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Ultracell Corporation

Ultracell Corporation

Profile last edited on: 1/19/2017
399 Lindbergh Avenue
Livermore, CA 94551
  (925) 455-9400
Business Identifier: Methanol based Fuel Cells
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Employing an exclusive license from Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for micro fuel cell technology based upon reforming methanol into hydrogen reformate using proprietary technology in the fuel reformer and hydrogen fuel cell stack, Ultracell was originally formed to commercialize an advanced Reformed Methanol Micro Fuel Cell (RMFC) technology from an exclusive license. In August 2011, Ultracell was acquired by Bren-Tronics but remains SBIR active as a subsidiary of Bren-Tronics, itself a small firm. UltraCell develops and manufactures complete micro fuel cell systems for portable devices. The company has developed new technologies and intellectual property in the field of methanol-based fuel cellsthis technology enables a breakthrough in micro fuel cell performance. The first to commercialize RMFC technology to provide clean renewable energy to power portable electronics, UltraCell's XX25 micro fuel cell system is leading the industry with its ultra-compact size and light weight. The XX25 is the only system in its class to have undergone extensive Military Specification qualification testing and field trials. UltraCell's team has extensive experience in all aspects of fuel cells, including research, product development, manufacturing and customer applications. The company has developed new technologies and intellectual property in the field of methanol-based fuel cells and continues to innovate in this rapidly emerging field.

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