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InnoEnergy-backed HySiLabs appoints ENGIE CSO to advisory board ahead of €2M funding round
author FuelCellsWorks, June 16, 2017

InnoEnergy-backed HySiLabs, the on-demand hydrogen solutions venture, has appointed Jean-Paul Reich, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at ENGIE, the global electricity, natural gas and energy services operator, as an advisory board member. Reich joins the board at a crucial time ahead of HySiLabs' €2M funding round in summer to support its technology development for industry. With...

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Energy Commission Awards Funds To Expand Hydrogen Refueling Network and Energy Innovation
author FuelCellsWorks, June 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Recent findings of a review conducted by the California Energy Commission demonstrate that California continues to lead the nation and the world in energy efficiency standards. The review, presented at today’s business meeting, compared California’s 2016 building energy efficiency standards to international standards set in 2015. The comparison, which is required of all...

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Penn State Receives Grant that focuses on
author FuelCellsWorks, June 15, 2017

By:Jesse Westbrook UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Finding practical hydrogen storage technologies for vehicles powered by fuel cells is the focus of a $682,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, awarded to Mike Chung, professor of materials science and engineering, Penn State. Chung's recent research on superabsorbent polymers, which shows potential to aid in oil...

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AFRL’s Advanced Power Technology Office efficiently ‘lifts’ C-5 maintainers using  direct methanol fuel cell for on-board battery charging
author FuelCellsWorks, June 15, 2017

Story by Marisa Novobilski  Air Force Research Laboratory WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Transforming the way the Air Force uses energy is a key focus of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Power Technology Office as it seeks to enable the use of alternative energy and energy efficient technologies. A new, hybrid electric and...

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PowerCell’s CEO receives awards
author FuelCellsWorks, June 15, 2017

Financial Hearing’s Presentation Award 2016 has been awarded Per Wassén, CEO of the leading Nordic fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ). Financial Hearing grants the annual Presentation Award to executives who successfully communicates their business. This year, Financial Hearing has chosen to let PowerCell’s Per Wassén receive the award for This Year’s Presentator of the...

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H2.LIVE – the app for emission-free driving
author FuelCellsWorks, June 14, 2017

From now on, you can download the H2.LIVE app from the App Store and Google Play Store. With the app you get status information on all public 700 bar hydrogen filling stations in Germany. H2.LIVE informs you in real time about scheduled maintenance and unexpected failures. With the app you are not only up to...

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Toshiba to End Manufacture and Sale of ENE-FARM, Residential Fuel Cell System -Will Continue its Pure Hydrogen Fuel System Business
author FuelCellsWorks, June 14, 2017

TOKYO—Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) and Toshiba Fuel Cell Power Systems Corporation (TFCP) today announced that TFCP will end manufacture and sales of ENE-FARM residential fuel cell systems by the end of July 2017 in line with its policy of concentrating resources on focus businesses. TFCP continues to supply maintenance and services for already sold ENE-FARM....

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Frankfurt and Wiesbaden: New Hydrogen refuelling stations link north and south Germany
author FuelCellsWorks, June 14, 2017

H2 MOBILITY partners open two new hydrogen (H2) stations in the Rhine-Main Area German H2 refuelling station network grows to 30 Up to 400 stations scheduled for 2023 German government contributes EUR 1.6 million Frankfurt, Wiesbaden --Fuel cell electric vehicles welcome: The joint venture H2 Mobility Deutschland and its partners Air Liquide, Daimler, Linde and...

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Ballard’s Protonex Subsidiary Receives First Order For Fuel Cell System To Power Commercial UAVs
author FuelCellsWorks, June 14, 2017

VANCOUVER, BC and SOUTHBOROUGH, MA--Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that the company's subsidiary, Protonex, has received an initial order for its fuel cell propulsion system, together with design services, from FlyH2 Aerospace ("FlyH2"; www.flyh2.com), a South African-based developer of hydrogen fuel cell powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for commercial applications. For competitive reasons, commercial details...

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U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin Announce $600000 for WVU Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Research
author FuelCellsWorks, June 14, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced today that West Virginia University (WVU) will receive a $600,000 grant to fund Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Research. WVU’s researchers will work to design a SOFC compatible with hydrocarbon use, while evaluating coatings aimed at reaching 50 percent or greater power...

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