Energy storage including Fuel cells News for July 2010

Energy storage including Fuel cells News Archive

Battery provider and Acciona Energia cooperate on solar PV

Battery provider Saft and Acciona Energia SA will work together as part of a Eurogia+ labelled project aimed at improving the viability of solar photovoltaic (PV) and other renewable energy power plants.

Air Products plans 49 MW waste-to-energy plant

Air Products plans to build a 49 MW waste-to-energy plant in Tees Valley in the UK.

Harvey Norman to sell Ceramic Fuel Cells’ BlueGen solid oxide generators

Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd has appointed one of Australia’s leading retailers, Harvey Norman, to distribute its BlueGen™ solid oxide fuel cell gas-to-electricity generators, through the Harvey Norman Commercial Division.

Plug Power, Ballard extend fuel cell supply deal, targeting North American forklift market

US-based Plug Power and Ballard Power Systems in Canada have extended their existing supply agreement, to run through 2014. Ballard will remain the exclusive supplier of PEM fuel cell stacks for Plug Power’s full suite of GenDrive™ fuel cell power units for material handling applications.

UK microgeneration gets Government support

The UK Government will help communities become heat and power self-sufficient through the use of renewable microgeneration, amongst other things, says Climate Change Minister Greg Barker.

Share of renewables in new electricity generation capacity continues to rise

The "Renewable Energy Snapshots" report, published today by the EU Joint Research Centre's Institute for Energy (IE), shows that renewable energy sources accounted for 62% (17GW) of the new electricity generation capacity installed in the EU27 in 2009.

Hydrogen storage startup raises €13.7 million

McPhy Energy, which specialises in solid state hydrogen storage technology, announced it has raised the money in a second round of financing led by Sofinnova Partners, Gimv and Amundi Private Equity Funds.