UQM Technologies Receives Generator Order

March 01, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

UQM Technologies Inc. (Frederick, CO), a developer of alternative energy technologies, announced that it has received an order from AeroVironment Inc. (Monrovia, CA), a developer of fuel cell systems, renewable energy technology, unmanned aerial vehicles and electric vehicle systems, for a 90 kW UQM® generator for use in a fuel-cell-development-related project.

UQM Technologies President and Chief Executive Officer William Rankin said, "We are pleased that AeroVironment has selected our power-dense and highly efficient generator for their fuel cell test bed. As a leader in the development of efficient energy systems, unmanned aerial vehicles and electric vehicle systems for over 30 years, and the energy system development partner on the recently announced fuel-cell-powered Caterpillar-Elphinstone mining vehicle incorporating UQM® motors, AeroVironment is well-versed in the performance and efficiency advantages of our permanent magnet motors and generators."