BlueGEN for your customers
BlueGEN marks the start of a new chapter in distributed generation: thanks to the very high electrical efficiency of 60%, the system can run all year round – regardless of the weather conditions and local heating requirements. This means each BlueGEN delivers approx. 13,000 kWh a year of low-emission electricity right where it is consumed.
BlueGEN’s fuel cell technology operates with considerably less outlay for maintenance, compared with engine-driven micro CHPs, for example. What is more, the systems are monitored around the clock over the Internet and are remotely controlled if necessary. BlueGEN systems can be integrated in standard energy management solutions via intelligent interfaces and controlled in a network.
This means the BlueGEN is ideal for micro-CHP projects, for example, contracting solutions and virtual power plant applications.
Discover the advantages of BlueGEN:
BlueGEN is a highly efficient micro power plant, fuelled by natural gas and based on fuel cells, to supply residential buildings, public buildings and small firms with power and heat.
|Application||Power generator with heat recovery|
|Area of use||All residential buildings, businesses, hotels, retirement homes, public facilities|
|Mode of operation||Year-round (8,700 hours)|
|Fuel||Natural gas, green gas (biomethane)|
|Type of fuel cell||Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC)|
|Fuel consumption <sup>1)</sup>||2.51 kW|
|Electrical output||1.5 kW|
|Electrical efficiency||Up to 60%|
|Thermal rating||Up to 0.61 kW|
|Thermal efficiency <sup>1)2)</sup>||Up to 25%|
|Heat recovery||Waste heat exchanger|
|Overall efficiency <sup>1)</sup>||Up to 85%|
|Electrical energy generated a year <sup>1)</sup>||~13,000 kWh<sub>e</sub>|
|Controls||Remote monitoring and control via Internet|
|Connection to customer portal performance data||BlueGEN-net|
|Height x width x depth||1,010 x 600 x 660 mm|
|Noise level||<47 db (A)|
|Service interval <sup>3)</sup>||12 months|
|Comprehensive maintenance service||Yes (120 months)|
|Subsidy||For details of possible subsidies, please contact us|
1) At maximum electrical efficiency, nominal 60% at 1.5 kW el
2) The thermal output is fed to the existing heating system for the hot water supply/heating the building
3) Filter change depending on water, air and gas quality
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