2011 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition
October 31 – November 3, 2011
Orlando, Florida, USA
Columbia, SC – The Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition Board of Directors announced the addition of Mr. Frank Wolak of FuelCell Energy, Inc. to the Board in March.
Wolak is the Vice President of Government Business and Policy Initiatives at FuelCell Energy, Inc. based in Connecticut. “FuelCell Energy has been a strong supporter of the goals of the Seminar and I’m pleased to work with the other Board members to ensure a successful program this year as we work to share the many benefits of fuel cells with industry, academia, government and the general public,” responded Wolak.
“Frank is a highly esteemed professional within our industry and that makes him a great addition to our board” said Sam Logan, Chair of the Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition Board and CEO of Logan Energy. “I have known Frank both professionally and personally for a number of years and the board joins me in welcoming him to our number. ”
In addition, Wolak is on the Board of the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) and the Connecticut Power and Energy Society. He is a founding member of the Connecticut Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Coalition. Wolak holds a BS in Engineering from Western New England College and an MBA in Finance from the University of Hartford. Wolak’s appointment comes just shy of eight months ahead of the 2011 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition in Florida.
The 2011 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition will be held October 31-November 3, 2011 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA. The 2011 conference, Fuel Cells: Today’s Clean, Safe and Sustainable Energy, expands on the mission to advance global energy, environmental, and economic benefits offered by fuel cell technology. Featured activities will include the popular, “Women in Fuel Cells” luncheon, educational short courses and industry receptions in addition to the world class technical and markets focused conference tracks.
About FuelCell Energy, Inc.
Headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut, USA
FuelCell Energy, Inc. manufactures Ultra-Clean stationary fuel cell power plants that generate electricity with up to twice the efficiency of conventional fossil fuel plants – and with virtually no air pollution. With more than 30 years of experience, FuelCell Energy is recognized as a global leader in the manufacture and commercialization of stationary electric power generation. FuelCell Energy owns and operates a manufacturing plant in Torrington, CT, with a capacity of 70 MW per year (up to 90 MW per year with full utilization). FuelCell Energy’s headquarters in Danbury, CT acts as the nerve center for the company's commercial, industrial, and grid-support applications as well as the hub for the company’s GTAC (Global Technical Assistance Center) which remotely monitors and operates DFC power plants worldwide. The company’s Direct FuelCell® (DFC®) power plants have generated over 650 million kW hours of electricity and currently has over 50 installations worldwide.
About LOGANEnergy Corp.
Headquartered in Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA
LOGANEnergy Corp. is a recognized world leader providing fuel cell solutions that target customer desires for clean energy services. Their professional staff has over 90 years experience with fuel cell product development and deployment specializing in planning, applications engineering and design, site construction, installation, commissioning, start-up and after market services. LOGAN’s team has installed more than 150 commercial and small-scale fuel cell projects totaling over 10 megawatts of power.
About Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition
The Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition is one of the largest international conferences of its kind, boasting an extensive Technical Program and Exposition. The conference attracts over 1,000 attendees annually and offers the largest number of technical papers, the most exhibits and the best coverage of the latest technical advances and research in the field. International participants include technical leaders, scientists, educators, researchers, developers, inventors, students and manufacturers of fuel cell products. Technical sessions focus in four main areas: utility, residential, vehicle and portable. Challenges in costs, fuels, storage, reliability, lifetime and adoptability are also covered. FCS&E attendees, sponsors and exhibitors represent the latest in leading research and development--both domestically and abroad.