TORONTO, May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Clear Blue Technologies International Inc. (‘Clear Blue’) (TSXV: CBLU) (FRANKFURT: 0YA) announced its collaboration with Mobismart Mobile Off-Grid Power & Storage Inc. (‘Mobismart’), to provide mobile, grid-free, robust power that displaces diesel generators on infrastructure and construction projects.
The fast-growing global generator market is estimated to reach US$ 3.34 billion by 2025, and most of the market is driven by sales of diesel generators, according to a report from Transparency Market Research. Mobismart’s mobile solar generating rugged, go-anywhere power trailers, called Mobisun, are used to power telecom tower systems, environmental testing equipment, communications, lighting and security cameras in the construction, mining, oil and gas, renewable energy and telecom industries.
Clear Blue’s Smart Off-Grid technology provides the ability to remotely monitor, control, and manage the Mobisun generators, enabling high reliability and low maintenance costs. This remote monitoring software system, called Illumience, empowers service personnel to detect, prevent and resolve issues without having to go out into the field, through automated monitoring, alerts and remote control while also providing valuable power production and load usage data.
Irene Efston, Vice President, Marketing at Mobismart said: “Our mobile off-grid power systems have lower lifetime operating and maintenance costs than diesel generators, without the air and noise pollution. With Clear Blue’s Smart Off-Grid remote management and control, operators don’t have to go on-site to do regular maintenance, which is the case for diesel generators that need to be constantly refueled. This was crucial, as many of these sites are highly inaccessible and some can only be reached by helicopter.”
“We think the global mobile/portable generator market is ripe for disruption,” said Miriam Tuerk, CEO of Clear Blue. “Off-grid power is going to replace diesel generators in the long-run because the cost and inconvenience of refueling these generators is too great. The joint solution from Mobismart and Clear Blue addresses this large and growing market opportunity.”
The joint solution is already operational, powering wind farm environmental testing equipment for Renewable Energy Services Canada Inc. Clear Blue’s Illumience software enables the user to not only remotely monitor but also to control the Mobisun unit.
For example, to achieve optimal operating conditions for the system’s batteries temperature is very important, therefore, when the internal temperature is detected to be below 15°C, a heater is switched on until the temperature is above 18°C; if the temperature is higher than 25°C an actuated duct damper opens and the duct fan turns on to pull the hot air out of the Mobisun cabin. Another feature is if the windspeed is above 110 kilometers per hour as read by the on-board anemometer, Clear Blue’s Smart Off-Grid controller will command the heavy-duty actuators to retract to automatically bring the solar array down until the wind reaches a safer speed. These and other smart features are critical for reliability and ROI and are unique in the market to the Mobisun, developed as a result of the joint efforts of Clear Blue and Mobismart.
About Clear Blue Technologies International
Clear Blue Technologies International Inc., the Smart Off-Grid™ company, was founded on a vision of delivering clean, managed, “wireless power” to meet the global need for reliable, low-cost, solar and hybrid power for lighting, telecom, security, Internet of Things devices, and other mission-critical systems. Today, Clear Blue has thousands of systems under management across 35 countries, including the U.S. and Canada. Clear Blue is publicly traded on the Toronto Venture Exchange under the symbol CBLU.
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About MOBISMART Mobile Off-Grid Power & Storage Inc
MOBISMART Mobile Off-Grid Power & Storage Inc. is advancing mobile renewable energy generation and storage technology to replace or offset diesel fuel usage and its frequent maintenance visits, high CO2 emissions and noise pollution as well as the associated financial and environmental costs. MOBISMART manufactures a portfolio of robust, easily deployed mobile off-grid power and storage solutions for use in remote and hard-to-reach locations where no grid power is available. MOBISUN Mobile Off-Grid Power Trailers use solar panels and optional wind turbines to generate power and house the latest in battery storage technology. They are designed to go anywhere, withstand extreme weather conditions, require little to no maintenance and are remotely monitored and controlled. The MOBISUN delivers greater return on power investment for applications that include telecom towers, construction, mining exploration and disaster relief. Scalable and purpose-built in multiple quantities, innovative manufacturing and assembly using state-of-the art equipment and sophisticated processes ensure they will last.
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