Nanobox – Natural gas fueling station in PA

Posted by on Aug 10, 2013 in CNG Equipment, pictures of cng station

Could Natural Gas powered cars and trucks be the next big thing? Some state lawmakers and local businesses think so. Representative Stan Saylor (R) 94th District held a press conference Tuesday to promote natural gas as a vehicle fuel. “We have been talking for 40 years about getting off of the foreign dependence of oil. Nobody, no politician, has done anything about it,” said Saylor. “For the first time we really truly have the opportunity to get off the dependence of foreign oil, and do something about it. And use an American resource that we have readily available to us.” At the press conference organizers unveiled a fueling station that we could see in the near future. Shipley Energy plans to convert some of the businesses fleet to natural gas within the next year. “We’ll have a fueling facility to be constructed in the early part of 2014 to fuel those trucks and others in York. It’ll be open to the public, and we’re out talking right now to other businesses and fleets to see where other opportunities are to convert,” said Matt Sommer with Shipley Energy. “It seems like a tremendous opportunity with all of this gas that is available in the state of Pennsylvania. The savings are pretty tremendous particularly when you look at high mileage vehicles you can save a lot of money versus diesel or gasoline.” “You see a price sign and you see gasoline at say $3.50 a gallon and right underneath it CNG for $1.99 a gallon. Once people are driving around and fueling their vehicle and seeing that day in and day out, we think there will be more of a ground swell and interest in conversions,” said Sommer. Natural gas vehicles: [Alternative Fuels Data Center] Natural gas powers about 112,000 vehicles in the United States and roughly 14.8 million vehicles worldwide. Natural gas vehicles (NGVs), which can run on compressed natural gas (CNG), are good choices for high-mileage, centrally fueled fleets that operate within a limited area. For vehicles needing to travel long distances, liquified natural gas (LNG) is a good choice. The advantages of natural gas as a transportation fuel include its domestic availability, widespread distribution infrastructure, low-cost, and clean-burning qualities. CNG and LNG are considered alternative fuels under the Energy Policy Act of 1992. The horsepower, acceleration, and cruise speed of NGVs are comparable with those of equivalent conventional vehicles. And, compared with conventional diesel and gasoline vehicles, NGVs can produce some emissions benefits. There are many heavy-duty natural gas vehicles—as well as few light-duty NGVs—available from original equipment manufacturers. Qualified system retrofitters can also economically, safely, and reliably convert many vehicles for natural gas operation. There are three types of NGVs: Dedicated: These vehicles are designed to run only on natural gas. Bi-fuel: These vehicles have two separate fueling systems that enable them to run on either natural...

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Galileo Microbox CNG

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in CNG Equipment, Large CNG Equipment, Slider

Galileo Microbox CNG

Microbox CNG fueling solution provided by Galileo is one of the world’s most recognized and heavily used solution for CNG fueling stations. The Core Compression System is the corner stone of a Galileo Microbox CNG station. It combines all the virtues of our MX compressor line with Galileo’s integration technology and experience. The core is our simplest and most economic solution to CNG needs and allows different solutions for different requirements. The Core is the basic piece on which a modular system can be built. It allows you to seamlessly integrate any of our modules according to your needs. This way our clients can start from most reliable and simplest configuration and can later upgrade it as required to include the most sophisticated options that only Galileo offers. Galileo’s Core Compression system can be seamlessly upgraded all the way to a Microbox by adding a Microbox Armoured Cabin. This allows us to integrate storage, electric and control board, regulating and metering station in a single plug&play unit. The Microbox is Galileo’s top-of-the-line fully integrated compression system for CNG Stations. Microbox is our original and exclusive line of “Plug-and-Play” CNG refueling stations. These enclosed, explosion proof modules, save major construction costs and delays, characteristic of other designs. Start up of these units, only requires connection to utility services. The compact design, portability and simple reconnection, facilitate eventual expansion, relocation and financing of this equipment. Galileo Microbox CNG contains all components required to regulate, measure, compress and deliver CNG to the dispensers in the safest and most effective manner. Performance, efficiency, reliability and ease of operation are unmatched in the industry. MICROBOX CNG includes: Electric Driver Explosion-proof compressor enclosure Gas inlet Measuring System Suction Blow-down Touch-screen control panel and modem data transmission CNG Storage Rack Priority Filling Sequence Gas detection and shut-off Fire detection and extinction   MX Compressors CNG The MX’s are Galileo’s mid to large sized compressors. Rugged, reliable and efficient, they are the outcome of over 20 years of experience and millions of hours of operation in natural gas compression. The broadest range of options is available. Configurations go from 2 to 6 strokes, powers ranging from 75 to 600kW, inlet pressure as low as 0.01 BarG and as high as 22000...

