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Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies accelerates in the transport sector with 30MW project
author FuelCellsWorks, March 28, 2017

Established PEM Fuel Cell player bringing higher-power systems to market in purpose-built high capacity production facility in China. SHANGHAI, CHINA -- Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies (Horizon) has made its intentions clear by establishing a new Joint Venture in China, aiming to capture building momentum for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV) in the Chinese market. The new...

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University of Delaware Paper documents self-healing membrane for fuel cell applications
author FuelCellsWorks, March 27, 2017

Fuel cells, which offer a cleaner, more efficient alternative to the combustion of gasoline and other fossil fuels, are an important enabling technology for the nation’s energy portfolio. “Hydrogen-powered polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells have already demonstrated the potential to replace internal-combustion engines in vehicles and to provide power in stationary and portable applications,” says...

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Nel Hydrogen Solutions Receives purchase orders from Shell under California framework contract
author FuelCellsWorks, March 27, 2017

Oslo -- Nel Hydrogen Solutions, a division of Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL), has received the first purchase orders on H2Station® equipment and services from Equilon Enterprises LLC (Royal Dutch Shell Plc, “Shell”) under the earlier announced California framework contract. The purchase orders have a total value of just over NOK 140 million with expected installation during...

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Hydrogen fuel cell bus makes maiden voyage on Ohio State University campus
author FuelCellsWorks, March 27, 2017

Bus is part of a yearlong experiment to research green technology By: Chris Booker A bright blue bus is making its way around the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University. The bus is more than a way for students to get around campus; it’s a research platform that could lead to a cleaner campus of...

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ITM Power sells electrolyser and hydrogen energy equipment
author FuelCellsWorks, March 27, 2017

ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, is pleased to announce the sale of a 0.5MW Electrolyser and some associated hydrogen energy equipment for £0.73m. The Company currently has £18.31m of revenue under contract and £6.41m in the final stages of negotiation, making a total pipeline of £24.72m.  

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BCGA welcomes move to open the road to hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, March 24, 2017

A NATIONAL trade body has welcomed moves to expand the availability of ultra-low emission hydrogen powered vehicles on UK roads. The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), says two separate developments unveiled last week will help address a significant barrier currently restricting their entry.   Despite the success of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) around...

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Researchers have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) with the first micro-scale self-sustaining cell
author FuelCellsWorks, March 24, 2017

Instead of oil, coal, or even solar energy, self-sustaining bacterial fuel cells may power the future. Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) with the first micro-scale self-sustaining cell, which generated power for 13 straight days through symbiotic interactions of two types of...

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Team shows fuel cells can be used to power UK trains
author FuelCellsWorks, March 24, 2017

By: Rachael Barker Fuel Cell Systems, working with the University of Birmingham and Hitachi Rail Europe, has completed a six-month study for the UK rail industry, which shows that hydrogen fuel cell technology can be successfully retro-fitted to extend the life of existing rolling stock. It also established that fuel cells can provide a clean alternative...

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5 Common Fuel Cell Myths
author FuelCellsWorks, March 24, 2017

By:Mike Mueller- Senior Digital Content Strategist, EERE Communications Fuel cell electric cars are some of the most advanced vehicles on the road today – and they’re here in the United States. Toyota, Hyundai, and Honda all have models commercially available. We recently added two fuel cell electric vehicles to our fleet (the first for a government agency)...

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Researchers Prepare Near Ambient Condition Hydrogen Storage Material
author FuelCellsWorks, March 24, 2017

To find a suitable material to store hydrogen under moderate temperature and hydrogen pressure is a key roadblock towards the commercialization of hydrogen powered fuel cell vehicles. In the recent years, many hydrides of light elements (HLEs) have attracted considerable attention for use as on-board hydrogen storage materials due to their high volumetric and gravimetric...

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