Program Aims to Develop Intermediate-Temperature Fuel Cells for Low-Cost Stationary Power Generation
December 10, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $30 million in Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) funding for a new program focused on the development of intermediate-temperature stationary fuel cells to enable low-cost distributed power generation.
Resilience, Distributed Energy, and Energy Independence Are the Key Terms Increasing Demand
December 6, 2013
Driven, in part, by the increased incidence of major natural disasters, the fuel cell industry is seeing a resurgence, notes Navigant Research. Rising demand and new policy initiatives from countries including China, South Korea and South Africa made 2012 a pivotal year for the fuel cell market.Read More
Center to Help Advance Fuel Cell Technologies
September 27, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the unveiling of a national secure data center dedicated to the independent analysis of advanced hydrogen and fuel cell technologies at DOE’s Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) located at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colo.
Trucks Equipped with Hydrogen Fuel Cells to Make Deliveries in Three Markets
September 11, 2013
Grocery merchants in California, New York, and Texas will soon have ice cream, frozen foods, and fresh produce delivered by tractor trailers whose refrigeration units are powered by fuel cells.
R&D Work Will Aim at Producing Cost-Effective, High-Performing Fuel Cell Membranes
August 14, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a $4.5 million investment in two projects — led by 3M and the Colorado School of Mines — to lower the cost, improve the durability, and increase the efficiency of next-generation fuel cell systems.
Fuels Cells for Stationary Applications Have Been Touted for a While
July 8, 2013
In checking The NEWS archives, we began regularly writing about fuel cells in the year 2000. Although they have not had a major impact yet, there have been a number of announcements in the last several months that may finally indicate the emergence of fuel cells as a significant factor.Read More
Projects Include Demonstrating Viability of Fuel Cell Backup Power Systems
June 27, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $9 million in new funding to accelerate the development of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for use in applications including backup power systems.
Fuel Cells Are Expected to Generate More Than 16 Million kWh of Clean Electricity
June 24, 2013
Verizon has announced an agreement to install Bloom Energy fuel cell systems at three of its California-based locations: two call-switching centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco and a data center in San Jose. The solid oxide fuel cells are expected to generate more than 16 million kWh of clean electricity each year.Read More
May 21, 2013
Officials from Dominion, one of the nation’s largest energy companies, and FuelCell Energy Inc. have broken ground at what is believed to be the largest fuel cell power project in North America.
May 20, 2013
Over the last year, the stationary fuel cells sector has seen a sharp increase in market demand created by government policy initiatives, according to a report from Navigant Research. The firm forecasts that annual revenue from stationary fuel cells will grow from $1.7 billion in 2013 to $9 billion in 2022.Read More