Rolling Meadows, IL (June 11, 2012) — Panasonic has unveiled its development of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell. The cell generates electricity using methanol fuel and oxygen in the air. It is ideal for mobile product applications like medical diagnosis and computer carts as well as portable generators.

Specific features of the fuel cells include:
• Clean and safe exhaust gas
• Quiet and virtually no vibration
• Automatic and non stop operation
• Low CO2 emission

“These fuel cells offer many features and benefits compared to traditional generators,” says Bob Rauh, Director, Energy Sales Division, Battery Sales Group. “Their production is a testimony to our ongoing dedication to supplying our customers the highest quality and broadest line of battery technologies.”

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