Danbury-based FuelCell Energy plans to increase annual production to 55 megawatts from the current 25 megawatts run-rate. The company will also add over 100 manufacturing jobs at its Torrington facility to support the 120-percent increase in production rate. CEO Chip Bottone says they have seen a steadily building momentum commercially, and DEEP awarded FuelCell two projects for 22.2 megawatts. The company has approximately 85 megawatts of new projects slated for production over the next 18 months. The products being manufactured and delivered today have electrical efficiencies of up to 60-percent and a cell life of seven years. Deployments range in size from 1.4 megawatt university and hospital campus installations to a 60 megawatt utility scale fuel cell park.