Wednesday, July 30, 2008

EEStor's Weir on ultracapacitor milestone

From Cleantech Media:

Cedar Park, Texas-based ultracapacitor developer EEStor could be a step closer to shipping its first product, announcing the certification of production milestones and the enhancement of its chemical purification processes.

The secretive startup has made bold claims for the performance of its upcoming solid-state electrical energy storage unit, yet the company has some significant partners backing its claims, including Toronto-based electric vehicle maker Zenn Motor (TSX: ZNN), Silicon Valley's Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), the world's No. 1 defense contractor....MORE

Here's Tyler Hamilton writing at CleanBreak:

...So what does all this mean? Hmmm... I honestly haven't a clue. Couldn't tell you if this is important or not, so I issue a call: Is there an engineer in the house who can decrypt this technospeak?

As for EEStor, I suggest Mr. Weir hire someone with skills in the art of "plain language" to write his future press releases. Ugh...

And the story at TreeHugger:
I am always at a loss for what to illustrate a post on EEStor with, the magic ultracapacitor that is so near and yet so far. I even resorted to a grilled cheese analogy once....