The Connecticut legislature is expected to vote on a power plant safety bill shortly. And when the do, they’ll also be voting on an amendment that deals with how the state defines renewable resources.
The proposed fuel cell plant in Trumbull doesn’t have many friends. Two bills that would prevent the plant from being built have been drafted in the state General Assembly.
TRUMBULL — Residents got support from a major ally this week in their fight to prevent a Danbury-based company from placing a fuel cell plant in a residential section of Nichols.
More than 500 CT students competed in the fair. Nearly 150 student finalists presented their research to judges from industry and academia. The Connecticut Science Fair is made possible by a grant and volunteer support from its presenting sponsor United Technologies Corporation and by contributions from industrial and individual supporters.
Gov. M. Jodi Rell says she does not approve of a new fuel cell energy plant which would be built in a residential neighborhood in Trumbull.
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — UTC Power and Hamilton Sundstrand, United Technologies Corp. companies, today celebrate the end of an era when they ship the last Space Shuttle Orbiter fuel cell powerplant to United Space Alliance, NASA’s prime shuttle contractor. Hundreds of employees and retirees will gather at UTC Power to mark the important milestone.
The Killingly Town Council and residents Tuesday approved sending a $3.3 million bond proposal, which would cover the costs of a 300KW fuel cell at the high school and the building of a natural gas line extension, to a May 20 referendum.
WESTPORT — Hoping to set a new tone before electric cars hit the market, Westport officials are putting together a plan to add a solar-powered charging station for electric vehicles at the Saugatuck railroad station in the hopes of garnering federal funds, officials said. via Westport considers plug-and-ride terminals for electric car owners – GreenwichTime.
Calling his Saturday meeting with town residents “eye-opening,” State Sen. Jonathan Harris, D-West Hartford, said Monday he would do what he could as chairman of the Public Health Committee to prevent the installation of a fuel cell electricity generator in the neighborhood. Read full story in Thursday’s Trumbull Times via Residents pick up ally in
FuelCell Energy a Danbury, Connecticut-based manufacturer of high efficiency ultra-clean power plants using renewable fuels, announced the passage of a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) by the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, requiring 4 percent clean energy generation by 2015 and 10 percent by 2022. via FuelCell Energy Announces Passage of Renewable Portfolio Standard
The Connecticut Hydrogen Fuel Cell Coalition works to enhance economic growth through the development, manufacture, and deployment of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies and associated fueling systems in Connecticut. Fuel cells are a solution for enhancing environmental performance, improving energy reliability, and reducing energy costs.
The town has reached a settlement agreement with Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) that puts a fuel cell project at the schools one step closer to reality. The Board of Selectmen met last Thursday, March 4, and agreed to allow First Selectman Gayle Weinstein to sign an agreement with CL&P that allows Weston to “net
TORRINGTON, Conn. — Stop & Shop, Quincy, Mass., plans to use a 400-kilowatt fuel cell to generate power and heat in a new store opening here in late April. The fuel cell, provided by UTC Power, South Windsor, Conn., releases much less carbon dioxide than traditional power sources, and almost no other pollutants. In other
TORRINGTON — Sen. Chris Dodd stopped at the Torrington-based FuelCell company to unveil his plan to usher in a new era of manufacturing success for Connecticut before he leaves office. via U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd’s clean energy push unveiled at FuelCell – The Register Citizen.
TORRINGTON — – FuelCell Energy has won so much business from Connecticut utilities that it plans to expand its Torrington factory operations, which now employ 220. via FuelCell Energy To Expand Business To Torrington – Courant.com.
TORRINGTON — Senator Christopher Dodd will visit Fuel Cell Energy in Torrington to unveil his fuel cell plan to power the creation of new clean energy jobs for Connecticut. via WEB FIRST: Dodd to present fuel cell plan in Torrington – The Register Citizen.
Bloom Energy, a Sunnyvale startup that has been working for years on a fuel cell that would allow homes and businesses to generate their own electricity, officially unveiled its so-called Bloom Box at a highly orchestrated media event Wednesday morning. Tech journalists joined Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bloom cofounder and CEO K.R. Sridhar, venture capitalist John
Silicon Valley start-up Bloom Energy is unveiling a fuel-cell product Wednesday that can power a small office building. It expects to have home systems within a decade that are about the size of a loaf of bread, it says. Bloom’s technology gives users the ability to produce electricity — as opposed to buying it from
Barely beating a 2 p.m. deadline, Trumbull’s legislative contingent won a hearing for a proposed bill giving the Siting Council greater power in denying fuel cell system placement. The approval of a public hearing comes less than 24 hours after more than 150 residents turned out at a community meeting to voice opposition to a
Bruce Becker has tried to do the right thing. That may have been his mistake. Becker is the developer of nearly completed 360 State Street, a 32-story, 500-unit apartment building in New Haven. The building, which will contain retail space and enclosed parking for 500 cars, is one of the largest residential buildings ever built