FIBA Diversifies to Type IV Carbon Composite Trailers with Light Store

| USA: Littleton MA | Source: FIBA Technologies

FIBA Technologies - Light Store trailerFIBA Technologies, Inc., an American-owned manufacturer of gas containment equipment and services, has acquired Light Store, a California-based manufacturer of Type IV composite vessels. The acquisition allows FIBA to continue to diversify its product line and offer one of the most innovative gas storage solutions available on the market today. Read more »

Faber to Supply CNG Type 4 Cylinders for Bogota Scania Bus Order

| Italy: Cividale del Friuli | Source: Faber Industrie Spa
Faber CNG Cylinder

CNG Cylinder (Image: Faber)

Faber Industrie Spa (Faber), Italian producer of seamless steel and composite cylinders, has been awarded the supply of Type 4 CNG (compressed natural gas) cylinders (tanks) for the renewal of the tender for Bogota’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System fleet. This tender, awarded by Scania, has just been won for buses running on natural gas. Read more »

CNG Optimum ABS Testing Nears Completion

| Australia: West Perth WA | Source: GEV

GEV CNG Optimum 200 gas carrier designGlobal Energy Ventures Ltd (GEV), an Australian developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, reports the Long-term Fatigue Test and 6,000 cycles Notched Burst Test for its high-strength line-pipe by ABS have been successfully completed. Only the Cooled Burst Test remains to gain full CNG Optimum cargo system approval. Read more »

Hexagon Composites Moves to Acquire 100% Agility Fuel Solutions

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Agility Logo Fuel SolutionsHexagon Composites ASA (Hexagon) has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of Agility Fuel Solutions Holdings Inc. (Agility).  By bringing together two leading players in clean energy, the two companies will become an even stronger force in driving energy transformation globally by promoting natural gas and other alternative fuels. Read more »

Hexagon Acquires Testing Technology for Type 4 HP Cylinders

| USA: Denver CO | Source: Hexagon Composites ASA

Hexagon Lincoln CylindersHexagon Composites ASA has moved to acquire the technology testing company Digital Wave Corporation, based in Denver, Colorado. With this acquisition, Hexagon Composites will fully integrate capabilities for testing and requalification of high-pressure cylinders. Read more »

Positive Outcomes for NGV Safety from UNECE Meeting

| Switzerland: Geneva | Source: NGV Global
Faber CNG Cylinder

CNG Cylinder (Image: Faber Industrie SpA)

Under the umbrella of the UNECE’s Group of Experts on General Safety, which met in Geneva on 8-12th October 2018, a busy agenda of NGV activities across a wide variety of topics has been attended by NGV Global.  The agenda included provisions for the testing of CNG cylinders (with mirror provisions for LNG tanks) and several new CNG/LNG technologies introduced to legitimize their use on vehicles. Read more »

Canada Permits Quantum Virtual Pipeline Trailers

| USA: Lake Forest CA | Source: Quantum Fuel Systems LLC

Quantum Tech supplies CNG by virtual pipelineQuantum Fuel Systems, manufacturer of Compressed Natural Gas fuel systems for the automotive and heavy-duty industry, has been granted Canadian Equivalency Certification for its Virtual Pipeline Trailers by Transport Canada. This certification enables Quantum’s Virtual Pipeline Trailers to be registered and utilized in Canada. Read more »

Agility Launches Advanced Clean Fuel Solutions in India for Long-Range Buses and Trucks

| USA: Costa Mesa CA

Agility Fuel Solutions ProRail CNG System

ProRail CNG System by Agility

Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, announced today at the Busworld India tradeshow in Bengaluru that its efficient, globally-used clean energy storage and powertrain systems are being launched in the Indian market with a turnkey approach that includes design, manufacture, testing and aftermarket support, with the requisite local certifications and homologation. Read more »

Hexagon Gains Major First Order for New Titan 53 Mobile Pipeline Module

| USA: Lincoln NE

Hexagon Mobile Titan

Hexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln LLC has been awarded a substantial order for the new TITAN® 53 transport modules from Xpress Natural Gas LLC (XNG), a leading full-service provider of CNG Mobile Pipeline®, with a total value of USD 10.6 million. The large-capacity Mobile Pipeline® modules will serve virtual interconnect projects in the U.S., connecting communities and facilities to the gas grid. Read more »