Fuel Cell Power Plants Elsewhere

Enbridge PRS
Location: Canada
Operator: Pacific Gas and Electric Co
Configuration: 1 X 1.2-MW CHP DFC1500
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2008
FC supplier: FuelCell Energy Inc
Quick facts: This installation is a natural gas pressure reduction station in downtown Toronto,The FC is integrated with a 1-MW gas expansion turbine. Waste heat is used onsite and electricity is sold to the grid.

Photograph courtesy of FuelCell Energy Inc
Posted 2 Oct 2016

Torino GTT
Location: Italy
Operator: Gas Turbine Technologies SpA (GTT)
Configuration: 1 X 110 kW
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2005
FC supplier: MTU
Quick facts: This is a CHP system based on a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) using pipeline gas. Siemens developed the technology in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy. Participants in the Italian project included Regione Government Piemonte, Politecnico di Torino, and the Environment Park of Torino. The fuel cell system supplies 20% of the electricity demand of GTT's manufacturing facility and thermal energy for heating and air conditioning. Offpeak, the unit exports power to the municipal grid.

Photograph courtesy of Power
Posted 5 Nov 2006


Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 02-Oct-2016