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Shell and ITM Power Planning Industrial Production of Hydrogen by Electrolysis
author FuelCellsWorks, December 12, 2017

Shell, together with ITM Power, is planning to build a large hydrogen electrolysis plant at the Wesseling site of the Rheinland Raffinerie. With a capacity of ten megawatts, this would be the largest plant of its kind in Germany and the largest PEM (polymer electrolyte membrane) electrolysis worldwide. In addition to the production of hydrogen, the...

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Shanghais First Commercial Hydrogen Station
author FuelCellsWorks, December 12, 2017

A groundbreaking ceremony of what will be Shanghais first commercial hydrogen refuelling station was recently held. In attendace were representatives from Jiahai (Shanghai) Industrial Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Reshaping Energy Technology Co. Jia-Hsin Industrial Co., Ltd. Chairman Liu Kecheng, Shanghai Reshaping Energy Technology Co., Ltd. Chairman Lin Qi, Fu Ruitefang Chairman Wu Pinfang and relevant governement leaders at all...

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New Company Established with Focus on Full-fledged Development of Hydrogen Recharging Station Network in Japan
author FuelCellsWorks, December 12, 2017

As a result of discussions that began in May 2017, the following 11 companies have signed an agreement to form a new company in the spring of 2018, aimed at the full-fledged development of hydrogen recharging stations (HRS) for fuel cell vehicles (FCV): Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co Ltd., Honda Motor Co Ltd., JXTG...

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Sheffield Trialling of Hydrogen Vans
author FuelCellsWorks, December 11, 2017

Sheffield is trialling 5 Renault Kangoo ZE hydrogen vans, supplied by Arcola Energy, using them to deliver our services. We have received funding from the Government to help buy the vans. We aim to find out how well the technology works and show the vans to the public and organisations in the city. This is to...

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Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) User Experience: Copenhagen Municipality on Hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, December 11, 2017

How is it to drive a fuel cell electric car? Hydrogen Denmark met Lars Reuther from the Social Service Center Nørrebro in Copenhagen to learn more on their driving experience of a FCEV. ”When you have tried this car you immediately fall in love. It is completely silent and only leaves you a small puddle...

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Green Transportation, Fuel Cells and the Path Forward
author FuelCellsWorks, December 11, 2017

By Patrick Haverman (UNDP)-- In November when I took part in the 2nd International Fuel Cell Congress in Rugao in Jiangsu province, I was not only surprised by the national and international participation and interest but also by the progress achieved and the announcements made during the conference. Transportation is one of the leading contributors to...

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GreenHydrogen receives order for HyProvide™ A60 electrolyzer for on-site hydrogen generation in a NEL hydrogen fuelling station in Mariestad, Sweden
author FuelCellsWorks, December 11, 2017

First off- grid hydrogen fuelling station with on-site generation of real, green hydrogen – delivered by a HyProvide™A60 electrolyzer from GreenHydrogen The project was awarded to GreenHydrogen’s partner Nilsson Energy AB on 6th December 2017 after a public tender process. Nilsson Energy is project responsible and will deliver the solution comprising PV installation, hydrogen storage...

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Project achievements: Soctesqa - Improving and standardising test procedures for solid oxide fuel cell stacks
author FuelCellsWorks, December 09, 2017

A fuel cell generates electricity at high efficiencies and without any harmful emissions. In order to exploit its full potential, it is essential to continue improving the technology by putting in place test procedures and validation systems. Adopting such test protocols will play an important role in boosting market introduction of fuel cell technologies, as...

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Research Team Creates Microbial Fuel Cell that Could be Integrated Into Wearable Electronics
author FuelCellsWorks, December 09, 2017

BINGHAMTON, NY – A research team led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York has developed an entirely textile-based, bacteria-powered biobattery that could one day be integrated into wearable electronics. The team, led by Binghamton University Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Seokheun Choi, created an entirely textile-based biobattery that can produce...

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University of Surrey Scientists Create Cheap and Safe Electro-Catalysts for Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, December 08, 2017

In a study published in the Journal of Power Sources, the team from Surrey worked with colleagues from Queen Mary University of London to create low-cost carbon based electro-catalysts for anion exchange membrane fuel cells. The catalyst helped to achieve a power density performance of 703 watts per square centimetre squared (mW cm-2) from the...

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