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Biopolymer For Safer Hydrogen Storage
author FuelCellsWorks, November 11, 2015

Accidental discovery bubbles with promise from Arrowhead’s funding A transition to hydrogen as a major fuel in the next 50 years could fundamentally transform the U.S. energy system, according to the National Research Council, and a surprise discovery at New Mexico State University may speed that transformation. David Johnson was a doctoral candidate in 2007...

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H2 Refuel H-Prize Contestants Announced, Judging Commences
author FuelCellsWorks, November 11, 2015

Finalists are expected to be announced in December 2015 Washington, D.C.-- Today, the Hydrogen Education Foundation announced the official list of contestants for the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize competition. The submissions of the six qualified contestants will now be evaluated by a group of expert judges to determine which Contestants can advance to the...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 11, 2015

Korea's Commitment Creates Long Term Export Opportunities for U.S. & Canada Korea is embracing large-scale fuel cells for energy production in a way that few other countries can match. According to Bloomberg , Korea's proactive government incentives and the absence of domestic energy assets are the impetus for the dynamic fuel cell growth. This atmosphere...

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Contracts Awarded for 15 Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles for Pioneering Levenmouth Project
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2015

The ground-breaking Levenmouth Community Energy Project (LCEP) is on track to establish one of Europe’s largest fleets of hydrogen-powered vehicles after the scheme’s lead partner announced the order of 15 eco-friendly vehicles. Bright Green Hydrogen has invested in 10 Renault HyKangoo vans from Symbio FCell and 5 Ford Transits on behalf of the project and...

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Ballard Inks Strategic Cooperation Agreement With King Long For Fuel Cell Buses
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2015

Vancouver, Canada and Xiamen, China – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced the signing of a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd. (“King Long”), a leading global developer, designer and manufacturer of buses, to design and deploy fuel cell-powered buses. The signing ceremony was held at King...

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Nordic fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden and TeliaSonera sign cooperation agreement
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2015

The power generator PowerPac to be installed in a telecom base station in Gothenburg, Sweden Nordic leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has signed a cooperation agreement with mobile operator TeliaSonera AB to jointly install and operate a PowerPac power generator at a telecom base station in the Gothenburg area in western Sweden. PowerCell Sweden AB and...

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Forze to attempt Zandvoort lap record using its hydrogen fuel cell racing car
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2015

On Monday 16 November, the Forze H2 Hydrogen Electric Racing team will try to break the official lap record at Circuit Park Zandvoort in the Netherlands, with its Forze VI fuel cell racing car. Zandvoort lap record attempt The Forze H2 Hydrogen Electric Racing team – based at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands –...

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Sirius Integrator now a Reseller of the Acumentrics RP Family of Propane and Natural Gas Fuel Cell S
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2015

Groton, MA – Sirius Integrator is now a reseller of Acumentrics RP250, RP500, RP1000 and RP1500 solid oxide propane and natural gas fuel cell generators and services for all of North America.   Sirius has been marketing fuel cell battery-charging systems for seven years to customers in North America.  Acumentrics has deployed over 300 units to...

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Hydrogen Toyota Mirai added to OLEV £5k Plug-In Grant Eligible Car list
author FuelCellsWorks, November 09, 2015

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles has confirmed that Toyota's Mirai hydrogen car is eligible for the Government's £5000 Plug-in Car Grant. The Government department announced the addition to its range in a tweet earlier today. The grant provides up to 35% off the cost of a car, to a maximum of £5000, while the...

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Breakthrough to pave way for cheaper fuel cells requiring no platinum
author FuelCellsWorks, November 09, 2015

By MAIKO KOBAYASHI/ Staff Writer/The Asahi Shimbun  FUKUOKA--Fuel cells are expected to become less expensive thanks to a new type of electrocatalyst for cathodes that does not require costly platinum, according to a team of scientists. The breakthrough comes after the development of an anode catalyst that does not require platinum in 2014. If both...

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