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New Generation of Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration Units on the Market with Higher Performance for Greater Customer Benefit

European fuel cell micro-cogeneration manufacturers, supported by research centres, have invested considerable resources and effort over the past few years to improve the technology. Following this, a new generation of fuel cell micro-cogeneration units has now been launched with higher efficiencies. The sector has managed to push overall efficiency above [...]

2020-04-09T14:00:06+00:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: News|

European Research Institutes Positive about the Potential and Future of Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration

In the years 2012–2017, the ene.field project has demonstrated more than 1,000 fuel cell based micro-CHP units in 10 countries. From a technical point of view, the fuel cell based micro-CHP technology is ready for large market penetration. Over long periods of time, the availability of the units to the [...]

2020-02-06T14:37:00+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: News|

European Green Deal: Putting Europe’s Building Stock on a Green Path?

Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission (EC) President, launched her term with the publication of the European Green Deal communication. With this initiative, the new EC has set out an ambitious roadmap for the European Union (EU) to become the first carbon-neutral continent. It aims to show strong [...]

2020-02-06T14:34:25+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: News|

Sunfire Launches the Sunfire-Home, the First Fuel Cell Unit Based on Liquefied Gas

Berlin, January 30, 2020. Sunfire GmbH presented on 29 January 2020 in Berlin the Sunfire-Home, the first fuel cell unit with a liquefied gas connection. Thanks to a highly efficient combined heat and power production (CHP or cogeneration), the Sunfire-Home unit provides environmentally friendly and decentralised electricity and heat for [...]

2020-01-30T14:59:15+00:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: News|

Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration and PACE Project Making Considerable Progress in 2019

2019 saw continued positive progress. Last year, more than 4,000 Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration units were sold in Europe. This is a record number and an important step towards mass-marketisation of the technology in Europe. We are happy that the PACE project has strongly contributed to this number. So far, under [...]

2020-02-06T14:18:31+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

Luzern University of Applied Science Joins PACE!

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 participation in power markets. It will also explore the economic added value from the avoidance [...]

2020-02-06T14:50:13+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

Local Businesses Choosing Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for their Energy Needs

Local Belgian butcher/caterer going for Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration Jeroen Vanhevel and Anneleen Verheye from butcher/caterer Jeroen & Anneleen have been running their family business for 15 years in the Belgian town of Oudenburg. Their goal is to be the most sustainable butcher/caterer in the region while providing the highest quality [...]

2019-10-03T11:38:08+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

How to monitor technical data over a long period?

The ene.field project was the predecessor of the PACE project. The goal of ene.field was to demonstrate the Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration technology. From 2012 to 2017, more than 1,000 units were monitored across Europe within the framework of the project. The DBI – Gastechnologisches Institut GmbH Freiberg took a closer [...]

2019-07-15T16:06:30+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

Fuel cells and hydrogen in buildings are ready to address the challenges of our energy system

On Tuesday 18 June, we organised the Energy Day "Fuel Cells and Hydrogen in Buildings: Integrating Electricity, Heat and Gas for a Decarbonised Future Energy System" during the EU Sustainable Energy Week. We invited speakers from the European heating industry, stakeholders and European institutions. We summarised for you the main [...]

2019-06-25T08:16:23+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|

Fuel Cells and Hydrogen at the EU Sustainable Energy Week

Fuel cells and hydrogen are very high on the agenda of the EU Sustainable Energy Week with many events being organised on this topic. The goal of the EU Sustainable Energy Week is to discuss Europe's energy future and it takes place from 17 to 21 June 2019. Find below [...]

2019-06-06T12:03:07+00:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|