Hy-Hybrid Energy Applauds the Most Remarkable Achievements of its CEO, Dr. Naveed Akhtar

Hy-Hybrid Energy is leading the first of its kind in Hungary- the fuel cell bus project, also proud to be the world's first in setting-up IHAC platform.

These projects clearly demonstrate that both low and high temperature fuel cell technology have a place in the automotive sector…..”

— Dr. Naveed Akhtar, CEO, Hy-Hybrid Energy

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM, March 6, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Hy-Hybrid Energy– Scotland (Glasgow) based fuel cell services provider is one of the few companies providing services in all major fuel cell types. Dr. Naveed Akhtar, CEO, Hy-Hybrid Energy brings more than 20 years of experience in hydrogen energy/fuel cells. Dr. Akhtar has worked on four (PEMFC, AFC, DMFC, SOFC) out of the six major fuel cell types at world renowned organizations in Pakistan, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Canada, Japan and the UK.

Hy-Hybrid Energy is leading the first of its kind in Hungary, the fuel cell bus development project which also includes battery electric buses development. The Company is also proud to be the world's first in setting-up a platform (International Hydrogen Aviation Conference, IHAC) which gathers leading experts from the aviation sector, discussing the role of hydrogen in decarbonisation, annually. Other ongoing projects include low and high temperature fuel cell systems development for transport, back-up and off-grid applications.

In March 2019, Dr. Akhtar has been contacted for supporting a German OEM's project for the technology development in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Dr. Akhtar's extensive background in high-temperature solid-oxide fuel cells while working at German Aerospace Center, Stuttgart and The Centre for Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Research at the University of Birmingham was the perfect match for the German Partner to work with Hy-Hybrid Energy. Dr. Akhtar's PhD (on the topic of single-chamber, micro-tubular, solid oxide fuel cells) has the honour to be the first modelling and experimental studies ever published.

In August 2019, Hy-Hybrid Energy entered into a joint agreement with GOLDI Mobility Kft- a Hungarian based manufacturing Company for the development and assembly of fuel cell electric drivetrain for their next generation buses. In this project, Hy-Hybrid Energy is providing services related to the selection and testing of complete electric drivetrain including, fuel cell stack, battery/supercapacitor, electric motor, inverter, hydrogen cylinders, air & cooling supply system, DC-DC converter and energy management control. Later in 2020, this program was further extended to include battery electric buses, hence now setting-up a zero-emission buses (ZEBs) manufacturing facility in Hungary.

In late 2020, Dr. Akhtar has been invited to support a study related to the use of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for an aviation project. The study includes the use of gas turbine, battery and fuel cells as a hybrid drivetrain and selects the most appropriate energy source during climb, cruise & descend phases of the flight while optimising the overall efficiency of the drivetrain.

"These projects clearly demonstrate that both low and high temperature fuel cell technology have a place in the automotive sector, it is very important to select the right one with respect to particular application and scale size." commented Dr. Akhtar.

Hy-Hybrid Energy is proud to be led by Dr. Akhtar's leadership. The projects in other fuel cell technologies can be seen at the Company website: https://www.hy-hybrid.com

About Hy-Hybrid Energy Limited:

Working with the leading players in the hydrogen and fuel cell sector, Hy-Hybrid Energy provides services in clean energy technologies. Based in Scotland, UK, the team are specialists in all major fuel cell types, renewable energy systems, hydrogen storage and production, and support both low and high temperature fuel cell technology. In 2020, the Company organized the world's first international hydrogen aviation conference (IHAC 2020). The conference attracted high-level international speakers as well as a global audience discussing the role of hydrogen in aviation.

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Bay Area Solar Company Celebrates Women’s Contributions to Solar Energy During International Women's Month

The job opportunities are abundant in solar energy, women just don’t always sign up.”

— Julia Bombardier

PETALUMA, CA, USA, March 5, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Simply Solar, a local Bay Area solar energy company is dedicated to celebrating women in Renewable Energy for Women’s History Month. According to IRENA women only make up 32% of the labor force in renewables.

The senior sales rep at the company, Julia Bombardier said “The job opportunities are abundant in solar energy, women just don’t always sign up.”

