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Nel Hydrogen Solutions Awarded frame contract for multiple hydrogen fueling stations in California
author FuelCellsWorks, February 20, 2017

Oslo--Nel Hydrogen Solutions, a division of Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL), has entered into a framework contract for the supply, construction and maintenance of H2Station® hydrogen fueling stations in California, following the California Energy Commissions Notice of Proposed Awards for the Grant Funding Opportunity GFO-15-605. “This framework contract represents a major milestone for Nel, and open...

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UNIST Scientists Develop Catalyst as Good as Platinum
author FuelCellsWorks, February 17, 2017

Their findings published in the recent issue of the journal Nature Nanotechnology. UNIST scientists have developed an exiting new catalyst that can split water into hydrogen almost as good as platinum, but less costly and found frequently on Earth. As described in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, this ruthenium (Ru)-based material works almost as efficient as platinum and likely...

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AC Transit Becomes the Only Bay Area Transit Awarded a CCI Grant for 10 Zero-Emission Buses
author FuelCellsWorks, February 17, 2017

An Unprecedented Consortium of Transit Agencies & Bus Manufacturers Seeks Cleaner Air Statewide and Commercialization of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Buses The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) is excited to announce its participation in the Fuel Cell Electric Bus Commercialization Consortium (FCEBCC). The consortium is a comprehensive initiative sponsored by an $8.5 million grant...

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Lexus debuts a trio of concepts in Canada including the hydrogen fuel cell-powered flagship sedan LF-FC
author FuelCellsWorks, February 17, 2017

Amazing concepts represent forward-thinking design, technology and environmental consideration at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto – February 17-26, 2017 TORONTO--Three head-turning Concepts will make their Canadian debut in the Lexus exhibit at the Canadian International Auto Show – February 17-26, 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, proving that the relentless attention to detail, thoughtful engineering and amazing...

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WATT Fuel Cell Corp. Raises Additional Funding from Existing Investors and Appoints New Chairman of the Board
author FuelCellsWorks, February 17, 2017

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa.-- WATT Fuel Cell Corporation ("WATT" or the "Company") proudly announces that it has closed upon additional growth capital investments from existing shareholders in the form of a senior, secured convertible note.  Simultaneous with the investment, the WATT Board of Directors has been reorganized, and Travis Bradford has been appointed Chairman of WATT's...

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Plug Power Fuel Cells Power USPS Lift Truck Fleet in Maryland
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

LATHAM, N.Y.-- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, announces it has executed on an awarded contract from The United States Postal Service (USPS) by deploying 36 GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell units for class 1 sit-down counterbalance trucks and 49 GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell units...

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High V.LO-City project launches new demonstration site for fuel cell electric buses in Groningen
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

Brussels--The High V.LO-City project, which aims at facilitating the deployment of fuel cell electric buses and their related hydrogen refuelling infrastructure in European cities, launches a new demonstration site for fuel cell electric buses in Groningen (Netherlands). The Groningen site is the fourth deployment site in High V.LO-City after Aberdeen, Antwerp and San Remo. The...

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Hydrogenics’ 1.2MW Electrolyser successful in initial hydrogen production  testing
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

Electrolyser to be delivered for HyBalance project in Denmark Mississauga, Ontario -- Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS; TSX:HYG), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation technology and hydrogen fuel cell power modules, today announced that the latest version of its Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolyser has successfully produced hydrogen during the first stage of factory acceptance...

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Ballard Inks $25M Deal With Broad-Ocean For Fuel Cell Engine Manufacture & Sales in China
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

VANCOUVER, CANADA and ZHONGSHAN, CHINA – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement relating to technology transfer, licensing and supply arrangements with strategic partner Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co., Ltd. (“Broad-Ocean”; www.broad-ocean.com/en/index.html) for the assembly and sale of FCveloCity® 30-kilowatt (kW) and 85kW fuel cell engines in...

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States Preparing for Fuel Cell Vehicles, Reliable Fuel Cell Power Generation
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

Ten states enacted fuel cell and hydrogen-related polices in 2016, according to the new report by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), 2016 State Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Wrap Up.   Washington, D.C. - February 15, 2017 - Ten states enacted fuel cell and hydrogen-related polices in 2016, according to the new report by...

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