Missouri Sustainable Energy cracking solar code


Contact: Matt Bellue

Cell Phone: 909-706-0816 Email: hydroicesolar@gmail.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/hydroice Facebook: www.facebook.com/hydroicesolar Blog: www.hydroice.wordpress.com Indiegogo Crowdfunding: www.indiegogo.com/hydroice

Missouri Sustainable Energy – Cracking the solar energy code

A Missouri startup company brings their passion for cheap, clean energy to Indiegogo

Missouri Sustainable Energy means business—clean, efficient business. Imagine what it would mean if the current cost of producing solar electricity for your home or business dropped by more than 75%. In one fell swoop you would be able to cut your energy bill and do something good for the environment.

Well, imagine no more. Driven by the desire to make green energy affordable, MSE is excited to be presenting The HydroICE Solar Project.

“The ability to generate electricity from solar energy has been around for decades, but it’s just too expensive for people to be able latch onto as a primary way of providing electricity,” says MSE co-founder Matt Bellue. “In 2010, only 0.029% of the United States’ electricity was generated from solar energy. We knew there was a way to overcome this mountain of a problem, but nobody had figured it out yet. We wanted to find the answer.”

MSE’s new technology allows for a standard gasoline engine to be converted so that it can run exclusively on solar power. Once that engine is hooked up to a generator, you’ve got yourself affordable electricity that’s been generated from the power of the sun.

After months of development and prototyping, they’re ready to move onto the next phase: Testing. MSE has been working closely with two prestigious universities in Missouri: Missouri University of Science and Technology (MS&T) in Rolla and Missouri State University (MSU) in Springfield. After presenting details of the project, both schools responded enthusiastically and agreed to work with MSE to get the testing completed.

Here’s where you, their fellow clean energy enthusiasts come in. “We’re a new startup, we’ve financed this entire project out of our own pockets simply because we love what we do and we have a strong passion to see this technology become available worldwide. Unfortunately, our pockets aren’t extraordinarily deep and we don’t have the funds to complete all the necessary testing and analyses.”, Matt explains. So they’ve turned to the popular crowdfunding website, Indiegogo.com, in an attempt to raise $70,000 in 30 days.

“Oh, there’s no doubt that the emergence of this technology will shake the market up a bit. And given our country’s economic, political, and social status, we need this. This technological advance can give our economy a huge boost.” states MSE’s lead engineer, Ben Cooper. “It was just one of those ideas that came up while we were brainstorming and after researching it thoroughly, we realized that nobody had done anything like this at all.”

For more information or to contribute, please visit www.indiegogo.com/hydroice. To follow their project, be sure to find them on Twitter (@HydroICE) and Facebook and spread the word to your social media networks. Consider donating as little as $1 to help their project come to life. If you decide to donate more, you might very well be getting your electricity from the sun a lot sooner that you think.


Pictures and videos are available upon request. If you’d like to schedule an interview with Matt or Ben, please email hydroicesolar@gmail.com or send them a tweet @HydroICE.

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