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Microbial Fuel Cell Technology that Turns Urine into Electricity Commercialised Through Spin Out Company
author FuelCellsWorks, November 11, 2018

A spin out venture has been formed to commercialise technology developed at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) that converts urine and other types of wastewater into electricity. Robial, a social enterprise, will advance the innovative PEE POWER® technology that emerged from a PhD research project at the university 17 years ago....

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HPS Home Power Solutions GmbH wins WIWIN Award
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2018

Top-class jury awards HPS as the best and most sustainable startup in Germany HPS wins an investment of half a million euros High synergies with WIWIN in marketing and sales expected Berlin--HPS Home Power Solutions GmbH (HPS), the Berlin-based provider of integrated systems for storing and using solar energy for single-family homes, which fulfills their...

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Scientists Unravel the Mysteries of Polymer Strands in Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2018

From the Journal: The Journal of Chemical Physics WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Hydrogen fuel cells offer an attractive source of continuous energy for remote applications, from spacecraft to remote weather stations. Fuel cell efficiency decreases as the Nafion membrane, used to separate the anode and cathode within a fuel cell, swells as it interacts with water.  A Russian...

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New Ad Campaign for 2019 Toyota Mirai Brings “Real Power”: The Power of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology to Change the World
author FuelCellsWorks, November 09, 2018

New marketing campaign highlights Mirai’s power to change the future PLANO, Texas– Press Power. Start something bigger.   The 2019 Toyota Mirai’s new marketing campaign, “Real Power”, illustrates the power of hydrogen fuel cell technology to change the world. The vehicle’s POWER button takes center stage, supported by joyful, optimistic imagery, to convey the idea...

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Sono-Tek Shipping Three Ultrasonic Coating Solutions to New Fuel Cell Industry Customers in China
author FuelCellsWorks, November 09, 2018

Unique coating systems designed for production-level processe MILTON, N.Y.--Sono-Tek Corporation (OTCQX: SOTK), the leading developer and manufacturer of ultrasonic coating systems, announced that it received orders from three new customers in the fuel cell industry for three ultrasonic coating solutions totaling approximately $0.7 million. The first machine is a production-level system for coating the membrane in...

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Plug Power Announces Continual Momentum in 2018 Third Quarter Results
author FuelCellsWorks, November 09, 2018

Gross revenue of $55.3 million in the third quarter of 2018 Adjusted gross margins of 15%, the highest in the Company’s history GAAP and adjusted loss per share of $0.07 Negative EBITDAS of $1.6 million, which is a record performance  In the third quarter of 2018, the Company sold over 1,400 GenDrive fuel cell units,...

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Paratransit Vans Will Soon Join SARTA’s Impressive Fleet of Fuel Cell-Powered Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, November 08, 2018

People who use the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority’s (SARTA) paratransit service will soon be riding on ultra-modern hydrogen fuel cell-powered vans, SARTA CEO Kirt Conrad announced today. The Authority, which now operates one of the world’s largest fleets of full-size hydrogen fuel cell buses, used funds from the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Federal...

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Energy Commission Approves $8 Million Grant for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Station at Port of Long Beach
author FuelCellsWorks, November 08, 2018

ACRAMENTO -- The California Energy Commission voted today to approve an $8 million grant to develop a high-capacity hydrogen fueling station to service and promote the expansion of zero-emission fuel cell electric Class 8 drayage trucks at the Port of Long Beach. Drayage trucks transport freight from a port to a warehouse or other location. Promotion of fuel...

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ABB and SINTEF Test Fuel Cells for Main Propulsion Potential
author FuelCellsWorks, November 08, 2018

ABB and SINTEF Ocean are undertaking groundbreaking research to test the viability of fuel cells as an energy source for main ship propulsion. The new research project seeks to provide the answers required for fuel cell technology to be delivered at the scale needed to power commercial and passenger ships. The testing methodology, to be...

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PSCM Energy Selects Ally Hi-Tech, as a Strategic Supplier for Deployment of State-of-the-Art Hydrogen Fuel Production and Electricity Generation Systems Worldwide
author FuelCellsWorks, November 08, 2018

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electricity Benefits include: Fuel cells can eliminate pollution caused by burning fossil fuels; for hydrogen fuel cells, the only by-product at point of use is water and oxygen. Since hydrogen can be produced anywhere where there is water, organic matter and a source of power, generation of fuel can be distributed and...

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