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Boeing Delivers Reversible Fuel Cell-based Energy Storage System to U.S. Navy
author FuelCellsWorks, February 12, 2016

Cyber secure system stores energy as compressed hydrogen, generates clean power Integrated into power grid, system available for military, civilian uses HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- After 16 months of development, Boeing [NYSE: BA] has delivered a fuel cell energy storage system to the U.S. Navy for testing. The cell is being tested to determine its ability...

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Toyota eyes hydrogen for factories as well as cars
author FuelCellsWorks, February 12, 2016

NAGOYA -- Toyota Motor will begin tests of hydrogen as a power source at production facilities as early as this year, aiming to tame rising carbon dioxide emissions by expanding on its experience as the developer of the first fuel cell car on the market. Solar and wind power generated in Fukuoka Prefecture will be used to...

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author FuelCellsWorks, February 12, 2016

The Yomiuri Shimbun--Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe revealed his intention to increase the number of hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles, which are free from gaseous exhausts, and hydrogen fueling stations in the capital, during an interview with The Yomiuri Shimbun on Tuesday, two years after taking office. “I wanted to set ambitious targets that can serve as...

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South Africa:Davies Launches R15-Million Feasibility Study for the Development of Components That Can Be Manufactured for Fuel Cell Units
author FuelCellsWorks, February 12, 2016

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies launched the R15-million Isondo Precious Minerals (IPM) feasibility study project in Cape Town today. The project will identify particular components that can be manufactured and assembled locally for fuel cell units. The feasibility study is intended to accelerate mineral beneficiation and localisation of fuel cell manufacturing...

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TM4 Supplies Its Electric Motor and Inverter to Ballard Power Systems for Its New Generation FCvelocity-HD7 Module for Fuel Cell Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, February 12, 2016

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec--Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ MKT: BLDP) has selected TM4 Inc. for the supply of electric motors and inverters to be coupled with new compressor units. This announcement follows the launch of Ballard's seventh generation FCvelocity®-HD7 power module at the 2015 UITP World Congress and Exhibition in Milan, Italy. Ballard's high performance FCvelocity®-HD modules have demonstrated exceptional reliability...

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On-line, Continuous Monitoring in Solar Cell and Fuel Cell Manufacturing Using Spectral Reflectance Imaging
author FuelCellsWorks, February 11, 2016

Semiconductor wafers are used for a variety of purposes in microelectronics, solar cell, and other industries. Wafer quality often depends on variables such as thickness and surface characteristics. Poor quality wafers may have uneven thickness or uneven surface characteristics; whereas, higher quality wafers will have substantially more uniform thickness and substantially more uniform surface characteristics....

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author FuelCellsWorks, February 11, 2016

Molly English-Bowers (GALVESTON) – An Alvin company is suing a California energy business, alleging a business deal gone bad and a written contract broken. Unicat Services Inc. of Alvin filed the lawsuit Feb. 2 in Galveston County District Court against Bloom Energy Company, of Sunnyvale, California, alleging breach of contract, performance and promissory estoppel, fraud...

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HyFIVE project , now fuel cell cars can drive all the way through Denmark!
author FuelCellsWorks, February 10, 2016

Now you can drive all the way through Denmark – on hydrogen! “Do these hydrogen cars really exist?” YES – they most certainly do and on January 21st the eighth hydrogen refueling station opened in Denmark, Aarhus. Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark. On the same day ten hydrogen cars were handed over...

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Hazer Group and Sydney Uni to collaborate on graphite and hydrogen technology
author FuelCellsWorks, February 10, 2016

Hazer Group has  finalised  commercial  negotiations  with  the  University  of Sydney regarding collaboration on its low cost graphite and hydrogen production technology. The company said in a statement the collaboration will enable  it  to  undertake  the  scale up and process development work  required  for  the Hazer Process significantly  faster  than previously anticipated.  The  development  work ...

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author FuelCellsWorks, February 10, 2016

Fuel cells generate electrical energy through a chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen. To obtain clean energy, the splitting of water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen is critical. Researchers at the University of Basel study how sunlight can be used for this purpose. The scientific journal Chemical Communications published their latest results. Developing...

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