Mechanical Technology, Incorporated

The 2000’s

MTI Goes Mobile with Fuel Cells and Acquires Flywheel Energy Storage Systems

MTI Micro introduces Mobion micro fuel cell technology
  • In June 2004, the MTI Micro division introduced breakthrough Mobion technology, demonstrating the first handheld entertainment system and PDA/smartphone powered by integrated micro fuel cell.
  • In December 2004, MTI Micro launches first Mobion product integrated into Intermec Technologies RFID Tag readers – a milestone for the micro fuel cell industry.
MTI acquires Beacon Power Corp’s flywheel energy storage systems
  • MTI acquires holdings of Beacon Power Corp, maker of flywheel energy storage systems designed to manage power quality and prevent power interruptions