Bloom Box — Power Plant in a Box

dak By dak, 16th Sep 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The product, it said, has generated “excitement” among experts of the energy industry.

Let us not wait till last tree is felled .Let us start using this new invention to stop global warming.

Bloom Box is new type of fuel cell that looks like industrial-sized refrigerator, that sucks up oxygen on one side and fuel (natural gas, biomass, etc) on the other.Ceramic disc are made out of Zirconium oxide which are coated with some special green and black ink.This ceramic plates are stacked together with special metal alloy plates. Each of these discs can generate about 20 watts of power. A number of these discs are then arranged to form the Bloom Box which has a 100KW capacity.This Bloom Box has minimum 10 years life and can be recharged.It can also store electricity.It is twice as efficient as traditional power sources and produced 60% fewer emissions.At present the cost of energy works out to be $9k – $10k per kilowatt,but when mass produced it can be brought down to around $3k per kilowatt.

Lot of MNCs like Bank of America, Coca Cola, Cox Enterprises, eBay, Fedex Express, Google, Staples and Wal-Mart. eBay have bought the device and they reported big saving in electricity expenses.This Bloom Box may soon revolutionize the way energy is generated and used by people.

Bloom Box of of approximately 12.2 cm square will produce enough electricity to power a European house.K.R. Sridhar CEO of Bloom Energy, a company based in Sunnyvale California has indicated that in five years time Bloom Box will be available for home use at a affordable cost of $3000.What cellular technology did for communication Bloom Energy is expected to for energy sector .It could transform the world in which we currently live in.Bloom Box have taken energy sector by storm.

“Bloom box,” and “Bloom Energy” are currently among the most searched keywords and hot topics on the Internet.Let us not wait till last tree is felled .Let us start using this new invention to stop global warming.

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Bloom Box, Bloom Energy, Fuel Cell, Global Warming

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5th Oct 2010 (#)

Thanks for sharing

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