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Why #Southern_Company and Bloom_Energy Are Combining Fuel Cell s and Batteries

Why Southern Company and Bloom Energy Are Combining Fuel Cells and Batteries One of the biggest utilities in the U.S. and a Silicon Valley tech company are combing the latest in energy technology to sell a system that can both generate and store electricity onsite at a building. Southern Company and its subsidiary PowerSecure announced … Continue reading Why #Southern_Company and Bloom_Energy Are Combining Fuel Cell s and Batteries

#Bloom_Energy, #Southern_Company and its subsidiary #PowerSecure announce acquisition of an estimated 50 megawatts of distributed fuel cell s

The solution is designed to fully integrate Bloom’s firm 24x7x365 Energy Server platform with PowerSecure’s smart storage solutions. The result will deliver a reliable on-site generation solution tuned to the customer’s precise power requirements that will also flexibly adapt to changing conditions, bringing customers intelligent optimization of their energy usage while driving meaningful cost savings … Continue reading #Bloom_Energy, #Southern_Company and its subsidiary #PowerSecure announce acquisition of an estimated 50 megawatts of distributed fuel cell s

Energy: Reimagine fuel cells

Energy: Reimagine fuel cells Investments in solar photovoltaics and wind turbines are soaring as costs fall and governments and companies seek to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. But fluctuating power from the wind and sun threatens to destabilize electricity grids. As more intermittent sources are connected, the power surges and crashes. This increases variability in voltage, in … Continue reading Energy: Reimagine fuel cells

Fuel Cell Energy Selected for Carbon Capture Project by DOE

FuelCell Energy Selected for Carbon Capture Project by DOE The manufacturer and operator of fuel cell power plants, FuelCell Energy, Inc. FCEL revealed that it has been selected for a cost-share carbon capture project by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (“DOE”) Office of Fossil Energy. The project, with an outlay of $23.7 million, will be … Continue reading Fuel Cell Energy Selected for Carbon Capture Project by DOE

First of its kind fuel cell #tri-generator promises to reduce energy loss, costs and emissions

First of its kind fuel cell tri-generator promises to reduce energy loss, costs and emissions TRISOFC coordinator Dr Mark Worall speaks about the project’s unique fuel cell tri-generator which has the potential to increase the utilisation of available energy, reduce costs, add value, and decrease primary energy use and emissions. Almost a half of the … Continue reading First of its kind fuel cell #tri-generator promises to reduce energy loss, costs and emissions

Big power company Constellation to finance Bloom Energy’s fuel cells

by Katie Fehrenbacher AUGUST 12, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT One of the largest power companies in the U.S. is doubling down on funding the deployment of fuel cells by Silicon Valley startup Bloom Energy. Fuel cells are large devices that generate electricity through a chemical reaction and are usually installed close to a building that … Continue reading Big power company Constellation to finance Bloom Energy’s fuel cells

#Bloom_Energy Quietly Revises Emissions Estimates

Bloom_Energy Quietly Revises Emissions Estimates Bloom Energy is a young company that makes a big promise: clean, affordable electricity that’s off-the-grid. Their “Bloom Boxes” use cutting edge fuel-cell technology to turn natural gas into electricity on-site, like a mini-power station. Big companies like Google and Walmart have been using the tech to power select stores … Continue reading #Bloom_Energy Quietly Revises Emissions Estimates

The biggest billion-dollar energy unicorn left standing

The biggest billion-dollar energy unicorn left standing This summer one of IKEA’s two retail stores in the San Francisco area will start producing electricity from biogas after it installs a fuel-cell system manufactured by Bloom Energy. For IKEA, Bloom’s fuel cells will help offset carbon dioxide emissions and contribute to the global home-furnishings chain’s 2020 … Continue reading The biggest billion-dollar energy unicorn left standing

New material could boost batteries’ power, help power plants

New material could boost batteries’ power, help power plants You’re going to have to think very small to understand something that has the potential to be very big. A team of researchers, including Kyle Brinkman of Clemson University, developed a material that acts as a superhighway for ions. The material could make batteries more powerful, … Continue reading New material could boost batteries’ power, help power plants