‘Putting buildings at the centre of integrated local energy systems’ – event organised by the PACE project with COGEN Europe

The PACE project, together with COGEN Europe, hosted a hybrid event on 'Putting buildings at the centre of integrated local energy systems' in Brussels on 29 September 2022, during the European Sustainable Energy Week (organised by the European Commission and CINEA). The purpose of the event was to contribute to [...]

2022-12-16T14:53:06+01:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: News|

How can Fuel Cell micro-CHP contribute to the European Union’s ‘Renovation Wave’?

As the European Union (EU) embarks on an ambitious decarbonisation journey in the framework of the European Green Deal, the buildings sector has an important contribution to make towards reaching energy and climate objectives. In 2020, the European Commission presented its Renovation Wave strategy, which aims to improve the energy [...]

2022-12-16T12:32:33+01:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: News|

PACE highlights potential for connected Fuel Cell micro-CHP units to help manage peaks in electricity demand

Fuel Cell micro-CHP systems have the potential to support electricity grids by providing flexibility. When a number of Fuel Cell micro-CHP units are connected together they can be turned into a virtual power plant (VPP) that provides electricity to the grid during periods when power supplies from other sources (including [...]

2022-12-16T12:32:57+01:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: News|

HEXIS becomes 6th manufacturer to join PACE partnership

The PACE partners are proud to welcome HEXIS as the 6th equipment manufacturer to participate in the project, following the conclusion of an agreement with the Clean Hydrogen Partnership. The Swiss-German company HEXIS is now able to market its Leonardo micro-CHP1 system to homeowners and small businesses with a more [...]

2022-07-04T11:56:38+02:00July 4th, 2022|Categories: News|

ComSos Survey: join the conversation on SOFC

A survey on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells is the project’ tool choosen to validate the perception on the ComSos objectives. The goal is collecting opinions in order to understand the awarness on this technology. The survey is available in italian and english, browsing the link within the “Comsos” section of the website.

2021-10-26T20:56:54+02:00October 26th, 2021|Categories: News|

Fuel cells making houses more efficient

Since 2020, Ralph N. from Singen (Germany) is the proud owner of a SenerTec Dachs 0.8 fuel cell unit. He and his family can now generate their own heat and electricity in a very efficient way for their 280 square meters single-family house. Furthermore, the family successfully refurbished their house [...]

2021-09-27T15:22:35+02:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: News|

The European building stock: too diverse for a one-fits-all decarbonisation solution

Bringing down emissions from buildings to zero might be the hardest nut to crack for the European Green Deal. With heating and cooling in buildings being responsible for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of emissions, the importance of its decarbonisation cannot be overestimated. As the current annual renovation rate [...]

2021-02-19T12:12:56+01:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: News|

182.000 kWh Generated in 7 Years at one Third of the Normal Energy Costs

Wim De Beuckeleer and his wife both work as doctors in a hospital in Belgium. Seven years ago, they decided to install a swimming pool in their garden. “We knew that our electricity bill would rise sharply”, says Wim. Searching for cost-effective and sustainable solutions In order to counter a [...]

2021-02-18T16:27:49+01:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: News|

Flexible Fuel Cell Systems Can Generate Revenue by Supporting the Grid

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) has found that fuel cell micro-cogeneration (FC micro-CHP) systems can bring additional revenue for their owners by supporting the electricity grid. In Germany, the HSLU model showed that this could be worth between 565 and 2,247 EUR per electrical kilowatt per [...]

2021-02-18T16:38:19+01:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: News|
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