Posts Tagged ‘ fuel cell ’

New Haven to get its fifth hydrogen fuel cell

Feb 20th, 2012 | By

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

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Students win area science fair at WCSU

Feb 15th, 2012 | By

New Milford High School junior Jaden Williams entered Science Horizons for the first time this year. He won the top overall prize in the senior biological category and a paid trip to compete at the INTEL international science fair in Pittsburgh in May. Williams, 16, won for his project, “The Effects of Bacteria Source On

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Storms be damned: Microgrids offer potential for greater energy reliability

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

Late last year Central Connecticut State University in New Britain added a 1.4 megawatt fuel cell from Fuel Cell Energy to its existing 2.5 megawatt cogeneration plant, a couple of months too late, however, for the snowstorm. “If we had the fuel cell, it would have pretty much operated the whole campus,” said plant facilities engineer Rob Gagne.

UTC Power Fuel Cell Arrives at New Haven City Hall

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By

New Haven City Hall in Connecticut has taken delivery of a UTC Power PureCell 400, the fifth fuel cell to be installed in the city. For more on this story, visit: UTC Power Fuel Cell Arrives at New Haven City Hall, Connecticut. The fuel cell will provide the majority of electricity to City Hall and

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Yale professor sports fuel cell retrofit

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

Marian Chertow, an associate professor of industrial environmental management at the environment school, drives a Toyota Highlander SUV that has been retrofitted as a fuel cell car as part of a nationwide pilot program run by Toyota to test its hybrid vehicles. For more on this story, visit: Environment school professor sports green ride | Yale

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New Haven City Hall Fuel Cell Green-Lighted

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

It won’t save big money, and it’s as pretty as a shipping container. But it may inform passersby about saving energy. And it enables the city to make an important green statement.

UTC celebrates another fuel cell milestone

Aug 19th, 2011 | By

South Windsor fuel cell manufacturer UTC Power on Wednesday celebrated its latest stationary fuel cell reaching 200,000 hours of field operation. Read more here: UTC celebrates another fuel cell milestone | Hartford Business.

Human waste now powers hydrogen cars in California; Fuel cells are Connecticut grown

Aug 9th, 2011 | By

An experimental fuel cell made in Connecticut is turning the Orange County Sanitation District into a filling station for hydrogen cars. The fuel cell is made by Fuel Cell Energy Inc., in Connecticut, with Air Products and Chemicals Inc. of Pennsylvania leading the project.

Hamden signs agreement to operate fuel cell at high school

May 5th, 2011 | By

Town officials in Hamden and the Board of Education have signed a 10-year agreement with UTC Power to install and operate a fuel cell at Hamden High School.

DeLauro Applauds $2.1 Million Grant for Fuel Cell Partnership

Sep 24th, 2010 | By

Wallingford-based Proton Energy Systems has been awarded a $2.1M DOE grant to partner with Pennsylvania State University in developing a high-efficiency fuel cell.

Manchester Company Wins ‘Exporter of the Year’ Award

Sep 10th, 2010 | By

Matt Peak, a member of the Manchester Board of Directors, said in 2008 the town helped create an energy improvement district in the Manchester business park where AdChem is located. So in the coming years it can create a fuel cell power plant and create its own electricity and “break the monopoly the one utility

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SunHydro to receive fuel cell vehicles

Aug 26th, 2010 | By

SunHydro today announced an agreement with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. (TMS) to place ten Toyota Advanced Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicles (FCHV-adv) in Wallingford, Connecticut this fall.

Lieberman, Dodd announce $14M+ for transit

Aug 24th, 2010 | By

Sens. Chris Dodd and Joe Lieberman have announced nearly $15 million in four federal grants for transit improvement projects throughout Connecticut. The Connecticut DOT was granted the funds by the Federal Transit Administration for a series of projects benefiting Hartford, West Hartford, New Britain, Newington and Bridgeport.

Two grants totaling nearly $6 million will be used for land acquisition, professional services, and site work for the New Britain-Hartford Busway.

FuelCell Energy sells 1.4MW fuel cell power plant to G3 Power

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

FuelCell Energy, a manufacturer of ultra-clean power plants using renewable and other fuels, has announced the sale of a 1.4MW DFC1500 fuel cell power plant to G3 Power Systems. The power plant will be installed at Olivera Egg Ranch, a poultry ranch located in French Camp, California. It will utilize renewable biogas for fuel, converting

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Connecticut Naval Base buys two 300kW fuel cells

Aug 17th, 2010 | By

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.

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FuelCell Energy Power Plants headed to U.S. Naval Submarine Base

Aug 11th, 2010 | By

Two DFC300 Fuel Cell Power Plants to Provide Reliable and Efficient Power for Base Energy Plant Danbury-based FuelCell Energy, a manufacturer of high efficiency ultra-clean power plants using renewable and other fuels for commercial, industrial, government, and utility customers has announced the sale of two 300KW DFC300 fuel cell power plants to be installed at

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