Saturday, 21 April 2018

Game-changing economic benefits of a 20 MW FC project

Source: "Fuel Cell, Offshore Wind Projects Under Consideration By State", Hartford Courant, 20th April 2018, by Rebecca Lurye

Rebecca Lurye reported, "(...) Investment firm EIP, LLC seeks to build a 20-megawatt fuel cell project in a 45,000-square-foot section of an empty, industrial building at Stanley Black & Decker. Over time, they plan to add a high performance computer center and increase the fuel cell project to 44 megawatts, spending a total $1 billion in capital and information technology equipment. EIP says the multiphase energy park would create 2,500 jobs and indirectly support another 500 jobs. (...) “What makes this project truly unique are the game-changing economic benefits it will provide to the region and the state by re-using assets that are already here,” Mark Wick, a partner with EIP, said in a statement Friday. “This project can really highlight energy policy impacting economic development.” (...)"

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