Open Energy Corporation Signs Agreement with Infinia To Develop a Suncone/Stirling Solar Electric Power System
Monday November 13, 8:00 am ET
The agreement combines Open Energy's solar concentrating technology with Infinia's proprietary free piston Stirling engine to produce renewable energy
SOLANA BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Open Energy Corporation (OTC BB: OEGY - News), a renewable energy company focused on the design and manufacturing of solar energy products, today announced that it has signed a joint development agreement with Infinia Corporation to integrate its products into a revolutionary power generation system.
Infinia's free piston Stirling engines are currently used for aerospace and national security applications, where a high degree of reliability and long, maintenance-free service life is required. Operating without internal combustion, a Stirling engine utilizes high temperature differentials to drive a piston and produce electricity.
The engineering teams at Infinia and Open Energy believes that the Suncone CSP solar concentrating power system can be modified to deliver over 700 degrees centigrade of solar thermal energy to Infinia's engine, thus generating electricity on a cost effective basis without burning fossil fuels or emitting green house gases.
"We are very excited by the potential of this combined effort," stated David Saltman, president and CEO of Open Energy. "Infinia is already commercializing a 1 kW engine for residential heating and electricity in Asia and Europe. We will begin our product development utilizing a modified version of this engine to prove out the feasibility of the Suncone/Stirling system, before developing a larger version for distributed generation applications."
J.D. Sitton, CEO of Infinia Corporation said, "We have already achieved solid results with a dish Stirling system at our facility in eastern Washington and have made significant progress on our larger engines. By working with Open Energy, we believe we can accelerate the development and commercial availability of these truly important and unique solar power generation systems. Our companies share a similar goal - to fundamentally change how the world generates and uses energy - and our engineering teams are hard at work to make this happen."
About Open Energy
Open Energy Corporation (OTC BB: OEGY - News) focuses on the development and commercialization of renewable energy products and technologies for a wide range of applications including electrical and thermal power production and water desalination. The Company purses these objectives through technology innovation, acquisitions, strategic partnerships and other business strategies. The company's mission is to enhance life by harnessing the power of the sun.
About Infinia Corporation
Infinia Corporation is a dynamic, employee owned energy technology company that has been successfully developing and delivering innovative Stirling generators and cyro-coolers since 1985. Infinia technology and relationships have the potential to dramatically change the way the world powers, heats and cools energy loads. At Infinia we believe we can improve the quality of life on our planet by changing how the world generates and utilizes energy.
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