WALTHAM, Mass., June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ:TGEN), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient, clean, natural gas powered on-site power, heating and cooling equipment, has obtained patent protection in Japan for its Ultera emissions technology. This patent gives Tecogen exclusive control over the Ultera technology in Japan and augments the Company’s Ultera patent portfolio. Tecogen also recently obtained an allowance of its patent application for the technology from the European Patent Office.
Research on the Ultera emissions technology has demonstrated significant emissions reductions in stationary engines, gas powered vehicles, and fork trucks. It has also been identified as meeting California’s Best Available Technology (BACT) for stationary non-emergency engines.
“The expansion of our intellectual property protection for the Ultera emissions control technology to include Japan strengthens our position as we continue to optimize the technology and consider opportunities for commercialization of the technology in Japan, United States, and elsewhere,” stated Robert Panora, President of the Company.
Tecogen Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, installs, and maintains high efficiency, ultra-clean, cogeneration products including natural gas engine-driven combined heat and power, air conditioning systems, and high-efficiency water heaters for residential, commercial, recreational and industrial use. The company is known for cost efficient, environmentally friendly and reliable products for energy production that, through patented technology, nearly eliminate criteria pollutants and significantly reduce a customer’s carbon footprint.
In business for over 35 years, Tecogen has shipped more than 3,000 units, supported by an established network of engineering, sales, and service personnel across the United States. For more information, please visit www.tecogen.com or contact us for a free Site Assessment.
Tecogen, InVerde, InVerde e+, Ilios, Tecochill, and Ultera are registered or pending trademarks of Tecogen Inc.
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Tecogen Media & Investor Relations Contact Information:
Robert Panora, President
P: (781) 466-6401
John N. Hatsopoulos
P: (781) 622-1120
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