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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 end-user has been above 99%. Of the failures encountered, only [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

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 leadership on tackling climate and environment related challenges. “Building and [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Interview with Member of German Bundestag on Climate Policy and Solutions to reduce CO2 Emissions

Picture by Tobias Koch The PACE project interviewed Dr. Anja Weisgerber, Member of the German Bundestag and Climate Policy Coordinator of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group. From 2004 to 2013, Mrs Weisgerber was a Member of the European Parliament focusing on, among other things, environmental affairs. 1. What should be the priorities for Germany and the European Union in terms of [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 residential buildings. The mini CHP systems are used in single-family [...]

By |January 30th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

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 the PACE project, 1,769 units have been sold across eight [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

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 of grid expansions that can be achieved by the large-scale [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments