Special Power Sources selected for Phase I funding through DoE via Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

Alliance OH, (23 Feb 2021) – Special Power Sources (SPS)  selected for Phase I funding through Department of Energy (DoE) via Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.  SPS’ proposal, “Tubular, proton-conducting, ceramic reversible fuel cell for high-performance energy storage “ is being awarded a STTR Phase I contract from the DoE.   STTR awards are highly competitive research-based programs that provide U.S. small businesses the opportunity to engage in cutting edge research, development, and commercialization.  Phase I of the STTR program emphasizes important technological challenges, the demonstration of the feasibility of the proposed technology, and allows small businesses to propose new innovative solutions to address them.

“This contract award represents a significant new Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) project area that is expected to expand our current product line technologies into these new and innovative energy storage research and development as well as commercial opportunities.   This latest STTR award will accelerate the growth of SOFC technologies into the low temperature power energy efficient systems for future defense and commercial applications .”- Roland Dixon, President/CEO


Special Power Sources (SPS) is a renewable energy technology company developing, manufacturing, and servicing for our 650+ units delivered to USA, Canada and Mexico for Gas & Oil, Telecommunications & Mining Industries. The commercial products, in the 250W to 1500W ranges, have shown tremendous reliability and longevity in remote, off-grid applications even when deployed in “the middle of nowhere”.