29 Apr '13, 4pm

Tesco fuels food deliveries with green Bio-LNG from Gasrec - Renewable Energy Focus

Thirty-five dual-fuel vehicles will run on Bio-LNG from Gasrec’s refuelling station at Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal: a ground-breaking installation that will officially open to all dual-fuel LGVs in May, much like a traditional petrol station. Bio-LNG is Gasrec’s proprietary, future-proof blend of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquid biomethane (LBM) – a natural, green source of renewable energy produced from organic matter such as household food waste and sewage. Gasrec says the deal will cut Tesco’s CO2 emissions by a minimum of 15%, with a 90% reduction in NOx and particulate matter emissions, helping Tesco to achieve its target of reducing emissions per case of goods delivered by 25% by 2020 (from 2011 baseline). Tesco has already halved the emissions per case delivered in the UK between 2006-2011. The retailer already has a distribution centre in Dav...

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