FuelCell Energy Extends ExxonMobil Partnership for Commercial Carbonate Fuel Cell Tech
FuelCell Energy Extends ExxonMobil Partnership for Commercial Carbonate Fuel Cell Tech

FuelCell Energy Extends ExxonMobil Partnership for Commercial Carbonate Fuel Cell Tech

  • 09-Apr-2024 4:09 PM
  • Journalist: Jai Sen

FuelCell Energy Inc., headquartered in Danbury, is actively engaged in the development of technology aimed at capturing CO2 emissions from industrial sources. This innovative technology not only captures CO2 emissions but also utilizes them to simultaneously produce electricity and hydrogen, catering to the commercial market. The company recently announced an update and extension of its agreement with ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Co., signifying a continued focus on advancing the carbonate fuel cell technology.

This renewed agreement empowers FuelCell Energy to integrate components of the jointly developed technology into its product offerings targeted at customers. Through this collaboration with ExxonMobil, FuelCell Energy embarked on the development of the technology for a pilot project situated at the Esso Nederland BV Rotterdam Manufacturing Complex in the Netherlands. The anticipated commencement of the project is slated for early 2026.

FuelCell Energy's CEO and President, Jason Few, expressed optimism regarding the implications of the updated agreement. He emphasized that it would expedite the delivery of the advanced technology to the market. Moreover, Few highlighted the company's commitment to leveraging this superior technology across its existing platform, focusing on opportunities ranging from small to mid-scale applications. Additionally, the agreement will facilitate the demonstration of large-scale carbon capture capabilities at Esso's refinery in Rotterdam.

Manufacturing for the Rotterdam project has already commenced at FuelCell's Torrington facility, signifying tangible progress towards realizing the objectives outlined in the agreement. This development underscores FuelCell Energy's dedication to driving innovation in CO2 emission reduction technologies and advancing sustainable energy solutions for industrial applications.

FuelCell Energy, Inc. stands as a prominent figure in the realm of sustainable clean energy technologies, tackling pressing issues concerning energy, safety, and urban development on a global scale. With a robust portfolio comprising 531 fuel cell technology patents across the United States and internationally, FuelCell Energy holds a distinguished position as a leading manufacturer of proprietary fuel cell technology platforms. This unique positioning enables the company to cater to a diverse clientele encompassing businesses, utilities, governments, and municipalities, offering sustainable products and solutions. Rooted in the vision of fostering a world powered by clean energy, FuelCell Energy's solutions are tailored to enrich the lives of individuals worldwide.

ExxonMobil oversees an exceptional array of resources and ranks among the world's foremost integrated companies in fuels, lubricants, and chemicals. The company has refined its operational approach and global structure to capitalize more effectively on its integrated nature and renowned global brands.

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