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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


Santa Clara County Installs Bloom Fuel Cells

Linda Hardesty

Washington Gas Energy Systems (WGESystems) announced a 2.6 MW Bloom Energy project in Santa Clara County, Calif. WGESystems will finance, build, own and operate the project and sell all energy generated to the county under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA). The Bloom Energy fuel cells will generate power using natural gas and biogas. The County   …Continue Reading


LPL Financial Opens Net-Zero Office Tower

Linda Hardesty

LPL Financial, an independent broker-dealer, opened its new San Diego headquarters, Tower II at La Jolla Commons, which it believes to be the largest net-zero energy commercial office building in the United States. The 13-story, 415,000-sq-foot office tower utilizes three fuel cells to convert biogas into carbon-neutral electricity that will allow the building to achieve   …Continue Reading


2.6 MW Fuel Cells Power Santa Clara County

Linda Hardesty

Washington Gas Energy Systems announced a 2.6 MW Bloom Energy project in Santa Clara County, Calif. Washington Gas will finance, build, own and operate the project and sell all energy generated to Santa Clara County under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA). The Bloom Energy Servers will generate power using natural gas and biogas. Bloom   …Continue Reading


Stationary Fuel Cell Market to Top $2bn this Year

William Opalka

Annual revenue in the stationary fuel cell market will double to $2 billion this year form 2012’s $1 billion, according to a new report from Navigant Research, Stationary Fuel Cells.. Navigant also forecasts that even under conservative growth estimates, the industry will be shipping 6.9 GW per annum of stationary fuel cells by 2022. Even   …Continue Reading


Bloom Wants In On Massachusetts Incentives

William Opalka

Bloom Energy Corp. wants to make fuel cell technology eligible under a Massachusetts program approved in 2010 that calls on utilities to enter into long-term contracts with utilities. Natural gas, which powers Bloom’s fuel cells, is not an eligible fuel under existing state programs that seek diverse and renewable fuels. Bloom appealed to Massachusetts lawmakers for   …Continue Reading


Bloom Energy Installs Fuel Cells in Japanese Skyscraper

Linda Hardesty

Bloom Energy completed the company’s first international project at SoftBank’s M-Tower in Fukuoka, Japan. In July 2013, SoftBank and Bloom Energy announced the formation of a joint venture, Bloom Energy Japan, and this is the first project to come out of the new partnership. Bloom Energy’s fuel cell technology addresses Japan’s need for electricity as   …Continue Reading


Macy’s Installs Fuel Cells at Fulfillment Center

Linda Hardesty

A clean electricity generation system has been installed at Macy’s online fulfillment center in Cheshire, Conn. The Bloom Energy Servers use an advanced solid oxide fuel cell technology to produce electricity on-site. The 600 kW Bloom Energy installation will provide an estimated five million kWh each year. The Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority of   …Continue Reading


CenturyLink Installing Bloom Fuel Cells

William Opalka

A CenturyLink data center in California will be powered by fuel cells capable of generating 500 kW. The Bloom Energy fuel cells located onsite will operate independently of the power grid. The fuel cells are expected to produce nearly 4.4 million kWh of annual electricity, helping power cloud, managed hosting and colocation services housed within   …Continue Reading


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