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Toward Cost-Effective Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, August 09, 2016

As we enter the age of hybrid, electric and self-driving cars, interest remains high in finding the next generation of fuel cell technology that is low cost, long lasting and mass producible. In recent years, fuel cell research and development efforts have been focused on improving performance and reducing costs through the development of new...

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Toshiba Wins Order to Supply 100kW Pure Hydrogen Fuel Cell System to Japans Tokuyama Corporation
author FuelCellsWorks, August 08, 2016

TOKYO - Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), a leader of the development of solutions for the achievement of a low carbon hydrogen economy, has won an order to supply a pure hydrogen fuel cell to Tokuyama Corporation, a Tokyo-based chemical company. This is the first order for Toshiba’s 100kW pure hydrogen fuel cell, and delivery is...

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H2 Energy and IBAaruau to produce renewable hydrogen from the hydraulic power station in Aarau Switzerland
author FuelCellsWorks, August 08, 2016

IBAarau and H2 Energy are planning the construction of a hydrogen production plant at the hydraulic power station of the local energy supplier IBAarau in Aarau, Switzerland. IBAarau has submitted a building application for the project. The hydraulic power station at the river Aare provides renewable electricity for the hydrogen production. The generated hydrogen is used as fuel...

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Hydrogen Race Car of the Future Unveiled During the Gamma Racing Days in Assen, Netherlands
author FuelCellsWorks, August 08, 2016

Assen, Netherlands--The hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered prototype Forze VII was unvelied to the public during the Gamma Racing Days in Assen, Netherlands over the weeked. After revealing the design on the 10th of March, TU Delft student team Forze has been working very hard to produce and realize their hydrogen supercar.  During this unveiling, Formula 1 driver Jan Lammers...

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DTU Energy strengthens collaboration with China on fuel cells and electrolysis
author FuelCellsWorks, August 08, 2016

Researchers from DTU Energy have co-organized a Sino-Danish forum on solid oxide fuel cells and electrolysis to strengthen their collaboration with the Chinese research community within a technology area of great importance for both Denmark and China. Both China and Denmark face large challenges in the transition to an energy system based on renewable sources....

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Fuel Cell Specialist AFC Energy Signs Strategic Technology Collaboration with De Nora
author FuelCellsWorks, August 05, 2016

AFC Energy (AIM: AFC), the industrial fuel cell power company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Joint Development Agreement (“JDA”) with the Italian company Industrie De Nora S.p.A. (“De Nora”). The collaboration is targeting technological enhancements to AFC Energy’s fuel cell system and to further accelerate commercialisation of AFC Energy’s technology platform. ...

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South Korean Researchers Turn Seaweeds into Hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, August 05, 2016

South Korean research team has developed a cost-effective method for producing hydrogen from seaweeds, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said on Aug. 4. According to the ministry, the Daegu University team led by professor Kim Sang-hyoun developed a method for using commonly found bacteria to produce hydrogen from seaweeds.  Professor Kim Sang-hyeon...

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Nissan unveils world’s first Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell vehicle in Brazil
author FuelCellsWorks, August 04, 2016

Cruising range Of 600km-plus for zero-emission Bio-Ethanol Fuel-Cell model  Yokohama, Japan--Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today revealed the world’s first Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered prototype vehicle in Brazil that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The breakthrough model, an all-new light–commercial vehicle, can rely on multiple fuels, including ethanol and natural gas, to produce high-efficiency electricity as...

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BlueGEN fuel cells from SOLIDpower exceed 10 million operating hours
author FuelCellsWorks, August 04, 2016

Heinsberg / Mezzolombardo -- The fuel cell technology from SOLIDpower, developer and manufacturer of micro power plants for supplying residential and commercial buildings with electricity and heat, has set a new operating record. With its BlueGEN power series, the company is offering one of the most efficient energy conversion systems on the market today. Reliable...

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Hydrogen – Coming to a station near you thanks to Oak Ridge National Lab scientists
author FuelCellsWorks, August 04, 2016

ORNL – A stationary vessel developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers Zhili Feng and Yanli Wang could be the key to less expensive hydrogen storage, making it possible for more hydrogen-powered vehicles to hit the road in the near future. Feng and Wang have designed a steel-concrete composite vessel that optimizes cost, scalability, durability and safety,...

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