Elcogen fuel cell technology to power clean energy hub

TALLINN – European fuel cell manufacturer Elcogen will supply its technology for a groundbreaking new project demonstrating how reversible solid oxide cells can be used in innovative clean energy storage systems. Elcogen’s market-leading solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology will be used in the upcoming REFLEX project, which will operate an energy hub coupled to solar and mini-hydro renewable sources to provide both electricity and heat to the nearby technology park. At the heart of this energy hub, Elcogen SOFCs will be operating either in electrolysis mode (SOEC) – to store excess electricity to produce hydrogen – or in fuel cell mode (SOFC) when energy…

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Delaware legislators to hear new proposal from Bloom Energy regarding ambitious hydrogen fuel project

Delaware State Capitol

Delaware lawmakers are considering a new proposal from fuel cell manufacturer Bloom Energy concerning a new hydrogen energy project in the state. Bloom is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fuel cells and producers of alternative energy technologies. The company has been at the forefront of progress in terms of alternative energy and sustainability for some time. Bloom is now looking to establish an ambitious project in Delaware that could help the state save a significant amount of money on energy costs. The project would bring 235 of the…

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Connecticut city gets its fifth hydrogen fuel cell

Hydrogen Fuel transportation

The city of New Haven, Connecticut, is to receive its fifth hydrogen fuel cell from UTC Power, a fuel cell manufacturer based in the state. The fuel cell was scheduled to be opened last month at the Millennium Plaza near City Hall. It will be used to power both City Hall and the Hall of records. It will also be used to generate the majority of the heat needed for both facilities. City officials estimate that the fuel cell will save the city nearly $1 million in energy, heating and…

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Fuel cell agreement could bring more efficient hydrogen energy to the Asian Pacific

China Hydrogen Fuel Production

Acta S.p.A., a maker of hydrogen generation systems and fuel cells, has signed an agreement with Asia Pacific Fuel Cell Technologies Ltd, a fuel cell manufacturer. The agreement aims to promote the use of hydrogen fuel throughout the Asian Pacific. Hydrogen has been gaining traction in the region for its uses in transportation and domestic power. There are problems, however, facing the mass adoption of fuel cells and their associated technologies. One of these problems lies in hydrogen generation, but the most obstructive challenge comes from the incompatibility of fuel…

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Plug Power teams with Air Liquide to bring fuel cells to Europe

Biofuel research

Fuel cell manufacturer Plug Power has partnered with French hydrogen gas production company Air Liquide to expand its market presence in Europe. Plug Power has become a formidable force in the hydrogen industry, successfully commercializing hydrogen fuel cells in the U.S. Plug Power is poised to triple its market potential by extending its presence to Europe, where hydrogen is gaining traction with many countries in the region. The company may find particular success in Germany, where demand for alternative energy is extremely high. Much of Plug Power’s success comes from…

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Delmarva Power looks to help Bloom Energy build two new hydrogen production facilities in Delaware

Old Chrysler Plant in Newark

Delmarva Power, a utilities company offering power services to Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, is seeking a partnership with Bloom Energy, an acclaimed fuel cell manufacturer, to bring two new hydrogen fuel generating station in Delaware. The new stations would help bring new jobs to Delaware, which would be a boon for state residents who are still struggling to recover from the economic recession of 2008. The stations could mean the Delmarva’s customers will be paying more for electricity, however, casting an air of foreboding on the initiative. Delmarva executives say…

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Dantherm Power and Delta Power to bring fuel cells to India’s telecommunications sector

Biofuel research

Famed fuel cell manufacturer Ballard Power has announced that Dantherm Power, a company specializing in backup power system in which Ballard has controlling interest, will be teaming with Delta Power Solutions of India. Delta Power is one of the world’s leading power management firms and the two will collaborate on the expansion of clean energy in India. Initially, their efforts will be focused on the telecommunications field, but there are plans to branch into other sectors thereafter. Dantherm and Delta will begin field testing Dantherm’s powerful hydrogen fuel cell systems…

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