Sustainable Energy Expands Fuel Cell Customer Base

September 07, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd. (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) announced that it has completed deliveries of several bi-directional, grid-interactive inverters to a leading developer of stationary fuel cell systems. The product placement is part of a larger order, with additional units being delivered over the next three months.

"With this sale, Sustainable Energy has established itself as a market leader in developing power electronics solutions for small-scale stationary fuel cell systems," said Michael Carten, Sustainable Energy’s president and CEO. "Our patented power inverter technology supports a remarkably simple platform that meets the power electronics challenges of grid-interactive stationary fuel cells, eliminating system complexity, and achieving one of the industry’s highest average electrical conversion efficiencies. Most importantly, the design offers the best opportunity to achieve the alternative energy industry’s long-term cost, efficiency and reliability targets."