Methane from renewable sources, such as from a digester. It contains methane, carbon dioxide and steam.
Biogas cleaned (upgraded) from carbon dioxide and steam. It contains 97 per cent methane and can be compressed or liquefied.
Abbreviation for Compressed Natural Gas. Methane that is compressed at pressures of 250-300 bars. In this guide the CNG abbreviation applies to both natural gas and biomethane for vehicle use.
A cryogenic “thermos” that stores liquefied methane (LNG or LBG) in refrigerated form.
The Swedish Inflammable and Explosive Goods Act.
Abbreviation for Liquefied Natural Gas and Liquefied Biomethane, respectively.
Methane that is cooled to liquefied form (about -163 degrees Celsius). In this guide the LNG abbreviation applies to both natural gas and biomethane for vehicle use.
Abbreviation for Liquefied Petroleum Gas. LPG is a low pressure gas fuel used in some countries. Do not confuse it with CNG/LNG.
The most basic hydrocarbon as well as a source of energy in biogas, biomethane and natural gas.
Methane of fossil origin.
Swedish regulations for methane filling stations. Instructions for designing and constructing filling stations to conform to safety requirements.
The process that refines biogas from a digester into biomethane.