engine for Golf

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Volkswagen has equipped its natural gas models of the Polo TGI and Golf TGI with a third natural gas tank made of specially coated, high-strength steel. liters and extends the natural gas storage to 91.5 kg natural gas over 100 kilometers, and CO 2 emissions of just 98–95 g/km.

2019 144

EIA: natural gas-fired reciprocating engines are being deployed more to balance renewables

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Other includes landfill gas, biomass, and other gas. Reciprocating engines tend to be smaller than other types of natural gas-fired electricity generators and account for a relatively small share of power plants fueled by natural gas. Engines Natural Gas Power Generation

2019 144

German power-to-gas facility opens green methanation plant; €28M STORE&GO project

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A methanation plant expansion to the existing power-to-gas (PtG) facility in Falkenhagen, Germany has officially opened as part of the international €28-million (US$33.5-million) STORE&GO research project. Hydrogen Production Natural Gas Power-to-Gas Wind

2018 115

GTI quantifies opportunity to produce low-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG) from wood wastes

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GTI has released a site-specific engineering design titled “ Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) from Wood Wastes ”. These companies are world experts in gasification, gas clean-up, and conversion technologies. Biomass Gasification Natural Gas

2019 121

SoCalGas to offer renewable natural gas at its fueling stations for the first time

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Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) will soon begin using renewable natural gas for the first time at the 25 utility-owned natural gas vehicle fueling stations across its service territory, as well as at six fueling stations in the San Diego area.

2018 112

Wärtsilä launches 31SG pure gas engine for marine applications; suited for hybrid systems

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Wärtsilä has launched the 31SG pure gas engine for marine market applications. The Wärtsilä 31SG engine further reduces the total cost of ownership and the environmental footprint for vessels operating in regions where there is a developed gas infrastructure.

2019 96

Renewable natural gas flowing into SoCalGas pipelines from Calgren dairy digester pipeline cluster

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Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) and biogas producer Calgren Dairy Fuels announced that renewable natural gas produced at Calgren’s dairy digester facility in Pixley, California is being injected into SoCalGas pipelines. The project marks the first time that carbon-negative renewable natural gas produced from cow manure has been injected directly into SoCalGas’ natural gas system. Biomethane Natural Gas

2019 91

KIT spin-off producing synthetic natural gas from green hydrogen and CO2 from sewage sludge

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Chemical reactor company INERATEC , a spinoff of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), and the Spanish company GAS NATURAL FENOSA have built a plant in Spain that produces synthetic natural gas from CO 2 and renewable hydrogen. Fuels Natural Gas Power Generation Power-to-Gas

2018 90

New Golf Variant TGI natural gas model now available to order; three tanks, more CNG range

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The new Volkswagen Golf Variant TGI with three natural gas tanks. Golf Variant 1,5 TGI fuel consumption natural gas CNG in kg/100 km: urban 4.7 No need to compromise on space: Golf Variant TGI1 with space-saving natural gas tanks as integrated underfloor solution ›. Third natural gas tank for additional range of 80 kilometres ›. Volkswagen has added the Golf Variant TGI to its lineup of newly enhanced natural gas vehicles, including the Polo TGI and Golf TGI.

2019 84

EIA projects US energy-related CO2 emissions to remain near current level through 2050; increased natural gas consumption

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Petroleum emissions from other sectors have fallen in recent years as equipment and processes that use petroleum fuels have been replaced by those using other fuels, in particular, natural gas. Other sectors have also increased their consumption of natural gas.

2019 101

DOE to award up to $88M for oil and natural gas recovery research

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The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy announced up to $88 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects enhancing technologies for oil and natural gas recovery under two separate funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), proved reserves of US crude oil and natural gas reached record highs in 2017, topping previous records at 39.2 natural gas production (32.7

2019 100

SEAT introducing first natural-gas-fueled SUV at Paris show: Arona TGI

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The CNG variant of the Arona features the same systems as those included in the 1.0-liter TSI gasoline version, but integrates components that allow it to run on compressed natural gas. The SUV has a gas tank capacity of 14.3 Emissions Engines Natural Gas

2018 109

Food Express takes delivery of first 11 of 46 new ultra-low emission natural gas trucks

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Southern California Gas Co. FXI) announced the addition of 11 new ultra-low emission natural gas trucks to the FXI fleet. Replacing 55 diesel trucks with new ultra-low emission natural gas trucks is the equivalent of taking more than 3,100 passenger cars off the road.

