Thursday, 1 June 2017

Residential fuel cells could cut energy bills and lower CO2 emissions

Source: The Engineer, 1st June 2017, by By Helen Knight

By Helen Knight reported, "(...) “I have one powering my home, it provides me with 80 per cent of my power, free hot water, and part of my heating,” said Caldwell. “I buy gas at 4p per kilowatt hour, and the fuel cell converts it at around 50 per cent [efficiency], so essentially my electricity is costing me 8p per kilowatt hour, instead of 17p per kilowatt hour if I was buying it from the grid,” he said. (...) That would amount to energy bill savings of £300 to £400 per year for an average UK home, he said. (...)"

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