August 18, 2015
California fuel cell maker Bloom Energy will provide one of its units to power the Hartford microgrid the city received $2.1 million in state money to start.
Hartford selected Bloom over Connecticut fuel cell manufacturers FuelCell Energy of Danbury and Doosan of South Windsor. Part of the reason Gov. Dannel P. Malloy developed these government subsidy programs for energy project was to create a clean energy industry in the state. Bloom also has won a significant portion of other Connecticut subsidy projects, including the $300 million Low-emissions Renewable Energy Credit (LREC) program.