Biomethanation Reactor System Launched in U.S. for Power-to-Gas Testing

| USA, Los Angeles CA

NREL ESIF power-to-gas testing technologyIn the U.S., attention is being turned to how best to store excess renewable energy. To this end, Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) has joined with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to launch demonstration projects to create and test a carbon-free, power-to-gas system for the first time ever in the United States. They have this week launched a novel bioreactor system that will be used to test power-to-gas technology. Read more »

LR Issues AiP for HMD’s LNG Bunkering Vessel Solution

| United Kingdom, London

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a cargo handling system design for a 6,600 m³ LNG bunkering vessel. HMD chose to develop the LNG bunkering vessel design because of the potential for growth in the LNG-fuelled ship sector. Read more »

LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax Design Delivered by Green Corridor JIP

| Norway, Oslo

Green Corridor LNG fueled NewcastlemaxAt the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo today, partners in the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) — BHP, Fortescue, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Rio Tinto, SDARI, U-Ming, Woodside, and DNV GL — presented the results from stage one of their “Green Corridor” joint industry project (JIP), delivering a design based on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuel. Read more »

Cimarron Composites Type 4 Composite Tube Approved

| USA, Huntsville AL

Cimarron Composites - CNG tubes May2017Cimarron Composites, based in the U.S. state of Alabama, has received a DOT special permit and ADR approval for a large type 4 composite tube. It was developed under the guidelines of UN ISO 11515 without exceptions and has been approved to function stand-alone, or in a tube trailer or in a multi-element gas container.  Read more »

Momentum Fuel Technologies Introduces New CNG Systems

| USA, Louisiana LA

Momentum Fuel Technologies, a Texas-based compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions provider has used Waste Expo 2017 to introduce three products that improve CNG vehicle performance of Class 6-8 vehicles. These include a 115 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) tailgate system, CNG fuel management drop-in module, and live CNG vehicle data and fuel usage reports using Geotab’s fleet management solution. Read more »

ISO/DIS 17519.2 Mounted Cylinders Opens for Comment

| International | Source: NGV GLOBAL
Hexagon Lincoln Tuffshell (TM) cylinders

Image: Agility Fuel Solutions

ISO has sent out for ballot the 2nd Draft International Standard ISO/DIS 17519.2, Gas cylinders – Refillable permanently mounted composite tubes for transportation. The draft document has been prepared by ISO TC58 SC3. TC 58 focuses on the Standardization of gas cylinders, their fittings and characteristics relating to their manufacture and use, and SC3 looks specifically at cylinder design. Read more »

Cryoshelter’s 2nd-Gen LNG Tanks Move to Market

| Austria, Dobl

Cryoshelter modular customised LNG tanksCryoshelter GmbH, an Austrian-based LNG technology company, is ready to introduce its revolutionary Second Generation LNG (liquefied natural gas) tank for heavy duty trucks following UNECE certification in the 4th quarter of 2016. The Second Generation tank reduces the overall total cost of ownership (TCO) by providing benefits and options that address the key performance factors for truck fleet operators beyond other available LNG tanks. Read more »

US Patent for ANGP’s Natural Gas Low Pressure Delivery System

| USA, Chester NJ
ANGP gas storage

ANG conformable storage tank

Adsorbed Natural Gas Products Inc. (ANGP), recent winners of the 2016 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award, has received a Notice of Allowance for its Sorbent Based Low Pressure Gaseous Delivery System from the United State Patent and Trademark Office. ANGP refers to it as a Fuel Extraction Pressurization System (FEPS™). Read more »

ANGP Earns Innovation Award for NGV Gas Storage Technology

| USA, Chester NJ

ANGO 1Adsorbed Natural Gas Products Inc. (ANGP), New Jersey-based developer of on-board low pressure adsorbed natural gas (ANG) storage technology, has been awarded the 2016 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for Gas Storage for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs). Read more »

IMPCO Releases New CNG PRDs

| Canada, Kitchener ON

Westport IMPCO PRDsIMPCO Technologies, Inc. (IMPCO), an alternative fuel division of Westport Fuel Systems Inc., has released an expanded line of GFI branded high pressure compressed natural gas (CNG) thermal pressure relief devices (PRD). The new products, certified to ANSI PRD 1-2013 and now available globally, include: Read more »