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Green hydrogen and solar provide new opportunities to power Europe
author FuelCellsWorks, September 17, 2018

At the Charge for Change conference organised by the Austrian Presidency of the Council, SolarPower Europe co-signed the Hydrogen Initiative. This declaration highlights the importance of renewables-based hydrogen to achieve a complete decarbonisation of the European economy. Aurelie Beauvais, Policy Director of SolarPower Europe said “Green hydrogen makes perfect sense in an energy system with high shares of...

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Innovative fuel cell truck Nikola Two with MAHLE as thermal management partner
author FuelCellsWorks, September 17, 2018

Stuttgart, September 17, 2018 – In the development of its fuel cell truck Nikola Two, the Nikola Motor Company has turned to MAHLE for its expertise in thermal management. The systems specialist based in Stuttgart/Germany is the development partner and supplier for the truck’s entire cooling and air conditioning system. When it comes to electric...

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Researchers are Developing Lighter Hydrogen Tanks
author FuelCellsWorks, September 17, 2018

Berlin - Fuel cells in vehicles convert gaseous hydrogen into electricity that drives an electric motor. The necessary hydrogen storage are still relatively heavy and expensive. That should change. Hydrogen storage in fuel cell vehicles can be filled just as fast as the tanks of petrol or diesel vehicles. In a research project of the Federal Institute for...

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PowerCell Receives Order for Engineering Services from Leading European Vehicle Manufacturer
author FuelCellsWorks, September 17, 2018

PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has received an order for engineering services worth 3 MSEK from a leading European vehicle manufacturer. The order will be delivered over six months starting in September. The engineering services provided by PowerCell will help the manufacturer in adapting the interface between the fuel cell stack and the manufacturer’s platform. PowerCell...

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AA Becomes First Customer for New Mini Hydrogen Dispenser from Fuel Cell Systems
author FuelCellsWorks, September 17, 2018

Fuel Cell Systems launches Mini Hydrogen Dispenser in UK with the AA taking delivery of the first production unit Fuel Cell Systems Ltd are delighted to launch our Mini Hydrogen Dispenser – an emergency fill option for hydrogen vehicles.  The Office of Low Emission Vehicles has stated that fuel cell technology will play a strategic role in...

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World Premiere: Alstom’s Hydrogen Trains Enter Passenger Service in Lower Saxony
author FuelCellsWorks, September 16, 2018

Bremervörde, 16 September 2018 -- It was a world premiere being celebrated by Alstom, one of Europe’s largest railway manufacturers, the Minister of Economy and Transport of Lower Saxony, the Federal Ministry of Transport and the transport authorities of Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) and Eisenbahnen und Verkehrsbetriebe Elbe-Weser (EVB) in Bremervörde on Sunday 16 September. Before the many guests and members...

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Thunder Tiger Unveils its Fuel-Cell Powered Helicopter HXC2 Jupiter
author FuelCellsWorks, September 16, 2018

This week, Thunder Tiger unveiled its newest innovation, its Fuel-cell powered Helicopter HXC2 Jupiter. The helicopter uses a 6000W fuel cell module and the carbon fiber cylinders to store its hydrogen supply. Thunder Tiger expect it to have an endurance three times greater than traditional electric helicopters and of course with a higher payload capacity than...

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Minggao Ouyang: China’s fuel cell vehicles will reach 10,000 vehicles in 2020
author FuelCellsWorks, September 15, 2018

China's fuel cell vehicles are expected to reach 10,000 vehicles by 2020 and reach 1 million vehicles by 2030. On September 1, Minggao Ouyang, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a professor at Tsinghua University, made the above statement at the 2018 China Automotive Industry Development (TEDA) International Forum. Minggao Ouyang said that...

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Port of Los Angeles Preliminarily Awarded $41 Million from California Air Resources Board to Launch Zero Emissions Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell-Electric Freight Project
author FuelCellsWorks, September 15, 2018

With Support from Toyota, Kenworth and Shell, POLA will establish a fuel-cell-electric technology network for freight transport to move goods from “Shore to Store”  Project will include 10 zero-emissions heavy-duty hydrogen fuel-cell-electric trucks, 2 new heavy-duty hydrogen fuel stations, and 4 zero-emissions cargo handling equipment SAN PEDRO, Calif. --The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has...

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Meridiam Invests in Massive Hydrogen Based Renewable Energy Storage in French Guiana
author FuelCellsWorks, September 15, 2018

Meridiam supports the energy transition by investing in innovative energy storage solutions Meridiam recently announced its investment in CEOG (Centrale Electrique de l’Ouest Guyanais), currently the greatest project worldwide of a power generating plant storing intermittent renewable energy using hydrogen. The power plant will provide stable electricity day and night to over 10,000 households in French...

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