IKEA announced it is furthering its renewable energy commitment with plans for biogas-powered fuel cell systems at four more of its California stores. A year ago, IKEA completed installation of such a project at IKEA Emeryville, one of the company’s two San Francisco-area stores.
Manufacturer continues global expansion with focus on clean and renewable energy
February 2, 2016
Fuji Electric Co. Ltd. announced that its European subsidiary, Fuji Electric Europe GmbH, has completed an agreement to acquire 70 percent of the shares of N2telligence, a German fuel cell company headquartered in Wismar, Germany.
Generating electricity on-site will provide cost savings, reduce carbon emissions
November 5, 2015
Hyatt Hotels Corp. has announced a new relationship with Bloom Energy, a fuel cell manufacturer. Hyatt Regency Greenwich has been selected as the recipient of Hyatt’s first 500kW fuel cell, which will provide up to 75 percent of the hotel’s energy load, generating significant cost savings.
Second partnership between the companies provides customers with dedicated on-site generation
September 2, 2015
Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., and Bloom Energy announced an agreement to develop 40 megawatts (MW) of Bloom Energy fuel cell projects for commercial and public sector customers in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York.
Combined with Its Solar Power System, It Will Enable the Store to Generate a Majority of Its Energy Onsite
April 28, 2015
IKEA has announced plans to install a biogas-operated fuel cell system manufactured by Bloom Energy at its location in Emeryville, California, one of two San Francisco-area stores for the company. The fuel cell system will be installed, commissioned, and activated by this summer.
ABB Is Supplying Specialized Electrical Modules for the Doosan Fuel Cell Power Plants
March 26, 2015
ABB and Doosan Fuel Cell, a Connecticut-based provider of fuel cell power systems, announced that the two companies have extended their partnership agreement through 2016. Switzerland-based ABB is supplying specialized electrical modules that serve as the control system for the Doosan fuel cell power plants.
The Stack Under Development for Residential 700W Systems Is Only 3 Centimeters Thick
March 10, 2015
FCO Power Inc. has announced the further development of its solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stack for residential fuel cell systems in existing apartments. According to the company, use of the thin, low-cost stack makes it realistic to install fuel cells in existing apartments, which account for approximately 40 percent of housing in Japan.
Shift Toward Distributed Generation Is Driving Increased Interest in Stationary Fuel Cells
January 29, 2015
Growth in the fuel cell market continues to accelerate, after 2013 and 2014 saw rising demand, especially in stationary applications, says Navigant Research. Stationary fuel cell applications, which vary widely by country and region, include utility-scale, commercial and industrial building, and residential.
During 2013 and 2014, the fuel cell market continued to see the greatest demand from stationary applications, including utility-scale fuel cells, fuel cells for industrial and commercial buildings, and fuel cells for residential power, noted Navigant Research.