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U.K. Plans Large Fuel Cell Facility Using Hydrogen from Chlor-Alkali Plant

6:03 AM MDT | June 25, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

AFC Energy (Dunsfold, U.K.), the industrial fuel cell power company, and Industrial Chemicals (ICL; Grays, U.K.) announced today that they plan to install the U.K.’s largest fuel cell facility to generate clean energy. The facility will use AFC’s low-cost alkaline fuel cell system and will have an electrical output of about 1 MW. It will be installed in stages at ICL’s chlor-alkali plant at Thurrock, U.K., which is now being commissioned.   Hydrogen, produced as a waste by product in the chlor-alkali facility, will be used to generate power...

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