Fuel cell power station proposed in Mystic is in state clean-energy competition

Fuel cell power station proposed in Mystic is in state clean-energy competition

Fuel cell power station proposed in Mystic is in state clean-energy competition

(Westerly Sun, 5/17/18)

STONINGTON — A 19.8-megawatt fuel cell power generation station has been proposed for the corner of Coogan Boulevard and Maritime Drive, a project that could also bring natural gas to the area.

Michael Coskun, general manager of sales and business development of Doosan Fuel Cell America Inc., based in South Windsor, presented the concept Wednesday to the town’s Economic Development Commission.

The company’s parent is the Doosan Corporation, a $16 billion South Korean conglomerate that bought the Connecticut business — originally part of United Technologies Corp. — in 2014.

The proposal, “The Mystic Innovation and Economic Development Project,” is a candidate for selection by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as a  Class I renewable energy source.

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