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 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."
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