SOURCE: W2 Energy Inc.

W2 Energy Inc.

February 23, 2009 07:27 ET

W2 Energy Inc. Successfully Tests the "Steam Ray" Steam Engine

TORONTO--(Marketwire - February 23, 2009) - W2 Energy Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO), a developer of green energy, is pleased to announce it has successfully built and test-operated its rotary steam engine. The engine, based on US patent number 5,720,251, runs on low pressure steam.

W2 Energy will be using this engine, which W2 Energy called the Steam Ray, to generate electricity from steam derived from its biomass to energy machines, and other green energy technologies which W2 Energy will be bringing online.

Video of the Steam Ray can be seen on the W2 Energy website (

W2 Energy will be connecting an electrical generator onto the Steam Ray as soon as possible, so that true operational efficiency figures can be generated.

"We built the Steam Ray to make our green energy technologies more efficient," says Mike McLaren, CEO of W2 Energy. "Based on the performance we have seen so far from the Steam Ray, we believe that we may be able to double the efficiency of currently available small steam turbines."

The Steam Ray has been tested at only 15 pounds per inch of steam pressure and delivered usable work at that pressure, because the Steam Ray derives its power more from steam volume than pressure. W2 Energy will now begin testing engine performance at 80 pounds per square inch and above.

"We built the Steam Ray because we thought it would operate at a high efficiency, and be able to run very effectively on low pressure steam. Our initial tests on this first model of the Steam Ray have confirmed our optimism," says McLaren. "We look forward to building even more efficient and powerful versions of the Steam Ray design. Based on the results so far our opinion is that the Steam Ray will prove to be a game changer in many applications, including solar power, the HVAC industry, and even in the transportation sector."

About W2 Energy Inc.

W2 Energy Inc. is a growing, publicly traded company that develops renewable energy technologies and applies it to new generation power systems. Specifically, W2 Energy Inc.'s plasma assisted biomass to energy plants utilize state of the art technologies to produce green energy both fuel (sulfur free diesel) and electricity at the most efficient cost in capital investment and production per/barrel, per/Megawatt.

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