15 Sep '11, 5pm

Bloom Racks Up $150M More For Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Bloom Energy, the high-profile solid oxide fuel cell com...

“Bloom largely sells its fuel cells in California because federal and state credits can amount to more than $8.00 per watt.” Is there granular detail on these subsidies? It is challenging to model the cost per kilowatt hour of fuel cells. Although the comment section of Eric’s last fuel cell article had informative comments. If we set aside the initial CAPEX for buying, installing fuel cells and connecting them with the grid . . . what is the cost per kilowatt hour of fuel cells that use natural gas. Measured in residual cents per kilowatt hour + (feet of natural gas used per kilowatt hour of electricity)*(price per foot of natural gas). In this model the residual cents per kilowatt hour doesn’t include CAPEX depreciation but includes repair costs. Some fuel cell manufacturers claim ten years economic life per fuel cell installation. However I am skeptical. It is also diff...

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