2018 101

Thanksgiving Appreciation For Low Gas Prices And Expert Wetwork #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

New SoCalGas truck loan program for fleets interested in switching from diesel to near-zero natural gas trucks

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Southern California Gas Co. The program allows qualified fleet owners the opportunity to try out the latest in heavy-duty natural gas truck technology by test-driving a 12L near-zero truck. CWI natural gas engines have met the 2010 EPA standard for particulate matter (0.01

2018 112

Greenius Calls For Nationalizing Oil & Gas Industry & Seizing Their Assets As Sierra Club Applauds

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Godfather of Community Choice In LA County Says Just Transition Means Repairing Damage To Frontline Communities First. On Sunday, May 5, 2019 the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club held their annual Awards Banquet and presented a special conservation award to Joe Galliani, declaring-.

2019 130

Audi updates A3 Sportback g-tron with increased tank volume for greater natural gas range

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miles) (WLTP cycle) in natural gas operation. Compared to gasoline, combustion of natural gas emits 25% less CO 2 due to the lowest carbon content of all hydrocarbons. lb) of gas. lb) of CNG extends the range during gas operation. Engines Natural Gas

2019 88

SoCalGas and Onboard Dynamics announce second demonstration of new mobile natural gas compressor for fueling stations

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Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and Onboard Dynamics, Inc. ObDI) announced the field demonstration of new mobile compressor technology that provides on-site backup and supplemental compression at natural gas fueling stations. Infrastructure Natural Gas

2019 83

Scania launches new 13-liter natural gas engine

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liters) natural gas engine, based on Scania’s well-proven inline 6-cylinder, 13-liter engine. FPT Industrial also recently introduced its newest and most powerful natural engine, the 13-liter Cursor 13 Natural Gas, specially developed for long-haul missions.

2017 78

RIP natural-gas cars, doomed by cheap gas and electric cars

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Natural gas vehicles were first promoted starting in about 2000 as a way to reduce reliance on imported oil and cut tailpipe emissions. Their promise appeared to grow near the height of the global financial crisis, when gas prices hovered around $4 per gallon across much of the United States. natural gas LPG alternative fuel vehicles natural gas vehicle

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Are states overtaxing EV drivers to make up for lost gas taxes?

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Some states are assessing additional fees on electric vehicle owners that end up being in excess of what the average car owner pays in gas taxes, consumer advocates said Wednesday.

2019 88

Report: EV sales will surpass gas-powered models in 2037

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Sales of new electric passenger cars will surpass those of internal combustion models by 2037 according to a new report on EVs from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

2019 104

Scenario study suggests increased vehicle electrification in Europe increases demand for gas in power sector; limited ability for power-to-gas

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A study published by the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) has explored the possible impact of increased electrification of road transportation and domestic heating and cooking on the energy system (electricity and gas), as well as on CO 2 emissions and on GDP. The net effect depends on the countries’ specific policies and current energy mix, with demand for gas increasing in BE, FR and DE, remaining constant in AT and slightly decreasing in NL.

2018 76

Audi expanding e-gas capacity through partnership with Viessmann; power-to-gas with biological methanation of CO2 and H2

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Audi is expanding capacities for the production of sustainably produced e-gas. Audi e-gas is currently produced using two process steps: electrolysis and methanation. We are writing the next chapter of the Audi e-gas story here. Fuels Natural Gas Power-to-Gas

2016 95

Exploring the effects of CR, EGR and spark timing on performance and emissions of HD natural gas engines

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Researchers at Hunan University have investigated the effects of compression ratio (CR), EGR and spark timing strategies on performance, combustion and NO x emissions of a heavy-duty natural gas engine fueled with 99% methane content. natural gas … is one of the most important alternative fuels in engines in terms of performance, safety, price and emission characteristics. However, there are still some problems [that] need to be solved in natural gas engine.

2019 64

When fueling stations shut down for your natural-gas car: one reader's experience

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That's just what happened to Duncan Chalmers of Seattle, who can no longer conveniently get natural gas to fill up his 2008. natural gas alternative fuel vehicles natural gas vehicle Civic GX Honda Civic Natural GasLet's say you buy the greenest car you can, one that uses a different kind of fuel, and drive it happily for several years. What happens when the supply of your fuel suddenly ends, and you can no longer fill up your car?