With the recent transition of leadership in the US, and the introduction of the First Woman of Color to lead the country as Vice President, the focus on gender diversity is more likely to be realized across all industries, including the energy sector.

Simply Solar is dedicating resources to the future diverse growth of the energy sector. Starting at the high-school level, the company has focused on future education, working with a local non-profit to distribute scholarships to students interested in STEM, without gender bias.

The energy industry employs millions worldwide, and for many female leaders in the workforce, structural inequality can play a significant barrier to entry. Simply Solar, along with many other solar companies, are working to break that cultural bias. Past years events like the Northern California wildfires, a global pandemic, and frozen power outages in Texas have made apparent that the climate crisis is not going to lessen. This is an all-hands-on-deck situation.

The actions of women will continue to advance renewable energy solutions, and Simply Solar will continue as a leader in its dedication to the growth of employee expertise.

“When I enter a meeting, there is always a moment where I feel like my customer is looking for a male counterpart to be coming along behind me. With Simply Solar, I am completely confident knowing I work with a company that has provided me the education, and platform to succeed” says Bombardier. "The time for women in renewable energy is now!”

To hear the full interview, visit https://bit.ly/3edwaG3. For more information about Simply Solar, visit https://www.simplysolarcalifornia.com.

About Simply Solar:
Simply Solar is an industry-leading solar installer in the San Francisco Bay Area with over 20-years of experience. As an organization that prioritizes sustainability, they incorporate community impact efforts, education, and innovation into their practices. Simply Solar is the only solar company to offer an exclusive 15 Point Guarantee delivering maximum value and the best return on a solar investment.

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OCI expands global footprint by announcing the launch of its new office in the Malaysian capital.

This expansion allows OCI to meet our client’s needs more efficiently within Asia, enabling seamless facilitation across our global trade and services.”

— Oliver Chapman, Group CEO of OCI Limited

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, March 5, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The opening of this new office in Kuala Lumpur gives OCI a direct and local presence to better meet the Asian market’s high demand for sourcing, logistics and flexible financing. OCI Malaysia has collaborated with its partners across Southeast Asia, and is prepped for business worth over 5 billion USD in 2021.

Oliver Chapman, Group CEO of UK based OCI Limited said, “The decision to open the office in Asia was the next logical step in the growth strategy of our business. This expansion allows OCI to meet our client’s needs more efficiently within Asia, enabling seamless facilitation across our global trade and services.”

OCI has rapidly adapted to the ever-changing trade environment and the demands created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new office will support the Malaysian government’s pandemic relief programs and those of other countries, including Indonesia and Sri Lanka.

Managing Director of OCI Malaysia, Ishtiaq M Khan said, “We are proud of our ability to successfully provide supplies and intelligent working capital solutions, supporting the demands of both public and private sectors.”

OCI’s flexible financing model provides the strength and capacity to handle a high volume of procurement. The organisation has a history of aiding governments and large corporations in Europe, the Middle East, USA and Asia. Providing liquidity to help them to optimise their capabilities in sourcing products and enhancing cash flow.

Executive Director of OCI Malaysia, Dato Azwanddin Hamzah said, “OCI Malaysia continues to develop the intelligent procurement strategies and flexible financial models offered to our partners – providing them with more choice and more innovative solutions within today's ever changing market.

OCI’s strategy is to continue supporting international organisations and governments in their procurement needs. The new Malaysian office will expand its global reach, including the Indonesian markets."

About OCI

OCI is a recognised global leader and innovator in the provision of end-to-end supply chain partnering services. Our strategy enables a stronger presence across several sectors including manufacturing, consumables, healthcare, agricultural and industrial sectors, and more specifically throughout the pandemic with PPE supplies.

Utilising our network of major global markets and decades of expertise in procurement, logistics and finance, OCI is able to link directly into the supply chains of its partners, enabling us to understand their requirements and alleviate any constraints.

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California US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate Has Endorsed Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste to Make Certain a Navy Veteran with Lung Cancer in California Gets Compensated-If he Had Navy Asbestos Exposure

"If your loved one is a Navy Veteran with lung cancer in California please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303-if he had exposure to asbestos in the navy.”

