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The Parisian hydrogen-powered taxi fleet, “Hype”, reaches 100 vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, July 13, 2018

The hydrogen-powered taxi fleet called "Hype", launched at the end of 2015 by French start-up STEP (Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien) in partnership with Air Liquide, has reached the 100-taxi landmark thanks to a new delivery of cars by Toyota. Hype's founder, Mathieu Gardies, received the keys to 25 new hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai cars from...

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Autostack Industrie in dialogue with suppliers for the scaling-up of automotive fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, July 13, 2018

The German project Autostack Industrie, which is being sponsored by the German Government and with PowerCell as one of its partners, met in late June for a joint workshop with developers and suppliers to establish the requirements for a mass production of fuel cell stacks for passenger cars. The Autostack Industrie project is a joint...

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Talking hydrogen at the Shell Eco-marathon
author FuelCellsWorks, July 13, 2018

Energy-efficient cars will be put through their paces at the upcoming Shell Eco-marathon. We take a look at what the event’s all about and hydrogen’s role in the future of zero emissions transport. Between July 5-8, some of the best and brightest young minds in Europe were in London for the Shell Eco-marathon Europe. Around 200...

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Bay Ship and Yacht Wins Contract to Build First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Passenger Vessel
author FuelCellsWorks, July 12, 2018

ALAMEDA, Calif. --Bay Ship and Yacht Co., based in Alameda, Calif., has won a contract to build the first hydrogen fuel cell passenger vessel in the U.S.A. for Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM), a Bay Area company on a mission to eliminate maritime pollution. The vessel is expected to be delivered and in service by September...

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Hiringa Energy Receives Funding to Bring Zero-Emission Hydrogen Fuel to New Zealand
author FuelCellsWorks, July 12, 2018

Acting Prime Minister, Rt Hon Winston Peters, has announced a Provincial Growth Fund investment to help develop hydrogen fuel infrastructure in Taranaki.  During his visit to New Plymouth today, Mr Peters said a grant of $950,000 will be made to Hiringa Energy and its partners which is seeking to develop zero emission hydrogen transport fuel....

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AFC Energy Receives First Commercial Hydrogen Power Generation Order in Australia from Southern Oil
author FuelCellsWorks, July 12, 2018

AFC Energy (AIM: AFC), the industrial fuel cell power company, is pleased to confirm receipt of its first commercial order in Australia for its proprietary hydrogen power generation unit from refiner, Southern Oil Refining Pty Ltd ("Southern Oil"). Highlights Southern Oil, through its wholly owned subsidiary Northern Oil Pty Ltd ("Northern Oil"), has placed an...

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Equinor Awards Jacobs Feasibility Study for Conversion of Natural Gas to Hydrogen in Power Production
author FuelCellsWorks, July 12, 2018

DALLAS -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) was awarded a feasibility study contract from Equinor Energy AS to evaluate the possibilities for building a hydrogen production plant, including CO2 capture and export facilities, in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. The hydrogen will be supplied as fuel to an existing natural gas-fired power plant that will be converted into a hydrogen-fueled power plant...

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Calzavara uses EFOY Pro 12000 Duo fuel cell as back-up power source for telecommunication station
author FuelCellsWorks, July 11, 2018

Fuel cell ensures uninterrupted power supply to the telecommunication tower in case of power outages Order builds on the success of SFC EFOY Pro fuel cells in other Calzavara applications Brunnthal/Munich, Germany-– SFC Energy, a leading provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, has received an order from Calzavara...

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Coradia iLint hydrogen train receives approval for commercial operation in German railway networks
author FuelCellsWorks, July 11, 2018

World's first hydrogen passenger train homologated in Germany Alstom's Coradia iLint, the world's first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On 11 July, Gerald Hörster, President of EBA, presented Alstom with the certificate of homologation at the Federal Ministry of Transport...

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JSW and PKP Cargo Undertake Ambitious Hydrogen Project for Rail Freight
author FuelCellsWorks, July 11, 2018

During the IMPACT’18 conference in Krakow, representatives of Management Boards of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa and PKP Cargo signed a letter of intent for joint innovative investment projects related to the commercial use of hydrogen fuel. The document assumes, among others, cooperation aimed at research, analysis and in the future production of new types of hydrogen...

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