27 Nov '13, 2pm

Acta Power integrated electrolyser-fuel cell system for Singapore lighthouse Italian-based Acta SpA has sold an...

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore will use the Acta Power system to store renewable energy from solar and wind turbines at the Raffles Lighthouse on the island of Pulau Satuma, providing power for the four lighthouse staff permanently located there. The installation is intended to help the Singapore government promote the island's environmental profile, and allowing evaluation of renewable energy storage solutions for wider off-grid applications. The system uses renewable power and filtered rainwater. It will generate 1 m3 /h of hydrogen at 30 bar (435 psi) pressure, and produce 4 kW of electric power via its fully integrated PEM fuel cell module. Including ancillary systems, installation, training and support, the sale represents Acta’s largest single product sale so far. Shipment of the system is expected by the end of 2013, with installation completed during ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/35879/acta-power...

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