HOPKINTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trenergi Corp, located at 116 South Street, Hopkinton, MA has successfully completed the proof-of-concept development phase of its TrionTM residential microCHP product. Trenergi is developing 1KW, 3KW and 5KW versions of the TrionTM to provide clean, dependable distributed energy solutions for homes in markets throughout the world.
The TrionTM is being designed to operate on a variety of fuels. The 1KW system successfully operated from a gas mixture simulating natural gas feedstock. Dr. Mohammad Enayetullah, Trenergi’s CTO, stated: “We are pleased that our stack power output exceeded engineering expectations.”
While the TrionTM, powered by a high temperature PEM fuel cell, generates electricity, its thermal management system also provides heat for both residential hot water and residential heating systems. Charles Myers, President, noted that Trenergi’s new system “advances the concept that fuel cell-based solutions can offer a cost effective three-energy solution meeting the needs of a global market by providing electricity, heat and hot water from a single package”.
Trenergi, founded in 2009, is developing 1KW, 3KW and 5KW versions of the TrionTM to provide clean, dependable distributed energy solutions for homes in markets throughout the world. Trenergi’s high temperature PEM fuel cell technology allows it to use lower fuel grades while simplifying the balance of plant and dramatically extending fuel cell life. Next steps for Trenergi are to refine product packaging and control interfaces.