Case Study

Bloom Energy

The Staples Center Fuel Cell Study, Design and Installation

Salas O’Brien was hired to provide engineering services for the installation of the 500kW of fuel cells at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Our team provided site evaluation and feasibility study, preliminary design, construction documents, power quality metering, bus tap design, sound study, ground fault/arc flash studies, design project management, and mechanical, electrical and plumbing design for the fuel cell interconnection as well as the water and gas connection.

In addition, geotechnical investigation and civil engineering design services were provided including partial topographic services, a utility and boundary survey, site and horizontal control, a grading and utility plan, and an erosion control plan.


Los Angeles, California

Project Size:
950,000 Square Feet

Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Civil, Geotechnical Engineering