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Ballard CEO Delivers Keynote Speech at Open Innovation Forum Osaka Event
author FuelCellsWorks, September 22, 2017

During a business trip to Japan to meet with Japanese partners and customers, Mr. Randy MacEwen, Ballard President and CEO attended the “Open Innovation Forum Osaka in Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies”, where he delivered the keynote speech on September 19th.   VANCOUVER, CANADA and OSAKA, JAPAN – During a business trip to Japan to...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 22, 2017

Orkney is a group of islands to the north of Scotland with fantastic natural energy resources. Wind, tidal and wave energy are abundant year-round. More electricity is generated locally from renewable sources than the population use, and zero-carbon power is routinely exported to the UK National Grid. There are even times when so much renewable energy...

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NSF fellowship to help UNM researcher advance fuel cell technology
author FuelCellsWorks, September 22, 2017

By Aaron Hilf-UNM As the need for alternative forms of energy production continues to increase around the world, researchers at The University of New Mexico are working to improve hydrogen fuel cells by better understanding them at the atomic and molecular level. Kateryna Artyushkova, a research associate professor in UNM’s Department of Chemical and Nuclear...

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Powering the future: Alfred University adds hydrogen fuel cell capability for research, education
author FuelCellsWorks, September 22, 2017

Alfred University’s Inamori School of Engineering has added equipment that will allow students and researchers in the Inamori School of Engineering to expand their knowledge of hydrogen fuel cells as part of the renewable energy engineering curriculum. Dr. Xingwu Wang, professor of electrical engineering, explains students in the renewable energy engineering program learn about alternate...

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ITALY: Carabinieri Police Force Receives First Hydrogen-Powered Car
author FuelCellsWorks, September 21, 2017

It is the first hydrogen vehicle in use for an Italian police force The vehicle will be used for activities to prevent and detect traffic violations  Bolzano -- In an Italian Police force first, the Trentino-Alto Adige Carabinieri Legion Carabinieri police today took delivery of a hydrogen-powered Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell car. The car was awarded to the Trentino-Alto Adige...

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Toyota Canada and Transition Énergétique Québec agree to study market requirements for hydrogen infrastructure in Québec
author FuelCellsWorks, September 21, 2017

TORONTO--Toyota is investing in initiatives that are part of Québec's 2030 Energy Policy, including a pilot network of multi-fuel service stations which include hydrogen fuel, and collaboration with groups like Transition Énergétique Québec (TEQ), the new public body established by the Ministry of Energy to support, encourage and promote energy transition, innovation and efficiency in...

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Shanghai Releases its Development Plan for Fuel Cell Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, September 21, 2017

As news reports of the demise of the internal combustion engine in China continue, the city of Shanghai earlier this month issued a development plan of its own pertaining to the city's developement plans for fuel cell cars. Shanghai is planning to build anywhere between 5-10 hydorgen stations and plans to launch at least 3,000...

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Hyster® Develops 48 Tonne Electric Truck, Long Term to be Offered with Nuvera Fuel Cell Option
author FuelCellsWorks, September 21, 2017

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster® laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed. “The first electric Hyster® Big Truck, powered by lithium-ion battery, is at our test facility in Weeze, Germany,” reveals Jan-Willem van den Brand, Director Big Truck...

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University of Arkansas Engineering Professor Receives NSF Fellowship Award to Continue Work on Metal-Based Catalyst Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, September 21, 2017

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR, announced Wednesday that Lauren Greenlee, assistant professor of chemical engineering, will receive a fellowship award of $267,507 to continue her work characterizing metal-based catalysts to improve the next generation of fuel cells and batteries. The award is part of EPSCoR’s...

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British investor group Signal Special Opportunities new major owner in Swedish myFC
author FuelCellsWorks, September 20, 2017

Swedish fuel cell company myFC (MYFC) raises 42.1 million SEK in a directed share issue. 952,000 shares have been purchased by British investment group Signal Special Opportunities. Handelsbanken Fonder, already a major owner, purchases an additional 500,000 shares at the same time. “We are very pleased to welcome Signal Special Opportunities as new major owner...

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