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Irish Researchers Make Hydrogen Production Breakthrough
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2016

New material will increase adoption of hydrogen as a fuel in energy efficient transportation The development of a real alternative to fossil fuels is perhaps the greatest technological challenge faced by humanity at present. Now, researchers at CRANN, the Nanoscience Institute based at Trinity College Dublin have developed a material which enhances the splitting of...

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NEL ASA: Partners with Praxair for Norwegian hydrogen refulleling station showcase
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2016

OSLO, Norway--Uno-X Hydrogen AS, a NEL ASA (NEL) joint venture, has entered into an agreement with a Norwegian affiliate of Praxair, a leading global industrial gas company, as a strategic alliance to install 20 hydrogen refuelling stations, covering all the major cities in Norway by 2020. As part of the agreement, Praxair’s Norwegian affiliate will...

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The world’s first hydrogen dual-fuel bin lorry arrives in Fife
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2016

This ground breaking new technology has converted two Heil Farid bin lorries to run on hydrogen and diesel. These are the latest additions to what will soon be one of Europe’s largest fleet of hydrogen powered vehicles. Cllr Lesley Laird, Depute Leader and Executive Spokesperson for Economy and Planning said: “Fife’s leading the way in...

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Krylov State Research Center presents hydrogen fuel cell battery with electrical power of 5kW
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2016

Ship Electric Engineering & Technology Institute (TSNII SET), a branch of Krylov State Research Center, has presented a hydrogen fuel cell battery with electrical power of 5kW, IAA PortNews journalist reports. The innovative technology allows for reduction of hazardous emissions (10 times) and shipping costs due to high characteristics of fuel cells (hazardous emissions -...

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How Can Fuel Cell Buses Reduce CO2 Emissions?
author FuelCellsWorks, May 24, 2016

Ballard--Seeking alternatives to diesel buses is crucial for realizing the carbon emissions reduction agenda in public transport. Although some improvements in terms of reducing harmful environmental effects have been made, it is expected that there is a limit to the "cleaning" of conventional diesel buses. Hence, cities and bus operators are under pressure to shift...

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SAFCell Inc. Awarded Enhancement Grant From US Army to Produce a 50 Watt Fuel Cell Power Unit
author FuelCellsWorks, May 23, 2016

SAFCELL, TEAMING WITH ULTRACELL, LLC WILL PRODUCE A 50 WATT, MAN-PORTABLE PROPANE SYSTEM FOR ARMY FIELD TRIALS BY EARLY 2017. Pasadena, CA - SAFCell and UltraCell have commenced the design and fabrication of a 50 watt, propane-fueled power unit based on the use of SAFCell’s proprietary Solid Acid Fuel Cell stacks in UltraCell’s world-leading military portable...

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Fife takes delivery of first hydrogen vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, May 23, 2016

It’s a first for Fife, as Levenmouth Community Energy Project takes delivery of the first two hydrogen powered vehicles in its fleet. Greenfleet Scotland 2016 hosted the arrival of the two new vehicles for Fife: one Kangoo van and one Transit van. Councillor Pat Callaghan, executive spokesperson for environment and transportation, said: “I’m delighted Fife...

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Proton Motor receives fuel cell stationary power system order  for the ‘Surf and Turf’ project in Orkney Islands
author FuelCellsWorks, May 23, 2016

As one of the leading clean tech provider’s in Europe, Proton Motor are thrilled to have received an order for a 75kVA containerized fuel cell stationary power system for the Orkney Islands on their Surf and Turf project. The project involves generating hydrogen from wind and tidal energy and using it as the energy storage medium....

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Nordic Fuel Cell Company PowerCell Sweden and Cortus Energy to develop climate-neutral solution using biomass gasification to hydrogen system
author FuelCellsWorks, May 23, 2016

Nordic leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has signed a letter of intent regarding a cooperation with Cortus Energy AB (publ) to jointly develop and market environmentally friendly electricity from biomass. Nordic leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB commences a close cooperation with Swedish Cortus Energy AB, a company that provides cost-effective and innovative bioenergy solutions...

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Energy Department Announces Climate Action Champion, City of San Francisco, Embracing Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
author FuelCellsWorks, May 23, 2016

The Energy Department's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced the city of San Francisco has been selected as the first Climate Action Champion to pursue hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for local transportation, in addition to new analysis projects by Strategic Analysis, Inc. The nearly $4.75 million in funding for both...

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