NATURAL GAS IS THE BEST AVAILABLE ALTERNATIVE FUEL TODAY

TRANSFORMING GAS GRID INTO VEHICLE REFUELING NETWORK

The existing gas distribution grid delivers gas to more than 200 M private homes worldwide.  Our mission is to transform the gas grid into the largest alternative vehicle refueling infrastructure on Earth.

HYGEN enable gas companies to:

  • Capture a part of +30 B EUR suburban passenger vehicle fuel market.
  • Help clean up cities from smog and other local pollutants.
  • Substentially reduce CO2 emission in the transportation by utilizing renewable gas from feedstock, waste, wind or solar is used.

Source: KPMG market study

FILL UP YOUR CAR AT YOUR DOORSTEPS

HYGEN

HOME REFUELING APPLIANCE

LOW COST

LONG LIFETIME

Convenient refueling

0.3 €/GLE
Total costs of ownership
20 years
lifetime
3 min
At home refueling
0.5 kwh/m3
Electric consumption

TRANSFORMING GAS BUSINESS

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Gas companies:

MUCH LOWER COST OF OWNERSHIP THAN ANY OTHER COMPARABLE PRODUCT

HYGEN enables gas companies to offer their customers CNG at competitive price compared to gasoline and the unique customer experience of fast at home refueling. Depending on regulatory environment of gas business, HYGEN provides:

  • Gas Retailer: increase gas sales
  • Year around volume increase (Not seasonal)
  • Helps win and lock in new customers
  • TSO & DSO: Increase utilisation of existing assets
  • Known and predictable customer aquisition costs
  • Way to decarbonize the grid with biomethane or syncgas
    Bonus: Reduce carbon footprint by 23%

End user:

40% CUT IN FUEL COSTS AND UNIQUE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE 

Buying car has become much more affordable while fueling the car has not. Fuel accounts for more than 70% from total cost of ownership of the car. This is not sustainable. HYGEN makes cars much more affordable, sustainable, convenient and prestigious: 

  • Cuts fuel costs by >40% (10 000 EUR/USD savings in average car’s lifetime)
  • Convenience (filling at home)
  • No investment from end user (Hygen’s HRS is part of gas utility infrastructure)
  • Gratification from cleaning up and preserving the planet for the generations to come (emission cut and CO2 reduction)
  • Additional benefits (free parking, bus & taxi lane, tax reduction)

Public benefits:

PATENTED MONO STAGE MULTIFUNCTIONAL LIQUID PISTON COMPRESSION TECHNOLOGY

• 95% of components are mass produced and available today (Low cost)

• No friction. No oil vapours. Minimal heating (Long lifetime)

• 98% efficiency of gas transfer from storage system (Effective fast fill capability)

• Production process is an assembly of available components (Low costs)

• Modularity & Flexibility (Low cost & fit)

• Patented in 40 countries

HYGEN HAS A PROVEN TEAM

  • Heading European Standardization committee CEN/TC/326 WP6 (Vehicles Fueling Appliances)
  • Highly technical team structure with deep R&D knowledge and expertise the field
  • Operational experience via setting-up and piloting local CNG projects
  • Supported by the best and the most experienced industry professionals in advisory board 
  • Recognized by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology
Mario Pirraglia

Mario Pirraglia

CEO
Executive positions at FuelMaker, BRC Compressors and Mansfield Gas Equipment. Former Chairman of NGV America’s Marketing Committee and VP of the International Association of NGVs. President of SAFE North America recently.
Alex Safronov

Alex Safronov

Founder & CTO
20 years of technical & entrepreneurial background. 15 years in CNG industry. Inventor of technology. Member of EU standartization com.326 and ISO/PC 252 (CNG/LNG).
Robert Strods

Robert Strods

Co-Founder & COO
10 years of investment banking and entrepreneurial background. Raised > 30M EUR of funding. 7 years in CNG industry. Member of EU standardization com.326 (CNG/LNG).
Jevgenijs Begens

Jevgenijs Begens

Technical Manager
5 years of R&D in top Latvian research institutions. Background in chemistry and chemical engineering. 3 years in CNG industry.
Sergey Zhaleiko

Sergey Zhaleiko

Senior Engineer
25 years of R&D and engineering background in electronics and mechanical engineering. 9 years practical R&D experience in CNG industry.
Julija Guzeyeva

Julija Guzeyeva

IP & Standartization Officer
Olegs Larionovs

Olegs Larionovs

Mechanical Engineer
Olga Jurina

Olga Jurina

Business Development Manager

THE GOAL IS TO LAUNCH THE PRODUCT TO MARKET IN 2Q 2019

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