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$4-Million Grant from NSERC to Queen’s University Research Project Could Lead to Better Alkaline Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, January 11, 2016

NSERC grant provides foundation for Canadian leadership in clean energy technologies An international research project based at Queen’s University that is focused on developing new clean energy technologies has received a $4-million grant from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The Engineered Nickel Catalysts for Electrochemical Clean Energy (Ni Electro Can) research team,...

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American Vanadium targets installation date of the 400kWh CellCube vanadium flow storage system at MTA headquarters in Manhattan
author FuelCellsWorks, January 11, 2016

AMERICAN VANADIUM CORP. (“American Vanadium” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: AVC) (OTC: AVCVF) announces it has targeted late March, 2016 to lift three CellCube™ Energy Storage Systems to the 25th floor setback of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)’s Energy Star Certified facility at 2 Broadway in downtown Manhattan. The CellCube is now the only battery chemistry...

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author FuelCellsWorks, January 11, 2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra will be the first Director of the Clean Energy Investment Center (CEIC), located within the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT). CEIC was established in 2015 as part of the Obama Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Initiative to advance private, mission-oriented investment in...

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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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