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Biomethane for clean transportation

Production and distribution of biomethane as fuel

May 2019
Gallery Biomethane for clean transportation 1
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This sustainable solution offers several types of gas for vehicles: compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), and liquid nitrogen (LN2).

Bio-LNG and Bio-CNG are the alternatives to conventional fuel used to provide a response to the challenges of clean transportation. Refueling stations in Europe works as distribution centers and render these alternatives usable for the public. The production of biomethane also occurs internally. It allows control over the entire clean mobility chain starting from the production of biomethane and ending with its usage through the supply of biomethane for road transportation. The final result comes down to a reduction of greenhouse gases, improvement of air quality in cities, and reduction of dependence on oil-based fuels. It also contributes to development of biomethane sector which results in additional revenues for farmers and local employment.

Label Date May 23, 2019
From France
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Visibility ; New clients

The environmental benefits

  • Allow to reduce up to 90% of CO2 emission and 70% of the NOx emission compared to diesel

The Financial benefits

  • With a bio natural gas vehicle truck there is a Total Cost of Ownership equivalent or below a Diesel truck from ~100 000 km/yr on 5 years

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Company Profile

Air Liquide

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health.

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Headquarters 75007 Paris, France
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