The ruling eliminates the need for Capstone Turbine Corp. to conduct costly, repetitive and time-consuming verification tests from each of the states’ utility companies. Businesses will be able to generate their own power onsite, reducing energy costs, eliminating outage and power fluctuation problems, and easing demands on the grid during peak hours.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—The U.S. Postal Service and Alaska’s largest electric utility have joined together to increase energy efficiency and protect the environment. For the first time, a fuel cell system is part of an electric utility’s grid-and it is the largest commercial fuel cell system in the nation.