US DOD to Install Fuel Cell Backup Power Systems at Eight Military Installations

20 Jul 2011

In a collaborative partnership with the US Department of Energy (DOE), the US Department of Defence (DOD) is to install and operate eighteen fuel cell backup power systems over eight of its military installations across the country.

Usage data from the units will be used to help identify future DOE research areas for fuel cells.

The USD $6.6 million project will deploy fuel cells provided by ReliOn, Altergy, Idatech and Hydrogenics at the eight sites below.

Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Fort Hood, Texas
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey
Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Base, Colorado
U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center 29 Palms, California
The Ohio National Guard, Columbus, Ohio




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