AQST USA and Global Warming Solutions to Develop and Integrate On-Demand Hydrogen Technology for U.S. Navy

Dec. 6, 2023
The contract will integrate TrinityPower Nexus for on-demand hydrogen and oxygen production into an autonomous test vessel

AQST USA, in partnership with Global Warming Solutions (GWSO), signed a contract for the development and integration of on-demand hydrogen technology in support of a U.S. Navy contract.  

"We are excited to work with the talented researchers and our partner GWSO to leverage our hydrogen expertise to address critical fuel and power challenges facing uncrewed maritime vessels," said AQST Chief Executive Officer Raymond Caldas.

The contract will integrate the TrinityPower Nexus system developed for on-demand hydrogen and oxygen production into an autonomous test vessel.

"This contract confirms our leadership in sustainable tech and will accelerate licensing opportunities in the multibillion-dollar hydrogen industry. This award is only the beginning,” said Michael Pollastro, CEO of GWSO.

"Successfully demonstrating our technology's capabilities and solutions in this arena will open up significant new market opportunities in the military and commercial sector while supporting the transition to hydrogen as a primary sustainable and clean maritime fuel, ”said AQST Chief Executive Officer Raymond Caldas.

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