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Cella Energy Ltd

Scale up of patented hydrogen storage material - with proven properties - with applications in space and longer term in emission free fuel.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Oxford, England, GB
  • Currency GBP
  • Founded March 2010
  • Employees 20
  • Website cellaenergy.com

Company Summary

Cella has IP relating to a new material which stores H2 at ambient pressure; it is a hydride encapsulated in a polymer. The material also releases H2 at useful rate and temperature obviating need for expensive high pressure infrastructure; releasing H2 to be burned in an internal combustion engine or into a fuel cell to produce electricity. Buyers will be power systems suppliers eg auto fuel, batteries

Team

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    Stephen Voller
    Mr

    Experienced hydrogen and fuel cell CEO; raised >$100m for start-up, technology and automotive companies, including taking a hydrogen fuel cell company to IPO. Developed first 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.

    Specialist in energy storage, renewable energy and lithium-ion battery technology, hyd

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    Stephen Bennington
    Prof

    Scientific expert in materials for hydrogen storage and carbon electronics; visiting Professor at UCL in Centre for Nanotechnology; expertise in using neutron scattering to study structure and dynamics of materials; design of target stations for major neutron scattering facilities; design of ISIS second target station (£140M project); sat on advisory body for the Chinese Spallation Neutron source; serves on advisory body for the Japanese neutron

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    Bryan Sanderson CBE
    Mr

    Chief Executive Officer of BP Chemicals and a Managing Director of BP plc for 10 years; Chairman of Learning and Skills Council (2000-2004), Chairman of BUPA (2001-6) and Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank (2003-6). Chairman of Northern Rock from 2007 and stood down when Bank was nationalised in 2008.

Advisors

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    Taylor Wessing
    Lawyer
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    KPMG
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    NASA (via JV Space Florida)
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    Thomas Swan & Co Ltd
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    Tiger Corporate Finance HNWI Syndicate
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