WALPOLE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atrex Energy, Inc., a leading innovator in advanced, clean, small power generators, announced today it received the first-ever certification from the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) under its new FC-1 Standard for its high efficiency and fuel flexible ARP units providing power in a range from 500 to 4500 watts. CSA certification is a widely accepted, rigorous standard of safety, reliability, and performance. Atrex products offer low carbon, environmental solutions for essential off –grid power needs, including instrumentation and automation systems for the oil and gas industry, cathodic protection, and telecomm
"This certification is a major milestone for Atrex, and a breakthrough for solid oxide fuel cell technology in general. It is a recognition of the safety and reliability of this technology in a world that is seeking low carbon, environmentally clean power solutions. This will expand dramatically the adoption of our power solutions," said Gary Simon, President and CEO. "Customers in Canada and throughout the world require this safety certification to purchase equipment, and now we have it."
The Atrex Energy commercial fuel cell-based power generators run on natural gas and propane and do not require hydrogen. Atrex units are increasingly being recognized as the most cost effective, clean solution to provide power in remote areas, with over 400 units delivered to more than 50 well-known customers across North America. The Atrex products are the result of 15 years of research and product development in Massachusetts.
About Atrex Energy
Atrex Energy provides a variety of power generation products based on a unique tubular solid oxide fuel cell technology which operates on conventional natural gas and propane at high efficiency. No hydrogen is required. The Atrex Energy systems provide clients with money-saving, smart and reliable solutions for power needs. The Company expects to double its workforce in the coming years as sales grow. Atrex Energy is located at 19 Walpole Park South in Walpole, MA 02081. More information can be found at http://www.atrexenergy.com.