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Ontario Taking Next Steps in Testing Hydrogen-Powered Train Technology
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2018

Province Transforming GO Transit to Provide Faster and More Frequent Service Ministry of Transportation--Ontario is taking the next steps in exploring the potential of hydrail as an alternative to conventional electric trains, as Ontario transforms the GO network into a rapid-transit system that will provide faster and more frequent service for commuters and families. Kathryn...

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New material provides cheap hydrogen production
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2018

Now, researchers at KTH have shown that using a new and cheap material, hydrogen can produce both cheap and large-scale. The study, just published in Nature Communication, clarifies that hydrogen has the potential to meet a promising future. Hydrogen has for a long time been regarded as a promising future energy carrier when fossil fuels...

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University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers identify promising solid oxide fuel cell materials
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2018

Pulling needles out of haystacks: With computation, researchers identify promising solid oxide fuel cell materials By Adam Malecek--Using advanced computational methods, University of Wisconsin–Madison materials scientists have discovered new materials that could bring widespread commercial use of solid oxide fuel cells closer to reality. A solid oxide fuel cell is essentially an engine that provides an...

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PitPoiint Launches New Hydrogen Refuelling Station in Delfzil
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2018

Under the High V.LO-CITY Project, Pittpoint Cleans Fuels and QBUZZ have officially launched the new hydrogen refuelling station for the Groningen site today (22nd February 2018) Erik Kemink, CEO at PitPoint, said: ‘We are extremely pleased and proud to be part of this unique five-year pilot programme within the High V.LO-City project and to be able...

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California Energy Commission Approves More than $2 Million for Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2018

Energy Commission Adopts Reports That Track State’s Path To Clean Energy Future  SACRAMENTO - The California Energy Commission today approved two reports that track the state’s path to a clean energy future, and also funded the continued operation and maintenance of 16 hydrogen refueling stations located strategically throughout California. At a business meeting, the Energy Commission adopted the Integrated...

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U.S. Senator Blumenthal Expresses Industry Support in Visit to FuelCell Energy
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2018

DANBURY, Conn.-- FuelCell Energy, Inc.(Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in delivering clean, innovative and affordable fuel cell solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy, today announced a recent visit by United States Senator Richard Blumenthal to the Company’s North American manufacturing facility in Torrington, CT, where he expressed his continued support for the fuel cell...

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Scientists Test World’s First Solar to Hydrogen Fuels Reactor for Night
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2018

International solar thermal energy researchers have successfully tested CONTISOL, a solar reactor that runs on air, able to make any solar fuel like hydrogen and to run day or night – because it uses concentrated solar power (CSP) and includes thermal energy storage. The promise of solar fuels is that we could have zero carbon...

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Wind turbine data from the island of Bornholm confirms potential of high-efficiency electrolysis cells
author FuelCellsWorks, February 22, 2018

Using wind data from a wind farm on the Danish island of Bornholm, researchers from DTU Energy and partners have successfully tested the ability of electrolysis cells to store wind power. An electrolysis cell uses electricity to split, e.g., water molecules (H2O) into hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2). In this way, surplus electricity generated by,...

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Ballard Receives Follow-On Order For Next Stage in Development of Non Precious Metal Catalyst-Based Fuel Cells for Material Handling
author FuelCellsWorks, February 21, 2018

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that it has received a follow-on purchase order from Nisshinbo Holdings (“Nisshinbo”; www.nisshinbo.co.jp/english/), an Environmental and Energy company, to progress a previously announced Technology Solutions program to the next stage. As per Ballard’s September 12, 2017 press release, Technology Solutions work resulted in the incorporation...

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South Australia Greenlights Hydrogen Technology Trials  with $4.9m of Funding
author FuelCellsWorks, February 21, 2018

Australia--Energy Networks Australia welcomes the announcement of $4.9m funding support for Australian Gas Infrastructure Group as a key milestone in efforts to decarbonize Australia's gas networks. The Hydrogen Park project will demonstrate the potential to produce hydrogen from renewable energy and inject it into gas networks. It will then be used to power the Tonsley...

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