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Ecoport 800 Methanol Fuel Cell

Replacing diesel or gasoline generators with an emission-free, silent, low cost power source

October 2020

Ecoport 800 Methanol Fuel Cell

Replacing diesel or gasoline generators with an emission-free, silent, low cost power source

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date October 5, 2020
From Germany
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

The world needs off-grid power. There are still 1.3 billion people in the world without electricity access. Most off-grid power for critical infrastructure comes from diesel or gasoline generators. Can you imagine eliminating the pollution and noise and reducing the carbon footprint and cost of electricity from these generators without sacrificing their flexibility? SIQENS is now entering the multi-billion-dollar generator industry with a power source that reduces fuel costs by up to 70% and emissions by 99%. SIQENS has created a plug and play battery charger based on its methanol fuel cell technology. The internationally patented technology called ‘4CycleTec’ transforms methanol to hydrogen by recycling all energy and media flows (heat, fuel, water, and catalyst electrolyte). It improves efficiency and durability and reduces purchase and operation costs.

The Environmental Benefits

  • 100% elimination of particle and NOx emissions
  • In contrast to oil based fuels, methanol is not harmful to water or water based organisms and biodegrades in days
  • 99% less CO2 emissions with renewable Methanol
  • 90 % lower noise compared to conventional solutions

The Financial Benefits

  • 70% lower fuel cost and significantly lower O&M allow for payback times between 0-3 years
  • 50% less fuel logistics
  • Up to 70% savings in fuel cost
  • Rental: 30-50% immediate savings

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Siqens GmbH

Siqens replaces diesel/gasoline generators with the 100% emission-free, 70% cheaper ECOPORT fuel cell battery charger.

Headquarters 80687 Munich, Germany
Type Company
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Cleantech Group

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