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Award Supports Novel Methods to Produce Ammonia and Hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, August 16, 2017

Ammonia is the world's primary raw material for nitrogen-based fertilizer production, but producing it consumes a large amount of energy—1- to 2-percent of energy consumption worldwide. The National Science Foundation has awarded $450,000 to Jingyi Chen and Lauren Greenlee to develop alternative processes for producing ammonia. The research will also lead to a more refined...

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Change of Director Responsibilities and Directorate Change
author FuelCellsWorks, August 14, 2017

Proton Power Systems plc (AIM: PPS), the designer, developer and producer of fuel cells and fuel cell electric hybrid systems, announces the following changes of Director Responsibilities, effective from 10 August 2017: Ian Peden is stepping down as Chairman and Company Secretary with immediate effect, but will remain a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Achim...

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Hydrogen Hub Car Showcase
author FuelCellsWorks, August 14, 2017

Date: Wednesday 23 August 2017 Location: Luxborough Room, Lydiard House, Lydiard Park Register here The Hydrogen Hub Car Showcase will be an opportunity for businesses to learn about hydrogen fuel cell cars as well as to ride in and explore the vehicles themselves. There will be representatives from companies in Swindon that are currently using the vehicles who will be...

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MyFC appoints Max Rydahl as Group Sales and Marketing director
author FuelCellsWorks, August 14, 2017

Max Rydahl, most recently from Telia Company, will effective August 14 join the executive leadership team of Swedish fuel cell company MyFC as Group Sales and Marketing Director. Max Rydahl is currently Head of Business Development and Hardware Services at Telia Sweden, driving Telia's connected cars offering among other things. Prior to that, he was...

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WaterstofNet runs its FCEV Hyundai ix35 without problems for 60,000 km
author FuelCellsWorks, August 14, 2017

Since we owned the Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Hyundai ix 35 (October 2014), HydrogenNet has successfully driven 60,000 km of the hydrogen car.  The car is zero emission and can drive about 500 km after a tank of 5kg hydrogen at 700 bar. The fill up takes less than 5 minutes, which is usually done at...

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Development project has resulted in great commercial success
author FuelCellsWorks, August 14, 2017

For the past three years, the Danish fuel cell company SerEnergy, in collaboration with Aalborg University, has been working on creating an alternative energy source for the telco industry, which today is relying on polluting and high maintenance-requiring diesel generators. The development has paid off and as part of the project, SerEnergy has set up fuel...

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Power to gas trial to inject hydrogen into Australia’s gas grid
author FuelCellsWorks, August 14, 2017

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced a trial for an innovative new type of electrolyser which could see excess renewable energy stored in the gas grid and used to decarbonise Australia’s gas supply. On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA has provided $5 million in funding to Wollongong-based company AquaHydrex to commercially develop...

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Energy Commission Awards Grants to Study Turning Forest and Food Waste Into Energy
author FuelCellsWorks, August 14, 2017

Grants Also Approved for Northern California Hydrogen Stations SACRAMENTO - The California Energy Commission approved two research grants totaling more than $5 million to study turning food and forest waste into bioelectric energy generation. More than $1 million was awarded to the University of California, Davis, for a project focusing on forest waste. In response to Governor...

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Plug Power Honors Its Award-Winning Veteran Workforce
author FuelCellsWorks, August 10, 2017

LATHAM, N.Y. -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, honored its veteran workforce at an award ceremony in Dayton, Ohio on August 8, 2017. At the ceremony, Plug Power and its veteran employees received accolades from the Ohio Department of Veterans Services. The company was commended...

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Engineers pioneer platinum shell formation process – and achieve first-ever observation
author FuelCellsWorks, August 10, 2017

UCI researchers have devised a new method of dynamically forming a platinum shell on a metallic alloy nanoparticle core, a development that may lead to better materials for oxygen reduction reactions in fuel cells that power some cars and electronic devices. In a first, engineers were able to observe the process directly, in real time,...

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