Fuel Cell

Another Way Fuel Cells Could Clean Up Power

May 25th, 2013 | By

Not all fuel cells can be used to capture carbon dioxide. The process only works with molten carbonate fuel cells, a type made by Danbury-based FuelCell Energy, which sells them now to businesses and utilities for certain niche applications. Click on this Environmental Headline for more of this story.

UTC PureCell System Lands at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center’s Mount Sinai Campus

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center received a UTC Power PureCell Model 400 system on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.The system will provide clean, reliable on-site power at the St. Francis Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital campus on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford. The fuel cell from UTC Power will provide 400kw of clean, reliable power to Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, serving nearly half of the building’s electrical needs.

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.

Carla’s Pasta in South Windsor Takes Delivery of Danbury-made Fuel Cell

Dec 10th, 2011 | By

Carla Squatrito, the founder and owner of Carla’s Pasta Inc. in South Windsor, which produces frozen pasta and pesto products for national distribution, took delivery of a DFC300-model fuel cell power plant this week. The Hartford Courant reports.

Fuel Cells To Meet Energy Needs at Coca-Cola

Jun 20th, 2011 | By

Coca-Cola’s bottling plant on Main Street unveiled its new fuel cells on Friday morning — the result of a collaboration between the beverage company, UTC Power, the town of East Hartford and the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund.

City Hall Moves On Green Energy

Dec 9th, 2010 | By

New Haven’s City Hall moves forward Tuesday with plans to install a new green energy source in a now-empty plaza., the New Haven Independent reports.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey, Oct. 15 at Gateway, New Haven

Oct 7th, 2010 | By

On Friday, Oct. 15, Gateway Community College will take part in the national Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey, designed to educate the public about alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles.

New Haven breaks elementary school fuel cell barrier

Sep 23rd, 2010 | By

New Haven has become the first school district in CT to install fuel cell at elementary school.

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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Fuel Cell Power Plant Installed at South Windsor Frozen Food Plant

Jul 28th, 2010 | By

Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc., which employs about 225 people at a manufacturing facility in Torrington, said Tuesday it has sold a 300-kilowatt fuel cell power plant to power Carla’s Pasta Inc.’s frozen-food processing facility in South Windsor. Read the story in the Waterbury Republican-American. Environmental Leader also ran a story about this Connecticut company reporting

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FuelCell, S. Korean partner sign 2 more deals

Jul 7th, 2010 | By

Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc., which employs about 225 people at a manufacturing facility in Torrington, said Tuesday it has signed a contract to procure fuel cell stack module assembly and conditioning equipment to sell to Posco Power, the company's South Korean partner. via FuelCell, S. Korean partner sign 2 more deals | The Republican-American.

UTC Power Transit Bus Fuel Cell System Sets Durability Record

Jun 29th, 2010 | By

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., June 29 — UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. has announced it has set durability records for its latest generation transit bus fuel cell system. A PureMotion Model 120 fuel cell powerplant aboard an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) bus operating in the Greater Oakland, California, area has surpassed 7,000 hours

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1st Large Scale Residential Installation of Fuel Cell in the World Takes Place in New Haven, CT

Jun 2nd, 2010 | By

Connecticut has just made green history with the installation of a 400 kilowatt fuel cell at 360 State Street, a new mixed-use 700,000 square foot development in the heart of New Haven’s downtown. This is the first large-scale residential installation of a fuel cell in the world and its application marks a groundbreaking shift in

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New Haven 360 State Street gets ‘green’ fuel cell

May 28th, 2010 | By

A fuel cell arrived at the 360 State Street tower construction project in New Haven Thursday. The new fuel cell is 400 kilowatts features green technology that will provide almost 100 percent of the building’s energy needs. It marks the first time a fuel cell is being used in a residential building of this size.

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Hydrogen Highway Starts In Wallingford

May 23rd, 2010 | By

Proton Energy Systems in Wallingford broke ground last week on the first connection of its planned Hydrogen Highway, a network of nine stations stretching from Maine to Miami where hydrogen cars can be refueled.

Where Fuel Cells Stand

May 10th, 2010 | By

Despite the recent buzz, they still have a couple of big obstacles Fuel cells—battery-like devices that convert natural gas, hydrogen or other gases into electricity—have long been seen as a promising technology. But also a flawed one. They’re expensive to make, tend to degrade over time and lack the kind of infrastructure to effectively replace

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New model UTC Power fuel cell certified to rigorous industry FC-1 standard

May 7th, 2010 | By

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. – UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. company, announced that its new PureCell Model 400 fuel cell has been certified to the American National Standards Institute/CSA American Standard for Stationary Fuel Cell Power Systems (ANSI/CSA FC-1). This industry standard assures customers that the UTC Power 400 kW fuel cell meets rigorous safety

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Connecticut is Highly Ranked By Fuel Cell Industry Group

May 4th, 2010 | By

A Washington, D.C.-based non-profit outreach group has released a report that ranks Connecticut second in the entire country when comes to being top places for fuel cell companies to do business.