— California US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA , USA, March 5, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The California US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate says, "If your husband or dad is a Navy Veteran with recently diagnosed lung cancer anywhere in California please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303-if your loved one had significant exposure to asbestos in the service. Financial compensation for a person like this might exceed $100,000 and the claim does not involve suing the navy. The typical person we are trying to identify is probably older than 60 years old and their asbestos exposure occurred in the 1950s, 1960s or 1970s onboard a navy ship, submarine or at a navy shipyard.

"The $30 billion dollar-asbestos trust funds were set up for Navy Veterans and people who have lung cancer and who had significant exposure to asbestos in the service or at work prior to 1982. Most Navy Veterans or people we talk to are almost always stunned to learn they might qualify for significant financial compensation. If the person we have just described sounds like your husband or dad-please call attorney Erik Karst at the law firm of Karst von Oiste anytime at 800-714-0303 to discuss possible compensation. We think you will be glad you did." www.karstvonoiste.com/

The California US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate’s free services are available to people with asbestos exposure lung cancer or mesothelioma in Los Angeles, San Pedro, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Irvine, Oakland, Long Beach, Anaheim, Bakersfield, Riverside, Sacramento, Stockton or anywhere in California. https://California.USNavyLungCancer.Com

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in California include US Navy Veterans, workers at one of California’s more than 70 power plants, shipyard workers in San Diego, Long Beach, or San Francisco, oil refinery workers in Long Beach or Martinez, manufacturing workers, public utility workers plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically, the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s. https://California.USNavyLungCancer.Com

According to the American Cancer Society for nonsmokers who have been exposed to asbestos in their workplace the risk of lung cancer is five times that of unexposed workers. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/statistics/index.htm.

The US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate says, “If your husband, dad, coworker or neighbor has just been diagnosed with lung cancer and you know they had significant exposure to asbestos in the navy, at a shipyard or while working at a factory, at power plant, public utility, or as a plumber, electrician welder, mechanic or any kind of skilled trades group in any state please have them call us anytime at 800-714-0303. Most people like this never get compensated-even though the asbestos trust funds were set up for them too. We are trying to change this sad fact.” https://USNavyLungCancer.Com

States with the highest incidence of lung cancer include Kentucky, West Virginia, Maine, Tennessee, Mississippi, Ohio, Indiana, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Alabama, and Delaware. www.karstvonoiste.com/

For more information about asbestos exposure lung cancer and mesothelioma please visit the CDC’s website on these topics:
https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/health_effects_asbestos.html.

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New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center Has Endorsed Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste To Ensure a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in New Mexico Receives a Better Compensation Settlement-It might Exceed $1,000,000

"If you have mesothelioma in New Mexico and or their family members-please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 to discuss financial compensation.”

— New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, USA, March 5, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "If you have just been diagnosed with mesothelioma and you are a Navy Veteran, a former DoD worker or any type of skilled trades or energy worker in New Mexico and or their family members-please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303 to discuss financial compensation-and how the process works. As Erik Karst will discuss mesothelioma compensation depends on how, where and when a person with mesothelioma was exposed to asbestos. Financial compensation for a person with mesothelioma frequently can exceed a million dollars.

"The last thing we want a person with mesothelioma in New Mexico or their family to do is to start ordering online 'freebies' such as kits, guides, booklets, calculators, or other nonsense. These gimmicks are not free-and as part of the package—-attorneys who you have never heard of before will hound you day at night. If a person with mesothelioma in New Mexico or their family would like honest advice about mesothelioma compensation-and or what is involved-please call attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste at 800-714-0303. Erik Karst is one of the nation's leading mesothelioma attorneys-and he can help you." www.karstvonoiste.com/

The New Mexico Mesothelioma Victims Center would like to emphasize theirs is a statewide initiative available to a diagnosed victim anywhere in New Mexico including communities such as Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos, Rio Rancho, Las Cruces, Roswell, or Farmington.
https://NewMexico.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For the best possible treatment options in New Mexico-we strongly recommend the following heath care facility with the offer to help a diagnosed victim or their family get to the right physicians at the hospital we have indicated: The University of New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico: http://cancer.unm.edu/ .

