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Newark Farmers Market Maintains Commitment to Fuel Cells With New Order of GenDrive Units for Forklift Fleet
author FuelCellsWorks, July 26, 2016

Re-Up Order Replaces Earlier Model GenDrive Fleet in Operation since 2011 with Next-Generation Fuel Cells and Hydrogen System LATHAM, N.Y. -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, today announced that Newark Farmers Market has placed an order for 96 next-generation GenDrive fuel cell units to...

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True Believers: Three Drivers Swear By—Not At—Their Fuel-Cell Cars
author FuelCellsWorks, July 26, 2016

Once you’ve had a fuel-cell car, you don’t go back to internal combustion. That’s the message from three California early adopters, two in the Honda FCX Clarity and one in the Toyota Mirai. Karen Thorp and Jackie Keller have been fortunate enough to lease Honda FCX Claritys for the past several years. Now they’re waiting...

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HyperSolar Reaches Another Milestone Towards Commercially Viable Solar-to-Hydrogen Efficiency
author FuelCellsWorks, July 26, 2016

Company's Research Team Nearly Triples Photocurrents in Novel Solar Cell to Achieve High Efficiency in Splitting Water Molecules for Hydrogen Production SANTA BARBARA, CA-- HyperSolar, Inc. (OTCQB: HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, today announced that it recently was able to nearly triple photocurrents...

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Birmingham to receive government grant of £2.8 million for 42 state-of-the-art hydrogen fuel cell buses
author FuelCellsWorks, July 25, 2016

By Kris Kowalewski Cleaner, greener buses will be coming to Birmingham after £3milllion was awarded to a city council-led partnership project by the Department for Transport and the Office for Low Emissions Vehicles. Commenting on the support shown for the scheme, Anne Shaw, Assistant Director for Transportation and Connectivity at Birmingham City Council said: “It...

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Cheetah Marine Hydrogen Fueled Catamaran Smashes Targets
author FuelCellsWorks, July 25, 2016

A HYDROGEN-fuel catamaran built by Cheetah Marine has demonstrated the potential of zero CO2 technology in the marine industry. The 9.95m catamaran, designed and built at Cheetah’s workshops on the Isle of Wight features a Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine (HICE). The Honda outboard works in the same way as traditional petrol engine except it burns hydrogen...

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Hydrogenics providing fuel cell technology for Energy Challenge
author FuelCellsWorks, July 22, 2016

Hydrogenics announced as Technology Partner to the Energy Challenge Phil Sharp Racing’s Energy Challenge has partnered with Hydrogenics, a  global leader in developing and implementing hydrogen systems. Hydrogenics is supplying the advanced fuel cell technology that will be pivotal in fulfilling the Challenge’s goal of circumnavigating the globe, non-stop, without emissions. The Challenge is mid-development...

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University of Alberta Receives Funding for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Research
author FuelCellsWorks, July 22, 2016

Funding powers clean energy research By Michael Brown Edmonton--The solid oxide fuel cell, with its promise of low emissions and increased fuel possibilities, is within grasp, and the federal government has its money on the University of Alberta. In particular, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) homed in on the team led...

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FY17 SBIR Phase I Release 1 Topics Announced: Includes Fuel Cell Catalysts and Hydrogen Delivery
author FuelCellsWorks, July 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the 2017 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 1 topics, including two subtopics focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The fuel cell subtopic includes novel, durable supports for low-platinum group metal (PGM) catalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel...

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Southeast Asia’s First Renewable Hydrogen-Based Energy Storage and Power Plant Awarded to Hydrogenics
author FuelCellsWorks, July 21, 2016

Mississauga, Ontario -- Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS; TSX:HYG) (“Hydrogenics” or the “Company”), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation technology and hydrogen fuel cell power modules, today announced that it, along with Phraram 2 Civil Engineering Co., Ltd. (“PCE”), has been awarded the “Lam Takhong Wind Hydrogen Hybrid Project” by the Electricity Generation Authority of...

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Researchers develop new source of producing hydrogen from fescue grass
author FuelCellsWorks, July 21, 2016

A team of UK researchers, including experts from Cardiff University’s Cardiff Catalysis Institute, have shown that significant amounts of hydrogen can be unlocked from fescue grass with the help of sunlight and a cheap catalyst. It is the first time that this method has been demonstrated and could potentially lead to a sustainable way of...

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