Popular Science Features Cyclone Power's Biomass Robot Engine.POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- Popular Science's online portal, www.popsci.com, featured yesterday a story on Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (Pink Sheets:CYPW) and its biomass powered external combustion engine An external combustion engine (EC engine) is a heat engine where an internal working fluid is heated, often from an external source, through the engine wall or a heat exchanger. system, being developed in conjunction with Robotic Technology Inc. (RTI RTI - Return from interrupt ), of Potomac, MD.
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Popular Science named Cyclone's patented external combustion engine one of its Inventions of the Year in 2008, one of many distinctions bestowed on Cyclone recently. The article can be found at www.popsci.com and on the company's web site at www.cyclonepower.com.
Cyclone Power Technologies is the developer of the award-winning Cyclone Engine - an eco-friendly external combustion engine with the power and versatility to run everything from portable electric generators and garden equipment to cars, trucks and locomotives. Invented by company founder and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Harry Schoell, the patented Cyclone Engine is a modern day steam engine, ingeniously designed to achieve high thermal efficiencies through a compact heat-regenerative process, and to run on virtually any fuel - including bio-diesels, syngas
Syngas (from synthesis gas) is the name given to a gas mixture that contains varying amounts of carbon monoxide and hydrogen generated by the gasification of a carbon containing fuel to a gaseous product with or solar - while emitting fewer greenhouse gases and irritating pollutants into the air. Currently in its late stages of development, the Cyclone Engine was recognized by Popular Science Magazine as the Invention of the Year for 2008, and was presented with the Society of Automotive Engineers' AEI Tech Award in 2006 and 2008. Additionally, Cyclone was recently named Environmental Business of the Year by the Broward County Environmental Protection Department. For more information, visit www.cyclonepower.com.
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