NGV Global reports that official Swedish statistics show that the proportion of biomethane in natural gas fuel sales in the country in now 73%—a historically high level and evidence of rising demand. The biomethane percentage has risen in recent years, from around 60%.
The high proportion of biomethane makes Sweden a pioneer and shows that the green transition is fully possible.—Anders Mathiasson, managing director at the Swedish Gas Association
In the first six months about 80 million standard cubic meters vehicle gas was sold—a slight increase compared to the first half of 2014. The figure corresponds to more than 800 GWh or 61,000 tons of CNG.
In the last 15 years, the Swedish market for natural gas fuel has grown steadily. The number of CNG vehicles in the country is now above 52,000.