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.
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.
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.
Opening Follows Its Acquisition of Pittsburgh Electric Engines Inc.
November 13, 2014
WATT Fuel Cell Corp., a developer and manufacturer of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) components and systems, held a grand opening event at its new facility in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania. The grand opening followed WATT’s acquisition this past April of Mt. Pleasant-based tubular SOFC developer Pittsburgh Electric Engines Inc.
Acquisition to Expand WATT’s System Power Range, Market Application Capabilities
May 13, 2014
WATT Fuel Cell Corp., a developer and manufacturer of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) components and systems, has announced its purchase of tubular SOFC developer Pittsburgh Electric Engines Inc. (PEEI), Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania.
WATT Fuel Cell Corp., a developer and manufacturer of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) systems, has announced the establishment of a strategic licensing and supply agreement with Parker Hannifin Corp. The agreement allows for Parker’s production of a family of propane-driven, SOFC-based products.
Individual homes and neighborhoods could be powered with a new, small-scale solid oxide fuel cell system that achieves up to 57 percent efficiency, significantly higher than the 30 to 50 percent efficiencies reported for other solid oxide fuel cells, according to a study published by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.