May 16, 2016
SAFCell Inc. awarded Enhancement grant from US Army
SAFCell and UltraCell have commenced the design and fabrication of a 50 watt, propane-fueled power unit based on the use of SAFCell's proprietary Solid Acid Fuel Cell stacks in UltraCell's world-leading military portable power systems. This first-of-its-kind ultra-light power unit will reduce by half the total battery weight burden on the modern soldier, up to 44 pounds for a three-day mission, enabling them to carry more mission critical equipment and ammunition.
February 25, 2015
UltraCell LLC Announces Serial Production Order for Hybrid Power Systems Based on the XX55™ Reformed Methanol Fuel Cell
UltraCell LLC is pleased to announce the first serial production order for portable power systems based on the XX55™ reformed methanol fuel cell and accessories. This expansion, with a significant international military customer represents a major transition of UltraCell RMFC technology from laboratory to actual field deployment and usage. GENIII XX55™ fuel cell systems along with methanol cartridges and other power and fuel accessories complement the package.
September 24, 2014
World's first solid acid fuel cell system converts propane to electricity for soldier power
Fuel cell developer SAFCell, and development partner UltraCell, have demonstrated the world's first stand alone solid acid fuel cell (SAFC) system converting propane into electricity to meet the increasing demand for portable power on the battlefield.
April 9, 2014
UltraCell launches line of scalable BLADE fuel cells and announces major milestones for the Air Force BAO Kit XX55 portable fuel cell
UltraCell is pleased to announce that our BLADE Fuel Cell Power System is available for sale to professional and military customers. In addition, UltraCell announces that the XX55 has exceeded Air Force requirements for MTBF and cycling.
September 18, 2013
UltraCell Reveals Redesigned XX55 Military Fuel Cell system
UltraCell LLC (Livermore, CA) UltraCell announces the release of the GENiii XX55 portable reformed methanol fuel cell (RMFC) system. Since joining Bren-Tronics Inc. in 2011, UltraCell has developed an improved RMFC core technology and military grade electronics controls for improved manufacturability and ruggedization.
July 19, 2013
UltraCell Methanol Logistics and Fuel Cells Complete Multi-lateral Military Trials
UltraCell LLC (Livermore, CA) in conjunction with Eylex Pty Ltd, our Australian and New Zealand regional partner, is pleased to announce that our XX55 Fuel Cell Power ystem and the CliC-It methanol filling station recently completed evaluation by the NZDF (New Zealand Defence Forces) Battle Lab.
June 25, 2013
SAFCell and UltraCell to Develop Portable Power Unit for the Army SAFCell, Inc. (Pasadena, CA) has received a $1M grant to demonstrate a 50W wearable power unit for the dismounted warrior.