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California’s Hydrogen Refueling Network Welcomes South Pasadena Station
author FuelCellsWorks, June 21, 2017

California welcomed another station to its growing hydrogen refueling network, further bolstering the state’s global leadership in the adoption of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) as part of its broader strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality.  The new station, now open at 1200 Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena, provides Californians with the fueling...

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Hydrogen: Fuel of the Future
author FuelCellsWorks, June 21, 2017

Heavy-duty trucks will soon be driving around in Trondheim, Norway, fuelled by hydrogen created with solar power, and emitting only pure water vapour as “exhaust”. Not only will hydrogen technology revolutionize road transport, it will also enable ships and trains to run emission-free. Norway’s role as a pioneer in the field of hydrogen technology started...

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Toshiba develops a hydrogen sensor with rapid detection and low power consumption for a safer hydrogen society
author FuelCellsWorks, June 21, 2017

Overview Toshiba has developed a hydrogen gas sensor that consumes less than 1% the power of conventional devices(Note 1) without loss of detection speed. It is based on a Toshiba-developed microelectromechanical system (MEMS) structure that employs a palladium-based metallic glass(Note 2) to realize both rapid detection and low power consumption, overcoming the usual trade-off of conventional sensors....

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GenCell Releases Introductory White Paper to Fuel Cell Technology
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2017

Informative paper explains how fuel cells work and why they are excellent source of clean backup energy Petach Tikvah, Israel – June 20, 2017 – GenCell, the Israel-based fuel cell power solution provider, has announced the publication of a white paper, “The Big Deal About Fuel Cells.” The white paper discusses hydrogen-based fuel cell technologies and why fuel...

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Nissan Completes First Phase of Testing on its Bio-Ethanol Fuel Cell Vehicle in Brazil
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2017

Nissan is the pioneer in technology that brings together ethanol, hydrogen, and electricity to power automotive vehicles With 30 liters of ethanol the car achieves over 600 kilometers São Paulo - Nissan is the first company in the global auto industry to develop a prototype vehicle that is powered by a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) using...

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Toshiba to Supply H2One™ Hydrogen Energy System to Tokyu Construction
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2017

First use of autonomous hydrogen energy system to cut building operating costs To be installed at research center, start operation in December 2017 TOKYO—Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), an innovator of solutions for the hydrogen economy, has received an order from Tokyu Construction for an H2One™, the company’s autonomous hydrogen energy system. The system will be installed...

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Simark Controls partners with KNS Communications for powering high performance wireless networks with EFOY Pro fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2017

Brunnthal/Munich, Germany, June 19, 2017 – Simark Controls Ltd., a subsidiary of SFC Energy, leading provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, partners with KNS Communications, Denver, CO, USA for the distribution of SFC Energy’s EFOY Pro fuel cells in critical off grid applications. KNS Communications use the EFOY...

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MyFC strengthens its organization for the development of Lamina REX
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2017

Fredrik Goldkuhl joins Swedish fuel cell company myFC, with the title CXO and as part of the myFC technical management team. His first assignment will be to drive the development of the myFC's Lamina Range Extender, targeting the automotive industry. "As an innovation company, it is crucial to be able to attract technical excellence. With...

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Researchers have developed a solar paint that can absorb water vapour and split it to generate hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2017

Researchers have developed a solar paint that can absorb water vapour and split it to generate hydrogen – the cleanest source of energy. The paint contains a newly developed compound that acts like silica gel, which is used in sachets to absorb moisture and keep food, medicines and electronics fresh and dry. But unlike silica...

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Biggest Microbial Fuel Cell Pee Power urinal to date to be located near Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury
author FuelCellsWorks, June 16, 2017

PEE POWER® has been given a prime location at Glastonbury Festival just a few hundred metres from the Pyramid stage to showcase turning urine into electricity. Developed by scientists at the Bristol Bioenergy Centre (BBiC) in the Bristol Robotics Laboratory at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Pee Power has been shown...

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