Sep 5, 2013

Fuel-cell market ripe due to Fukushima: Bloom Energy

Japan is primed following the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami to adopt more power supply devices that can withstand disasters and complement services provided by utilities, Bloom Energy Japan Ltd. said. The country’s fuel-cell market is currently led by individual users with small systems ...

Jul 18, 2013

Softbank, U.S. firm tie on fuel-cell JV

Softbank Corp. and U.S. fuel cell developer Bloom Energy Corp. said Thursday that they established a fifty-fifty joint venture in Tokyo to sell electricity generated by solid oxide fuel cells instead of hydrogen-based fuel cells. Capitalized at ¥1 billion, the new venture, Bloom Energy ...