Posts Tagged ‘ danbury ’

New Haven chosen for clean FuelCell Energy power plant

Jul 29th, 2014 | By

Information regarding the projects, which consist of two 2.8 MW DFC3000 fuel cell power plants to be installed at different sites within the UI service territory, was released on April 30 and identified Bridgeport as one location with the other to be named at a later date.

Wilton builder wins ‘green’ award for Danbury project

May 5th, 2014 | By

BPC Green Builders is quickly becoming one of the leaders in the region in green building methods. The company, which is based in Wilton, recently won the Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge for using green construction methods to build a home near Lake Waubeeka in Danbury that uses 90 percent less electricity than the typical house. For more

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State Celebrates Successful First Year of Commercial Clean Energy Financing Program

Feb 28th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s “Green Bank,” the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, says it has celebrated the successful first year of its nationally-recognized Commercial and Industrial Property Assessed Clean Energy, or C-PACE program. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from CEFIA.

Ethan Allen Hotel Awarded with Green Lodging Certification

Dec 11th, 2013 | By

Hay Creek Hotels is pleased to announce that the Ethan Allen Hotel, located in Danbury, Connecticut, was recently certified as a Connecticut Green Lodging Facility. For more on this story, visit: News – Ethan Allen Hotel Awarded with Green Lodging Certification.

Clairvest announces investment in Connecticut waste collection company

Nov 26th, 2013 | By

Clairvest Group has announced that it has made a US$28.5 million investment in Winters Bros. Waste Systems of Danbury, CT.

Fuel cell technology: has its moment finally arrived?

Nov 8th, 2013 | By

Peter Kelly-Detwiler interviewed Chip Bottone, the President and CEO of Connecticut-based FuelCell Energy, for Forbes. FuelCell Energy operates 50 fuel cell power plants in nine different countries across the world, including one that will power Al Gore’s new headquarters in London. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.

Sustainable Food Pioneer Ryan Harb Spoke At Danbury’s WestConn

Oct 11th, 2013 | By

Ryan Harb, whose pioneering work in promoting sustainable food supply earned recognition from the Obama administration, will speak at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. Harb will share his share experience and lessons of transforming grass lawns and neglected plots into community gardens at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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VIDEO: Waste Derived Biogas to Power Fuel Cells on Dairy Farm as DOE Backs Manufacturer

Oct 11th, 2013 | By

Danbury-based, FuelCell Energy – which has developed a solid oxide fuel cell technology capable of running on waste derived biogas – is to enter into a $6.4 million cost shared cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy to continue research and development on a demonstration sub-megawatt SOFC power plant.

Natural gas pipeline expansion to Danbury proposed

Oct 10th, 2013 | By

Spectra’s proposal, which must be approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, would mean replacing about 8 miles of pipeline between Southeast, N.Y., to the Interstate 84/Route 7 interchange in Danbury. The pipeline now is 26 inches in diameter; the new pipeline would be 42 inches.

FuelCell Energy Posts Record Sales Quarter

Sep 5th, 2013 | By

Sales at Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc. jumped 81 percent in the third quarter ending July 31, beating Wall Street estimates, the company reported late Wednesday. Total revenues for the quarter were $53.7 million, a record for the firm, up from $29.7 million in the same quarter last year. FuelCell Energy, which manufactures fuel cells in

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Ross Solar Group Announces Strategic Alliance With Climate Partners

Jul 15th, 2013 | By

Ross Solar Group of Danbury, CT today announced their strategic alliance with Climate Partners of Milford, CT to provide Integrated Energy and Comfort solutions to Connecticut homeowners. The focus of this strategic alliance is to help homeowners considering renewable energy, such as Solar PV, realize lower upfront investments and faster paybacks with better ROI’s, which will result in more savings quicker.

Dominion Breaks Ground At Largest Fuel Cell Power Project In North America (update)

May 8th, 2013 | By

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch joined officials from Dominion and FuelCell Energy to break ground at the largest fuel cell power project in North America.

Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell, which is being built downtown alongside Interstate 95 and the Northeast rail corridor, will produce 14.9 megawatts of clean energy. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.

FuelCell shares jump on revenue outlook

Apr 20th, 2013 | By

Fresh from announcing plans to manufacture a 1.4-megawatt fuel-cell power plant to service Hartford Hospital, Danbury-based FuelCell Energy said Thursday it expects to report improved revenue for the second quarter, and investors are taking notice. For more on this story, visit: FuelCell shares jump on revenue outlook – StamfordAdvocate.

Study to examine Hearthstone Castle uses

Feb 25th, 2013 | By

DANBURY — Hearthstone Castle may have fallen into disrepair, but a study group kicking off next week hopes to find potential public uses for the building. For more on this story, visit: Study to examine Hearthstone Castle uses – NewsTimes.

Worms, salamanders hit the road ‘en masse’

Feb 25th, 2013 | By

DANBURY — Near the Route 7 bypass from Brookfield to New Milford, an odd phenomenon is going on. Worms in the soil along the highway are moving, en masse, from spot to spot. “A significant concentration has shifted,” Theodora Pinou, associate professor of biological and environmental sciences at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, said

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Push is on to electrify Danbury rail line

Feb 6th, 2013 | By

Speeding up the electrification of the Metro-North Danbury rail line would provide economic benefits for nearby towns and dissuade commuters from using other stations that offer better service, state Rep. Gail Lavielle said Monday.

FuelCell Energy Announces 121.8 Megawatt Order (Largest Ever)

Nov 6th, 2012 | By

Danbury-based FuelCell Energy has announced an order from its South Korean partner, POSCO Energy for 121.8 megawatts of fuel cell kits and services to be manufactured at the FuelCell Energy production facility in Torrington, Connecticut. The estimated value of the multi-year contract is approximately $181 million. POSCO Energy, the largest independent power producer in South Korea, is a subsidiary of POSCO, a global steel producer.

FuelCell Energy shares sink on third-quarter miss

Sep 10th, 2012 | By

FuelCell Energy Inc. executives say the future of the company is brightening as international orders and even projects in its home state are becoming realities.

Larson And Blumenthal Seek To Increase Fuel Cell Tax Credits, Danbury firm supports move

Sep 1st, 2012 | By

Two members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation say they plan to introduce legislation to increase tax incentives for stationary fuel cells. Of course, if you’re a fuel cell company, you would support such legislation.

FuelCell Energy of Danbury Awarded $3.8M Navy Contract

Jul 27th, 2012 | By

FuelCell Energy Inc. has announced a $3.8 million contract award from the U.S. Navy to develop and test a Hybrid Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)-Battery power system for large displacement undersea vehicle propulsion. This 18 month phase-I award will fund development and laboratory testing of the SOFC propulsion system. Successful performance results may lead to a phase II award that would involve the delivery of a full scale system for testing in an unmanned undersea vehicle.