FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cleveland, October 11, 2011 - Tremont Electric has been granted US Patent 8,022,563 for the nPower® Wave Energy Converter (WEC), a commercial scale application of Tremont Electric's nPower® kinetic energy harvesting technology.
"We are proud to put Cleveland, Ohio at the cutting edge of clean energy technology with this new patent," said inventor, founder, and CEO Aaron LeMieux. "The nPower® WEC is capable of providing commercial scale electricity to the grid from the constant wave motion of major bodies of open water, not just here in the Great Lakes, but in the ocean."
Built the size of an automobile, the nPower® WEC is poised to re-purpose the manufacturing base of the Midwest into the clean energy jobs of the future. "Our vision is to put Northeast, Ohio at the top of the new clean energy economy," says LeMieux. "With the nPower® PEG, our consumer hand-held electronics recharger, and now with nPower® WEC, Tremont Electric is ready to bring green jobs to Cleveland, today."
About Tremont Electric, Inc.
Tremont Electric is a Green Plus certified sustainable company dedicated to providing renewable energy to consumers around the world through a kinetic energy harvesting technology called nPower®. nPower® uses the energy of motion to power devices without using fossil fuels or generating emissions. The nPower® PEG, the first of multiple nPower® applications, allows individuals to charge their hand-held electronics from the energy they create while walking, running, or hiking.
For information, visit www.npowerpeg.com