TROPICAL S.A., a designer and manufacturer of a broad range of fuel-cell power generation systems, announced recently that ASPATE S.A., a developer of large-scale energy projects will install TROPICAL's GreenGen N5, 5KW natural-gas fuel-cell power system in 500 new homes all part of ASPATE's bioclimatic residential construction project.
Over the next 3 years, ASPATE will develop over 500 green energy homes throughout Greece by deploying state-of-the-art environment-friendly technologies including photovoltaic, geothermic and fuel cells. These new eco-houses will enjoy complete energy autonomy. "ASPATE plans to develop over 5000 such residential units by 2020 all built according to thenceforth generally accepted eco-friendly standards" said Konstantinos Aslanidis, ASPATE's President & CEO. "ASPATE found in TROPICAL a strong and reliable technology partner that has an impressive product portfolio and a go-getting strategy fully aligned with our vision for the home of the future." "We see a great opportunity in the second-home market as an increasing number of North Europeans chooses to have a second home or retire in sunny Greece" Mr. Aslanidis concluded.
"TROPICAL's GreenGen NG-5 is a green energy high-tech product selected by ASPATE for its high standards, quality and comparative advantages. The partnership proves to be validation of excellence and competitiveness of our cutting-edge technology products" said George Lagios, Chairman and CEO of TROPICAL. "In addition to the commercial distribution of our NG fuel-cell systems, the ASPATE agreement will also give us the opportunity to apply a number of additional next-generation power solutions, which are currently in the pipeline." TROPICAL's current Fuel-Cell Power Systems product portfolio consists of hydrogen, methanol, propane and natural-gas powered solutions for both stationary and portable applications in the range of 100W to 20kW. Tropical is the first European company to utilize Hydrogen Fuel Cells in power electric cars, scooters and boats and at present it is working on fuel-cell deployment for mini buses.
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