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Pathway to a Competitive European Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration Market

PACE is a five-year project that will deploy more than 2,500 of the next generation Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration units in 11 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.

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 partners

Latest News

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PACE project workshop “Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration in the Future Energy System – State of Play and Outlook” (Brussels, 09th October)

July 25th, 2018|0 Comments

With the objective to raise awareness on the multiple benefits of Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration and its potential to decarbonise the building sector, the PACE partners, in collaboration with the Directorate General for Research and Innovation [...]

PACE Session “Local energy revolution – Powered by the people” and micro-CHP exhibition (6th June, Brussels)

May 28th, 2018|0 Comments

PACE partners are happy to invite you to the event  Local energy revolution - Powered by the people, featured as an official Energy Day of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018 (EUSEW 2018), the most [...]

PACE @ the Hannover Fair!

April 20th, 2018|0 Comments

PACE was a guest at the Hannover Messe as part of the Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Battery Exhibition: 1. FC micro-cogeneration picking up PACE: Addressing barriers and seizing opportunities in Europe by Volker Nerlich, Viessmann [...]