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Bloom Energy Installs 300 kW Fuel Cell System for IKEA

Linda Hardesty

IKEA plans to install a fuel cell system manufactured by Bloom Energy at its location in Emeryville, California, one of two San Francisco-area stores for the Swedish company. The project represents the first IKEA endeavor globally to convert biogas into electricity through the clean electro-chemical process of fuel cells. The fuel cell system will be   …Continue Reading

Osaka Wholesale Market Installs Fuel Cells

Linda Hardesty

Bloom Energy Japan installed the Bloom Energy Server at the Osaka Prefectural Central Wholesale Market in Ibaraki City, Japan. The fuel cell installation can produce 1,200 kW and provides 50 percent of the building’s overall electricity needs. This is the first Bloom Energy Server installation in the Kansai region and also the first commercialized solid   …Continue Reading

Grocery Store Installs Bloom Energy Fuel Cell

Linda Hardesty

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company plans to install a Bloom Energy fuel cell to power its Mt. Vernon, NY, store. The 250 kW system will generate more than 2 million kWh each year. The project supports the company’s carbon reduction goals and will provide resiliency even through grid outages, like those experienced in the   …Continue Reading

Morgan Stanley Adds Fuel Cell System to Headquarters

Linda Hardesty

Morgan Stanley installed a new fuel cell system at its 750,000-sq-foot headquarters in Purchase, NY. The system from Bloom Energy is now operational and supplying energy to the building. The Bloom Energy fuel cell system will supply about 250 kW of constant base load power to the facility as well as grid-independent electricity to power   …Continue Reading

Fuel Cells Power Shopping Mall

Linda Hardesty

Bloom Energy will power the 1.3 million-sq-foot Danbury Fair Mall in Connecticut with a 750 kW Bloom Energy fuel cell system. Bloom is working with Macerich real estate investment trust, which owns the shopping center. The project was financed in partnership with Washington Gas Energy Systems and the Connecticut Low-emission Renewable Energy Certificate Program. The Danbury   …Continue Reading

Energy Executive Moves: Cox Enterprises, Bloom Energy, Plug Power, PowerSecure, AutoGrid Systems, Lighting Science

Linda Hardesty

Cox Enterprises promoted Steve Bradley (pictured) and Robert Fairey to senior directors. Bradley helps manage the long-term strategy for the Cox Conserves program. He oversees Cox’s alternative energy and water conservation projects. Fairey develops and implements strategies to manage Cox’s overall energy portfolio. Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and chairman and CEO of investment firm   …Continue Reading

Bloom Energy Partners with Exelon

Karen Henry

There currently aren’t any profitable fuel cell companies, but recent moves by Bloom Energy indicate that fuel cells are becoming an important part of the distributed energy equation, according to an article on the Utility Dive website. Exelon recently partnered with the fuel cell manufacturer, announcing that it would provide equity financing for 21 MW of Bloom   …Continue Reading

Bloom Energy Snags Deal with Exelon to Provide Fuel Cells for Commercial Customers

Linda Hardesty

Energy retailer Exelon will provide equity financing for 21 MW of Bloom Energy fuel cell projects at 75 commercial facilities in California, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. The power buyers include new and repeat customers, such as AT&T, which will use the fuel cells to power operations at nine sites. As the first step   …Continue Reading

Tokyo Shiodome Building Installs Fuel Cells

Linda Hardesty

The SoftBank Group installed the Bloom Energy Server fuel cell system at Tokyo’s Shiodome Building in Japan. The system can produce 200 kW and provides 14 percent of the building’s electricity needs. To contribute to disaster preparedness in Tokyo, Bloom Energy Japan can supply electricity generated by the fuel cells to streetlights and free power   …Continue Reading

Defense Department Deploys Fuel Cells

Linda Hardesty

The Department of Defense (DOD) deployed a 1.6 MW Bloom Energy installation at the NSA Campus, located on Fort Meade, Md. The fuel cells generate power on-site, eliminating the need for electrical transmission from the grid and also eliminating the need for backup power. The prime contractor on the project is ARGO Systems headquartered in   …Continue Reading