Greenlight Launches Fuel Cell Test Station

January 21, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Greenlight Power Technologies Inc. (Burnaby, BC) announced that it has launched its fifth-generation fuel cell test station (FCTS) for product development through a demonstration program with Cellex Power Products Inc. (Richmond, BC). The latest Greenlight FCTS has been designed for proton-exchange membrane fuel cells and is available in four different power ranges to service testing of fuel cell stacks in the 1kW to 250kW power range.

The Greenlight FCTS uses automated controls and data acquisition, precise control of gas humidification though a proprietary humidification system, enhanced accuracy and reliability, advanced analytical and reporting tools, dynamic load profiling, and a graphical profile editor to reduce testing costs and speed time to market for developers of fuel cell products. Greenlight utilizes a modular design to facilitate flexible operation and meet individual customers' stack requirements.

"The development of Greenlight's fifth-generation FCTS is a demonstration of our commitment to provide the fuel cell industry with leading testing and diagnostic technology," said James Dean, president and COO, Greenlight Power Technologies. "We believe the advancements in our product will reduce the testing costs and improve the time to market of our customers' fuel cell products."