Carbon Capture Technology Demonstration to Utilize InVerde e+
WALTHAM, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/22/17 -- Tecogen® Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN), a clean energy technology company, is pleased to announce the sale of two InVerde e+ units that will power a demonstration project of an advanced carbon capture technology. The units will provide the necessary electricity and process heat required by the technology. The project will be co-located on the site of a major food and beverage manufacturing company, which will utilize the captured CO2 in its products.
Alton Reich of Streamline Automation, the company that's been hired to develop the project, said, "We are excited to employ Tecogen's InVerde e+ for this project. Tecogen's microgrid technology will enable us to optimize power generation to match the project's varying electricity needs."
"While only a one-off proof-of-concept project for now," said Tecogen Product Manager Stephen Lafaille, "the potential application is substantial. We are excited to work with Alton and his team. The InVerde e+ provides the operational flexibility necessary to make this a success. While this project seeks to capture CO2 directly from the air, the technology has the potential to capture CO2 from anthropogenic sources as well."
Tecogen Co-CEO Benjamin Locke stated, "This is a rare opportunity. While the owners of the core technology are undertaking other tests that are wholly independent of this particular project, we believe Tecogen's highly efficient and compact InVerde e+ units provide an elegant solution to provide the technology with the power and heat it needs to function optimally. It's a win-win. InVerde has exhibited a strong track record of off-grid operation thanks in large part to its exclusive microgrid technology and black-start capability. This opens up enormous potential both in terms of how it can be utilized and where it can be located."
Tecogen® Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, installs, and maintains high efficiency, ultra-clean, cogeneration products including natural gas engine-driven combined heat and power, air conditioning systems, and high-efficiency water heaters for residential, commercial, recreational and industrial use. The company is known for cost efficient, environmentally friendly and reliable products for energy production that, through patented technology, nearly eliminate criteria pollutants and significantly reduce a customer's carbon footprint.
In business for over 30 years, Tecogen has shipped more than 2,500 units, supported by an established network of engineering, sales, and service personnel across the United States. For more information, please visit www.tecogen.com or contact us for a free Site Assessment.
Tecogen, InVerde, Ilios, Tecochill, Ultera, and e+, are registered trademarks or trademark pending registration of Tecogen Inc.
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Released August 22, 2017