PACE Project – Final Conference
The Final Conference of the PACE Project – What Role for Fuel Cell micro-CHP in Europe’s Future Energy System? – was held at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels on 26 April 2023.
See the Conference Programme
Read the Press Release
See a selection of photos taken during the Conference
Below you can see a video with images from the Conference. Click here to watch all of the video recordings.
During the final phase of the PACE project, we asked business owners and householders to tell us about their own personal experiences of owning and using fuel cell micro-cogeneration systems. The interviews were recorded in March and April 2023.
Below you can see a selection of highlights from the interviews. Click here to watch all of the interviews.
The achievements and conclusions of the PACE Project are presented in a 6-page brochure, which is available in 5 different languages.
Energy Efficiency at Your Fingertips (English)
Energieeffizienz zum Greifen nah (Deutsch)
L’Efficacité Énergétique au Bout des Doigts (Français)
Efficienza Energetica a Portata di Mano (Italiano)
Energie-efficiëntie Binnen Handbereik (Nederlands)
Pathway to a Competitive European Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration Market
PACE is a seven-year project that has deployed more than 2,500 highly efficient Fuel Cell micro-cogeneration units in 9 European countries since 2016
What is PACE?
PACE is a €90 million public-private project co-funded by the Clean Hydrogen Partnership.
The project brings together 5 leading European suppliers (BDR Thermea, Bosch, SolydEra, Sunfire and Viessmann) who provide Fuel Cell micro-CHP systems for homes and businesses.
The manufacturers are supported by 4 partners providing specific expertise (COGEN Europe, Danish Technical University, Element Energy and Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts).
Numbers & Facts
Sign our Joint Declaration on Stationary Fuel Cells for Green Buildings
Stationary Fuel Cells have a great potential to decarbonise the buildings sector and contribute to the EU’s climate and energy objectives. To maximise the decarbonisation potential of Stationary Fuel Cells we need sound and ambitious policies at European, national and local level, together with a commitment from industry. Read and sign our joint declaration if you support the development of Stationary Fuel Cells for a more climate ambitious Europe!
What is Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration?
Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration is a technology that allows you to produce heat and electricity for a small business or house from a single fuel. First, the fuel is transformed into hydrogen and the fuel cell uses this hydrogen to generate electricity and heat. Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration units are designed to meet the electrical, space heating and hot water demands of a building.
Discover via the video below how Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration works and which benefits it brings to your house or small business!
Read more about Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration here
Which countries participate in PACE?
Discover on this map how many PACE units have already been installed in each participating country!
Photos from the Final Conference of the PACE Project (26 April 2023)
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