In Mie prefecture (Western Japan), demonstration tests of PEMFC batteries start one after the other.
In collaboration with Toshiba Fuel Cell Power System, Cosmo Oil installed a 700W PEMFC battery using LPG as a hydrogen source in a recreation area of the
Yokkaichi city. Idemitsu Kosan and Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries installed a 5kW system using propane at a fire station.
Also in the same prefecture, Sharp has installed a mixed PEMFC battery / solar panel system with a power of 10 kW in a high school.
These three piles are co-generation, the heat is recovered for
produce hot water.
Sources: The latest fuel cell news in Japan, 04 / 2005,
Editor: Olivier Georgel, firstname.lastname@example.org
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