In one of the largest assessments of the prospects for microgeneration conducted to date, a team at three UK universities has looked at all the main factors that will affect uptake. The research team, led by Dr Jim Watson at the Sussex Energy Group, says that fundamental changes are required in three areas:

FuelCell Energy, Inc, has announced the sale of a 750 kW fuel-cell-based cogeneration plant to a hospitality and entertainment resort in California. The unit was sold through the company’s distribution partner, Alliance Power, Inc.