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Audi and Hyundai intend cooperation on the development of fuel cell technology
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2018

Patent cross-licensing for accelerated development to volume production Audi Board Member for Technical Development Peter Mertens: “Want to achieve attractive cost structures for the breakthrough of the most systematic form of electric driving” Audi full-size SUV with fuel cell technology as first small series at the beginning of the next decade  AUDI AG and Hyundai...

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Solaris Debuts its Next Generation Hydrogen Bus
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2018

Solaris Bus & Coach has extended its range of environmentally friendly buses by debuting the Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen, a new generation vehicle deriving power from a hydrogen fuel cell. The official premiere of the vehicle is slated for 2019. Solaris says adding this model is a response to growing interest of the European market in emission-free...

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Symbio unveils H2Motiv L, simply Power and Zero-Emission
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2018

As van, heavy-duty vehicle and bus manufacturers finally convert to zero emission and switch to electric power, Symbio has launched a hydrogen kit that allows these vehicles to go even further: In brief, H2Motiv L allows vehicles to optimise the performance of existing battery-operated vehicles. An electricity supply boom for urban services. Faced with the...

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Major report on potential of hydrogen for Wales launched at Eco-car manufacturer in Llandrindod Wells
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2018

Mid and West AM Simon Thomas will launch a major report that analyses the potential of hydrogen in the decarbonisation of transport in Wales.  The report will be launched later this morning at eco-car manufacturer Riversimple in Llandrindod Wells. Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs Simon Thomas said, “The report highlights how Wales...

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Siemens and Lempäälän Energia microgrid in Finland to include fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2018

Erlangen--Lempäälän Energia has awarded Siemens to implement a self-sufficient smart grid system in the industrial area of Marjamäki, Finland. Siemens' scope of supply encompasses design and engineering of a smart medium-voltage microgrid, the corresponding grid automation system and an electrical storage system. The purpose of the project LEMENE is to provide a cost-effective and environmentally...

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HyperSolar Extends Research Agreement with University of Iowa-New Commitment Comes after a Year of Significant Progress in Achieving Goal of Delivering Commercially Viable Renewable Hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2018

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.-- HyperSolar, Inc. (OTCQB:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, announced today that it has extended its sponsored research agreement with the University of Iowa through May 31, 2019. The new commitment will allow the Company to continue to aggressively pursue a hydrogen production technology...

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Simark Controls receives EFOY Pro fuel cell order from major Canadian oil & gas services provider
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2018

New customer uses the weatherproof EFOY Pro hybrid solutions for powering off-grid actuator valves on liquids pipelines in Canada.  Fuel cells ensure autonomous 24/7 operation of the systems while significantly reducing logistics and service cost. Environmental friendliness of the power solution was a strong decision criterion. Total order amount: CAD 0.4 million. Brunnthal/Munich, Germany--Simark Controls...

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Successful results from international project on fuel cells paves the way for commercialization
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2018

Over the past five years, Danish Power Systems has, with several partners, worked on a development project titled 4M (Mechanisms, Materials, Manufacturing and Management). The project has resulted in better lifetime and performance for the fuel cells, as well as a fantastic cooperation between academic institutions and the private sector on both a national and...

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New material for splitting water into oxygen and hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2018

American Institute of Physics--Solar energy is clean and abundant. But when the sun isn't shining, you must store the energy in batteries or through a process called photocatalysis -- in which solar energy is used to make fuels. In photocatalytic water splitting, sunlight separates water into hydrogen and oxygen. The hydrogen and oxygen can then...

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Liebherr Aerospace and General Motores to Develop Next-Gen Fuel Cell APU System for Aircraft
author FuelCellsWorks, June 18, 2018

According to different online news sources, Liebherr Aerospace & Transportation and US automaker General Motors (GM) have agreed to co-oridnate their efforts and expertice in fuel cells to develop a next-generation auxiliary power unit (APU).  An auxiilary power unit or APU is a small engine that proveds the aircraft with electricl power, air conditioning, power for...

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