Clean Power Technologies
signs CSS as consultant
Feb 16, 2010 10:15 AM
Clean Power Technologies Inc, a developer of systems to reduce emissions and fuel usage by harnessing wasted exhaust energy, has signed a consulting agreement with Cascade Sierra Solutions (CSS), a US-based non-profit environmental organization dedicated to saving fuel and reducing emissions from heavy-duty diesel engines. CSS operates in Washington, Oregon, and California with a primary focus on the Interstate 5 corridor.
Sharon Banks, founder and chief executive officer of CSS, and Joel Smith, technical advisory team coordinator, recently visited Clean Power’s Newhaven facility to witness the development of its Clean Energy Separation And Recovery (CESAR) project and receive a technical briefing. After reviewing and evaluating the CESAR technology, CSS agreed to act as consultants and advisors to Clean Power.
Under terms of the consulting agreement, CSS has agreed to provide services that include:
•Aadvice on current and proposed fuel efficiency and emissions reduction regulations in the United States.
•Introduction of the CESAR technology to US federal and state government agencies.
•Assistance to Clean Power in creating customer awareness of the CESAR technology in the United States and other countries where CSS is conducting business.
•Assistance to Clean Power with the certification and validation process with federal and state regulatory agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, SmartWay, and the Department of Transportation at federal, state, and municipal levels.
•Advice on the tax credit application process for the CESAR system.
•Help securing tests with prospective truck users and trucking companies.
•Introduction of Clean Power’s technology to truck OEM engineers and vehicle refrigeration system manufacturers to enable approvals of the technology and discussions on technology integration and applications.
Clean Power is developing CESAR technology for refrigerated trailer engines in the grocery sector and also for electricity generation from the methane produced at landfill sites. The company has established collaborative relationship with one of the largest grocery chains in the United States for its reefer application.
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