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Fuel cell plant powering German research ministry


Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) offices, located in Berlin, are being powered and heated through a new fuel cell power plant.

Bluegen FC CHP installed at Napier University


Scotland’s Edinburgh Napier University’s property and facilities department has commissioned the installation of a BlueGen fuel cell combined heat and power unit running on natural gas.

Fuel cell micro-CHP systems installed in Germany and UK


The SOFT-PACT consortium has recently completed the penultimate phase of a European demonstration project of stationary fuel cell technology with the installation of more than 25 integrated fuel cells in UK and German homes.

Global Micro-CHP market forecast to treble


The value of the global micro-CHP market will reach €3.2 billion in 2019, up from €0.9 billion in 2014, with new fuel cell technologies disrupting the market.

Sicilian pasta factory in microturbine play


Capstone Turbine Corp has received an order for a C1000 microturbine to upgrade a food manufacturing facility for Sicilian pasta maker Tomasello, which produces up to 5000 tonnes of pasta annually.

CHPA awards recognise energy efficiency


A series of seven awards have been presented by the UK’s Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) in recognition of achievement, innovation and best practice in the sector.

Low carbon residential heating and hybrid market set to triple by 2017


New research into the UK residential market for low carbon heating and hybrid heat and power products suggests the market will grow from 30,000 installations in 2014 to 90,000 installations in 2017.

NASA to benefit from CHP-oriented clean energy programme


NASA is included in a list of nine projects aimed at developing clean energy at federal facilities throughout the US.

Japanese politician calls for "sub-nuclear" society powered by gas and CHP


A member of Japan’s parliament has said the future of his nation’s industry depends on a “sub-nuclear” society fuelled by combined-cycle gas-fired power plants and distributed energy generation.

Tiny is beautiful – fuel cell CHP


Could five million tiny, domestic-scale ‘power stations’ based on fuel cell technology replace several full-size gas-fired power stations and generate a significant proportion of UK power needs – in the next 15 years?

Navigant publishes new report on ‘disruptive’ distributed generation


Research consultancy, Navigant, has produced fresh analysis on the global distributed generation (DG) sector, which indicates the lengths utilities are considering, in order to meet the threat posed by the technology.

Report predicts growth for micro -CHP


The Global Micro CHP market is expected to witness a significant growth during the period 2014-2018.

Scottish local energy initiative raises £800,000


A technology developed by IE-CHP, which aims to generate electricity and heat in residential buildings, has won investment from SSE, Intelligent Energy and the Scottish Investment Bank.

Verizon opts to treble on-site solar investment


America’s largest wireless carrier is investing almost $40 million to triple its use of on-site solar energy this year.

Fuel cells powering African rural homes


A fuel cell-based mini-grid electrification field trial is underway in the rural community of Naledi Trust, in the southern part of the Fezile Dabi district of South Africa’s Free State.  

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