Posts Tagged ‘ fuel cell ’

General Electric Opens Fuel Cell Pilot Plant in New York

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By

GE has developed a solid-oxide fuel cell that converts about 65 percent of the energy in natural gas to electricity through a chemical reaction, the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company said today on its website. GE’s 17-member fuel-cell team is planning a pilot factory in Saratoga Springs, New York, and expects to begin commercial production in 2017,

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ClearEdge may file for bankruptcy

Apr 28th, 2014 | By

South Windsor Town Manager Matthew B. Galligan has said fuel-cell manufacturer ClearEdge Power may file for bankruptcy, the Hartford Business Journal reports.

Energy Consultant says Bridgeport Fuel Cell Project Testament To Cooperation

Jan 8th, 2014 | By

The Bridgeport fuel cell power plant that went online last week brings many state benefits along with it [Jan. 3, Page 1, “Power Plant Called A Model”]. Its economy of scale makes Fuel Cell Energy’s fuel cells one of the lowest cost installations in the world; it creates Connecticut jobs, it is manufactured in Connecticut;

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Bloom Energy proposes Macy’s fuel cell in Cheshire

Jul 25th, 2013 | By

California fuel cell manufacturer Bloom Energy is proposing putting one of its Bloom Boxes at the Macy’s distribution center in Cheshire.

ClearEdge installs WCSU fuel cell

May 2nd, 2013 | By

South Windsor manufacturer ClearEdge Power has installed a 400 kilowatt fuel cell at the Science Building at Western Connecticut State University.

LETTER: Why Not A Fuel Cell Farm For UConn?

Apr 20th, 2013 | By

UConn and the Storrs area are in dire need of a new source of water and the state is planning on spending billions more to increase the student population. which will need vastly more water to support them. For more on this story, visit: LETTER: Why Not A Fuel Cell Farm For UConn? –

Fuel cell firm lays off workers, ends bus leases

Mar 19th, 2013 | By

A South Windsor company is ending its contract to lease buses powered by fuel cells to the state after laying off between 100 and 170 workers.

UTC Power likely sold for a song

Jan 22nd, 2013 | By

Hartford conglomerate United Technologies Corp. likely will sell its fuel cell subsidiary UTC Power at a deep discount to emerging Oregon firm ClearEdge Power, industry analysts say. Click on this environmental headline for more from Brad Kane at the Hartford Business Journal.

City charged up about possible fuel cell deal

Dec 9th, 2012 | By

What is being promoted as the biggest fuel cell power plant in the world — and an international showpiece for developer Fuel Cell Inc. of Danbury — sure won’t look like much. “You know United Illuminating’s substation? A concrete pad with a bunch of metal stuff and wires? It’s going to look like that, surrounded

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Eastern Connecticut State University Commissions Fuel Cell Power Plant

Sep 27th, 2012 | By

Eastern Connecticut State University is partnering with UTC Power of South Windsor, Conn., and the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA), on a project that is increasing energy efficiency at the University. For more on this story, visit: Eastern Connecticut State University Commissions Fuel Cell Power Plant.

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.

New Haven’s ‘green’ reputation grows with new fuel cell

Aug 26th, 2012 | By

The city’s fifth fuel cell is up and running, making New Haven the community with the most independent fuel cells in the state and saving the city up to $1 million in energy costs over 10 years, officials said. For more on this story, visit: New Haven’s ‘green’ reputation grows with new fuel cell (video)-

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Larson, Blumenthal call for improved fuel cell and hydrogen energy technology

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By

While visiting Fuel Cell Energy Inc. today in Torrington, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson and Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced they will introduce legislation aimed at improving fuel cell and hydrogen energy infrastructure and increasing federal incentives for the use of fuel cell technology to strengthen a growing industry and help reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil.

Central Connecticut State U To Save $100,000 per Year with Fuel Cell

Jul 19th, 2012 | By

Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) has installed a 1.4-megawatt fuel cell power plant that will reduce the school’s energy costs by $100,000 per year. via Central Connecticut State U To Save $100,000 per Year with Fuel Cell — Campus Technology.

Malloy cuts ribbon on CCSU’s zero-pollutant power plant

Jul 11th, 2012 | By

Gov. Dannel Malloy celebrated a boost to clean energy Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Central Connecticut State University. The university’s new campus fuel cell power plant, emitting virtually zero pollutants, will generate ultra-clean electricty as well as steam for heating and cooling campus buildings. via The New Britain Herald : New Britain, Conn., and

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Connecticut’s fuel cell industry braces for potential change

Jul 2nd, 2012 | By

Before the clean energy world knew about fuel cells, United Technologies knew about them. UTC pioneered the modern fuel cell for NASA beginning with the Apollo space program in the 1960s through the end of the shuttle program last year.

UT CEO hints that its fuel cell business could be sold

May 23rd, 2012 | By

The chief executive officer of industrial conglomerate United Technologies Corp. hinted Tuesday that it could sell its fuel cell business.

Mercedes-Benz To Launch Two Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars By 2014

May 16th, 2012 | By

German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz is working on developing hydrogen fuel cell technology to launch in 2014.

WCSU Installing Fuel Cell to Power Science Building

May 16th, 2012 | By

Western Connecticut State University and United Technologies will build a fuel cell this year to power WCSU’s science building, and the project is estimated to save the school $30,000 per year.

UConn Commissions Fuel Cell Power Plant

Apr 27th, 2012 | By

UConn officials, along with representatives of UTC Power and the Connecticut Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, commissioned a new fuel cell power plant at UConn’s Depot Campus that will supply the campus with clean and efficient energy, cooling, and heating for years to come, UConn Today reports.