According to the CDC the states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. However, mesothelioma does happen in New Mexico. https://NewMexico.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in New Mexico include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, oil refinery workers, civilian employees of the Defense Department, manufacturing, or industrial workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, miners, or construction workers. Typically, the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s. www.karstvonoiste.com/

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s website related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma

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Aprifood | Dried Apricot Producer and Exporter in Malatya

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MALATYA, BATTALGAZI, TURKEY, March 5, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — All You Need To Know About Aprifood Agricultural Industry Limited

Aprifood agricultural industry limited was found in the year 1995 with the sole objective to produce high-quality apricots for the masses. It was founded by Mr. Fikret IMIR who is currently the chairman of the company. The brand's whole and sole purpose are to produce very high-grade Malatya Dried Apricots which are already famous for their international quality and standards to the present world market. Aprifood produce Dried Apricots , Sun Dried Apricots , Diced Dried Apricots .

Having decades of experience in hand, the company continues to produce apricots in Malatya in quality-oriented work performed by an experienced team. All the products that are manufactured by Aprifood Agricultural Industry Limited come in accordance with TS 485 standards following both US AND EU norms. Furthermore, the company is Kosher , ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 22000 , A grade BRC certificated

Overall Quality Policy Of Aprifood Agricultural Industry Limited

In the current competitive scenario, all the customer expectations and demands are continuously deepening and changing. In order to meet all these criteria, Aprifood industry has come with several steps and ideas.

• In the very first place, the company is working hard to meet the end needs of its customers continuously on time.
• The company is following developments and innovations closely and is also trying to keep hygiene conditions under control.
• In order to strengthen its position all the way to the top, the brand is striving to improve its services, products, and the overall effectiveness of the quality management systems.
• The company also undergoes continuous training in order to create a team spirit and improve the personal talents of the employees by also benefitting them in the best effective way.

The Formation, Method, And Processing Of Dried Apricots By Aprifood Agricultural Industry Limited

All our Dried Apricots are produced organically in the Malatya region of Turkey. One of the key features that distinguish their products from their competitors is the wonderful aroma and the sweet taste. All the Apricots of Aprifood industries are usually harvested in the month of July and once done they are further filled in crates and are placed in different treatment chambers in order to get sulfurized.

Then these the harvested apricots are exposed to sulfur dioxide fumes helping in further purification from harmful bacterias and insects. Moreover, all the apricots that absorb sulfur fumes have a nice appearance in yellow and light orange color.

After conducting all these processes the apricots then undergoes natural resting under the sun for approximately three to four days. Once done, the seeds of these apricots are manually extracted by the factory employees. Then these dried apricots are further ready to be processed and to be marketed by the villagers.

All the raw products of the company are purchased directly from the farmers and undergo strict quality control and workmanship.

Finally, all the processed apricots are subjected to a final check by the company’s food engineers and are put into durable and robust cardboard boxes that are suitable for transportation. Being one of the largest Dried Apricots Exporters in the country Aprifood maintains strict hygiene protocols and the products are packed in polystyrene packages covered with film stretch. In case, you want to know more about any of their products or offerings don’t forget to have a glance at their web site

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Hydrogen as a fuel

Coriolis Mass Flowmeter for Hydrogen TMU-W

An open road ahead for the fuel cell: The first high-precision mass flow meter for hydrogen filling stations certified to international standard OIML R 139 2018

PUCHONG, SELANGOR, MALAYSIA, March 5, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — On the road to climate-friendlier mobility, hydrogen is gaining importance as an energy source for fuel cells. However, fueling of hydrogen is more complex than fueling of gasoline and diesel. Unlike other gases, hydrogen heats up as it expands, causing pressure and temperature changes during fuelling that need to be precisely monitored. Therefore, Heinrichs Messtechnik GmbH has developed the TMU-W 004 mass flow meter, which ensures precise metering despite pressure and temperature fluctuations. The device is the first of its kind certified to international standard OIML R 139 2018 and thus approved for hydrogen filling stations. A robust, slender housing protects specially arranged sensors and measuring loops that use the Coriolis effect and enable very precise flow measurement. The attached transducer converts the sensor signals into a reading that can be used to further analyse the flow rate. At the same time the meter measures the temperature of the medium. The TMU-W 004 is suitable for high-pressure applications up to 1000 bar. This newly developed device is already in use at filling stations of the listed company Nel Hydrogen.

