Danbury lawmaker touts passage of fuel cell bill

Danbury lawmaker touts passage of fuel cell bill

(WLAD FM, 6/19/2017)

Danbury State Representative David Arconti is touting passage of a bill he co-sponsored this session to boost the fuel cell industry.  The measure allows electric distribution companies to add power from fuel cells to their sources of renewable energy.

Arconti says this will continue Connecticut’s effort to achieve energy self-sufficiency, while reducing costs to the consumer.  He noted that a third benefit of the bill is for companies such as Danbury-based FuelCell Energy, which will be able to grow their business and add jobs to the local economy.  The bill was approved unanimously in the Senate, it passed with overwhelming support in the House.  Governor Malloy is expected to sign the measure into law.

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