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Colruyt Group and the Don Quichote Project Inaugurate New Hydrogen Plant
author FuelCellsWorks, March 15, 2016

Hal-- Colruyt Group officially opens the new hydrogen plant within the framework of the "Don Quichote*" project. Located on the Dassenveld site in Hal, where the group has a distribution center, this plant has the aim of demonstrating the technical and economic feasibility of a hydrogen storage and transport system for green electricity, produced from...

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Idemitsu Opens Its First Commercial Hydrogen Station at Narita International Airport
author FuelCellsWorks, March 15, 2016

Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director & CEO: Takashi Tsukioka; hereinafter "demitsu") held on March 14 the opening ceremony of its first commercial hydrogen station, the Narita Hydrogen  Station ("the station"), which would begin operation on the grounds of Narita International Airport. Idemitsu had completed construction of new supply facilities aimed at...

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Kawasaki Heavy and Shell to partner on technology to transport liquefied hydrogen by ship
author FuelCellsWorks, March 15, 2016

Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Royal Dutch Shell will partner to develop technologies to ship hydrogen by sea. Previous to this Kawasaki Heavy Industries has dealt with Iwatani and J-Power to develop hydrogen shipping concepts. This partnership will continue as they branch out to work with Shell. Shell plans to use the hydrogen produced using brown...

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New Fuel Cell Design Powered by Graphene-wrapped Nanocrystals
author FuelCellsWorks, March 15, 2016

Berkeley Lab innovation could lead to faster fueling, improved performance for hydrogen-powered vehicles  Hydrogen is the lightest and most plentiful element on Earth and in our universe. So it shouldn’t be a big surprise that scientists are pursuing hydrogen as a clean, carbon-free, virtually limitless energy source for cars and for a range of other...

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Toshiba H2OneTM Hydrogen Based Autonomous Energy Supply System Now Providing Power to a Kyushu Resort Hotel
author FuelCellsWorks, March 14, 2016

Using Renewable Energy, H2One SuppliesElectricity All Year Round TOKYO—Toshiba Corporation(TOKYO:6502) today announced that H2OneTM, Toshiba’s hydrogen based autonomous energy supply system, which integrates renewable energy generation and uses hydrogen as a fuel for power generation, has entered operation in the Phase-2 building of the Henn na Hotel, at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in...

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Toyota Announces Public-Private Partnership to Test End-to-End Hydrogen Supply Chain
author FuelCellsWorks, March 14, 2016

Kawasaki and Yokohama, JAPAN--A Japanese partnership, consisting of the Kanagawa Prefectural Government, the municipal governments of the cities of Yokohama and Kawasaki, and three private sector companies, today announced the forthcoming start of a project to implement and evaluate an end-to-end low-carbon hydrogen supply chain which will use hydrogen produced from renewable energy to power...

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Kawasaki Heavy, Shell partner in hydrogen shipment tech
author FuelCellsWorks, March 14, 2016

TOKYO -- Kawasaki Heavy Industries will join hands with Anglo-Dutch oil major Royal Dutch Shell to develop technologies for transporting hydrogen by sea, paving the way for a stable supply of the next-generation clean energy source. Kawasaki has already been collaborating with Iwatani and Electric Power Development -- also known as J-Power -- in hydrogen mass production and transportation. Shell will bring its deep know-how in...

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New composite material that traps oxygen may be useful for fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, March 14, 2016

RICHLAND, Wash. - Inexpensive materials called MOFs pull gases out of air or other mixed gas streams, but fail to do so with oxygen. Now, a team has overcome this limitation by creating a composite of a MOF and a helper molecule in which the two work in concert to separate oxygen from other gases...

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European Strategy on Heating and Cooling 2016 Explicitly Mentions Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, March 14, 2016

The Strategy for heating and cooling was published  on February 16 as a part of the broader Energy Union Winter Package (which focused mostly on gas). In addition to mention of hydrogen, as seen in the latest leak, the final document now includes the following sentence under “Heating and cooling equipment” paragraph: “In addition, there is a number...

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author FuelCellsWorks, March 14, 2016

NARITA, CHIBA PREF. – A hydrogen fueling station for fuel cell vehicles will open tomorrow at Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture. The station, the first such facility set up by oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co., will open at 9 a.m. It is the second hydrogen fueling station to be established within the premises of an...

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