Company: Bloom Energy
Industry: Clean Energy
What: Bloom Energy Server – a solid oxide fuel cell that uses hydrocarbons to generate electricity on the site where it will be used.
Competition: The clean energy sector is booming with various companies trying many different technologies. The entry bar is restricted only by scientific imagination & funding. However, not all technologies have been proven yet, and not all are likely to be commercially viable. So, while it is easy to enter the sector, the bar for success is very high.
The company is more likely to face competition from solar, wind, and other proven clean energy technologies. However, solar and wind power have higher installation & operating expenses, driving up the unit cost of power. …read more