First Element Energy is working to become the leading provider of low temperature fuel cell and liquid fuel reformer technology to power your business. Our efficient, powerful, compact, modular and remotely managed fuel cell systems are a cost effective solutions to your critical business backup and base load or off-grid power needs. Our fuel cell and methanol reformer systems will make a positive difference for your business compared to traditional power sources and we can put them to work on a large scale.
We offer multiple fuel options, pure clean hydrogen, liquid methanol and liquid ammonia by special request. These liquid fuels are LOWER cost than compressed hydrogen or diesel. They are also easily transportable, stable, have ultra low emissions and provide dramatically higher fuel storage in the same space compared to traditional compressed gas cylinders.
Joint Press Release- KCP&L and FEE
First Element Energy, a leader in the design and manufacturer of both hydrogen and methanol fuel cell systems, is pleased to announce the commissioning of a 12 kW hydrogen fuel cell at Kansas City Power & Light’s (KCP&L) Hawthorn generation station. KCP&L will utilize the system as a backup power source for one electric vehicle (EV) and electric service cart charging at their facility. This system can safely charge all types of EV’s from electric carts to a Tesla Model S and meets all current electric car manufacturers’ requirements. The 240 VAC power system features a fully integrated UPS (uninterruptible power supply) and solid state automatic transfer switch compliant with Tier II EV charging standards. This same system can be used in any commercial AC backup-power application.
The project will evaluate the efficiency, benefits and commercial cost effectiveness of using fuel cells as a grid-connected or distributed-generation solution for automotive EV charging. This renewable energy product continues KCP&L’s focus and commitment to air quality improvement and the reduction of Green House Gasses (GHG) through the addition of fuel cells to the existing solar, wind and biomass systems already in place. KCP&L’s Clean Charge Network deployment demonstrates the company’s leadership in environmental sustainability. The Clean Charge Network is the largest electric vehicle charging station installation by an investor owned electric utility in the United States with more than 1,000 charging stations throughout the Greater Kansas City region.
About First Element Energy:
First Element Energy fuel cells have been in commercial service since 2010 and are operating in: North America, the Middle East, the Caribbean, China, India and throughout Asia Pacific. The product line is meeting the needs of DC telecommunications and AC power applications from light back up to prime power applications. For additional information please use the contact page at the First Element Energy website. www.FirstElementEnergy.com
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) is the holding company of Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company, two of the leading regulated providers of electricity in the Midwest. Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company use KCP&L as a brand name. More information about the companies is available on the Internet at: www.greatplainsenergy.com orwww.kcpl.com.
If you are interested in backup and base-load/ off grid power for Africa and the Middle East please stop by space # MR3 in beautiful Cape Town. First Element Energy would like to meet you regarding your applications in telecom, emergency and disaster relief, remote village power, mine safe rooms, fossil fueled generator replacement and many more. The use of hydrogen and methanol fuel cells and hybrid system including solar panels and wind generators with remote monitoring and operations offer a cleaner and very low maintenance system for use in harsh environments, remote areas in high-theft locations and for can-not-fail requirements. We look forward to seeing you there.
First Element Energy, a leader in the design and manufacturer of both hydrogen and methanol fuel cell systems is pleased to announce the order of a 12 kW hydrogen fuel cell from a large US electric utility. The utility will operate the system for electric vehicle (EV) and electric service cart charging at their facility and remotely monitor operations from the plant engineering center. This system can safely charge all EV’s from electric golf carts up to a Tesla Model S and meets all current car manufacturers’ requirements. The 240 VAC power system features a fully integrated UPS and solid state automatic transfer switch compliant with Tier II EV charging standards. The project will validate the efficiency, benefits and commercial cost effectiveness of using fuel cells as a grid connected, grid- failure mode or distributed-generation solution for EV charging. Both customer and employee training and education will be a key use of the system as a solution to meet the demands of the rapidly expanding EV and energy markets. Please use the website Contact Page for more information.