Clean Air Power has announced that one of Britain's largest supermarket chains, Sainsbury's, has signed a contract with them to expand the use of biomethane in their trucks. Back in August 2007, Sainsbury's tried Clean Air's technology for the first time and in August 2008, it began to operate one of its Mercedes-Benz Axor Euro 3 vehicles fitted with Clean Air Power's Genesis' Dual-Fuel combustion technology. The system will now be used in five additional units. The system burns biomethane mixed with diesel fuel and is claimed to reduce carbon emissions by 30 percent. The biomethane used by Sainsbury's is supplied by Gasrec from a local landfill. Pictured above is the grocer's first electric van.

[Source: Clean Air Power]


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