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Proton Motor Commissions Fuel Cell Plant for Orkney Surf’n Turf Project
author FuelCellsWorks, May 25, 2018

As part of the Orkney Surf'n Turf Project project, Proton Motor will supply a 75KW fuel cell system consisting of 3 x HyRange 25 and one 80KW / h battery. The 75 kVA container fuel cell system has been in operation since April 2017 on the Scottish Orkney Islands and was put back into operation after transport and finally...

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Hydrogen is firmly on the agenda of the Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation as Hydrogen Council participates for the first time
author FuelCellsWorks, May 25, 2018

Malmo, Sweden -- The Hydrogen Council today joined the 9th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) co-hosted by Denmark and Sweden – the first such recognition for the group and the technology at multilateral government level. Council Co-Chair Dr Woong-chul Yang and Initiative Co-Secretary, Pierre-Etienne Franc attended roundtables hosted by both Mission Innovation[ii] and CEM respectively, alongside high-level actors...

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Toshiba to Start Demonstration Project with Iwatani to Establish Low-Carbon Hydrogen Supply Chain in Hokkaido
author FuelCellsWorks, May 25, 2018

To establish the viability of a locally-based supply chain with hydrogen The first project to use hydrogen produced from hydropower for generation in Japan KAWASAKI, Japan—Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) announced that they have started a demonstration project in partnership with Iwatani Corporation (Iwatani) in Kushiro city, Hokkaido Prefecture at a hydrogen...

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Energy Department Announces up to $3.5M for Nuclear-Compatible Hydrogen Production
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2018

Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced up to $3.5 million for hydrogen production research and development (R&D) that is compatible with nuclear energy sources. Many utilities are now economically incentivized to consider integrating nuclear energy production with other industrial processes to optimize thermal and electrical energy production.  Through the selection of these projects, the Office...

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CleverShuttle Ride-sharing Service Featuring Toyota Fuel Cell Mirai Starts Service in Stuttgart
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2018

Environmentally friendly and comfortable CleverShuttle Ridesharing service starts in Stuttgart Fifth big city gets the cheapest German car service Deutsche Bahn (DB) participates in the start-up Stuttgart-- CleverShuttle recently announced that its Ride-sharing Service Featuring Toyota Fuel Cell Mirai has started in Stuttgart . The ride-sharing has already begun in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Leipzig. Deutsche...

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Toyota moves to expand mass-production of fuel cell stacks and hydrogen tanks towards ten-fold increase post-2020
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2018

Newly constructed building at Honsha Plant will house FC cell stack production Shimoyama Plant to add new line dedicated to the mass production of high-pressure hydrogen tanks Expansion of sales areas planned in Japan and overseas Toyota City, Japan, May 24, 2018―Toyota sees global sales of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) increasing significantly after 2020,...

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35th Hydrogen Fuel Station Opens in Newport Beach, California
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2018

The Newport Beach hydrogen station, operated by Shell, is open for business! It is the 35th retail hydrogen station in California and located in Orange County. The hydrogen station first opened in 2012 and was recently upgraded to accommodate retail sales. The station will be open 24 hours a day and is located at 1600...

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Hydrogen Mobility Europe: Copenhagen Mayors driving Fuel Cell Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, May 23, 2018

On Tuesday May 22nd Hyundai Denmark handed over two fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) to two Copenhagen Mayors: the Mayor of Social Services, Mia Nyegaard and the Mayor of Employment and Integration, Cecilia Lonning-Skovgaard. The FCEVs will serve as the primary means of transport for the mayors in their official capacities. Tejs Laustsen Jensen, CEO...

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Asahi Kasei Begins Trial Operation of Green Hydrogen Plant in Soma, Fukushima
author FuelCellsWorks, May 23, 2018

Asahi Kasei has begun trial operation of an alkaline water electrolysis plant for the production of green hydrogen using renewable energy jointly with IHI Corp. in Soma, Fukushima, Japan. With large electrodes, maximum electrolytic capacity of 120 KW, and hydrogen production capacity of 25 Nm3/h, the plant is installed at the Soma IHI Green Energy Center launched...

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Construction Begins at Worlds First Local Solar Hydrogen Gas Station in Mariestad
author FuelCellsWorks, May 23, 2018

Mariestad becomes the world's first with a solar powered hydrogen station. Construction started for the solar park adjacent to the existing hydrogen station, located along the E20 at the southern entrance to Mariestad. Together with the municipal electricity company VänerEnergi and the company Nilsson Energy, Mariestad municipality is building the world's first plant for solar powered...

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