TechSys Inc. Appoints Scott A. Weiner to Advisory Board.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 2, 2002
TechSys Inc. (Nasdaq: TKSS TKSS Tanjong Katong Secondary School (Singapore)
TKSS Telok Kurau Secondary School (Singapore) ) announced today that Scott A. Weiner, Senior Vice President of Sithe Energies and former President of Ballard Generation Systems, a subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD, NASDAQ: BLDP), located in Burnaby, British Columbia -- a suburb of Vancouver -- is a company that designs, develops, and manufactures zero emission proton-exchange-membrane fuel cells. (NasdaqNM:BLDP), has been appointed to the Company's Strategic Advisory Board.
Mr. Weiner is Senior Vice President of Market Structure, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs for Sithe Energies, a company which develops, owns and operates wholesale electric power facilities. Prior to joining Sithe, he was President of Ballard Generation Systems, a subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems, where he led the commercialization of distributed generation systems based on the Ballard Fuel Cell Technology.
Keith Blakely, President and COO of TechSys, stated, "We are extremely pleased to announce Scott Weiner's decision to join TechSys' Strategic Advisory Board and are certain that his experience in the fuel cell sector will be an invaluable resource as we continue to rapidly move the Company forward from the R&D stage. The collective accomplishments and experience of Scott Weiner, Lawrence Goldstein, President of the Board of the Petroleum Industry Research Foundation, Inc., and Michael Kelley, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, who have all joined the Strategic Advisory Board over the last several weeks, provide us with additional depth and breadth in our planning for the future."
Scott Weiner, commented, "TechSys's current activities strategically combine the building of a management and technical team, the development of competitive technologies, and preparation for the commercialization of its products. These initiatives position the company to be in the forefront of the emerging markets for fuel cell products providing distributed energy solutions. I look forward to contributing to those endeavors."
Additionally, Mr. Weiner serves as Chairman of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and has served as a member of the Board of Trustees board of trustees Politics The posse of thugs who oversee an institution's administration. See Board of directors. of the New Jersey Corporation for Advanced Technology, the Solar Energy Industries Association The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the United States is the national trade association representing close to 500 companies in the U.S. solar energy industry. and the Board of Directors of the National Hydrogen Association. He has also held a number of elected and appointed public offices including: Chief Counsel to former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio; Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is a government agency in the U.S. state of New Jersey that is responsible for managing the state's natural resources and addressing issues related to pollution. NJDEP now has a staff of approximately 3,400. and Energy; and President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) is a regulatory authority in New Jersey charged with the responsibility of seeing that "safe, adequate, and proper utility services are provided at reasonable rates for customers in New Jersey. .
About TechSys, Inc.
TechSys, Inc. is in the business of producing two advanced fuel cell systems: microtubular solid oxide and direct methanol. The Company is affiliated with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory “JPL” redirects here. For other uses, see JPL (disambiguation).
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a NASA research center located in the cities of Pasadena and La Cañada Flintridge, near Los Angeles, California, USA. (JPL), and has an option to an exclusive license on all micro direct methanol fuel cell Direct-methanol fuel cells or DMFCs are a subcategory of proton-exchange fuel cells where, the fuel, methanol (CH3OH), is not reformed, but fed directly to the fuel cell. technologies jointly developed with JPL. TechSys is currently developing micro fuel cells for handheld low wattage portable devices, including cell phones and laptop computers. It is also strategically partnered with Adelan, Ltd., based in Birmingham, England, which is developing proprietary solid oxide fuel cell A Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) is an electrochemical conversion device that produces electricity directly from fuel. Fuel cells are characterized by their electrolyte material and, as the name implies, the SOFC has a solid oxide, or ceramic, electrolyte. products aimed at stationary, portable and mobile electric power markets with residential, military, industrial and transportation applications. TechSys holds worldwide exclusive rights to the commercialization of this technology.