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Fuel Cell Energy Receives Patent

2002-04-04 [SolarAccess.com] FuelCell Energy has received a U.S. patent titled, “High Efficiency Fuel Cell System,” for its combined cycle Direct FuelCell/Turbine power plant. The patent award is for a fuel cell system in which a fuel cell and a heat engine, such as a gas turbine, are combined. In the patented DFC/T system, the fuel cell power is augmented by a gas turbine using the byproduct heat of the fuel cell.