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Nel ASA Issues Update on acquisition of Proton OnSite
author FuelCellsWorks, May 11, 2017

Oslo--Reference is made to earlier stock exchange announcements regarding Nel ASA’s acquisition of Proton OnSite, including the extended announcement (the "Announcement") of 28 April 2017. As set out in the Announcement, the purchase price for Proton Onsite is USD 70 million on a cash and debt free basis and assuming a normalized working capital, and...

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Hydrogen Using Photosynthesis
author FuelCellsWorks, May 11, 2017

 Hydrogen gas has long been proposed as a promising energy carrier for future energy applications, but generating the gas from water has proved inefficient. Researchers at Uppsala University have now managed to activate a key enzyme called hydrogenase in E. coli bacteria, which opens the door to future applications in photosynthesising microorganisms. The method involves...

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Ballard CFO Recognized in Transformation Agent Category of the ‘2017 BC CFO Awards
author FuelCellsWorks, May 11, 2017

VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that the Company’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – Mr. Tony Guglielmin – has been selected as the winner in the Transformation Agent category of the “2017 BC CFO Awards”. Business in Vancouver and the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia...

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Discovery of a facile process for H2 production using ammonia as a carrier
author FuelCellsWorks, May 10, 2017

The heat evolved by ammonia adsorption on alumina supported ruthenium oxide catalyst makes H2 a safer and more efficient energy source Oita University -- Hydrogen (H2) has attracted considerable attention as a clean energy source because the only by-product of its reaction with oxygen is water, and high efficiency for energy conversion is achieved when...

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European Patent Issued to Nanoptek for Invention that Converts Sunlight into Fuel
author FuelCellsWorks, May 10, 2017

CONCORD, Mass.-- The European Patent Office today issued European Patent No. 2289108 to Nanoptek Corp., doing business as LightFuel Co., for their "Bandgap-shifted Semiconductor Surface and Apparatus."  The invention allows sunlight to directly produce hydrogen fuel from water. It can also use sunlight to assist hydrogen production through electrolysis of water. In that mode, only half...

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Plug Power Opens Booth at UTC Telecom & Technology 2017
author FuelCellsWorks, May 10, 2017

Company promotes turnkey hydrogen fuel cell power to utility telecommunications professionals in booth 205 LATHAM, N.Y., May 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, will open its booth today at the UTC Telecom & Technology 2017, happening now through May...

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Opening of AirLiquide hydrogen station in Mülheim
author FuelCellsWorks, May 09, 2017

Clean mobility with hydrogen is a mission Air Liquide has long been committed to. Another important milestone in the establishment of a nationwide hydrogen infrastructure for Germany has been achieved, with the construction of a new Air Liquide hydrogen refuelling station in Mülheim an der Ruhr as part of the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) demonstration...

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HyperSolar Announces Breakthrough Catalyst Needed for Splitting Water to Produce Low Cost, Renewable
author FuelCellsWorks, May 09, 2017

Using inexpensive, earth-abundant materials, the Company’s research team has developed a highly efficient, oxygen catalyst that appears to be stable over time SANTA BARBARA, Calif.-- HyperSolar, Inc. (OTCQB:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, today announced the successful development of an efficient and low-cost...

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AFC Energy Extends Presence into European Power Market at the Covestro Industrial Park Brunsbüttel
author FuelCellsWorks, May 09, 2017

AFC Energy (AIM: AFC), the industrial fuel cell power company, is pleased to announce it is expanding its position into the German power market following commencement of engineering works for the deployment of an initial 1MW proprietary fuel cell system at the Covestro Industrial Park Brunsbüttel, owned by the Covestro Deutschland AG ("Covestro"). Preliminary engineering...

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Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University scientists develop more efficient catalytic material for fuel cell applications
author FuelCellsWorks, May 09, 2017

Scientists at Ames Laboratory have discovered a method for making smaller, more efficient intermetallic nanoparticles for fuel cell applications, and which also use less of the expensive precious metal platinum. The researchers succeeded by overcoming some of the technical challenges presented in the fabrication of the platinum-zinc nanoparticles with an ordered lattice structure, which function...

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