Shanghai, China ¨C On September 20th, 2005, the
San Diego County Supervisor, Director of California Air Resources Board (ARB),
and former President of World Trade Center in San Diego, Richard Ledford,
visited Powerzinc (Shanghai) Electric Inc. The purpose of the visit was to
understand and evaluate the technologies and products and the process of
commercialization in order to look for the possibility of collaboration between
Powerzinc and the government of California.
After the presentation from Powerzinc, Mr. Roberts and Mr. Ledford toured on
Powerzinc¡¯s zinc air fuel cell electric city transit bus, and they also visited
the manufacturing factory of zinc air fuel cell and R & D center. During the
visit, the guests admired the achievement of Powerzinc on technology and product
commercialization, so they decided to promote the accomplishment of Powerzinc
based on the legal procedures of California, especially on testing the electric
city transit bus. Thereby, it would increase the possibility of collaboration
between ARB and Powerzinc.
*California of Air Resources Board:
The Air Resources Board (ARB) encourages the implementation of cost-effective
transportation strategies as part of air quality plans and also through
research, published reports, and evaluation tools on transportation / air
quality linkages. ARB provides technical assistance and oversight to regional
agencies in meeting the transportation conformity provisions of the federal
Clean Air Act. In addition, ARB provides guidance on the cost-effectiveness of
transportation and motor vehicle emission reducing projects.
Powerzinc Electric, Inc. is a California-based Hi-Tech company.
It is dedicated to the research, development, manufacturing and
commercialization of advanced zinc-air fuel cells and entire manufacture
facilities, along with fuel cells refuel service platform. Through years of R&D,
Powerzinc has achieved significant breakthroughs in zinc-air fuel cell
technology and developed the high power, large energy, long-lasting, low cost
and environment-friendly power and energy source. Its innovative products - DQFC
series of zinc-air fuel cells with creative design and process technology is a
totally renewable energy for electric vehicles and various other applications
About Powerzinc Electric
In Shanghai, China, Powerzinc has established a zinc-air fuel
cell manufacturing and service model plant to commercialize the technology and
its products. The plant is ready for commercial-scale production. The Company
has started supplying DQFC series zinc-air fuel cells to manufacturers of
Electric Bicycles and Electric Scooters. In the near future, the new series of
DQFC zinc-air fuel cells for Electric Buses, Defense and Security, Communication
and other applications will be available to the commercial market soon to
real highly growing demand anywhere in the world.