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London Mayor Sadiq to stop buying ‘dirtiest’ diesel buses and unveils hydrogen bus
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

No more new pure diesel double-deckers added to bus fleet from 2018 All new single-deckers for central London to be zero-emission  At least 20 new hydrogen buses will be delivered as part of a £10m part-EU funded project supporting hydrogen technology, with TfL providing at least £5m in funding. The proposed London-wide Ultra-Low Emission Zone...

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SGL Group is Development Partner for High-Performance Fuel Cells in the Automotive Sector
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

EU-funded project INSPIRE for the development of fuel cell technology in the automotive sector launched SGL Group responsible for the development of “gas diffusion layers” based on carbon fibers Dr. Gerd Wingefeld, Chief Technology Officer at SGL Group: “Participation in INSPIRE emphasizes our claim to shape developments in the megatrends of mobility and energy supply”...

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FuelCell Energy announces 96 layoffs
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

In its recent business development announcement on Thursday, FuelCell Energy announced that as part of its business restructruing measures, it plans 96 layoffs coming from the headquarters in Danbury, production facility in Torrington and at remote locations. "The Company is reducing materials spend as well as implementing various cost control initiatives.  The workforce was reduced at...

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A Cleaner, More Efficient Car? Florida State University Professor Desgns New Material to Better Store Hydrogen Fuel
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

A Florida State University researcher has designed new materials that could be used to store hydrogen fuel more efficiently in vehicles or other devices that use clean energy. Jose Mendoza-Cortes, an assistant professor in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, describes his proposed solution and designs for these new materials in an article in the Journal of...

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University of Tennessee Researcher Reveals Potential for 50-fold Increase in Catalyst Mass Activity- Could Lead to a Reduction of the Cost of Proton Exchange Membranes Used in Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, December 02, 2016

One of the stumbling blocks that has held back more widespread adaptation of certain forms of green energy has been the higher cost associated with first converting to them. Research being conducted by a team of UT and US Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories could soon change that. Their work has led to a...

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Nikola One Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Electric Truck Revealed
author FuelCellsWorks, December 01, 2016

Class 8 zero-emission hydrogen-electric truck in production by 2020 Nikola One a range of 800 - 1,200 miles while delivering over 1,000 horsepower and 2,000 ft. lbs. of torque Network of Hydroge Feuling Stations to be Built across the U.S and Canada SALT LAKE CITY -- Nikola (pronounced Neek-oh-la) Motor Company unveiled its highly anticipated Nikola...

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Israel Electric Corporation Installs Breakthrough GenCell Fuel Cell Technology
author FuelCellsWorks, December 01, 2016

Israel Electric Corporation Installs Breakthrough GenCell Fuel Cell Technology To Support Redundancy of Key Infrastructure and Critical Points Petah Tikva, Israel--GenCell, the leading Israeli-based fuel cell developer and manufacturer, today at European Utilities Week 2016 (Israel Country Pavilion – 3F109), announces that the Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) has agreed to be a GenCell strategic partner,...

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DOE Fuel Cell Bus Analysis Finds Fuel Economy to be 1.4 Times Higher than Diesel
author FuelCellsWorks, December 01, 2016

Announced on November 30 by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Reuben Sarkar at the Zero Emissions Bus Workshop in London, FCTO has released a new report showing that the average fuel economy of fuel cell electric buses from three fleets is ~6 miles per diesel gallon equivalent or DGE, 1.4 times higher than conventional diesel...

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FuelCell Energy Provides Business Update
author FuelCellsWorks, December 01, 2016

DANBURY, Conn.- FuelCell Energy, Inc.  (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra‐clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced a business restructuring to reduce costs and align production levels with current levels of demand in a manner that is consistent with the Company’s long-term strategic plan.  The...

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ITM Power Announces New EU Directives to Drive the Adoption of Power-to-Gas Energy Storage and Hydrogen Fuel Made by Electrolysis Across Europe
author FuelCellsWorks, December 01, 2016

ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, is pleased to note a new package of proposed directives announced yesterday by the European Commission – “Clean Energy for All Europeans – unlocking Europe’s growth potential”. The directives will have a significant effect on the uptake of Power-to-Gas (P2G) energy storage and green...

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