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S. Korea to implement pilot project for hydrogen-powered EV taxis for 1st time
author FuelCellsWorks, December 12, 2016

SEJONG, (Yonhap) -- The government will implement a pilot project this week to operate fuel cell hydrogen taxis for the first time in South Korea as part of its efforts to reduce gas emissions, the Environment Ministry said Monday. The ministry plans to hold a ceremony Tuesday to mark the launch of the project in...

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Beth Dawson of Fuel Cell Systems – finalist in Women in Innovation award
author FuelCellsWorks, December 12, 2016

Following a nationwide competition to identify and empower the country’s most promising female entrepreneurs and future business leaders, this October Innovate UK announced the names of the 34 women shortlisted for its infocus awards for 2016. Beth Dawson, from Fuel Cell Systems Ltd, reached the final stage of the competition and impressed Innovate UK’s panel...

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Hydrogen fueling station cornerstone of UCI research program
author FuelCellsWorks, December 09, 2016

Fuel cell-powered vehicles make possible climate-conscious transportation Scott Samuelsen is UC Irvine's go-to guy on fuel cell and hydrogen technology. Samuelsen led the development of UCI's hydrogen fueling station, the most technologically advanced, publicly accessible station in the world. It was the first of its kind in Orange County, and it is a key component...

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Pajarito Powder named recipient of BIRD Energy Partnership grant with Israel
author FuelCellsWorks, December 09, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel's Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water Resources (MIEW), along with the Israel Innovation Authority, announced Pajarito Powder, LLC among the five clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. Pajarito Powder teamed with Technion IIT in Haifa, Israel to...

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FreezPak brings hydrogen power to frozen food distribution
author FuelCellsWorks, December 09, 2016

FreezPak implemented Plug Power's GenDrive hydrogen fuel cells into its forklift truck fleet. Refrigerated & Frozen Foods--Efficiency is an essential element to all distribution centers, but it’s especially important for refrigerated and frozen food distribution centers where food safety is on the line. For instance, a lift truck using a battery rated for 8 hours...

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Hydrogen Europe welcomes the Winter Package
author FuelCellsWorks, December 09, 2016

Hydrogen Europe, the European association representing more than 100 companies and associations dealing with hydrogen technologies, welcomes the Winter Package which was published by the European Commission yesterday. In order to meet climate change mitigation targets, the energy system needs to include significantly more renewable energy sources by coupling the different sectors of the energy...

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U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. Commits to Adding Nikola’s Zero-Emission, Hydrogen-Electric Trucks to Fleet
author FuelCellsWorks, December 08, 2016

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. announces today the company is one of the first and the largest truckload carrier to order the Nikola One™ and make this innovative zero-emission, hydrogen-electric semi-truck a part of its fleet once Nikola Motor Company starts production in 2020. This move is the latest example of how U.S. Xpress continues to...

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Hydrogen Fueling Station Opens in the Bodensee Area
author FuelCellsWorks, December 08, 2016

Shell filling station in Geisingen will now service fuel cell vehicles  Location extends the supply network for hydrogen fuel in the direction of Alpine countries The federal government fosters an investment of 700,000 euros via an Innovation Initiative Geisingen – Today the ninth hydrogen filling station in Baden-Württemberg was opened in Geisingen’s Tuttlingen district. The...

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Galil Elion Municipality in Israel Installs GenCell G5 Fuel Cell Back-Up Power Solution
author FuelCellsWorks, December 08, 2016

GenCell G5 shielded by unique bomb shelter developed by IMI  Able to a withstand direct hit of one ton missile strike, GenCell G5 provides back-up power with unparalleled reliability, keeping critical systems running and protecting the community Tel Aviv Convention Center, Israel – GenCell, the leading Israeli-based fuel cell developer and manufacturer, today announces at HLS...

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A first for South Australia as hydrogen fuel cell cars test drive towards carbon neutral
author FuelCellsWorks, December 08, 2016

Hydrogen fuel cell cars will take to the streets of Adelaide today in a South Australian first. The vehicles – a Toyota Mirai and a Hyundai iX35 FCV – use hydrogen as a fuel source and emit water rather than carbon or noxious emissions. They do not produce any engine noise but drive and perform...

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