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1.4 MW FuelCell Energy Power Plant to Provide Ultra-Clean Electricity and Steam to a Connecticut University

October 10, 2011

1.4 MW FuelCell Energy Power Plant to Provide Ultra-Clean Electricity and Steam to a Connecticut University

BCSE member FuelCell Energy, a leading manufacturer of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable power plants, today announced the sale of a 1.4 megawatt (MW) Direct FuelCell® power plant to Greenwood Energy, the North American renewable energy division of global conglomerate the Libra Group. The power plant will be located on the campus of Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut and the ultra-clean electricity and steam generated by the plant will be sold to the University under a long term power purchase agreement. FuelCell Energy will maintain the plant under a multi-year service agreement and the plant is expected to be operational by December, 2011.

"We are pleased to be working with the Libra Group for financing of fuel cell projects such as this university installation," said Chip Bottone, President and Chief Executive Officer, FuelCell Energy, Inc. "This project represents our ninth university installation. Universities are an ideal market for our ultra-clean and efficient fuel cell power plants due to their power usage profile that requires baseload power, their desire for sustainable and environmentally friendly power generation, their need for energy security, and the energy reliability that on-site power generation provides."

Learn more about today's announcement, including how the power plant will help the University reduce power costs and attain its sustainability goals, at www.fuelcellenergy.com.