Harftord Hospital Fuel Cell


Hartford, CT


Hartford Hospital Fuel Cell


EPC Contractor, Operate & Maintain

Hartford Hospital, with 867 beds for patient care, is one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England.  The Hospital entered into a long-term Energy Purchase Agreement with Hartford Steam Company for the installation of a 1.4 megawatt fuel cell at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT.

    • Owned by Cartier Energy – a Vauban Infrastructure Partners, LLC company.  
    • DCO provided EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) services for this project.  DCO Energy is a minority co-investor and provides operations and maintenance services for the plant.   
    • 1.4 MW DFC1500 fuel cell power plant located adjacent to Hartford Hospital.   
    • Output of plant is 1.4 MW of electric, and 1,600 lbs/hour of steam.  Excess heat not used by Hospital is supplied to the district energy system in Hartford (Hartford Steam Company). 
    • Project is under a long-term agreement with Hartford Hospital. 
    • Renewable energy project only occupies 2,250 square feet.