2017 61

NJ dedicates all gas tax revenue to transportation infrastructure

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Critics of electric cars often use the argument that, because electric-car drivers don't pay gas taxes, they don't contribute their fair share of road-maintenance costs. But state gas-tax revenue don't necessarily go toward funding infrastructure, or at least not all of it. Infrastructure Gas Tax transportation policy New Jersey

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Increased relative contribution of medium and heavy trucks to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

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In this analysis, I examined recent changes in the contribution of transportation to total greenhouse gas emissions in the United States relative to the other sources of emissions (industry, commercial, residential, and agriculture). by Michael Sivak.

2019 120

Blue Bird first to offer ultra-low NOx, Type-C school bus fueled by compressed natural gas

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School districts and transportation contractors can now purchase buses fueled by compressed natural gas that are 90% cleaner than the national emissions standard, opening more opportunities for funding that supports reduced emissions. Engines Natural Gas

2019 81

Italgas switching 2,500-vehicle company fleet to FCA natural gas vehicles

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Italgas is the most important natural gas distributor in Italy and the third largest in Europe. FCA is a leader in the natural gas vehicle market in Europe with about 45% share. Europe Natural Gas

2017 78

Cummins Westport ISB6.7 G midrange natural gas engine now in full production

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liter midrange, factory-built natural gas engine is now fully available as a production engine for shuttle bus, medium duty truck, and vocational applications in North America. An engine of this size is a natural addition to CWI’s portfolio of natural gas engines.

2016 122

Flying first class on a single domestic round trip can contribute more greenhouse gas emissions than a year of driving

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This analysis examined the effect of flight distance on greenhouse gas emissions per passenger, and compared emissions from flying different distances with annual emissions from driving. Greenhouse gas emissions from round trips flying economy class. by Michael Sivak.

2019 171

Audi introduces new A4 Avant g-tron; Audi e-gas offered as standard

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Audi has introduced the natural-gas-fueled A4 Avant g-tron; dealers in Europe will begin taking orders for the midsize model starting in early summer 2017. With this deal, Audi is reducing the CO 2 emissions of the g-tron fleet when running on gas by 80%. Audi e-gas.

2017 90

EMT Madrid orders another 276 Citaro NGT urban buses with natural gas drive: 672 in total from 2020

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EMT, the transport company of the Spanish capital Madrid, is set to receive another 276 Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT urban buses with natural gas drive in the next two years. The vehicles now on order are two-door, 12-meter solo buses powered by the Mercedes-Benz OM 936 G natural gas engine.

2018 101

Audi to introduce natural gas A3 Sportback g-tron at year’s end; CO2-neutral e-gas

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Audi will introduce the compact A3 Sportback g-tron—which can be powered by the CO 2 -neutral Audi e-gas, synthetic methane generated from eco-electricity in the Audi e-gas project ( earlier post )—at the end of the year. e-gas. Audi A3 Sportback g-tron.

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HYREADY collaboration supports introduction of power-to-gas H2 into natural gas infrastructure

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electrolysis powered by renewable electricity) to natural gas supports the decarbonization of the natural gas system and integration of sustainable energy sources. However, the properties of hydrogen differ significantly from those of natural gas, and its introduction into the gas infrastructure may negatively impact public safety, the integrity of the gas system and the performance of end-use equipment. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Natural Gas Power-to-Gas

2017 60

US DOE and California partner to support $11M in advanced natural gas engine research

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The US Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), California Energy Commission, and South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) have teamed up to launch new research focused on medium- and heavy-duty natural gas engines and vehicles. Demonstrate the benefits of reactivity controlled compression ignition using natural gas in combination with a higher-cetane pilot fuel. Expanding natural gas engine and vehicle availability.

2018 81

NREL announces $18M investment in 9 new projects to advance medium- and heavy-duty natural gas vehicle technologies

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The US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has selected nine projects as part of a multimillion-dollar effort funded jointly by the US Department of Energy (DOE), the California Energy Commission (CEC), and the Southcoast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) to advance the state of technology for natural gas vehicles (NGVs). Downsized, Optimized, High Efficiency, Spark Ignited Natural Gas Engine. Engines Heavy-duty Natural Gas

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