Posts Tagged ‘ fuel cells ’

Fuel Cell Industry Still Strong, Say Advocates

May 7th, 2014 | By

The market for fuel cells is growing, according to industry experts, despite the recent bankruptcy of one of Connecticut’s largest fuel cell manufacturers. ClearEdge Power sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week after laying off about 250 workers in Connecticut. The move came as a shock to industry watchers, including Joel Rinebold, of the Connecticut

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FuelCell Energy receives funding for carbon capture initiative

Oct 18th, 2012 | By

FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells based in Connecticut, has qualified for $800,000 in funding from the U.S. government concerning an ambitious carbon capture initiative. Click on this environmental headline for more on this local business story.

CT seeks to be alternative vehicle haven |

Oct 11th, 2012 | By

Under the comprehensive energy strategy unveiled by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday, Connecticut will become a haven for alternatively-fueled vehicles with an infrastructure to support the many competing ideas available. The strategy calls for the 100 public electric vehicle charging stations in the state; natural gas fueling stations for local fleets, liquefied natural gas

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EBay Plans Data Center That Will Use Alternative Energy

Jun 21st, 2012 | By

EBay plans to build a data center to handle its billions of dollars in retail transactions that will draw its power from alternative energy fuel cells rather than the national power grid, which is heavily dependent on coal plants.

Fuel cells have arrived: Fuel cells have arrived

Dec 8th, 2011 | By

Connecticut should seriously investigate using our state-produced fuel cell technology for emergency preparedness. The best applications are sites that operate year-round, can use heat along with the electric power and have to remain online no matter what the challenge. Perhaps we might start with Bradley International Airport, so visitors know as soon as they land

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Fuel cells have arrived: Fuel cells have arrived

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By

As thousands of Connecticut residents hunkered down in the chilly, dark night after night waiting for power to be restored after the October snowstorm, folks at the South Windsor High School shelter were padding around in their socks, eating hot meals and getting ready to watch a film or play bingo with family, friends and

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AP Exclusive: Conn. rethinks costly fuel cells

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

After spending millions of dollars to run a state complex with fuel cells, partly to boast of their size and also to tout a homegrown industry, Connecticut officials concede privately that the cost is too high and they’re looking to get out of a complicated, long-term contract.

Malloy hears of hydrogen fuel potential from Milford company

Aug 9th, 2011 | By

Connecticut could be a national leader in hydrogen fuel generation and storage, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was told Monday, but the emerging industry needs more financial and legislative support from the state, the Connecticut Post reports.