Italy aims to triple CNG use for transport in 10 years

Snam plans to double the number of CNG filling stations in Italy over the next decade and triple the country’s NGV fleet Snam plans to double the number of CNG filling stations in Italy over the next decade and triple the country’s NGV fleet.
By Silvia Favasuli 13 February 2017 0 23956
A gas-powered HGV. Snam aims to increase the number of NGVs on Italian roads. (Iveco)

A drive by Italy's Snam to double the number of CNG filling stations across the country over the next 10 years means Italy’s stagnant NGV sector is poised for a renaissance.

Snam kickstarted its plan in December by signing a cooperation agreement with Italian private fuel company API Group to develop 150 new CNG filling stations nationwide.

The initiative is part of Snam’s sustainable mobility development plan, which will see the company invest €200 million ($212.8 million) over the next five years.

A Snam spokesperson told Interfax Natural Gas Daily...

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