Pathway to a Competitive European Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration Market
PACE is a five-year project that will deploy more than 2,800 of the next generation Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration units in 10 European countries by 2021.
What is PACE?
The project brings together the five leading European suppliers (BDR Thermea, Bosch, SOLIDpower, Sunfire and Viessmann), and will focus on customer homes and small enterprises.
Manufacturers are supported by four partners – utilities, associations, consultancies, and research community – providing specific expertise (COGEN, DTU, Element Energy and EWE).
PACE is a new € 90 million public-private project co-funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH JU).
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What is Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration?
Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration is a technology that allows you to produce heat and electricity for a small business or house from a single fuel. First, the fuel is transformed into hydrogen and the fuel cell uses this hydrogen to generate electricity and heat. Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration units are designed to meet the electrical, space heating and hot water demands of a building.
Discover via the video below how Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration works and which benefits it brings to your house or small business!
Read more about Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration here
Which countries participate in PACE?
Discover on this map how many PACE units have already been installed in each participating country!
PACE Project Making Considerable Progress with Installing Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration Units in 2019
2019 saw continued positive progress with both the number of Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration units sold under the umbrella of the PACE project and the number of units commissioned. 1769 units have been sold across eight [...]
Swiss-based Luzern University of Applied Science’s ‘Power Economy’ competence centre joined the PACE project during 2019. Luzern University will conduct an economic value analysis of Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration to identify potential revenue streams from the [...]
The PACE Project is organising a political debate on how hydrogen contributes to the energy transition in the building sector. The debate will take place in Berlin (Germany) on Wednesday 29 January 2020. During the [...]