February 23, 2017

Bill Aims to Boost Fuel-cell Industry

State lawmakers are proposing a bill, backed by Gov. Dannel Malloy, that aims to help the state’s fuel-cell industry, which is facing headwinds after a poor showing in a recent renewable energy bidding process and the expiration of an important federal tax credit. The bill, aired during a public hearing […]
September 22, 2016

Fuel-cell developer says Beacon Falls project ‘shovel ready’

The developer of a proposed 63.3-megawatt Beacon Falls Energy Park said this week that the project is “shovel ready.” The proposed park, which would use fuel cells from Danbury’s FuelCell Energy and be the world’s largest fuel-cell park, noted it has achieved several milestones. The proposed park, which would use […]
February 8, 2016

Developers pitch five, 240MW CT clean energy projects

Connecticut may soon source more of its clean energy from within its own borders, if newly proposed projects are successful in a unique and ongoing multi-state bidding process. A joint procurement by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island — the first of its kind for the states — garnered 24 bids […]
January 26, 2016

Beacon Falls approves fuel cell tax deal

Soon to be home to the world’s largest fuel cell park, Beacon Falls town officials voted last week to approve a tax stabilization deal with the park’s developer. Beacon Falls Energy Park LLC, a subsidiary of Torrington’s O&G Industries, said the deal provides it with certainty on the amount of […]
December 15, 2015

World’s largest fuel cell park heads toward regulatory decision

The Connecticut Siting Council could be nearing a decision on a developer’s application to build a massive fuel cell park in Beacon Falls. The council, which has exclusive authority to approve large fuel-cell projects, said on Friday that it had finished gathering evidence, arguments and public comments regarding Beacon Falls […]
September 1, 2015

Beacon Falls fuel cell park seeks immediate approval

The owner of the proposed 63-megawatt fuel cell park in Beacon Falls has asked the Connecticut Siting Council for a declaratory ruling on the project, so that electricity can begin flowing next year. The requested Beacon Falls Energy Park would be the largest fuel cell power plant in the world, […]
May 5, 2015

CT Developers Pitch World’s Largest Fuel Cell Park

Danbury manufacturer FuelCell Energy and developers CT Energy & Technology on Tuesday proposed building the world’s largest fuel cell park on a former salt mine in Beacon Falls. The proposed 63.3-megawatt park on a 24-acre gravel pit in southern Connecticut would best a 59-megawatt fuel cell system in South Korea […]