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July 10th, 2007

Putting Nanoparticles to Work

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Cerion Energy, the first startup to launch out of a Rochester Institute of Technology incubator program, has raised $1.2 million in funding to bring to market a nano-particle diesel fuel additive that could cut pollution by up to 80 percent, the company said Tuesday.



The additive, which is being tested by upstate New York trucking and fuel distribution companies, enables diesel fuel to burn more efficiently in the engine, potentially boosting fuel economy by 10 miles per gallon and reducing soot and sulfur dioxide emissions by 60 percent to 80 percent, said Mick Stadler, Cerion president and co-founder.

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