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US and China in hybrid vertical axis turbine development

Agreement between US energy firm and Chinese engineering giant will see companies work together on marketing wind and solar energy system

The US-China agreement will include the distribution of a vertical axis turbine
The US-China agreement will include the distribution of a hybrid vertical axis wind turbine

A US energy firm is working with a Chinese engineering company to develop future renewable energy products, including a hybrid vertical axis wind turbine.

Los Angeles firm, WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc, an integrator of clean energy solutions, has signed an agreement with Beijing’s MCC Capital Engineering Technology to become the marketing, sales and distribution agent for each other's renewable energy products.

This includes the sales of a new hybrid vertical axis wind turbine ("VAWT"), solar and LED integrated street light system and the development and worldwide sales of new 30kW to 50kW medium sized VAWTs.

"We are thrilled to have formed this strategic relationship with MCC to sell, distribute and work together on further renewable energy production and energy efficient products to help evolve the renewable energy industry," said Kevin Donovan, CEO of WEPOWER Ecolutions. "MCC has a vast amount of expertise, resources and best of class green products which we will integrate into several opportunities."

MCC Capital Engineering Technology Co was formed in 2003 by the Beijing Iron and Steel Research Institute in accordance with national policies and requirements and is a subsidiary of Metallurgical Corporation of China one of the top 25 largest companies in China.

Wind Power is the main business segment and the business scope involves wind turbine and component manufacturing and wind power project contracting.