New Press Releases

Hi Everyone,

We published two press releases this weekend which should go out on the wire by Monday or Tuesday.  Once they are published I will include the links here, but I am also including the full text for the press releases below.

Freedom Motors signs Memorandum of Understanding for Strategic Partnership with Alturair (link)

Dixon, CA (PR) December 9th, 2018 — Freedom Motors and Alturair are pleased to announce a strategic partnership between the two enterprises to codevelop electric power generation systems ranging in output capability from 2 kW up to 500 kW.

Freedom Motors is the developer of the extremely powerful, lightweight, and low-emission Rotapower® rotary engine. The company has previously demonstrated that by using its Rotapower engine, together with a state-of-the-art DC generator, it can significantly reduce the overall volume and weight required for a generator system (when compared with existing piston engine designs). For example, a Rotapower generator that can produce 25 kW of electrical power could easily be two-man portable. Such a unit is not available in today’s market and would be useful for a large number of mobile applications.

Alturair is a generator manufacturing company that has produced generators commercially and for US Government and Military. They specialize in manufacturing generators as small as 2 kW and up to 500 kW and are experienced with using rotary engines.

Freedom Motors and Alturair will work together to develop powerful, efficient and functional generators for commercial and other uses. The pilot project will focus on a generator design that will reduce both the weight and volume footprint of the generator, and will minimize carbon and other harmful emissions.

Freedom Motors signs Memorandum of Understanding for Strategic Partnership with Stratus Environmental (link)

Dixon, CA (PR) December 9th, 2018 — Freedom Motors and Stratus Environmental are pleased to announce a strategic partnership between the two enterprises to develop biogas generation technologies and solutions to mitigate carbon emissions and fight global warming.

Landfills, waste water treatment plants and agricultural waste are sources of biogas that has a large percentage of methane. Because methane is 86 times more effective than CO2 at retaining heat, many earth scientists believe that methane should be of greater concern than CO2 for its impact on global warming. Developed by Freedom Motors, the Rotapower® rotary engine can use biogas as a fuel to generate electricity at low cost and it is tolerant to common biogas contaminants. By preventing the biogas from being flared or released directly to the atmosphere the Rotapower engine can make a meaningful contribution to reducing global warming gas emissions.

Stratus Environmental is a full-service environmental engineering and consulting firm with offices in Cameron Park, Huntington Beach, and Ventura, California and in India. Stratus is a certified California Small Business and have been serving clients throughout Northern and Southern California since 1999. Stratus specializes in the assessment and cleanup of soil and groundwater that has been impacted by NAPLs and DNAPLs; Landfill gas extraction and management; landfill leachate and post-closure groundwater monitoring program; and industrial waste water treatment. Built on a solid foundation of dedicated and experienced environmental professionals, our success lies in utilizing innovative and economical solutions combined with solid technical experience that consistently meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.

Freedom Motors and Stratus Environmental will work together to develop a prototype biogas generation system utilizing old landfill gas that cannot be used in biogas generators currently available on the market. Freedom Motors has been working on a similar prototype with a partner in Canada that will be operational in January of 2019.

Best Regards – Dave

Author: David Sastry

David has two decades of experience as a senior engineer at Intel Corporation, Freescale and Marvell Semiconductors. Before joining Freedom Motors he was a Principle Consultant for Infosys in their IoT Practice. David holds BS and MS degrees from Ohio State University in electrical engineering, with an emphasis on computer architecture and digital design. David is responsible for Freedom Motors' IT systems, social media outreach, managing corporate operations and contributing to business development.