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NEESC Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day on Oct. 8
author FuelCellsWorks, October 07, 2016

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. --The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC), administered by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT), joins the nation in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day on Saturday, October 8. The day marks the growth of the industry and raises awareness of the benefits fuel cells and hydrogen technologies provide...

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Nuvera to be at Gillette Stadium with All-In Fuel Cell Solutions
author FuelCellsWorks, October 07, 2016

With football season in full swing, Nuvera will be at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro Mass. to help kick off Innovate 2016. The exclusive dealer event, presented by NITCO – a materials handling equipment dealer representing Hyster®, Yale® and Nuvera® brands – follows on the heels of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. The B2B engagement...

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Fuel Cell Vehicle Ride and Drive at San Francisco Fleet Week
author FuelCellsWorks, October 07, 2016

CaFCP staff will take part in the 2016 annual Charge Across Town EV Test Drive during Fleet Week and National Hydrogen Day on October 8-9 at Pier 27 in San Francisco, CA. FREE ‘ride and drives’ in the latest electric vehicles, including plug-in, battery, and fuel cell EVs #bestrideEVer!. CaFCP staff will have the 2016...

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Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Partners with Toyota to Bring Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle to Taste of D.C.
author FuelCellsWorks, October 07, 2016

The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), the trade association dedicated to the commercialization of fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies, is partnering with Toyota Motor Company to bring the Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle on display at the Taste of D.C. in Washington, D.C. Come check out our booth at the event and learn...

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Gore’s Fuel Cell Technology Applied In Latest Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Vehicle
author FuelCellsWorks, October 07, 2016

ELKTON, Md.-- Honda Motor Company Ltd. (Honda) introduced its latest Clarity fuel cell vehicle in Japan in March 2016, and it is due to be available in the US in late 2016. The innovative Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is creating lots of buzz for its user-friendly technology and spacious interior. The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is...

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Air Products to Display Hydrogen Fuel Vehicle at Da Vinci Science Center on October 8 to Observe National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day
author FuelCellsWorks, October 06, 2016

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) will join companies and organizations around the nation on Saturday, October 8, in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.  As part of the day, Air Products will have its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the new Toyota Mirai, on display from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Da...

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Hydrogen-powered passenger ferry in San Francisco Bay is possible, says Sandia study
author FuelCellsWorks, October 06, 2016

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Nearly two years ago, Sandia National Laboratories researchers Joe Pratt and Lennie Klebanoff set out to answer one not-so-simple question: Is it feasible to build and operate a high-speed passenger ferry solely powered by hydrogen fuel cells? The answer is yes. The details behind that answer are in a recent report, “Feasibility of...

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DOE Announces $30 Million Investment in Hydrogen and Fuel Cells as Industry Continues Unprecedented Growth Rates
author FuelCellsWorks, October 06, 2016

In commemoration  of National Hydrogen Day, aptly chosen for the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008), the Energy Department (DOE) released a new report today showing continued momentum and growth in the fuel cell industry. The 2015 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report shows that hydrogen and fuel cells continue to grow at an unprecedented rate, with more than...

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GM Hydrogen Fuel Cells Mark 50 Years of Development
author FuelCellsWorks, October 06, 2016

Electrovan was first fuel cell technology transfer from JFK’s moonshot challenge DETROIT — The year 1966 brought the TV debuts of “Batman” and “Star Trek,” which both enjoy a cultlike following 50 years later. With less fanfare in the same season, General Motors tested the Electrovan, the world’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle. Floyd Wyczalek, 91,...

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Fuel cell field trial provides technical data on rural microgrids
author FuelCellsWorks, October 06, 2016

BY: SCHALK BURGER -- CREAMER MEDIA CONTRIBUTING EDITOR A hydrogen fuel cell rural electrification field trial by JSE-listed Anglo AmericanPlatinum (Amplats) with support from the departments of Mineral Resources, Science andTechnology and Trade and Industry has provided detailed data on the use of microgrid systems to provide rural communities with electricity. Three 5 kW hydrogen fuel cells, a 73 kWh battery bank, a 14 m3 methanol fuel tank...

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