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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Ligonier based Kress Technology in the news

Press Release
Kress Technology
P.O. Box 763, 115 W. Main Street, Suite 8
Ligonier, PA 15658
724-238-1850
July 6, 2015


Windber, PA, July 6, 2015:  Kress Technology announced today that the first field test of the efficient 10hp Kress Motor System will occur August through September at the Windber Area Authority (WAA) sewage treatment plant.  WAA received a $25,000 grant from the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) supporting the testing of this locally developed patented motor system.  The Kress motor system offers unique “predictive maintenance” capability via a drive system that monitors sensors for temperature, vibration and energy.  Additionally the Kress motor is the only DC electric motor with removable and replacable windings for longer motor life and easy on-site repairs. 
Kress Technology Manager, Lynda Dupre stated that “this field testing at the Windber sewage treatment plant funded by WPPSEF will provide reliable operation data and help market the Kress motor technology.”
WPPSEF was founded to promote the deployment of sustainable energy technologies within the 23-county West Penn Power service region. Their financing programs are focused on the deployment of renewable and clean energy power production, innovative energy efficiency and conservation technologies, and public outreach and education.  Since 2001, the WPPSEF has worked with many agencies (state & federal), organizations, businesses, and communities to deploy sustainable energy programs and technologies in the West Penn Power service region and throughout Pennsylvania. Contact wppsef@ems.psu.edu or visit their website http://www.wppsef.org/.

The Windber Area Authority (WAA) provides sewage treatment service for approximately 5,800 customers in the boroughs of Windber, Paint, Scalp Level and parts of Paint, Richland and Adams Townships.  The current sewage treatment plant was constructed in 2007 and has a capacity of 4 million gallons per day. The plant is located in Richland Township near the McNally Bridge on Route 219 and is known as the Ingleside Sewage Treatment Plant. Contact (814) 467-5574 or visit their website http://www.windberareaauthority.com/.