“Vehicles using methane represent a mature technology, available for all types of vehicles and methane pumps (CNG and L-CNG), are already well established in some Member States and benefited from public support already for the past years,” the document says. However, it warns about the lack of infrastructure density.
Therefore, the report highlights that market penetration of alternative fuels requires the build-up of the appropriate infrastructure, which should be in step with technology development and market penetration rates of vehicles. Different forms of public support are possible: pilot projects, standardization, investment support and legislation.
Source: European Commission/NGVA Europe.