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Cella Energy

Safe, low-cost hydrogen storage.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Merritt Island, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 18
  • Website

Company Summary

Cella Energy utilizes a patented technology to encapsulate hydrogen into nano-structures and render it safe for multiple applications including automotive fuels, portable power, and radiation-shielding. Our technology removes the requirement for an expensive hydrogen infrastructure. Investors include Space Florida, Thomas Swan & Co Ltd, & TPC (Taiwan). Commercial sales are targeted for 2013.


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    Charles Resnick
    Non-Executive Director

    Charles is an accomplished business executive with a 25-year career in global general management, operations, financial management, and strategic relationships in the technology, banking, and consumer packaged goods sectors.

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    Stephen Voller

    Experienced hydrogen and fuel cell CEO, having raised over $100m for start-up technology and automotive companies, including taking a hydrogen fuel cell company to IPO. Developed first ever commercial CE fuel cell generator based on metal hydride and compressed hydrogen. B.Sc (hons) from the University of Leeds, member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers.

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    Professor Stephen Bennington

    Lead inventor of Cella hydrogen storage technology and head of a world-class scientific team from the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, London Centre for Nanotechnology at University College London (UCL) and Oxford University. Group Leader for four of the spectrometers at the ISIS pulsed neutron source. Published over 180 papers and technical reports.

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    Janet Petro
    NASA KSC-Liaison

    Janet E. Petro began her professional career as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army after graduating in 1981 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Science in engineering.
    Currently, Petro is the deputy director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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    Kevin Brundish

    Over 18 years at QinetiQ, the international defence group, latterly as COO of Energy Division. Managed major technology based projects in aerospace, automotive, battery replacement and defence.

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    Bryan Sanderson

    Ex Main Board of BP and Chief Executive Officer of BP Chemicals from 1990. Previoulsy Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank.


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    Taylor Wessing
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Previous Investors

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    Space Florida
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    Thomas Swan & Co Ltd
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    TPC Taiwan