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A Closer Look at Hydrogen Refueling
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2016

Sunita Satyapal--Director, Fuel Cell Technologies Office What’s the difference between a hydrogen refueling dispenser and a traditional gasoline dispenser that you see at your local gas station? Not that much, actually. A hydrogen refueling dispenser is used to power a fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV). Available in California and the Northeast, FCEVs are zero-emission electric...

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Amanora Town Centre initiates field trial of Fuel Cell Power generating system
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2016

Pune--Bringing new technology and innovative solutions to the customers is where Amanora differentiates itself from rest of the developers in the country. To add another first to their hat, Amanora celebrated World Environment Day, by initiating the first ever field trial of a Fuel Cell Power generating system at their Amanora Club. Fuel Cells are...

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Stanford researchers find new way of making hydrogen fuel from water and improve grid-scale batteries
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2016

Stanford engineer Yi Cui and colleagues have developed new ways to improve hydrogen production and rechargeable zinc batteries. BY MARK SHWARTZ-- A Stanford University research lab has developed new technologies to tackle two of the world’s biggest energy challenges – clean fuel for transportation and grid-scale energy storage. The researchers described their findings in two studies...

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Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies builds on successful field trials of Methanol Reformer Fuel Cell systems to announce 5kW and 7.5kW systems designed for long duration backup power
author FuelCellsWorks, June 20, 2016

Singapore--Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies has made a move up the power curve for the company’s methanol reformer technology, staking a claim by announcing both 5kW and 7.5kW versions of the company’s Methanol Fuel Cell (MFC) system launched in 2015 at CommunicAsia right here in Singapore.  The key advantage of Horizon’s state-of-art MFC systems stems from...

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Johnson Matthey led Consortium to Develop Advanced Technology for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, June 17, 2016

INSPIRE is a three year EU supported programme to validate the next generation of automotive fuel cell stack technology INSPIRE is a three-year programme supported by a grant of €7.0 million from the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), under Grant Agreement Number 700127, a unique public-private partnership supporting research, technological development and demonstration in...

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Origami ninja star inspires mircobial fuel cell design
author FuelCellsWorks, June 17, 2016

A new disposable battery that folds like an origami ninja star could power biosensors and other small devices for use in challenging field conditions, a Binghamton University engineer says. Seokheun “Sean” Choi and two of his students developed the device, a microbial fuel cell that runs on the bacteria available in a few drops of...

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USC chemists turn greenhouse gas into hydrogen fuel
author FuelCellsWorks, June 17, 2016

The new method generates hydrogen and stores it efficiently, and without further polluting the environment BY Emily Gersema-USC News--A future with hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles and hydrogen-powered smartphones is much closer to reality. USC researchers have found a clean method of turning greenhouse gas into hydrogen fuel, according to a study published recently in the journal Nature Communications....

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ITM Power announces a €35m project for the Hydrogen Mobility Europe 2 (H2ME2) programme funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) under Horizon 2020
author FuelCellsWorks, June 16, 2016

Deployment of 1,195 hydrogen vehicles, trebling the existing European fleet Europe prepares to expand hydrogen refuelling infrastructure network and vehicle fleet An ambitious multi-country, multi-partner project will demonstrate that hydrogen can support Europe’s future transport demands-​ Brussels --Today sees the launch of a second pan-European deployment of hydrogen refuelling infrastructure, and passenger and commercial fuel cell...

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AFC Energy Announces Receipt of €2.052m from Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking
author FuelCellsWorks, June 16, 2016

AFC Energy (AIM: AFC), the industrial fuel cell power company, is pleased to announce that it has received a net cash payment from the European Union’s Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking of €2.052m after taking into account net cash payments to other project partners within the POWER-UP programme. These funds are related to the...

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The future of Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, June 16, 2016

Pioneering Professor Focuses on Fuel Cell Technology The basic concept of a fuel cell is simple – it converts chemical energy into electricity. To hear Kent State University Assistant Professor Yanhai Du, Ph.D., in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology tell it, however, the impact of modern and emerging fuel cell technology is anything...

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