Connecticut Naval Base buys two 300kW fuel cells

Aug 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Business, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Featured Story, Fuel Cell

from The Hydrogen Journal – The New London US Naval Submarine Base, in Groton, Connecticut, has purchased two 300 kW fuel cell power plants from FuelCell Energy of Danbury, Connecticut.

The fuel cells will provide base load electricity and heat for a boiler at an existing energy plant, with a total efficiency of 80 per cent.

The fuel cells will be installed and operated by LOGANEnergy.

The submarine base is home port for a fleet of attack submarines and the Navy’s nuclear research deep submersible vessel NR-1. It has housing and support facilities for over 21,000 civilian workers and it supports 70 tenant commands.

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