AT&T becomes Bloom Energy's largest non-utility fuel cell customer

AT&T will add Bloom Energy fuel cells to 17 more locations in California and Connecticut.

AT&T will add Bloom Energy fuel cells to 17 more locations in California and Connecticut.

AT&T Inc. Inc. has added 9.6 MW in fuel cells from Bloom Energy to its operations in California and Connecticut, making it Bloom's largest non-utility customer.

In July 2011, AT&T began using Bloom Energy fuel cells at 11 sites and with this new deal the Dallas-based company (NYSE: T) will now use a total 17.1 MW of Bloom fuel cells at 28 sites, according to a release.

"AT&T continues to be on the forefront of energy management and understands the need to find innovative ways to power the next generation," said KR Dridhar, CEO of Sunnyvale-based Bloom Energy, in a release. "The investment they are making now not only means they will have control on their own energy destiny, but will also help ensure a brighter and more energy rich future for all."

From the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

Comments

If you are commenting using a Facebook account, your profile information may be displayed with your comment depending on your privacy settings. By leaving the 'Post to Facebook' box selected, your comment will be published to your Facebook profile in addition to the space below.