GelTech Solutions Delivers Order of FireIce Products to Xcel Energy
JUPITER, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/17/13 -- GelTech Solutions, Inc.
(OTCBB: GLTC) (OTCQB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary
water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change
current firefighting techniques, announces delivery of the initial
order of FireIce products to Southwestern Public Service Company
(SPS), a unit of Xcel Energy, a major public U.S. electricity and
natural gas company, with operations in eight Western and Midwestern
After successful field demonstrations by the FireIce team, SPS has
launched a pilot project to use FireIce to combat their utility pole
fires; a common problem for many utility companies. Xcel Energy
provides a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and
services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural
gas customers through its regulated operating companies. Xcel Energy
headquarters are located in Minneapolis.
"We are pleased to have another utility company begin using FireIce;
the first since Con Edison began using FireIce in the fall of 2012.
Con Edison has helped pave the way by bringing attention to the
benefits of FireIce to other utility companies. We believe this is
only the beginning of our relationship with Xcel and we look forward
to what the future holds," stated Peter Cordani, president and chief
technology officer of GelTech Solutions, Inc.
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective
products that help industry, agriculture, and the general public
achieve environmental and safety goals such as water conservation and
protecting lives, homes and property from fires. All the products
currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were created for the
Company by inventor and chief technology officer, Peter Cordani.
FireIce is a patent pending fire suppressant used for direct attack
of fires as well as a medium term retardant for structure protection.
FireIce can be used in all types of apparatus: fire extinguishers,
pumper trucks, aerial units for wildfires and home defense units for
personal home protection.
GelTech has recently developed the patent pending Emergency Manhole
FireIce Delivery System (EMFIDS) which is an innovative system
designed to deliver a mixture of FireIce and water into a manhole in
order to coat the ladder and the utility worker in the event of an
incident involving an explosion or fire in the manhole while utility
workers are performing routine repairs or maintenance.
GelTech also markets Soil2O which is both a non-toxic soil
conditioner and a dust abatement product. Soil2O "Dust Control"
products and solutions stop all types of particulate matter from
entering the air and water, solving even the most stubborn dust
control problems. Soil2O Granular and Topical blends reduce water
consumption up to 50% and promote healthy root development in plants
and lawns, generating faster seed germination by keeping nutrients
and moisture at the root level longer.
For more information on GelTech, please visit:
CSIR Group, LLC
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.