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Yutong Bus Co. to Add 22 Fuel Cell City Buses in the City of Zhengzhou
author FuelCellsWorks, August 18, 2018

On August 14, it was learned from the Zhengzhou Public Transportation Corporation that two hydrogen fuel cell buses will be put into use on the 727 bus line  in Zhengzhou this week, and these will be followed with an additional 20 hydrogen fuel cell buses that will be added to the commercial demonstration operation in the...

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Pajarito Powder selected for U.S. Department of Energy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Project
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy announced selection of 28 new projects to support early-stage research and development of innovative hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Pajarito Powder was selected for contract negotiation for the project, “Active and Durable PGM-free Cathodic Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cell Application,” for which Pajarito Powder will be the lead awardee. Pajarito Powder...

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SFC Energy: Canadian subsidiary Simark Controls receives large order for SCADA communication systems
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2018

Major Canadian Oil and Gas Company buys Trio Radio communication systems to further the automation of their oil and gas operations in Western Canada.  Simark Controls is a leading provider of fully integrated, turnkey SCADA communications systems that are often equipped with SFC Energy’s EFOY Pro fuel cells for off-grid installations. Order amounts to approx....

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“An accomplished performer” 8 best press reactions to the All-New Fuel Cell Car NEXO
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2018

17 August 2018 - Europe’s motoring media recently headed to Scandinavia to experience Hyundai Motor’s latest Fuel Cell model, the All-New NEXO, from behind the wheel. Here’s what they thought of it. Characterised by a pure and calm design and with an estimated driving range of 666 km (under WLTP testing), the All-New NEXO was previously praised...

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DOE Fact of the Month August 2018: Global Electrolyzer Sales Reach 100 MW per Year
author FuelCellsWorks, August 16, 2018

The estimated global sales of electrolyzers in 2017 were estimated to be 100 megawatts per year. That is enough to produce approximately 50,000 kilograms of hydrogen per day (assuming 50 kWh/kg, running full time). An electrolyzer is a device used in electrolysis, which is a process to produce hydrogen. During electrolysis, an electrolyzer uses electricity...

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POSCO Energy seeks partnership in fuel cell business amid losses
author FuelCellsWorks, August 16, 2018

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Yon-hap) - POSCO Energy, a private electricity provider, said Thursday it is seeking a business partnership in its nonprofitable fuel cell business. The company, an energy unit of steelmaker POSCO, has posted 330 billion won (US$292 million) in accumulated losses in the fuel cell business it began in 2007, a company spokesman said...

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Revenue Growth Drives Plug Power’s Manufacturing Expansion in New York
author FuelCellsWorks, August 16, 2018

New York State and Empire State Development played a key role in expansion effort Congressman Paul Tonko to join the Clifton Park, NY grand opening ceremony, recognizing Plug Power’s commitment to the economic growth of the Capital Region LATHAM, N.Y.-- Plug Power Inc. (PLUG), a leading provider of energy solutions that change the way the world moves,...

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Hydrogen Council: 60 Seconds with Jun Karube, Chairman of Toyota Tsusho
author FuelCellsWorks, August 16, 2018

What specific activities related to hydrogen is your company currently pursuing? We are working to build hydrogen value chains optimized for each region. Our activity in Japan spans several demonstration projects for producing, transporting, and using hydrogen, including commercial hydrogen stations. Those projects provide us with a platform for identifying and addressing issues in regard...

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A city bus that rolls with formic acid and fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, August 16, 2018

Breathing fresh air: this is one of the cornerstones of Air Liquide's sustainable strategy. To achieve its goal, the company is actively working on various solutions to improve air quality. One of them, a revolutionary urban bus running on hydrozine, was developed by Team FAST Air Liquide is not only proposing innovations in sustainability, it is also...

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PowerCell signs MOU with Siemens regarding development of marine systems based on fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, August 15, 2018

The aim is to integrate PowerCell’s fuel cell systems in Siemens’ existing systems for drive and power generation for the marine segment. PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the German industrial group Siemens AG regarding a joint development of fuel cell-based drive and power generating systems for marine applications. Siemens AG...

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