Energy Efficiency, North America, On Site Power

750 kW fuel cell plant for California resort

The facility, comprising three DFC300MAT plants, will use the ‘Direct FuelCell’ (DFC) power plant to provide baseload power around the clock for hotel operations, as well as providing thermal energy in the form of hot water.

The average margin between electricity supply and demand fell to its lowest ever figure of 4.8% in 2005 and early 2006, a full percentage point lower than the 5.8% margin in 2004, according to the latest version of Capgemini’s European Energy Markets Observatory.