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FCE Tony Leo discusses proposed study and first-of-its-kind pilot plant

Betsy Schaefer

November 28, 2016

FuelCell Energy (FCE) recently announced a contract with Alberta innovates for an engineering study on a fuel cell carbon capture application at a Husky Energy-owned heavy oil thermal facility near Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada.

FCE will develop and prove the application for a carbon capture configured megawatt-class fuel cell power plant to simultaneously concentrate and capture carbon while producing ultra-clean power.

gasworld spoke exclusively to FuelCell Energy’s Vice-President of Application Engineering and New Tech Development, Tony Leo, about the proposed study, challenges faced, and plans for a first-of-its-kind, multi-megawatt fuel cell carbon capture pilot plant.

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Betsy Schaefer

Betsy Schaefer joined FuelCell Energy in June 2021 and is Chief Marketing and Sustainability Officer. Previously, she led marketing for IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence product portfolio, helping commercialize Watson from a research project to a major platform with more than 40,000 customers globally. She built a progressive career in the IT industry, with extensive experience in corporate communications, speechwriting, brand management, thought leadership and marketing. Betsy holds a Master’s in Strategic Communications from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University.