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Westport Engines Line Up for Carbon Credits

Westport Innovations Inc., a provider of alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, has launched a program to monetize the carbon emission reductions associated with Cummins Westport (CWI) and Westport HD natural gas engines, in collaboration with Grütter Consulting. The Westport Carbon Project (WCP) is in the process of being registered with the Voluntary Carbon Market Standard (VCS) and will reportedly be the first VCS transport project and one of the largest voluntary carbon market projects worldwide. The use of liquefied natural gas (LNG), compressed natural gas (CNG) or biomethane (purified biogas) provides heavy-duty trucks greenhouse gas emissions reductions of more than 20% compared to conventional powered diesel trucks and buses.

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