CLEVELAND, OH (June 2, 2010) – The Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SB Innovation Open) announced Tremont Electric, creator of the nPower® PEG, as one of 11 finalists for the 2010 Innovation Open. The SB Innovation Open is in its second year, and is focused on bringing together today’s innovative social and eco-entrepreneurs with investor communities and sustainable brands around the world.
The nPower® PEG, a wearable generator that recharges cell phones, Mp3 players, cameras and GPS devices by harvesting the kinetic energy generated by human motion, was unveiled at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show to rave reviews. The nPower® PEG is now available for purchase on-line at www.nPowerPEG.com and is scheduled to ship June 2010.
“It is an honor to be representing the Midwest Region at the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open. Tremont Electric is proof that the Midwest is fertile ground for growing innovation and manufacturing of clean energy technology,” said Tremont Electric Founder, Aaron LeMieux. nPower® is a scalable technology and, “the nPower® PEG provides individuals an opportunity to capture their own renewable energy while simultaneously making an investment in the future of kinetic energy generation.”
The winner of the SB Innovation Open will be announced on June 10th, 2010, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Steinbeck Auditorium at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, CA.
“The Open is a glimpse into the top notch innovations that are really starting to shape the global effort toward sustainability,” said LeMieux.
About Tremont Electric
Tremont Electric is a sustainable company that is dedicated to providing renewable energy to consumers around the world through a revolutionary technology called nPower®. nPower’s® unique method of generating environmentally friendly electricity positions Tremont Electric as the technology leader in kinetic energy harvesting. nPower® technology is scalable and provides a range of product opportunities from small, implantable biomedical generators, to human-motion powered generators, to large commercial scale Wave Energy Converters. www.nPowerPEG.com
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