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Air Products Continues to Play a Leading Role in Innovative Hydrogen Projects
author FuelCellsWorks, December 14, 2018

Hydrogen, key element of the energy mix of the future Brussels -- Air Products continues its commitment to the development of hydrogen as an integral part of the future energy mix and joined the global coalition Hydrogen Council, a global coalition of business leaders concerned with hydrogen-related technologies. As the world's leading hydrogen supplier and market...

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Nel ASA: Awarded Grant for Green Fertilizer Project with Yara to Realize Fertilizer Production using Hydrogen Production from Electrolysis
author FuelCellsWorks, December 14, 2018

Oslo -- Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser, a division of Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL) has been awarded a grant under the PILOT-E scheme for the development and realization of a green fertilizer project together with Yara International ASA (Yara, OSE:YARA). The ambition of the project is to realize zero-emission fertilizer production using innovative solutions and cost-efficient hydrogen production...

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HYON AS: Awarded Grant in Two R&D Contracts for Zero-Emissions Maritime Transport using Hydrogen Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, December 14, 2018

Oslo, December 14, 2018-- Hyon AS (“Hyon”) has, together with partners, been awarded grants under the PILOT-E scheme for the development and realization of two maritime projects; a high-speed ferry and a short-sea freighter. The ambitions of both projects are to realize zero-emission propulsion via fuel cells using cost-efficient hydrogen produced from electrolysis based on renewable...

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All-New Hyundai NEXO among Euro NCAP’s Best in Class Cars of 2018
author FuelCellsWorks, December 14, 2018

Hyundai NEXO awarded ‘Best in Class’ of 2018 by Euro NCAP in the ‘Large Off-Road’ category  First fuel cell electric vehicle to be awarded the maximum five-star overall rating by Euro NCAP NEXO’s SmartSense active safety and driving assistance technologies exceed highest European safety standards The independent vehicle assessment organisation Euro NCAP, which tested 23...

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Researchers use Jiggly Jell-O to Make Powerful New Hydrogen Fuel Catalyst
author FuelCellsWorks, December 14, 2018

By Kara Manke|-University of California, Berkeley A cheap and effective new catalyst developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, can generate hydrogen fuel from water just as efficiently as platinum, currently the best — but also most expensive — water-splitting catalyst out there. The catalyst, which is composed of nanometer-thin sheets of metal carbide,...

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Ballard Receives Order From Porterbrook for Fuel Cell Module to Power U.K. HydroFLEX Train
author FuelCellsWorks, December 13, 2018

VANCOUVER and DERBY, U.K.-- Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP;TSX: BLDP) today announced that it has received a purchase order from Porterbrook Leasing Company Limited ("Porterbrook"; www.porterbrook.co.uk), a leading participant in the rail leasing market, for an FCveloCity®-HD fuel cell module and related support to power a HydroFLEX train in the U.K. Earlier this year U.K. Rail Minister, Jo Johnson MP,...

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PowerCell Cooperates with Scania and Renova in a Joint Project to Build a Fuel Cell Powered Refuse Truck
author FuelCellsWorks, December 13, 2018

PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has together with the Swedish truck maker Scania, the refuse company Renova and the truck superstructure company JOAB, initiated a joint project to build an electric refuse truck where both the propulsion and compactor run on electricity produced by fuel cells. The refuse truck will be operated by the waste handling...

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Low-Cost Catalyst from U of T Engineering Boosts Hydrogen Production from Water
author FuelCellsWorks, December 13, 2018

A future powered by carbon-free fuel depends on our ability to harness and store energy from renewable but intermittent sources, such as solar and wind. Now, a new catalyst developed at U of T Engineering gives a boost to a number of clean energy technologies that depend on producing hydrogen from water. In addition to...

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Germany: BMVI with new Funding Concept for Hydrogen Regions
author FuelCellsWorks, December 13, 2018

Berlin – Steffen Bilger, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, presented a new funding approach at the General Assembly of the National Innovation Programme Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology, specifically focusing on regions for the support of mobility with hydrogen. It will be coordinated by NOW GmbH. Steffen Bilger:...

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Nuvera Signs Agreement for Production of Fuel Cell Stacks in China
author FuelCellsWorks, December 12, 2018

Billerica, Massachusetts, December 12, 2018 — Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Hangzhou district government of Fuyang, in Zhejiang province, China to enable the local manufacture of Nuvera® fuel cell stacks beginning in 2019. In addition to incentives offered by the district...

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