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2017 was record-breaking year for the Finnish biogas station network

28.12.2017 13:39
Ten new public biogas filling stations were opened and none were closed in Finland in 2017. This brings the total number of public CBG stations to 34, of which 33 are pure biogas (CBG100) stations and 1 is a blend station (CBG50), indicating a whopping 42 % expansion of the CBG station network....

Opel CMG car selected Green Car of the Year 2017 in Finland

15.12.2017 17:17
Green Car of the Year 2017 in Finland is methane (CMG = Compressed Methane Gas) car Opel Astra Ecotec CNG. Green Car of the Year has been selected annually since 1996 in Finland. In 2017 the 22th selection was made.   Selection was made of 18 car models representing 11 car brands and 5 car...

Traffic methane statistics Finland-2016 published

08.12.2017 16:19
Official Finnish energy statistics for the year 2016 were published by Statistics Finland today. They include consumption of both renewable and fossil methane in domestic transportation (see table below). These statistics do not cover fossil methane consumption in international water...

Finnish and Swedish CBG station networks connected

07.09.2017 05:55
Public CBG100 filling station was opened in Oulu by municipal waste management company Oulun Jätehuolto Ltd. It marked the end of partial isolation of the Finnish CBG station network from the Western European CBG station network. The new station halved the distance between nearest Finnish and...

Finnish CBG statistics 2016 published

05.07.2017 10:52
Finnish RES-T methane statistics of the year 2016 were published by the University of Eastern Finland (Lampinen 2017).  The study was written in Finnish, but an English summary "RES-T methane market in Finland 2016" has been provided in this server for the international audience. In this news...

Finland rejoined RES-T methane leaders

31.03.2017 15:53
Updated 7 April 2017   Share of renewable energy (RES share) is one of the indicators used to evaluate sustainable development. RES share of methane consumed by road vehicles belongs to these indicators within transportation sector, and especially the RES-T (Renewable Energy Sources in...

VW Caddy Maxi TGI is Green Car of the Year 2016 in Finland

29.12.2016 07:44
Green Car of the Year 2016 in Finland is methane car Volkswagen Caddy Maxi TGI. Green Car of the Year has been selected annually since 1996 in Finland. In 2016 the 21th selection was made and for the second time a methane car was chosen. Selection was made of 33 car models representing 11...

Biogas consumption in transportation grew by 35 % in Finland in 2015

09.06.2016 16:10
National statistics of production and consumption of biogas for transportation applications in Finland during 2015 was released today by the University of Eastern Finland (Lampinen 2016). As the publication was written in Finnish, summary of the traffic biogas section is given here in English by...

First national RES-T100 statistics published

27.05.2016 14:07
Updated in June 2016 One of the key climate change mitigation actions is substitution of fossil primary energy sources (fossil fuels and fossil electricity) in transportation applications by renewable primary energy sources (RES), i.e. RES-T (Renewable Energy Sources in Transportation) consisting...

Seat Mii Ecofuel is Green Car of the Year 2015 in Finland

29.11.2015 06:54
Green Car of the Year 2015 in Finland is Seat Mii Ecofuel. Green Car of the Year has been selected annually since 1996 in Finland. In 2015 the 20th selection was made and for the first time a methane car was chosen. Green Car of the Year was selected also in four categories (see table and photos...

New Finnish CBG statistics: Biogas combines highest environmental quality with lowest price

25.09.2015 11:40
Statistics of production and consumption of biogas for transportation applications in Finland during 2014 was published in September 2015 by the University of Eastern Finland (Lampinen 2015) as a part of national biogas statistics publication (Huttunen & Kuittinen 2015). Here is a short...