Bioenergy, Storage

UTC Power to Design Fuel Cell for Spanish Submarine

South Windsor, Connecticut [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] UTC Fuel Cells unit will design and develop a 300 kilowatt (kW) proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell power module for the Spanish shipbuilder NAVANTIA, S.A. for the Spanish Navy to install on its S-80 model, 2,500-ton submarines as part of the air-independent propulsion system. The 300 kW PEM fuel cell will be designed to operate on reformed ethanol and pure oxygen. The S-80 submarines protect the coastline.