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U.S. DOT Announces $55M Funding Opportunity for Clean-Energy Transit Bus Projects
author FuelCellsWorks, April 28, 2017

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for up to $55 million in competitive grant funds through FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program. The Low-No program supports projects sponsored by local transit agencies to bring advanced, American-made bus technologies such as battery electric...

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Ballard Signs Further Follow-On Technology Solutions Agreement With Global Auto OEM
author FuelCellsWorks, April 28, 2017

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that it has signed a follow-on Technology Solutions contract with an unnamed leading global automotive OEM, further to the contract extension signed and announced on July 20, 2016. Under the new contract extension, Ballard will continue to provide expertise in proton exchange membrane (PEM)...

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Fuel cell company myFC to develop hybrid product platform for the global mobile operator and power bank markets
author FuelCellsWorks, April 28, 2017

The Swedish micro fuel cell company myFC is in the process of developing a new hybrid platform with both fuel cell and battery. JAQ Hybrid will be the base of the company’s entire offering to mobile operators and power bank producers.  The hybrid platform will replace the current JAQ product in existing contracts, and will...

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Swindon businesses take delivery of Hydrogen Cars under Government scheme
author FuelCellsWorks, April 27, 2017

On the 25th of April three hydrogen vehicles will make their way to the Honda BOC hydrogen refuelling station where the handover to their new owners will take place. Arval, Nationwide and the National Trust will take delivery of two Toyota Mirais and a Hyundai ix35, revolutionary new zero emission vehicles that are powered by hydrogen....

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Toshibas 100kW Pure Hydrogen Fuel Cell System Realizing CO2 Free Electricity Generation is now Operating in Japan
author FuelCellsWorks, April 27, 2017

Toshiba's first commercial scale 100kW pure hydrogen fuel cell system starts operation Supplying electricity to refrigerators and hot water to heating system at municipal wholesale market in Yamaguchi prefecture, delivering CO2-free electricity generation. TOKYO—Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that its first 100kW pure hydrogen fuel cell system has started commercial operation at the municipal...

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Energy Department Announces New National Laboratory Collaborations with 38 Small Businesses, Includes Hydrogen Storage and Fuel Cell Manufacturing Companies
author FuelCellsWorks, April 27, 2017

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the 38 small businesses that will collaborate with national lab researchers through the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot. SBV opens the DOE national labs to American small businesses, enabling them to tap into the intellectual and technical resources they need to overcome critical technology challenges for their...

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ULEMCo Eyes Spanish Market post-Brexit-Company Forges Collaboration for Economical Production of Hydrogen Fuel
author FuelCellsWorks, April 27, 2017

Liverpool, UK – ULEMCo, the company leading the use of ultra-low emission hydrogen-fuelled commercial vehicles in the UK – has announced a collaboration with Spanish company H2B2 to accelerate the commercialisation of hydrogen fuelled vehicles, both in Spain and the UK. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that sees the firms enter a...

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ABB launches Shipping 4.0 with search for ‘Power of the Future’ Including Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, April 27, 2017

ABB has launched its Shipping 4.0 concept with a high-level roundtable discussion on the ‘Power of the Future.’ Industry leaders and journalists met with ABB experts to discuss the technologies and power sources that are shaping the maritime industry. In response to the changing needs of the industry, ABB can also announce the role of...

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Nel Hydrogen Solutions Receives purchase order from Uno-X Hydrogen for additional H2Station® in Bergen
author FuelCellsWorks, April 26, 2017

Oslo--Nel Hydrogen Solutions, a division of Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL), has received a purchase order from Uno-X Hydrogen AS (Uno-X Hydrogen ) for equipment to build a second H2Station® in Bergen, Norway. The purchase order has a total value of approximately EUR 1 million, and the H2Station® is planned for installation in Bergen during 2017. Uno-X...

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BMW Group subsidiary Designworks collaborates with Shell to improve the customer experience in hydrogen refuelling
author FuelCellsWorks, April 26, 2017

Introduction of hydrogen dispenser concept at Hannover Fair (24 – 28 April 2017). Munich. BMW Group subsidiary Designworks and Shell have collaborated in the development of an innovative hydrogen dispenser that will improve the refuelling experience. Hydrogen vehicles have proved to be increasingly suitable for everyday use and offer the potential to become an important...

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