Burning methane (natural gas) as an alternative to diesel to power heavy trucks can reduce carbon emissions by around 16% – but switching to biomethane produces even more dramatic reductions of up to 65%. But if biomethane is to become a viable mainstream alternative to diesel for road transport there are still many hurdles to overcome, as a conference held in London in June this year heard. Opening the event, transport minister Norman Baker MP said that 20% of UK […]
Online retailer Ocado has opened a new grid-connected compressed natural gas (CNG) refuelling facility as part of a wider £3m investment in gas technology across the fleet.
The infrastructure and vehicle options for the widespread adoption of gas-powered commercial vehicles is there, delegates at the LoCity Fuels in Action seminar heard this week, but there is more to it that simply swapping diesel for gas in the tank.