Latest Acumentrics Corporation Stories

2008-10-02 00:00:21

Fuel cell developer Acumentrics Corporation and European heating appliance market leader Merloni Termosanitari (MTS) Group have formed a consortium with major European and North American utilities to demonstrate and field trial a residential solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) micro combined heat and power (mCHP) system. Six leading utilities -- British Gas (Centrica), EnBW, GDF SUEZ, EON, Kiwa Gas Technology (representing Dutch gas trading company GasTerra) and ENMAX Green Power Inc., a...

2008-09-08 09:00:45

An Acumentrics Corporation fuel cell system has exceeded 10,500 hours of operation to become the longest-running small scale solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) system. "This demonstration of durability is an important step in proving the compelling value proposition of the tubular SOFC to customers who are using far less efficient technologies," said Acumentrics President and CEO Gary Simon. The 5kW tubular SOFC system, designed to provide stationary, auxiliary and backup power for...

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