UQM Delivers Compressor Motors to Eaton

December 17, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

UQM Technologies Inc. (Frederick, CO), a developer of alternative energy technologies, announced that it has developed and delivered a UQM® compressor drive motor to Eaton Corp. for use as part of the air-handling system in a fuel cell. The lightweight and compact UQM® motor operates at 24,000rpm and is highly efficient.

"We are pleased that Eaton Corp., an international Tier I supplier to automobile manufacturers, has selected a UQM® motor to drive the compressor they have developed for their fuel cell customer. The higher-speed operation of this newly developed motor adds to the breadth of our product offerings for the emerging fuel cell market," said UQM Technologies President and Chief Executive Officer William Rankin.