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Fuel Cell Electric Bus Evaluations
author FuelCellsWorks, July 24, 2017

NREL's technology validation team evaluates fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs) to provide comprehensive, unbiased evaluation results of fuel cell bus development and performance compared to conventional baseline vehicles. Transit buses are one of the best early transportation applications for fuel cell technology. Buses operate in congested areas where pollution is already a problem. These buses...

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Connecticut Startup Puts the Wraps on Costa Rica Hydro Bus
author FuelCellsWorks, July 24, 2017

G-Force Signs & Graphics completes branding on City of Liberia's hydrogen electric bus demonstration project as part of collaborative project between Costa Rica and US businesses. SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. -- Costa Rica's new hydrogen-electric bus project, completed through a collaboration by various U.S. and Costa Rican companies for the City of Liberia, Guanacaste received a...

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AFC Energy Commences FEED on Landmark Hydrogen Fuel Cell Micro-Grid in Surrey at Dunsfold Park
author FuelCellsWorks, July 24, 2017

AFC Energy (AIM: AFC), the industrial fuel cell power company, is pleased to announce it has executed a term sheet with Dunsfold Park Ltd. ("Dunsfold Park") to commence Front End Engineering and Design ("FEED") work on a landmark hydrogen micro-grid at the Dunsfold Park site in Surrey, UK.  The FEED will commence immediately.    Highlights...

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Hydrogen Production in a Confined Space
author FuelCellsWorks, July 23, 2017

NUS chemists have developed a method to confine noble metal nanoparticles in layered, quasi-two-dimensional (2D) materials for efficient hydrogen production. Hydrogen is a clean fuel that can be burned in a fuel cell to produce energy with minimal impact to the environment. One method to produce hydrogen is by using electricity to spilt water molecules,...

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Wisconsin Fleet Owner Recognizes Hydrogen Technology as the Catalyst to Greater Fuel Savings
author FuelCellsWorks, July 23, 2017

When faced with the obstacles of added costs and lack of infrastructure to accommodate Concentrated Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles, John Sheehy, CEO of Sheehy Mail Contractors, decided to make such a conversion in favor of going green and reducing fleet emissions for their 100 trucks. Serving the U.S. Postal Service for years as an expert...

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European players unite forces and visibility in the race for the hydrogen and fuel cells economy!
author FuelCellsWorks, July 22, 2017

The European association of research organisations active in fuels cells and hydrogen (FCH), N.ERGHY, decided to change its name to Hydrogen Europe Research at last week’s general assembly and to work hand in hand with Hydrogen Europe, its industry association counterpart. Hydrogen Europe has, in parallel during its general assembly in June, created an additional board seat...

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Plug Power Announces Expanded Collaboration with Walmart
author FuelCellsWorks, July 22, 2017

Continued growth expected in Walmart’s use of Plug Power hydrogen fuel cells in its  distribution center material handling fleet. Walmart granted right to purchase Plug Power equity, vesting based on future business. LATHAM, N.Y. -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, announces a new collaborative agreement with Walmart to facilitate further expansion...

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Grant Focuses on “Hydrogen Sponge” for Use in Fuel-Cell Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, July 22, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Finding practical hydrogen storage technologies for vehicles powered by fuel cells is the focus of a $682,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, awarded to Mike Chung, professor of materials science and engineering, Penn State. Chung's recent research on superabsorbent polymers, which shows potential to aid in oil spill recovery and cleanup,...

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Energy Observer Premier navire hydrogène à faire le tour du monde
author FuelCellsWorks, July 21, 2017

Didier Gambart, Président-directeur général de Toyota France, a remis les clés de 6 Toyota Hybrides et d’une Mirai à pile à combustible hydrogène à Victorien Erussard, Capitaine d’Energy Observer, le 13 juillet 2017 au Port du Gros Caillou à Paris. Energy Observer : 1er navire hydrogène autour du Monde, un challenge historique et technologique Pour...

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Hydrogen technicians to be trained in Aberdeen through City Council and NESCOL partnership
author FuelCellsWorks, July 21, 2017

An accredited course for fuel cell and hydrogen technicians in Aberdeen is being developed as part of the city’s position as a hydrogen technologies hub. Aberdeen City Council is working with North East of Scotland College (NESCOL) and EU partners to build on the city’s reputation as part of the Energy Capital of Europe with...

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