May 23, 2019. The renewable gas fueling company CNG Fuels has announced it will open five new renewable filling stations this year to meet demand from eco-minded heavy goods vehicle (HGV) operators.

Work is already underway on constructing two of the stations, which will specialize in providing renewable biomethane compressed natural gas (bio-CNG) to commercial haulers.

The new public access stations will serve major truck routes and cities and will be able to refuel up to 3.000 HGVs a day, boosting the company’s current refueling capacity by 500%.

Philip Fjeld, CEO of CNG Fuels, said “the move was important for the United Kingdom haulage sector which has long been a ‘laggard’ when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Renewable and sustainable biomethane allows companies to achieve deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, cut pollution and save money – no wonder demand is soaring. Our customers are already planning to order hundreds of new biomethane fueled trucks in 2019 and we have interest from companies which run a third of the UK’s HGVs.”

He added that “we’re making it easier for fleet operators to make the switch from diesel by developing a nationwide network of public access biomethane stations on major trucking routes and at key logistics hubs.”