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World Largest Fuel Cell Park Approved for Beacon Falls Connecticut Site
author FuelCellsWorks, January 08, 2016

Beacon Falls--A proposed energy park that some developrs have dubbed to be the largest in the world, received unaniumous approval from the Connecticut Siting Council yesterday. The plan which is called the Beacon Energy Park will produce produce 63.3-megawatts of ultra-clean and efficient power, in fact enough power to electify 60,000 homes in Connecticut. Located in New...

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M1 WIND HYDROGEN FUEL STATION-Showcasing how hydrogen can be generated on-site, with wind and water
author FuelCellsWorks, January 08, 2016

The Hydrogen Mini Grid is sited on The Advanced Manufacturing Park just two miles from the M1 motorway network in South Yorkshire and within reach of the large population centres of Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster, giving the facility a very large catchment area and providing the perfect position for a commercial refuelling station. The...

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See what it takes to build a new hydrogen fuelling station
author FuelCellsWorks, January 08, 2016

How might the transport fuel mix look 20 years from now? Will liquid fuels be in decline? And how will the world reduce CO2 from vehicles?  In recent years, Shell has taken steps towards hydrogen, specifically, supplying hydrogen that can be converted to power electric motors.  A milestone was passed in Germany this week with...

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Tax Incentive Uncertainty Surrounds Fuel Cell Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, January 08, 2016

Lisa Jerram-Navigant Research--It’s no secret that incentives continue to play a key role in the progress of alternative energy technologies. Witness the significant media attention given to the last-minute U.S. federal funding legislation, which included a long-term extension for solar energy tax credits out to 2020. The solar industry association is claiming that the tax...

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Fuel Cell Buses Already Now Protecting the Environment
author FuelCellsWorks, January 07, 2016

By the time of the beginning of the UN Climate Conference in Paris, the zero emission bus project CHIC (Clean Hydrogen in European Cities) has already saved more than three million litres of diesel, thereby illustrating that fuel cell bus technology is already serviceable and contributing to the reduction of CO2emissions. Daily emissions in the...

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author FuelCellsWorks, January 07, 2016

Croatia has been invited to join the AFC IA following the spring meeting. The generation of hydrogen from renewable resources and the development of a hydrogen infrastructure for transport are key themes in Croatian fuel cell research and development. A diverse range of fuel cell projects are underway encompassing: Improvement of the performance of electrolyser...

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Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) Breaks Ground on Hydrogen Fueling Station
author FuelCellsWorks, January 06, 2016

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, local leaders, SARTA officials break ground for State-Of-The-Art Hydrogen Fueling Facility Ohio--Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor and community leaders today helped the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority launch a new era of public transportation in Northeast Ohio at a ceremony marking the official groundbreaking for the transit authority’s new Hydrogen...

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Toyota-Answering the fuel cell critics
author FuelCellsWorks, January 06, 2016

Two decades of technology research We believe the hydrogen fuel cell system is a technological breakthrough with the potential to deliver sustainable, zero-emissions mobility as part of a low carbon society. We began our research and testing programme 20 years ago. About the same time we started work on Prius, and we are confident that...

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Vanadium redox flow battery for the future of mobility
author FuelCellsWorks, January 06, 2016

The project in Martigny is foreshadowing how fueling stations could look like in several years. The project is led by the “Laboratory of Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry” (LEPA) of the “École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne” (EPFL). The aim is to establish a charging station that is able to charge both battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell...

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New Software to Make Reporting Fuel Data to the State Easier
author FuelCellsWorks, January 06, 2016

The California Energy Commission is introducing a new, paperless way for the state’s retail fuel outlets to report their annual retail fuel outlet data that should make the process more efficient and less time consuming. Beginning January 1, retail fuel outlet owners will be asked to fill out their data reports through the Energy Commission’s...

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