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August 31, 2021

Delaware-Red Lion Substation Bloom Energy Fuel Cell System, US

By Carmen

The Delaware-Red Lion Substation Bloom Energy Fuel Cell System is a 27,000kW energy storage project located in New Castle, Delaware, US.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses fuel cells as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2014.

Description

The Delaware-Red Lion Substation Bloom Energy Fuel Cell System was developed by Bloom Energy. The project is owned by Delmarva Power & Light (100%), a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings.

The key application of the project is on-site power.

Contractors involved

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Bloom Energy and Delmarva Power & Light have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The site comprises 135 refrigerator-size Bloom Energy servers—which are grouped in clusters in an open yard-along with a natural gas regulation station and stormwater management systems. The “Bloom boxes” installed on the site to generate power reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 40% to 100% compared with the U.S. grid and virtually eliminate emissions of sulfur oxide, nitrous oxide and other harmful smog-forming particulates.

About Bloom Energy

Bloom Energy Corp (Bloom Energy) is a renewable energy company that offers on-site electric power solutions. The company uses fuel cell energy technology that produces air and fuel from electricity generated by solar panels. It offers products such as fuel cells, stacks, server modules, energy server systems and power systems. Bloom Energy also develops solid oxide fuel cell technology that converts fuel into electricity through electrochemical process. The company provides power to banking, technology, retail and logistics, manufacturing, real estate and financial services, food and beverage, and other sectors. It operates manufacturing center in Newark. Bloom Energy is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, the US.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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