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New fuel cell system produces grid electricity from natural gas
author FuelCellsWorks, September 14, 2015

VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland, is currently field testing a prototype large-scale solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) that the organization hopes will provide efficient, cheap grid power from natural gas and biogas. The VTT system is unique in that it uses a single 10 kW planar SOFC stack to produce a year’s worth...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 14, 2015

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved a $3 million grant under its Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP). The commission has awarded the grant to CALSTART Inc., a clean-transportation nonprofit with more than 150 member companies, to build and demonstrate four fuel cell shuttle buses. The CEC says the demonstration will occur in...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 14, 2015

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s top automaker, said Monday that it has succeeded in localizing the production of a key fuel cell part, which it expects will reduce the overall cost in making fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) down the road. Hyundai Motor has been dependent entirely upon imports for...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 11, 2015

LATHAM, N.Y. – Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, celebrates that its ReliOn integrated OSP solution has won first place in the Wireless Access Network (WAN) division at the CTIA’s annual Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards. The results were announced during the CTIA Super Mobility event in Las Vegas, NV on...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 11, 2015

TOKYO – Aqua Power Systems Inc. (OTCQB: APSI) (”Aqua Power” or the “Company”) announced today that it is launching a new corporate online store. The new online store at www.aquapowersystems.com/store will enable potential customers to browse and purchase Aqua Power Systems’ products. The first products for international launch are the Company’s two “Coleman-style” lanterns that have been available in Japan since...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 11, 2015

Over the next six months, Young Brothers Ltd., a subsidiary of Foss Maritime, will be testing a hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered generator as an alternative to conventional diesel generators. The hydrogen fuel cell generator was recently set up in the Port of Honolulu, Hawaii, at the shipping facility of Young Brothers. The unit is already providing power to...

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ITM Power Announces Partnership with Shell to Deliver Three Hydrogen Refueling Stations (HRS)
author FuelCellsWorks, September 10, 2015

ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, has signed a strategic siting partnership (“the Agreement”) with Shell for the delivery of Hydrogen Refuelling Stations (HRS) on three Shell retail forecourts in the UK. These three HRS deployments will be the first to be integrated onto forecourts in the UK. New London...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 10, 2015

GenDrive Systems in Operation at Greenfield Logistics Facility for This New European Customer LATHAM, N.Y. — Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, has announced Prelodis as its recent European GenDrive customer. Plug Power has fully shipped and commissioned units for Prelodis to use at its new-construction (greenfield) logistics facility located...

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Intelligent Energy to Showcase Zero Emission Range-Extended Light Commercial Vehicle at UK’s Low Carbon Vehicle Event
author FuelCellsWorks, September 10, 2015

Leading independent fuel cell technology provider will display and demonstrate hybridised battery electric/fuel cell-powered development vehicle at LCV2015 Prototype is the first stage in an on-going UK consortium project that is supported by funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) to develop a new class of range-extended commercial vehicle Range extension capability provided by the...

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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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