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Lightweight generator


September 29, 2017

The Aquarius emergency generator.

ISRAEL21c-Aquarius Engines, the Israeli company that's working on a revolutionary alternative to the combustion engine for cars, is packaging the same technology into an exceptionally lightweight and efficient portable generator.

It wasn't ready in time to help some 6.5 million Floridians left in the dark by Hurricane Irma, or the Caribbean islands now being hit by Hurricane Maria, but if all goes smoothly the Aquarius generator could be on hardware store shelves ahead of the next wave of massive power losses caused by extreme weather.

"Our very small compact engine gives as much energy as a huge engine to power an electric motor. We are using that same engine to build a small generator that will be equal to a bigger one in terms of energy supply," Aquarius chairman and cofounder Gal Fridman tells ISRAEL21c.

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