Hydrogen as a fuel is gaining ground in Germany, in part due to the stimulus packages passed by the government. Currently Germany has the most public hydrogen filling stations in Europe, according to Statista. Worldwide, Germany is in second place after Japan. “For passenger cars, fueling the hydrogen is typically done at 700 bar. This high pressure is necessary to generate the energy density needed for useful ranges,” explains Guido Thometzki, CEO of Heinrichs Messtechnik GmbH. “During this process the temperature must not exceed +85 °C, since otherwise the tank lining can be compromised.” Since the tank expands and heats up during filling, the hydrogen is cooled before it gets to the tank. This high-pressure environment combined with the small size of the hydrogen molecule makes special demands on the accuracy of flow monitoring.

Therefore, Heinrichs Messtechnik GmbH optimized its proven Coriolis Mass Flow Meter for such high-pressure applications, and now offers the TMU-W 004, a version of the new TMU-W series specially designed for handling hydrogen. The meter ensures that during filling, the amount of hydrogen transferred to the vehicle tank is measured accurately. This enables correct billing of the amount filled, which is a prerequisite for fuelling at public hydrogen filling stations. It covers a measurement range of 0.133 kg/min H2 to 4 kg/min H2. Thanks to structure and fluid simulations performed during the development phase, it was possible to achieve the optimum arrangement and dimensions of all the mechanical and electromechanical components. As a result, the device is the world’s first and thus far the only flow meter to obtain certification to international standard OIML R 139 2018, which covers measurement systems for compressed gaseous fuels in vehicles. The listed Norwegian company Nel Hydrogen is already using the TMU-W 004 successfully at its filling stations.

Special arrangement of sensors gives precise results

For the meter to fit into Nel’s narrow fuel dispensers, it was designed substantially narrower than its predecessor models. Inside the compact and deformation-resistant housing are two U-shaped measuring tubes arranged in parallel. „An exciter system causes the measuring tubes to vibrate at their natural frequency. As the medium flows through these tubes, the Coriolis effect causes additional phase-shifted deviations of the tubes,” explains Thometzki. “Sensors positioned at the optimum points on the measuring tubes pick up these phase-shifted deviations and send them as signals to the transducer (also called the transmitter) for further analysis. From them, the current mass flow is calculated.” The special device architecture – that is, the shape of the measuring tubes and the ideal positioning of the sensors on the tubes – along with the further harmonizing of the other components such as the gusset plates, make this a particularly sensitive and accurate meter, despite the thick walls of the measuring tubes. This robustness on the part of the measuring tubes is necessary in order to withstand the high 1000 bar pressure (the test pressure is actually 1500 bar). The tough, fully welded housing with corrugations for added stiffness gives ample protection for the sensitive measurement equipment within.

The flow amount can be evaluated using the pulse or status output of the transducer. „The user also gets information on the temperature of the flow, and optionally the density as well. This can be used to control the compressor pumping the hydrogen, for example switching to a higher volume or conversely interrupting pumping,” adds Thometzki. The transducer has a two-line LCD display that shows the values directly. The unit is easy to configure using the four keys provided on it. Among other functions, the user can define outputs and do fault analysis with the keys. The transducer can be set up as a round version or installed in a switchgear cabinet as a rack version. Both the TMU-W 004 housing and the field housing of the transducer are pressure-resistant and intrinsically safe, which helps prevent fire or explosion in case gas escapes.

Simulations and flow measurements ensure measurement precision

In the development, manufacture and calibration of its meters, Heinrichs Messtechnik GmbH makes use of many simulation and optimization methods to ensure the precision and reliability of its devices under all conceivable conditions. “Devices for handling high-pressure gases like hydrogen, such as the new TMU-W 004 for hydrogen filling stations, naturally cannot be an exception,” explains Thometzki. “On the contrary, in the development of the TMU-W 004 in particular we used specially developed high-precision simulation methods for the flow and structural design, like FEM (finite element method), CFD (computational fluid dynamics), and FSI (fluid structure interaction).” Only in this way was it possible in the TMU-W 004 to meet the seemingly contradictory requirements of the highest measurement precision and extreme reliability in handling high-pressure gases. The measurement precision also had to remain high despite pressure and temperature fluctuations during filling.

