Ceramic - Gas Fuel Cells for home energy

Various technical topics related to science, energy, climate change and coal & gas.

Ceramic - Gas Fuel Cells for home energy

Postby HVPA » Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:44 pm

BUSINESS SPECTATOR Robert Gottliebsen, "Small but powerful" 14 July,2009
In Australia one of the leaders in power generation decentralisation is a fairly obscure company, Ceramic Fuel Cells.

Ceramic Fuel Cells has developed a small $6,000 home generator that has an 85 per cent power/heat conversion rate. A normal large power station has a 40 per cent power conversion rate. Ceramic’s high conversion figures have fascinated a whole range of European and Japanese power utilities who can see that the units can slash greenhouse emissions and halve the amount of gas required to generate home/office electricity and heating. And as the energy is produced in the home or office there is no transmission waste, although surplus electricity can be sold back to the grid.
HVPA
 
Posts: 12
Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:29 pm

Return to General Research Highlights

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron