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RUDN Chemist Tests a New Nanocatalyst for Production of Hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, October 18, 2018

A chemist from RUDN was the first to use catalysts with ruthenium nanoparticles to obtain hydrogen under the influence of visible light and UV radiation. In the future, such catalysts may be used for large-scale production of hydrogen fuel under the influence of sunlight. The results of the study were published in Applied Catalysis B: Environmental....

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DOE: Driving to a Hydrogen Future
author FuelCellsWorks, October 18, 2018

Aptly named for the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008), Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day took place earlier this month (10/08). The Energy Department, industry organizations, National Labs, and state and federal government agencies celebrated with a variety of communications activities and outreach events around the world. Here at DOE, we celebrated by hosting a ride and drive...

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Ballard Fuel Cell Modules to Power Yard Trucks at Port of L.A. in CARB-Funded Clean Energy Project
author FuelCellsWorks, October 18, 2018

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that it will provide fuel cell modules to power two (2) port terminal yard trucks as part of a project being managed by GTI and partially funded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). CARB has preliminarily awarded $5.7 million dollars to GTI for...

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Hyundai:“The goal of supplying 5,000 hydrogen electric vehicles to France by 2025”
author FuelCellsWorks, October 18, 2018

Hyundai Motor Company - Air Liquide - ENGIE - Joint venture to expand the supply of hydrogen electric vehicles and charging stations Provide 'comprehensive cooperation model' between vehicle manufacturing, energy production and infrastructure companies HYUNDAI-- The three companies will work towards the common goal of expanding hydrogen-powered electric vehicles and hydrogen charging infrastructure in France. In addition, Hyundai...

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myFC Develops Technology That Secures the Companys Recurring Revenues From Fuel and Protects Users and Manufacturers From Counterfeit Fuel Cards
author FuelCellsWorks, October 18, 2018

myFC has developed the system and technologies to secure that myFC’s unique certified fuel chemistry can correctly identify a myFC PowerCard, the company’s original, patented fuel card. Only PowerCards will be accepted at start of energy generation for a smartphone or other device. myFC today announces it has a patent pending that protects the fuel...

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Hydrogen showcase is a “flag in the sand” for West Midlands’ low carbon credentials
author FuelCellsWorks, October 18, 2018

An EU-backed event in Coventry this week is set to showcase the latest developments in hydrogen fuel cell cars, including those designed and built in the city at Coventry University spin-out Microcab. The event at the university’s engineering and computing facility heralds the end of a four-year European Commission-funded trial which put dozens of fuel cell...

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Hyundai Reveals London’s Dirtiest Driving Route and NEXO Cleans it Up
author FuelCellsWorks, October 17, 2018

As part of Clean Driving™ Month and to launch its next-generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle, NEXO, Hyundai Motor has teamed up with University College London to map a driving route of the most polluted and congested roads in London including areas such as Kings Cross, Westminster, Elephant & Castle and Deptford The NEXO takes...

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Toshiba and NEA Conclude Memorandum of Understanding on the Promotion of Autonomous Hydrogen Energy
author FuelCellsWorks, October 17, 2018

Seeking to contribute to supply stable and low cost energy in the Philippines To install the CO2 free hydrogen energy system for remot islands Manila, the Philippines — Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (hereinafter referred to as Toshiba ESS) today announced that it has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with National Electrification Administration (hereinafter...

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German Network Companies Reveal Detailed Plans for Using Green Power-to Gas Technology to Produce Hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, October 17, 2018

Bayreuth, Dortmund, Hanover-- The grid operators TenneT, Gasunie Deutschland and Thyssengas are getting down to business. They have put forward detailed plans for coupling the electricity and gas grids and advancing the energy transition. The three grid operators are planning to build a power-to-gas pilot plant in Lower Saxony; at an output of 100 megawatts, it...

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Brown University Researchers Create New, Durable Catalyst for Key Fuel Cell Reaction that may Prove Useful in Eco-Friendly Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, October 17, 2018

A new catalyst exceeds Department of Energy targets for performing the oxygen reduction reaction, a key step in generating an electric current in a hydrogen fuel cell One factor holding back the widespread use of eco-friendly hydrogen fuel cells in cars, trucks and other vehicles is the cost of the platinum catalysts that make the...

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