25 Mar '15, 7pm

IKEA to expand renewable energy portfolio: Retailer to utilize fuel cells to generate more onsite clean power

Home furnishings retailer IKEA has announced plans to install a fuel cell system at its location in Emeryville, California — one of two San Francisco-area stores for the Swedish company. Consistent with IKEA’s focus on emerging energy technologies, this project represents the first IKEA endeavor globally to convert biogas into electricity through a clean electro-chemical process. For the design, development and installation of this fuel cell system, IKEA contracted with Sunnyvale-based Bloom Energy a provider of breakthrough solid oxide fuel cell technology generating clean, highly-efficient on-site power. Slightly larger than the physical size of a commercial back-up generator, the 300-kW system will operate on biogas and produce approximately 2,497,651 kWh of electricity annually for the store, the equivalent of reducing 1,304 tons of CO2 – equal to the emissions of 249 ...

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