Bridgeport Fuel Cell

Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT
Powers 3,700 homes

Brief Facts

  • Net generating capacity is 14.9 megawatts.
  • Began commercial operations December 2013.
  • Uses an electro-chemical process that efficiently converts natural gas into electricity. 
  • FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCE) operates and maintains the facility under a services contract with us.
  • FCE supplied five Direct FuelCell® stationary fuel cell power plants and an organic rankine turbine that converts waste heat from the fuel cells into additional electricity.
  • We sell the output of the fuel cell power station to Connecticut Light & Power under fixed power purchase agreements. 
  • Bridgeport Fuel Cell was part of Project 150, a program sponsored by the state and supported by the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) to increase renewable and clean energy projects in Connecticut by 150 megawatts.

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