1. Articles in category: Fuel Cell

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    1. How a lake's microbes can power fuel cells

      How a lake's microbes can power fuel cells

      Looking for a new site for a data center? Well, the banks of a salt lake in Washington State might provide the perfect power-friendly real estate solution. Scientists have discovered that microbes in spa tourist stop Soap Lake, a three-hour drive from Seattle, organically produce biohydrogen. Hydrogen can be used to create power via fuel cells. Now, the results aren't all in, so don't go packing the kids just yet, but if the scientists are right, we may have a new power source.

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    2. Capturing Carbon as a Byproduct of Running a Fuel Cell

      Capturing Carbon as a Byproduct of Running a Fuel Cell

      The more that engineers look, the more they find unexpected ways to capture carbon dioxide, a gas that scientists say threatens global climate stability. Until now, most efforts to capture carbon have been expensive, in dollars and in energy. A coal-fired power plant that grabbed carbon before it escaped into the atmosphere would lose an enormous portion of its energy output in the process.

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    3. Fuel Cells Assuring Power for Mission-Critical Industries

      Fuel Cells Assuring Power for Mission-Critical Industries

      As the public depends increasingly on wireless technology for financial, corporate and personal transactions, a secure and reliable infrastructure to ensure seamless operation is more important than ever. With resiliency becoming a top priority for businesses and municipalities around the country, fuel cells are becoming a go-to technology to provide quality, assured power – increasing efficiency and reliability while decreasing greenhouse gas emissions.

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    4. Phoenix Utility to Pilot Data Center Without Generator

      Phoenix Utility to Pilot Data Center Without Generator

      There is only so many ways to build a data center without a generator or some other kind of backup power source and still have the level of reliability companies that rely on their applications to stay up around the clock need. One way is to feed the data center power directly from more reliable parts of the grid. BaseLayer, the company in the process of being spun out of the Phoenix-based data center provider IO, has partnered with Phoenix-area public utility Salt River Project to attempt just that.

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    5. Can fuel cells find a home in the data center?

      Can fuel cells find a home in the data center?

      A few weeks ago at a ribbon cutting in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Microsoft officially announced that biogas was flowing to fuel cells to power its experimental data center there. The data center is located by the Dry Creek water treatment plant and has direct access to biogas harvested from the facility to power the fuel cells that are in turn powering its data center. The whole system is completely renewable.

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    6. A green data center with an autonomous power supply

      A green data center with an autonomous power supply

      A new data center in the United States is generating electricity for its servers entirely from renewable sources, converting biogas from a sewage treatment plant into electricity and water. Siemens implemented the pilot project, which recently went into operation, together with Microsoft and FuelCell Energy. 

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      Mentions: eBay Microsoft Corp
    7. New Microsoft data center is powered by fuel cells

      New Microsoft data center is powered by fuel cells

      Microsoft has built a new, zero-carbon data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with the help of Siemens and FuelCell Energy. The companies built the data center to accommodate Microsoft’s growing data storage and management needs, but also to showcase how such facilities can be completely powered by renewable energy. 

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      Mentions: Microsoft Corp
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