DEMOSOFC webinars – Fuel cells in industrial biogas applications

DEMOSOFC - the world's first industrial scale demonstration of waste water treatment with integrated power generation by SOFC fuel cells
DEMOSOFC – lessons learned

Interested in how integrated power generation by SOFC fuel cells can transform waste and water management from an energy consumer to an energy producer? Want to discover details of engineering and performance of the worlds first installation of SOFC fuel cells in a waste water treatment facility? To learn more, join us in a series of short webinars organized by the DEMOSOFC project, focusing on different aspects of applying fuel flexible SOFC fuel cell technology to industrial scale bio gas applications. In the 15-20 minute web presentations and following Q&A sessions, DEMOSOFC project partners will share their insights and experiences of engineering, operation and economics of this exciting application of fuel cell technology and Convion products.

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Convion will exhibit at the FC EXPO 2019

From February 27th through March 1st, Convion will attend the world’s largest show for hydrogen & fuel cells, the FC EXPO 2019 at the Tokyo Big Sight. The premiere annual industry exhibition and conference will bring together businesses and academics, suppliers and solution providers alike. The event is a part of The World Smart Energy Week 2019, providing a comprehensive overview of the latest products, technologies and solutions for smart and renewable energy businesses.

We warmly welcome you to meet us at our booth W27-11 in the West Hall 4 to discuss about Convion products, technology, application opportunities and our current and oncoming demonstrations. Should you wish to pre-schedule a meeting, please contact us by email.

For details on how to get to the venue, please see the info provided by the organizers of the event. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Capturing the energy of waste water

Supply of clean water and efficient management of waste water are among the most vital urban environmental services. For communities, water related services are also often the biggest energy consumers – underlining the significance of water-energy nexus. It is therefore easy to view waste as a problem to be mitigated, something to be reduced to a tolerable level, and kept out of sight. Another mind-set is possible. Organic waste contains significant quantities of energy embedded in it. The facts that these streams of organic matter are distributed across our communities, trickle down in small streams and have low energy density, have made it difficult to capture that energy anywhere else but in locations with large populations and high population densities. A European project DEMOSOFC showcases a replicable concept by which power generation can be integrated into water services at superb efficiency in small and medium sized facilities, too, making good use of modular nature of fuel cells and fuel flexibility of SOFC technology. The video below presents the concept by an example from Collegno waste water treatment facility of SMAT in Turin region, Italy.

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New clean energy system to make Finnish business district self-sufficient

Convion SOFC systems to Lempäälä

LEMPÄÄLÄ, FINLAND – Lempäälän Energia Oy and leading fuel cell system developer Convion have signed an agreement regarding a delivery of two Convion C50 fuel cell systems to Marjamäki district. The delivery is part of project LEMENE, earmarked by the Finnish government as a key project in helping the country achieve its national energy targets for decarbonisation. Continue reading “New clean energy system to make Finnish business district self-sufficient”

Welcome to meet us at FC EXPO 2018, Tokyo

We are pleased to welcome you to the Finland Pavilion of 14th International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo. The FC EXPO 2018 is a premiere industry exhibition and a conference, held this year from February 28th through March 2nd, 2018 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. Convion will be accompanied with VTT and Elcogen at a booth W22-74 in West Hall 2F. Continue reading “Welcome to meet us at FC EXPO 2018, Tokyo”

DEMOSOFC Workshop and a site visit – Do not miss!

Convion is pleased to be presenting at an open DEMOSOFC workshop in Turin, Italy, on November 14. The workshop will provide a mix of technical and economic aspects of an industrial application of SOFC fuel cells, and expert insights from both academia and industry. The event is part of the DEMOSOFC, a European project which has received funding from the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.

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Convion SOFC generates zero emission electricity and heat from biogas in Italy

Convion has started operating a biogas fuelled C50 SOFC system in Italy. The start-up marks a launch of a demonstration of Convion’s fuel flexible C50 SOFC co-generation unit at an industrial biogas installation and an important milestone along the path of commercialization of the product. After a successful trial operation of the module in Finland and completion of site installation at Collegno waste water treatment plant of SMAT, the unit started producing power and heat for the plant’s own consumption. The installation is the largest solid oxide fuel cell plant in the world fueled by biogas directly. Continue reading “Convion SOFC generates zero emission electricity and heat from biogas in Italy”