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Ballard to Partner with Kenworth on Fuel Cell Truck Validation Program in SoCal Ports
author FuelCellsWorks, May 17, 2017

VANCOUVER--Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that the company's FCveloCity®-HD 85-kilowatt fuel cell engine will power a hybrid class 8 drayage truck built by Kenworth Truck Company ("Kenworth"; www.kenworth.com), a market-leading builder of heavy and medium duty trucks. The drayage truck is planned to haul shipping containers from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to area...

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Ballard Awarded ‘GreenTech 2017’ Prize for Powering Fuel Cell Bus Fleet in Scotland
author FuelCellsWorks, May 17, 2017

VANCOUVER, CANADA and BERLIN, GERMANY--Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that the Company has been awarded a special “GreenTech 2017” prize for powering Europe’s largest fuel cell bus fleet in Aberdeen, Scotland. The award was presented at a gala event held in Berlin, Germany earlier this month.  The GreenTech Awards were initiated...

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UH Researchers Report New More Efficient Catalyst for Water Splitting
author FuelCellsWorks, May 16, 2017

Discovery Could Remove Hurdle to Producing Hydrogen from Water University of Houston physicists have discovered a catalyst that can split water into hydrogen and oxygen, composed of easily available, low-cost materials and operating far more efficiently than previous catalysts. That would solve one of the primary hurdles remaining in using water to produce hydrogen, one...

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HyperSolar Extends Research Agreement with University of Iowa
author FuelCellsWorks, May 16, 2017

Company continues to achieve important technical milestones SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- HyperSolar, Inc. (OTCQB:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, today announced it has extended its sponsored research agreement with the University of Iowa, the site of Company's most recent breakthroughs and video documentation...

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Faurecia to develop and manufacture fuel cell tanks for electric vehicles with Stelia Aerospace Comp
author FuelCellsWorks, May 15, 2017

Faurecia today announced it has acquired an exclusive access to the intellectual property and process know-how of composite hydrogen tanks from STELIA Aerospace Composites. Faurecia is now, with the support of STELIA Aerospace Composites, able to design, industrialize and commercialize high pressure hydrogen tanks made of carbon fiber composites for fuel cell electric vehicles. Patrick...

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Sustainable Innovations Delivers the 1st Fully Integrated Solid-State Electrochemical Hydrogen Compressor System to NASA
author FuelCellsWorks, May 15, 2017

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.-- Sustainable Innovations has delivered a Hydrogen-Based Energy Conservation System (HECS) for recovering hydrogen from various waste streams at NASA Stennis Space Center (SSC). The first of its kind, this fully integrated, solid state system is designed to recover hydrogen released from cryogenic storage or to separate hydrogen from helium used in rocket...

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Fuel Cell Delivers 8 week autonomy for Wireless CCTV Ltd
author FuelCellsWorks, May 15, 2017

By Rachael Barker FUEL CELL SYSTEMS WORKS WITH WIRELESS CCTV LTD TO DELIVER A TOTALLY AUTONOMOUS CCTV TOWER, OFFERING UNINTERRUPTED POWER FOR UP TO 8 WEEKS Wireless CCTV Ltd is a manufacturer and supplier of rapid deployment CCTV towers which provide complete security for remote sites and compounds.  These sites are typically the location of...

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Symbio Announces an Order for 50 Kangoo ZE H2 Vehicles for ENGIE Cofely
author FuelCellsWorks, May 11, 2017

50 KANGOO ZE H2 SYMBIO AT ENGIE COFELY: 1ST LARGE-SCALE DEPLOYMENT OF A FLEET OF ELECTRIC-HYDROGEN VEHICLES ENGIE Cofely becomes the first company to equip itself with a fleet of electric-hydrogen utility vehicles of this magnitude in France. Paris - Symbio, the European leader in hydrogen mobility solutions, announces the order for a fleet of...

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Ceres Power To Develop Fuel Cell Residential Power Systems With Partner
author FuelCellsWorks, May 11, 2017

Agreement with global OEM partner extends the SteelCell™ technology into power systems for residential applications and is part-funded by Innovate UK Ceres Power Holdings plc (AIM: CWR) is pleased to announce a new SOFC (Solid Oxide Fuel Cell) System Joint Development Agreement with one of the global OEMs in its partner portfolio. This new 2...

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Lab-scale technology recycles wastewater into hydrogen for use in fuel production
author FuelCellsWorks, May 11, 2017

“Electrical” bacteria are the key ingredient in a new process developed by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory that recycles wastewater from biofuel production to generate hydrogen. The hydrogen can then be used to convert bio-oil into higher grade liquid fuels such as gasoline or diesel. “We are solving multiple problems at the...

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