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Tahoe’s first hydrogen fuel station opens
author FuelCellsWorks, August 29, 2016

By Catherine Van TRUCKEE, Calif. (KOLO) - Forget fossil fuels and battery-powered cars; it's all about hydrogen now. Pretty soon, you'll be able to use the element to fill up your tank. The new generation of cars requires no gas or battery. "The hydrogen is exciting. It's exciting to go totally green. It's exciting to be clean...

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An effective and low-cost solution for storing solar energy by converting it into hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, August 29, 2016

How can we store solar energy for period when the sun doesn't shine? One solution is to convert it into hydrogen through water electrolysis. The idea is to use the electrical current produced by a solar panel to 'split' water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen. Clean hydrogen can then be stored away for future use...

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Fukuoka and Toyota Tsusho win Japanese MLIT’s Minister’s Award for sewage treatment hydrogen station
author FuelCellsWorks, August 29, 2016

ResponseJP--On August 19, Toyota Tsusho announced that it had received the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's Minister's Award for its collaborative Hydrogen Leader City Project with the city of Fukuoka, Kyushu University and Mitsubishi Kakoshi Kaisha.  The aim of the Hydrogen Leader City Project is to create a hydrogen energy society. It...

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SARTA Readying Hydrogen Fueling Station in Canton
author FuelCellsWorks, August 29, 2016

The Repository--The federal government is making a $25 million bet on hydrogen fuel cell technology in Canton. As part of that investment the largest public transit hydrogen pumping station outside of California is scheduled to open late next month. After a ground breaking in January, local contractors earlier this week at SARTA's headquarters installed a...

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Daesung Industrial partners with SOLIDPower to enter fuel cell business
author FuelCellsWorks, August 29, 2016

Korea Herald--Daesung Industrial announced on Aug. 29 that its affiliate Daesung Heat Pump and Italian fuel cell company SOLIdPower will jointly develop next generation solid oxide fuel cell systems. They have partnered to develop the 10 kilowatt SOFC system for sale in South Korea where it is yet to be applied more broadly.  Established in 2006,...

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German Ministry of Economics Kicks Off New Funding Programme for Fuel Cell Heating Systems
author FuelCellsWorks, August 26, 2016

Berlin --The German Ministry of Economics has kicked off a new programme to support fuel cell heating systems. Entitled “Die Energiewende im Heizungskeller” (The energy turnaround in the boiler room), the aim of the new funding programme is to establish pioneering fuel cell technology in the market – as this technology enables the highly efficient...

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ITM Power Signs Hydrogen Fuel Supply Contract with Arcola Energy
author FuelCellsWorks, August 26, 2016

ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a fuel contract to supply hydrogen at £10/kg with Arcola Energy (“Arcola”). The fuel will be supplied from ITM Power’s growing hydrogen refuelling infrastructure, part funded by OLEV, FCH JU and InnovateUK. This is a follow-on...

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NASA Researchers to Study Fuel Cell Powered Electric Plane
author FuelCellsWorks, August 26, 2016

Five New Ideas to be Explored by NASA Aeronautics Teams.They might not work, but no one will know for sure unless they’re given a chance. That’s the general idea behind the recent selection of five aviation-related technologies for vigorous study as part of NASA’s ongoing Convergent Aeronautics Solutions project during the next two years of...

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Energy Department Awards 10 new Fuel Cell Business-Laboratory Collaborations under Small Business Vouchers Pilot
author FuelCellsWorks, August 25, 2016

On August 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Small Business Vouchers (SBV) Pilot awarded 43 vouchers in Round Two for a total of $8M. With vouchers in hand, these businesses can better leverage the world-class capabilities of the department's national laboratories and bring their next-generation clean energy technologies to the marketplace faster. "We...

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ORNL to Collaborate with American Fuel Cell using DOE’s Small Business Vouchers (SBV)
author FuelCellsWorks, August 25, 2016

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.--Six small companies will tap the expertise of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory to move their manufacturing, fuel cell, geothermal and vehicle technologies closer to the marketplace. The businesses are among 43 selected to participate in the second round of DOE's Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot. With vouchers in hand,...

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