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The new VOLTstack 20k by 60kWh will change the clean energy industry

VOLTstack 20k e-Generator

Here’s your first look at the future of cleantech/mobile power

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, March 4, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Portable Electric Ltd., a Vancouver-based technology company and manufacturer of the VOLTstack e-Generator, a clean energy alternative to traditional gas and diesel generators, unveils the latest iteration of its most powerful, Canadian-made electric generator to date – the VOLTstack 20k. The newest member of the VOLTstack lineup will allow the power station ecosystem to supply silent, clean power to a variety of industries like never before.

The COVID-19 setback helped the environment so much so that it forced many private and public institutions to re-evaluate their sustainability goals. Today, many organizations are coming back greener than ever. Part of that movement is reducing GHG emissions through the use of alternative energy sources. Fossil fuel-powered portable generators, which are often overlooked, are a significant source of GHG emissions and progress has been limited until now.

The VOLTstack 20k is capable of reducing the presence of gas and diesel generators at construction sites, film productions, and homes where power shutoff events can be fatal. Like its predecessor, the all-new 20k will continue to provide clean, continuous backup power for days. The new VOLTstack 20k electric generators are all-weather output rated and feature an app-enabled wireless monitoring platform for real-time data, analytics, and GPS. Each 20k power station will also feature a 7-inch wireless LCD touch screen that will display state of charge, power in/out and operating and charging times. Perhaps the greatest feat of the brand new VOLTstack 20k units is that they can be charged almost twice as fast as their predecessor while weighing 25 percent lighter.

“Thanks to our lean product development, deep market and customer knowledge, and efficient manufacturing, our VOLTstack e-Generators have paved the way to solve real-world power needs,” Mark Rabin, CEO & Founder of Portable Electric. “With our VOLTstack 20k units arriving in the United States in a matter of days, we’re reaching out to a larger audience and helping more people make the switch from toxic gas and diesel generators to clean portable power. This is just the start. 2021 will see Portable Electric’s innovations reach further than ever before.”

The VOLTstack 20k has already earned rave reviews within the film and utility industry for its versatility and application. Through the VOLTstack 20k, Portable Electric will continue to work with major companies including Waste Management, Disney, PG&E and Netflix to reduce the use of gas and electric generators.

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Oncor Electric Delivery Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Blackout Preparation, Response

Lawsuit: Central Texas man endured deadly cold temperatures, had hypothermia, severe frostbite when found unresponsive in his home

We filed this lawsuit because Oncor failed to do its job. Because of these failings, good people like Elzie Ford were forced into a life-and-death struggle for survival.”

— Trial Lawyer Bryan Fears

DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES, March 4, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — North Texas electricity provider Oncor Electric Delivery has been hit with a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the son of a Hill County man who died after losing electricity and heat, and enduring single-digit temperatures in his Whitney home during the winter storm blackout.

Elzie D. Ford, 68, died on Feb. 20, one day after he was found unresponsive and rushed by helicopter ambulance to a Waco hospital.

In what is believed to be the first such wrongful death lawsuit filed in Dallas County, the lawsuit filed by Mr. Ford’s son, Larry Ford, charges that Dallas-based Oncor failed to heed findings of investigations of similar winter blackouts in 1989 and 2011 and did not prepare for the predicted spike in electricity demand or manage the power supply once the blackout began.

“We filed this lawsuit because Oncor failed to do its job,” said trial lawyer and Fears Nachawati co-founder Bryan Fears. “Because of these failings, good people like Elzie Ford were forced into a life-and-death struggle for survival.”

According to the lawsuit filed by Fears Nachawati Law Firm, Watts Guerra LLP, and Parker Waichman LLP, Mr. Ford had no electricity or heat beginning Feb. 14, and temperatures in Whitney reportedly dropped to as low as 1 degree. With the roads impassable, Larry Ford was unable to check on his father until Feb. 19. The elder Mr. Ford was found unresponsive and died the following day at the hospital, where authorities confirmed he had hypothermia, severe frostbite and brain damage.

“For these companies, saving a nickel by cutting corners on preparation was more valuable than the potential for property damage and deaths. It was a calculated risk they made as this storm approached and they chose not to take the most basic steps to prepare,” said Fears Nachawati trial lawyer Patrick Luff. “These companies did not consider the value of preventing suffering and loss of life, so it’s now up to a jury to do that for them.”

