Long Island seeks to derive energy from fuel cells

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New project to leverage the power of hydrogen fuel cells Long Island will soon be host to the largest array of fuel cell generators in the United States. FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, is currently developing the energy systems needed for a new project. The project aims to provide the Long Island Power Authority with clean electricity through the use of fuel cell systems. This electricity will not be tied to the production of harmful emissions and the project represents the largest use of fuel cells in…

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Fuel cell industry to benefit from new legislation in Connecticut

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Legislation could help the fuel cell industry expand New legislation in Connecticut could have a major impact on the fuel cell industry. The legislation allows state utilities to purchase as much as 30 megawatts of fuel cell systems and encourages the use of fuel cell power plants in order to distribute electrical power. The legislation has been praised by FuelCell Energy, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells based in Connecticut. The legislation is expected to lead to a higher adoption of fuel cells in the state. Fuel cells may help…

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FuelCell Energy to develop reversible fuel cells

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Reversible fuel cells to be developed through new project with ARPA-E support FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has been awarded a promising new contract from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The agency is a division of the United States Department of Energy that is focused on the renewable energy field as well as the application of various types of technologies. The contract awarded to FuelCell Energy is valued at $3 million. New fuel cells can produce hydrogen and generate electricity The…

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FuelCell Energy to build new hydrogen fuel power plant

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Fuel cell developer is building a hydrogen fuel power plant to help provide energy to 3,700 homes FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, is building a new power plant that will make use of the company’s fuel cell systems. Once operational, the new power plant is expected to help power some 3,700 average homes in Connecticut. Homeowners are unlikely to notice that the power plant exists, apart from deriving electricity from it. This is due to the fact that fuel cells produce no noise or pollutant while…

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Fuel cell industry shows promise for growth, despite several challenges

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Fuel cell companies in Connecticut could have a bright future regardless of setbacks they face Connecticut is home to many of the largest and most successful fuel cell developers in the United States and Joel Rinebold, chairman of the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster, believes that fuel cell industry in the state can experience strong growth despite recent setbacks. While fuel cell companies have had a generally favorable 2016, the fuel cell industry has encountered its fair share of challenges over the past year. Regardless of these issues, however, the…

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DOE supports ambitious new energy storage system from FuelCell Energy

FuelCell Energy develops new storage solution based on solid oxide electrolysis cells FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of fuel cells and hydrogen solutions, has announced a new energy storage project that has received support from the U.S. Department of Energy. The federal agency is supporting the energy storage project with a $3 million cost-share contract. The project itself is focused on the use of solid oxide electrolysis cells, which may be suitable for to meet energy demand among those using fuel cells as primary or secondary energy systems. Demand for…

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Alternative fuels set to dominate the transportation space in the future

Clean fuels are becoming a priority for the United States Alternative fuels are becoming more important in the United States. Beyond the environmental benefits of these fuels, they also boast of potential economic benefits. A new report from Energy.gov suggests that alternative fuels could increase the number of options that are available to drivers. This would increase competition in the fueling sector, which would reduce price volatility. Per Energy.gov, alternative fuels are categorized as biodiesel, ethanol, natural gas, propane, and hydrogen. Report highlights the growing role that alternative fuels are…

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FuelCell Energy sees major opportunities for hydrogen fuel cells in Asian markets

Company is performing well in South Korea FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has provided an update concerning its performance in the Asian market. Asia has become a very attractive market for clean technology, especially where fuel cells are concerned. Several countries are beginning to turn to these energy systems in order to break their reliance on fossil-fuels. In South Korea, in particular, hydrogen fuel cells have begun to attract significant support, providing FuelCell Energy with promising new opportunities. New power plant in Seoul will generate 20…

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Exxon Mobil shows more support for the growing fuel cell industry

FuelCell Energy and Exxon Mobil deepen their partnership FuelCell Energy, a prominent developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced a partnership with Exxon Mobil, which may result in significant progress in the fuel cell industry and the fight against climate change. Exxon Mobil had already been working with FuelCell Energy in the past, but hopes a greater partnership will result in bringing new technology to the market. While success in this endeavor may be years away, but both Exxon Mobil and FuelCell Energy believe that the technology they develop will…

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FuelCell Energy to build hydrogen fuel cell system for Pfizer

New fuel cell power plant will be built in Connecticut for Pfizer FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has agreed to build a new fuel cell power plant for Pfizer, a multinational pharmaceutical corporation. The new power plant will be located at one of Pfizer’s research facilities in Groton, Connecticut. The power plant may be able to help meet the energy needs of the research facility while also making it more environmentally friendly, as hydrogen fuel cells do not produce any harmful emissions.…

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FuelCell Energy works with the Department of Energy in order to promote hydrogen fuel cells

Fuel cell technology could see significant progress through new projects FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced the completion of awards from the Department of Energy concerning four projects that the company has been working on for the agency. One of these projects involves carbon capture, where FuelCell Energy is using its fuel cell technology to repurpose carbon dioxide produced by conventional power plants. The three other projects involve the commercialization of solid oxide fuel cells. The four projects together are valued at approximately $24 million.…

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O&G Industries seeks immediate approval for hydrogen fuel cell energy park

Company seeks approval to begin construction on its new energy park immediately O&G Industries has submitted a request for immediate approval of a new energy park that will be taking form in Beacon Falls, Connecticut. The company owns a facility that would serve as home for the energy part, which is called the Beacon Falls Energy Park. The request for approval was submitted to the Connecticut Siting Council, which will determine whether or not the energy park will take form at the Beacon Falls facility. Beacon Falls Energy park will…

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DOE carbon capture project to use hydrogen fuel cells

FuelCell Energy will be taking part in a carbon capture project FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it will be participating in a carbon capture project from the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy. The project, which is sponsored by the National Energy Technology Laboratory, involves the use of new technology that is designed to capture carbon emissions, thereby preventing these emissions from being introduced into the environment. FuelCell Energy will be providing the hydrogen fuel cells that will be used for the…

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FuelCell Energy finalizes sale of 5.6 MW of hydrogen fuel cell modules

POSCO Energy to receive fuel cell modules from FuelCell Energy FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has finalized a sale of 5.6 megawatts of fuel cell modules to POSCO Energy, its partner in South Korea. The fuel cells are meant to be produced at a facility in South Korea, which is operated by POSCO Energy. Both companies are working together to expand the local manufacturing of fuel cell components, which will make fuel cell technology less expensive in the country. Hydrogen fuel continues…

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E.ON to build new hydrogen fuel cell power plant in Germany

E.ON teams with FRIATEC and FuelCell Energy to develop new power plant in Mannheim E.ON, a leading energy company, has entered into a long-term partnership with FRIATEC in order to develop a new hydrogen fuel cell power plant in Germany. The power plant will be located in Mannheim and it will be considered Europe’s first fuel cell plant that generates energy at the megawatt level. There is already a facility that exists in Mannheim that will be refurbished by E.ON, and the company intends to own and operate the energy…

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Largest hydrogen fuel cell power plant is located in South Korea

World’s largest fuel cell power plant is only an hour away from Seoul South Korea is home to the world’s largest fuel cell power plant. The power plant is located near Seoul and exists as a very prominent energy resource for the country. The Gyeunggi Green Energy power plant is designed to showcase the capabilities of hydrogen fuel cells, as well as provide South Korea with a way to distance itself from fossil-fuels and embrace renewable energy more aggressively. Fuel cell power plant generates 440 million kilowatt-hours of energy a…

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