What is Residential Fuel Cell Power?
The Residential Fuel Cell is an electric power and water heating system which uses Fuel Cell technology to convert natural gas into electric power and hot water at a fraction of the cost of traditional energy sources.
The residential Fuel Cell system is designed to connect to your homes current natural gas source. No major renovation need. If you are constructing a new home, you can easily integrate the residential fuel cell system into your current design with little effort. All of your homes power and hot water can comes from the fuel system. If more power is needed, your system will access the power grid. If the system generates more power than need, your utility company will buy it from you at a price that is higher than what you are manufacturing it for. The residential fuel cell is even more reliable than your local utility company, even if your neighborhood loses power, the residential fuel cell will assure that you donít. You will have electric power and hot water 24/7, year round.
The residential fuel cell system is a much cleaner way to provide energy to your home. The system significantly reduces your homes carbon emission, lowering your carbon footprint by a third.
What about other Green power options?
We all know about solar and wind power, but neither is as reliable as a residential fuel cell. This system is not affected by seasonality and provides power year round, making it a better, and more reliable choice than other energy alternatives. Unlike solar and wind energy which require unsightly additions to your home and property. The residential fuel cell is slightly larger than a refrigerator and is installed right outside of your home. The residential fuel cells footprint is about the same as the average central air unit. The system simply connects to your homes current natural gas source. No major renovation needed.
What incentives are available for the residential fuel cell?
There are a lot of incentives and rebates available when you install a residential fuel cell. For instance the California SGIP reimbursement and Federal Tax Credits can to reduce your initial investment by almost half. Add that to what you will save on your energy bill and, your energy bill savings will cover the cost of the system in no time. Try our Payback Calculator to see how quickly you can payback this residential fuel cell. Once you have paid back the initial investment, the savings is yours to keep for years to come.