“The storm and the power demands it created were not a surprise,” said trial lawyer and Parker Waichman co-founder Jerrold Parker. “Texas has had bad winter weather before and, in fact, there were accurate warnings for days that this weather system was on the way. This was a failure to prepare.”

“This is one of the byproducts of an electrical system that has been deregulated to the point that any oversight is ultimately toothless,” said trial lawyer and Watts Guerra co-founder Mikal Watts. “Companies like Oncor are willing to place profit over human life because they have learned that regulators will not hold them accountable. We are filing this lawsuit to make certain something like this does not happen again.”

The lawsuit is Larry Ford et al. v Oncor Electric Delivery, no. DC-21-02693, 95th District Court, Dallas County, Texas.

Watts Guerra, Fears Nachawati and Parker Waichman have represented clients in injury lawsuits for decades. If you or someone you know is interested in filing a Texas Power Outage lawsuit, please call 1-800-800-4499 or visit the firms’ Texas Power Outage website at https://www.texaspowerfailure2021lawsuit.com.

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WITH 90+ CLIENTS ON FIVE CONTINENTS, MINSAIT ACS LAUNCHES ITS ONESAIT UTILITIES CUSTOMERS PLATFORM IN NORTH AMERICA

ATLANTA, GA, USA, March 4, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — • Onesait Utilities Customers, Minsait ACS’s state-of-the-art solution for the comprehensive management of the commercial area in public utility companies, improves the quality of its customer service through an omnichannel experience, optimizing the meter-to-cash business cycle, including mobility solutions that streamline field work management, reducing service costs

Utilities are facing multiple challenges as they adapt to a changing digital universe. Onesait Utilities Customers is Minsait ACS’s response – a powerful Customer Information System (CIS) that supports customer engagement and the Meter-to-Cash business processes of electric, gas, and water utilities of all sizes.

“We have a 40+ year history of solid product delivery of our utility solutions in the United States out of our Atlanta office. We have witnessed the US utility market make greater investments in distribution automation and management on the energy side and adopt AMI technology in the water industry. The move to embrace cloud technology after experiencing the insecurity and threats of on-premise systems makes this the right time for us to expand that product portfolio by bringing our CIS platform, Onesait Customers, that has already overcome these challenges in other countries, to the US,” states Leo Benitez, Global EVP of Energy and Utilities for Minsait, an Indra company.

Benitez continued, “Minsait ACS’s customer solutions are modular and allow a utility to grow. In a way, we are offering to utilities what they are offering their customers: The ability to get what they need when they need it at their preference. We grow with what utilities need at the time they need them.”

The underlying architecture is also a key differentiator as today’s utilities are extremely interdependent. Minsait’s Onesait Customers is a cloud-based application that can be licensed or operated in a SaaS model. It is modular, with plenty of APIs to allow for easy integration with third-party vendors.

Ready to Co-Innovate

Minsait ACS’s model has been based on a ‘Global View with Local Flavor’ and we use that approach in our project delivery. The regional project teams are knowledgeable about the market and ready to participate in client implementations to insure efficiency, rigor, and quality. A project is not just about technology. We view domain knowledge and functional expertise, along with the ability to move in an agile manner, as important as selecting the right solution.

“Why now? Because utilities need safety and security, and old code will not cut it; and because customer engagement is far more than just self-service applications. Our experience and software can respond to the forecasted needs of utilities with managing programs and moving into a world where data will have to be used for more than field activity,” points out Kevin Sullivan, CEO at Minsait ACS.

“Minsait has done this around the world. Now it is time to bring that experience to the United States,” says Sullivan.

About Minsait ACS

Minsait ACS (Advanced Control Systems, Inc.) (www.acspower.com) is a part of Minsait, an Indra Company, one of the leading global technology and consulting companies and the technological partner for core business operations of its customers worldwide.

Minsait, an Indra company (www.minsait.com), is a leading firm in Digital Transformation Consultancy and Information Technologies.
At Minsait ACS, we leave our mark by providing solutions and services that support the entire energy value chain, from intelligent management networks and data to the commercialization of energy and new services. Our value proposition is based on innovation and knowledge of the business processes and challenges within the utility sector.

Dalana Morse
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Source: EIN Presswire