Marubeni Announces Siting of Direct FuelCell(R) Power Plant at Tokyo ‘Super Eco Town’

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fcel_logo.gifFuelcell Energy Inc (FCEL) announced the siting of a 250-kilowatt Direct FuelCell® (DFC®) power plant to operate on anaerobic digester gas from a food recycling facility at the Tokyo “Super Eco Town” Project in Japan. Marubeni, Asian partner of fuel cell developer FuelCell Energy, will supply the power plant to Bioenergy Co. of Japan who will own and operate the unit. The DFC power plant will provide approximately 50 percent of the facility’s base load electricity requirements, and the heat will be converted to process steam for the recycling operations. Shipment is expected in the first half of calendar 2005. [ more ]