29 Jan '16, 12pm

SFC fuel cells to be integrated in video surveillance systems for French defence ministry

German-based SFC Energy has received an order from its French distributor, autonomous energy expert AG Systems, for the delivery of 58 EFOY Pro fuel cells. The direct methanol fuel cell systems will be installed by French system integrator 4G Technology, to provide reliable power for surveillance systems used by the French Ministry of Defence. Increased need for surveillance The French Ministry of Defence uses video surveillance systems for increased site and public area security. Many of its surveillance systems are operated away from the power grid, so to ensure their continuous operation, reliable off-grid power must be available at all times. Solar systems alone cannot ensure 24/7 power availability, so 4G Technology uses a hybrid approach. In fair weather the solar modules will power the surveillance systems. In bad weather or in winter, when the solar module cannot s...

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