ATHENS, Greece, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropical, a fast-growing enterprise manufacturing fuel cell systems (power generators), announced the TB-1000 and TB-5000, two portable fuel cell power generators, providing 1000W and 5000W electric power respectively at 12/24/48V DC and at 110/230V AC. Tropical's fuel cell systems are light-weighted, small-sized, zero-emission and require minimal maintenance.
Tropical's fuel cell systems can be used as back-up power systems for telecom systems, seismographs and meteo stations, as power chargers for caravans, motor yachts and boats, in military applications, demonstration projects, renewable energy hybrid systems, as well as for educational purposes at universities, research centers and schools.
TB-1000 and TB-5000 are powered with stacks provided by Ballard Power Systems, the FCgen 1020ACS (air cooled systems) and the FCgen 1300 (water cooled systems), that provide high power efficiency, reliability, increased runtime operation and are noiseless.
Tropical's new product line has been recently presented at the 17th Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Fair in Hannover, Germany, the world's largest annual industrial fair that attracts 6,000 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors and raised strong interest. The Hannover Fair puts a major spotlight on product innovations, industry trends and the latest advances in R&D.
Mr. George Kaplanis, CTO of Tropical, said: "Tropical looks into the future of power production, in cooperation with Ballard Power Systems, providing to the world market a product line of fuel cell power generators for a wide range of applications. The intelligent controller, developed by our R&D team, is behaving tremendously well in all field trials. Our new product line is on the right time for this growing market."
About Tropical (http://www.tropical.gr): Tropical S.A. owns a product portfolio of more than one hundred products integrating its own technology in two main product lines: a) the A/C units, refrigeration units and cooling boxes for buses, vans, trucks, trains, army vehicles and various customized vehicles and b) the fuel cell power systems operating with hydrogen, methanol, natural gas, lpg or biofuels for scooters, cars, boats, buses, etc. Tropical is certified by TUV HELLAS for the design and production of fuel cell systems and is a member of the mi-Cluster, the first and largest innovation cluster in Greece, supported by Corallia (http://www.corallia.org) and exceeding today 140 organizations.
Mr. George Kaplanis | E: firstname.lastname@example.org | T: +30-210-57-85-455
SOURCE Tropical S.A.