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MDi CNG Compressor Module – CNG 767

Posted by on Jun 15, 2013 in CNG Equipment, Slider, Small Business CNG Fueling

MDi CNG Compressor Module – CNG 767

Model: MDi CNG Compressor 767 C-15.2 MDi CNG Compressor 767 is a US made CNG fueling unit (produced in Dallas TX) ideal for small business needs and capable of fueling several vehicles via slow fill or fast fill. We really love this unit because it comes on the skid, easy to install (plug and play) and ready to serve your company needs within couple of hours of delivery.  This complete CNG fueling unit produces 7 GGE an hour and can be easily configured to link with storage sphere or tubes for CNG fast fill capabilities. MDi CNG 767 utilizes proven CNG Compressor, comes with MDi Systems Priority Panel and provides web based monitoring and controls as well as many other features to make sure your small fleet CNG fueling is done right. Benefits • Ideal for small fleet operations • Operates from local utility gas 0-5 PSI • Capable of delivering up to 19/40 SCFM • Low cost solution for Alternate Fuel Features • High Pressure compression capability up to 4500 PSI • Small, compact radial 4 stage compressor • Heavy duty 15 HP electric motor, 120/240 VAC, 2 PH / 30HP, 460 VAC, 3PH • Built-in cooler to maintain low gas temperatures • Belt driven with adjustable motor mounts for easy alignment • Safety relief valves for all interstages and discharge pressures • On-skid Blowdown tank with manual inlet valve and pressure regulator • Inlet and discharge filters • Standard MDi QMC1 intelligent, microprocessor based CNG controller • Built-in Compressor oil filter and level site glass • On-board motor controls in explosion proof NEMA 7 enclosure • Complies with NEC and NFPA requirements for Class 1, Division 2, Groups C&D operation • Pressure monitoring of all interstages, discharge and oil pressure with safety shutdowns • Temperature monitoring of discharge gas temperature with safety shutdown • Liquid filled pressure gages for interstages, discharge and oil pressure • Automatic condensate drain and compressor unloading system • Integrated Gas recovery system • Excessive compressor vibration monitoring • Secondary foundation pad not required • Small foot print—60”L x 36”W x 52” H • Easy to transport, lightweight 1600 lbs • 1 yr LevelCon Web based remote monitoring included • 1 yr Web based SCADA HMI included with graphics • Alarm notifications: Emails and Cellular text messages• Optional small buffer storage under skid• Optional 3-Bank Priority, 1 Fast-fill hose Sequencing and 1 Slow Fill (Timed Fill) hose valve panel Controller Features • Automatic Start/stop Sequence • Easy to use, front panel programming • Large LCD for viewing all parameters • Monitors all safety shutdowns • Large Audible and visible alarm • Built-in Emergency Shutdown (ESD) button • Monitors all interstage pressures, discharge and oil pressure • Monitor Discharge gas temperature and additional channels available for other inputs • Contact inputs for high CPSR vibration alarm shutdown with 7 additional channels • Built-in total...

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Nanobox CNG pictures at City of Tyler

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in CNG Equipment, Medium CNG Equipment, pictures of cng station

One of the first unit of Galileo Nanobox CNG installed in US was in City of Tyler, Texas.   This unit was configured to provide CNG fast fill through the integrated dispenser as well as overnight slow fill for several trash trucks used by the city on the daily basis. There are close to 20 CNG operated light duty vehicles ( F150 trucks) also used in the fleet. According to the City, a significant portion of the costs involved in converting the fleet, and building the fueling station, was covered by grants and community donations from businesses. Here is some more information about City of Tyler CNG commitment. Please do not hesitate to call CNGCenter if you are considering to buy install or opeate Nanobox CNG equipment at your...

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