Fuel cells

A report prepared on behalf of several UK fuel-cell developers highlights that fuel-cell smart power units are suitable for 90% of households and small businesses in the UK, which equates to 22 million properties. 5.3 million consumers could generate heat and electricity using fuel smart power units, introducing 5 GW of flexible capacity into the energy system.

The report was prepared by Ecuity Consulting and commissioned by Baxi, Ceramic Fuel Cells, Ceres Power, IE-CHP, Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells and Viessmann. It sets out the key elements of a policy framework that will enable the potential of fuel-cell smart power units in the UK.

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