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Secure tank developed for hydrogen: GKN presents prototype of a metal hydride storage tank
author FuelCellsWorks, September 10, 2015

Bonn–During his visit today to the GKN Sinter Metals Innovation and Research Centre, North-Rhine Westphalian Minister of Economic Affairs Garrelt Duin was able to see for himself the performance capability of hydrogen research. “Hydrogen will play a central role in low-emission energy supply in future, and this is why GKN is working intensively on this...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 10, 2015

Highlights AFC remains on target to deliver on each of its two final Milestone’s at Stade, namely Milestones 10 and 11, in accordance with earlier timeframes The Company continues to develop its commercial pipeline of opportunities with its current and prospective partners internationally AFC Energy plc (AFC.L), the industrial fuel cell power company, is pleased...

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Professor pursues bacteria-to-fuel research abroad
author FuelCellsWorks, September 10, 2015

By Janie Magruder GCU News Bureau A faculty member at Grand Canyon University spent the summer at a prestigious European science institute studying a type of bacteria that someday could produce inexpensive biofuel that does not harm the environment. Plainly said, the tiny photosynthetic organisms could supplement oil, natural gas, coal and nuclear power and...

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Norwegian Prime Minister opens hydrogen filling station at Oslo Airport
author FuelCellsWorks, September 09, 2015

The first piece of the new infrastructure for filling hydrogen fuel in Eastern Norway is now in place and it is located at Oslo Airport. Prime Minister Erna Solberg attended todays opening together with representatives from Oslo Airport, Akershus County Authority and HYOP. After several years of testing hydrogen as a fuel, HYOP has now...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 09, 2015

Dettingen/Erms (Germany)–Fuel cell system specialist new enerday, a Neubrandenburg-based subsidiary of ElringKlinger AG, has secured a contract from a major wind turbine manufacturer to supply the latter with alternative energy for the installation of new wind turbines. The agreements were signed in July 2015, and the first fuel cell systems have already been delivered to the...

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Symbio FCell and Arcola Energy Demonstrate Commercial Potential Of Hydrogen For Urban Fleets At Cenex LCV2015
author FuelCellsWorks, September 09, 2015

Leading designer and manufacturer of Fuel Cell Systems and Range Extenders Symbio FCell, and innovative UK engineering services business Arcola Energy, will be teaming up to demonstrate the real, commercial opportunity of hydrogen (H2) and fuel cell technologies for urban fleet vehicles at Cenex LCV2015 – the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event. Symbio FCell...

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Rice researchers demo solar water-splitting technology
author FuelCellsWorks, September 09, 2015

Process uses light-harvesting nanoparticles, captures energy from ‘hot electrons’ Rice University researchers have demonstrated an efficient new way to capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into clean, renewable energy by splitting water molecules. The technology, which is described online in the American Chemical Society journal Nano Letters, relies on a configuration of light-activated gold nanoparticles...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 09, 2015

Updates to the H2 Refuel H-Prize guidelines are now available on the H-Prize website. The $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize, launched in October 2014, challenges America’s engineers and entrepreneurs to develop systems for small-scale hydrogen fueling. The guidelines, posted in the Federal Register, have been updated with clarifications, corrections, and additional information, including an alternative scoring process...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 08, 2015

MUNICH–SFC Energy AG, leading provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, announces the signing of a new partner agreement with Toyota Tsusho Corporation: In the context of the agreement Toyota Tsusho will become an official representative of SFC in Japan. A first order of EFOY Pro fuel cells has...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 08, 2015

The consortium Green Methanol Infrastructure is ready to open the first methanol refueling station in Europe. The consortium is a cooperation between Danish petrol company OK a.m.b.a., Hamag and Serenergy. The refueling station will be located in Aalborg, Denmark and will open 26 August. The refueling station with address on Hobrovej in Aalborg will open...

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