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FCH JU and Hyundai: Four-time partner driving fuel cell forward
author FuelCellsWorks, December 05, 2016

Hyundai Motor handed over an ix35 Fuel Cell to the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking to be used for demonstration drives and public events over the next four years This is the fourth time since 2011 that Hyundai Motor has provided vehicles to a European Commission-backed organisation Hyundai Motor handed over an ix35 Fuel...

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PowerCell develops fuel cell system for Kalmar Cargotec
author FuelCellsWorks, December 05, 2016

Gothenburg, Sweden -- The leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has reached an agreement with Kalmar Cargotec Sweden AB on developing a fuel cell system for Kalmar Cargotec’s future electric forklift truck. This will help the end consumer, SSAB, to diminish carbon dioxide emissions at the site. The system will be developed and installed in...

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MeStREx Project Using Fuel Cells to Re-Charge Battery Powered Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, December 05, 2016

As part of the MeStREx (Metallic Stack for Range Extender) research project, Plansee is working together with partners from industry and research on an innovative "range extender". It is designed to convert ethanol based fuels to electric power extremely efficiently, and is intended to allow the battery packs to be recharged autonomously and continuously, far from any external...

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Is a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Forklift in Your Future?
author FuelCellsWorks, December 05, 2016

NITCO -- A secret ingredient is fueling innovation in the forklift industry – hydrogen! Actually, hydrogen fuel cell technology is becoming less of a secret every day as more companies invest in this clean, sustainable fuel source that is generated using the single most abundant element in the universe. Yes, hydrogen fuel helped America put...

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Telia, Reliable Power Supply for Telecom
author FuelCellsWorks, December 05, 2016

PowerCell’s efforts in the telecom industry address a growing problem for operators in respect of electricity supply for telecom base stations. The mobile phone industry’s trade association GSMA has reported that about one million telemasts are outside of reliable electrical grids and another 200,000 are expected to be added by 2020. The traditional alternative is...

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Chinese Inventor Zhan Xiaoling Invents Low-cost Green Catalyst for Hydrolysis Hydrogen Production
author FuelCellsWorks, December 05, 2016

Zhan Xiaoling, a researcher of Institute of Marine Oil and Gas of Hainan Province in China, developed a low-cost green catalyst technology of hydrolysis hydrogen production after 16 years’ exploration and study. The process of the hydrolysis hydrogen production doesn’t need light, heat or electricity. Hydrogen produced by the way of injecting water into hydrolytic...

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London Mayor Sadiq to stop buying ‘dirtiest’ diesel buses and unveils hydrogen bus
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

No more new pure diesel double-deckers added to bus fleet from 2018 All new single-deckers for central London to be zero-emission  At least 20 new hydrogen buses will be delivered as part of a £10m part-EU funded project supporting hydrogen technology, with TfL providing at least £5m in funding. The proposed London-wide Ultra-Low Emission Zone...

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SGL Group is Development Partner for High-Performance Fuel Cells in the Automotive Sector
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

EU-funded project INSPIRE for the development of fuel cell technology in the automotive sector launched SGL Group responsible for the development of “gas diffusion layers” based on carbon fibers Dr. Gerd Wingefeld, Chief Technology Officer at SGL Group: “Participation in INSPIRE emphasizes our claim to shape developments in the megatrends of mobility and energy supply”...

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FuelCell Energy announces 96 layoffs
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

In its recent business development announcement on Thursday, FuelCell Energy announced that as part of its business restructruing measures, it plans 96 layoffs coming from the headquarters in Danbury, production facility in Torrington and at remote locations. "The Company is reducing materials spend as well as implementing various cost control initiatives.  The workforce was reduced at...

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A Cleaner, More Efficient Car? Florida State University Professor Desgns New Material to Better Store Hydrogen Fuel
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

A Florida State University researcher has designed new materials that could be used to store hydrogen fuel more efficiently in vehicles or other devices that use clean energy. Jose Mendoza-Cortes, an assistant professor in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, describes his proposed solution and designs for these new materials in an article in the Journal of...

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