LPG gas plantGreen Gas Limited has introduced a device through which people can buy Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for their vehicles. Known as Smartcard, the device allows people to make payments by instalments for kits among other ancillary components needed to use in gas -powered vehicles.

The firm, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and NIPCO Plc, said the card is contactless, has a chip to ensure stress-free, faster and more convenient method of effecting CNG accessories. It said the idea would help in increasing the number of users of gas over other sources of energy.

It said the card, known as, ‘Go Green,’ is part of the measures to deepen the use of compressed natural gas by reducing financial stress on customers wishing to benefit from the growing benefits of switching to gas as auto fuel, adding that the card enables motorists to validate the CNG components in their vehicle for periodic inspection, routine safety check and guard against counterfeiting of any sort.

The firm explained that the technology was developed in Nigeria by Universal Embedded Technologies Limited.


Information from The Nation was used in this report.