“Moreover, we intend to promote development of biogas production through implementation of a redemption tariff for injection of biomethane into the national grid. These measures will encourage the French commitment to introduce 10 percent renewable energy in transport by 2020,” added Kosciusko-Morizet.
Currently there are 2,200 buses, 1,100 heavy-duty vehicles and 10,200 light-duty vehicles, mainly for commercial fleets, running on natural gas. The number of CNG refuelling stations is about 300 while 32 are public-access.
Source: French Association for Natural Gas Vehicles