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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.



Navy launches its largest biofuel test for ship | WLOX-TV and WLOX.com

Nov 18th, 2011 | By

The U.S. Navy launched its largest alternative fuel test to date on Wednesday, pumping 20,000 gallons of algae-based fuel into a destroyer ship that will embark on a 20-hour trip along the California coast. The success of the Paul H. Foster ship’s overnight trip Wednesday from San Diego to Port Hueneme is vital to the

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Navy to spend $500M for alternative energy

Aug 27th, 2011 | By

The Department of the Navy is about to take another step aimed at reducing its reliance on foreign sources of energy. The Navy and Marines want the private sector to help them come up with replacements for petroleum-based fuels. The Navy is about to issue a Request for Proposals for developing alternative energy sources that

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