Catalytica Energy Systems Receives $1.6 Million from US Department of Energy

July 18, 2000 by Jeff Shepard

Catalytica Combustion Systems Inc. (Mountain View, CA), a subsidiary of Catalytica Inc. (Mountain View, CA), has been awarded $1.6 million by the US Department of Energy (Washington, DC) to help fund research and development of durable, cost-effective, low-emissions technologies for small gas turbines used in distributed power generation. The project will focus on catalyst life extension, cost reduction, and application of Catalytica's Xonon Cool Combustion technology to additional gas turbines.