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Cryopeak Brings LNG Fuel to Off-Grid Users

May 29, 2017 in Companies, LNG, Mining by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Canadian Miner JDS Silver Is a Remote LNG Customer

Richmond, B.C.-based Cryopeak, which was founded in 2012 and describes itself as a customer-centric company, is gaining attention for maintaining a modest operation in liquefied natural gas supply while larger scale, export-oriented projects by far larger companies falter.
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FortisBC Funding for Gas: Land and Sea

April 10, 2017 in Biomethane, CNG, LNG, Marine, money available, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Some $47 Million in Incentives for Natural Gas Transportation

British Columbia’s FortisBC utility said today that it has some $47 million (Canadian; about $35.2 million U.S. at current rates) available to help reduce the capital costs associated with natural gas-powered road and off-road vehicles, marine vessels, and industrial engines.
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UPS Spending $90m More on Natural Gas

March 15, 2017 in Biomethane, CNG, Companies, Fleet Order, Infrastructure, LNG, trucking by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

TruStar for Four New CNG Fueling Stations,
Freightliner & Kenworth for 440 New Trucks

UPS said today that it’s investing an additional $90 million in natural gas trucks and fueling infrastructure. The money will pay for 440 new compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas trucks, and six new CNG fueling facilities.
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Nanaimo CNG Buses, Jordair-Bauer Fueling

February 27, 2017 in CNG, Fleet Order, Infrastructure, NGVs, transit, utilities by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

24 New Flyer Xcelsior Buses Make for a 100% CNG Fleet,
As Jordair Helps Fuel Gas Supplier FortisBC’s Own Vehicles

British Columbia’s Regional District of Nanaimo has taken delivery of 24 compressed natural gas-fueled XN40 Xcelsior buses by New Flyer, making for a 100% CNG-fueled RDN fleet. All of the new buses are expected to be in service by the end of the spring.
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Seaspan Ferries Enters the LNG Era

January 24, 2017 in Dual Fuel, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First of Two Wärtsilä-Powered Vessels Entering Service

Delta, B.C.-based Seaspan Ferries is bringing Seaspan Swift, the first of two liquefied natural gas-fueled freight ferries into service as a sister ship, Seaspan Reliant, makes its way to the Vancouver area from the Sedef Shipyard in Istanbul, Turkey – a sea journey of more than 10,000 miles.
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Greenlane Biogas for B.C. Refuse Trucks

February 29, 2016 in Biofuels, Biomethane, CNG, NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Orgaworld Upgrading Facility to Support Progressive Waste CNG Vehicles

Greenlane Biogas said today that it’s providing a biogas-to-biomethane upgrading system and a carbon dioxide recovery unit to Orgaworld Canada for the organic biofuel facility operated by the City of Surrey, immediately southeast of Vancouver.
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Progressive Waste for 77 CNG Trucks

December 8, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Canada’s Largest Fleet of Natural Gas Refuse/Recycling Trucks

Ontario-based Progressive Waste Solutions has officially opened its compressed natural gas fueling facility in Coquitlam, east of Vancouver, which its says supports “the largest fleet of natural gas powered waste and recycling collection vehicles in British Columbia and Canada.”
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Ledcor Canada’s 200 CNG Transit Connects

October 24, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Vans with Altech-Eco Fuel Systems ‘the First Vehicles of Their Kind’

Canada construction giant Ledcor says will take ownership of more than 200 compressed natural gas-fueled Ford Transit Connects, “creating one of the largest fleets of CNG vehicles in Canada.” updated with additional photo on October 27
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Vedder-FortisBC LNG Opening

November 5, 2012 in LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First of Its Kind in Western Canada

Vedder Transport and the FortisBC utility will open a full-service liquefied natural gas cardlock fueling facility in Abbotsford, B.C. on December 1. It will be the first of its kind in the region, offering diesel as well as LNG.
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