In Hartford, Connecticut, today, the City of Hartford, Constellation, and Bloom Energy announced the completion of a fuel cell microgrid in the city’s Parkville neighborhood. The project’s goals are to generate clean energy, reduce electricity costs and offer emergency backup power for businesses and public buildings.
Fuel cells hold unexplored promise for the gigantic off-grid power market. That includes telecoms base stations, weather and environmental monitoring stations, remote location villages and towns, hiking huts, eco-hotels, and forward military bases. More