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New FCHJU Cell3Ditor Project Aims to Develop 3D Printing Technology for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, August 22, 2016

Adopting new domestic solutions for heat and power is essential in view of reducing energy dependency and CO2 emissions. Stationary fuel cells can produce both electricity and heat at different scales (from homes to industrial applications) while significantly reducing the environmental footprint and the energy bill. As part of the many issues addressed by its research and innovation...

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Hexagon Composites develops next generation hydrogen cylinder for new Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL
author FuelCellsWorks, August 22, 2016

Hexagon Composites’ fully owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln was selected by Daimler AG to supply compressed hydrogen gas (CHG) cylinders for Daimler’s next generation of fuel cell electric vehicle. The new Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL will be presented in 2017. For the innovative vehicle a new generation (Type 4) of cylinders was developed. “These are next generation...

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Bavarian Minister of the Interior, for Building and Transport Joachim Herrmann Visits Hydrogenious Technologies
author FuelCellsWorks, August 19, 2016

Joachim Herrmann, Bavarian Minister of the Interior, for Building and Transport, visited the Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH to get latest information on the innovative LOHC technology for safe and efficient hydrogen storage. The main topics of the visit of the State Minister where the core research areas on hydrogen and energy systems in the region of...

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EFOY Pro Fuel Cells Provide Back-up Power for Radio Communications Equipment
author FuelCellsWorks, August 19, 2016

The Problem  NZTA established the Haast Radio System in the Southern Alps of the South Island of New Zealand to provide radio communications for the Southern Highway. The repeaters were powered by two solar panels each, which recharge a battery pack housed with the repeater. The network had not been operating at full power since...

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Scania and Asko test fuel cell-hydrogen gas propulsion
author FuelCellsWorks, August 18, 2016

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden--Asko, which is Norway’s largest convenience goods wholesaler, is continuing its investment in sustainable transport services. The company will together with Scania start testing trucks with an electric powertrain. Electrical energy is converted from hydrogen gas in fuel cells on board the vehicles. The hydrogen gas will be produced locally, using solar cells. The...

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author FuelCellsWorks, August 18, 2016

VANCOUVER, CANADA and TOKYO, JAPAN – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced that it has signed a Distribution Agreement with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (“TTC”; www.toyota-tsusho.com/english), a member Company of the Toyota Group. Under the agreement, TTC will act as a distributor of Ballard-powered fuel cell products in Japan. The initial term of the...

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Toyota Tsusho Signs Distribution Agreement with Canadian Fuel Cell Developer and Manufacturer
author FuelCellsWorks, August 18, 2016

Contributing to the creation of a "hydrogen society" in Japan Toyota Tsusho Corporation ("Toyota Tsusho") has signed a distribution agreement with Ballard Power Systems Inc. (Head office: Vancouver; President & CEO: Mr. Randall MacEwen; "Ballard"), a leading global developer and manufacturer of hydrogen and oxygen fuel cells, to sell Ballard's fuel cell products in the...

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Latvian Railways (LDZ) Signs MOU with CZ Loko and Ballard Power to Develop Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Locomotives
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2016

RIGA, (Xinhua) -- Latvian Railway signed an agreement on Thursday August 11th with Czech, Canadian companies to make eco-locomotives. The deal was signed between Latvian national rail company Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railway) and Czech enterprise CZ LOKO, Canada's Ballard Power Systems to work out a technological solution for a hydrogen powered locomotive on the basis...

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South Chungcheong Future Hub for Fuel Cell EV Production
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2016

HONGSEONG, South Korea,(Korea Bizwire) – South Chungcheong Province has been designated as a next generation production hub for FCEV (fuel cell electric vehicle) parts, after passing a government feasibility assessment of the region.  According to provincial officials, the new facilities will provide an important cornerstone for the automobile industry of the future, that will further emphasize...

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Altergy Achieves Prestigious CSA Certification for Fuel Cell Technology
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2016

Folsom, CA – Altergy Systems, the global leader in modern, reliable fuel cell backup power solutions, has announced the completion of the CSA Certification process for the Altergy Freedom Power™ 2.5kw fuel cell engine. “CSA certification is the result of an independent, accredited third party testing and certification process. CSA certification signals to our customers that our...

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