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Celeroton receives funding to design a gas bearing for use in a fuel cell system from SERI within a Horizon 2020 project
author FuelCellsWorks, February 23, 2017

Celeroton receives funding, within the scope of the European Horizon 2020 framework programme, from the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for the design and realisation of a gas bearing turbo compressor for use in a 100 kW fuel cell system. Volvo Car Group will integrate and test the system. [FCH] The Horizon...

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ITM Power and Shell Open First Hydrogen Refuelling Station
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2017

ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, announces, with Shell, the official opening of the first hydrogen station to be situated on a forecourt in the UK. The hydrogen refuelling station is located at Cobham services on the M25, the nation’s busiest refuelling station. The station is ITM Power’s fourth public...

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Hydrogen energy program launched in Dalian, China
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2017

ECNS--A hydrogen fuel cell and hydrogen energy auto program was launched on Tuesday in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province. The program is expected to introduce the world's most advanced technology to Dalian and accomplish industrialization, Liang Yi, president of Dalian Hydrogen Energy Research Institute, said. Together with Dalian Metal Surface Coating Research Institute, the company...

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Four-Stroke Engine Cycle Produces Hydrogen from Methane and Captures CO2
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2017

By John Toon-Georgia Tech When is an internal combustion engine not an internal combustion engine? When it’s been transformed into a modular reforming reactor that could make hydrogen available to power fuel cells wherever there’s a natural gas supply available. By adding a catalyst, a hydrogen separating membrane and carbon dioxide sorbent to the century-old...

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Hydrogen Drone Now in its Second Generation: Introducing HyDrone 1800
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2017

Chinese drone manufacturer MMC introduces the next generation of its hydrogen drone -an almost indestructible, long endurance aircraft equipped for military applications. ABU DHABI, UAE -- The International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017) was unveiled today at Abu Dhabi national exhibition center. Together with CATIC at the exhibition,  drone manufacturer MMC, global leader in industrial...

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Nel Hydrogen Solutions Awarded frame contract for multiple hydrogen fueling stations in California by Royal Dutch Shell
author FuelCellsWorks, February 21, 2017

Awarded frame contract for multiple hydrogen fueling stations in California by Royal Dutch Shell Plc Oslo-- Nel Hydrogen Solutions, a division of Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL), has entered into a framework contract for the supply, construction and maintenance of H2Station® hydrogen fueling stations in California for Royal Dutch Shell Plc (“Shell”) in a partnership with...

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service to add two hydrogen vehicles to its fleet
author FuelCellsWorks, February 21, 2017

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust will add two hydrogen powered fuel cell vehicles to its fleet after receiving grant funding from the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). The two vehicles added to the fleet will be Renault Kangoo electric-hydrogen hybrid vehicles with a range of 200 miles on hydrogen and a further 100 miles on electricwhen...

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Toyota and Shell One Step Closer to a Hydrogen Refueling Network in California
author FuelCellsWorks, February 21, 2017

Seven hydrogen stations and $16 million award proposed by the California Energy Commission Torrance, Calif.-- On February 17, The California Energy Commission (CEC) posted a Notice of Proposed Award (NOPA) outlining subsidies to support hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. Shell, in partnership with Toyota, will be considered for the installation of hydrogen refueling equipment into...

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South African Government’s Drive to Create Fuel Cell Industry Gathers Momentum
author FuelCellsWorks, February 21, 2017

The South African government’s efforts to develop a viable fuel cell manufacturing industry that will contribute in stimulating economic growth, creating jobs, generating export revenue and producing cleaner energy are gaining traction. This was said by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies ahead of a two-day fuel cell bus workshop that the...

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HyperSolar Demonstrates Successful Hydrogen Production Using Readily Available Commercial Silicon Solar Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, February 21, 2017

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- HyperSolar, Inc. (HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, today announced that it had successfully produced renewable hydrogen using commercially available low-cost silicon solar cells (supplied by Midwest Optoelectronics, LLC "MWOE") protected with HyperSolar’s proprietary coating. The Company’s research team used...

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