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WATT Fuel Cell Corp. Raises Additional Funding from Existing Investors and Appoints New Chairman of the Board
author FuelCellsWorks, February 17, 2017

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa.-- WATT Fuel Cell Corporation ("WATT" or the "Company") proudly announces that it has closed upon additional growth capital investments from existing shareholders in the form of a senior, secured convertible note.  Simultaneous with the investment, the WATT Board of Directors has been reorganized, and Travis Bradford has been appointed Chairman of WATT's...

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Plug Power Fuel Cells Power USPS Lift Truck Fleet in Maryland
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

LATHAM, N.Y.-- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, announces it has executed on an awarded contract from The United States Postal Service (USPS) by deploying 36 GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell units for class 1 sit-down counterbalance trucks and 49 GenDrive hydrogen fuel cell units...

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High V.LO-City project launches new demonstration site for fuel cell electric buses in Groningen
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

Brussels--The High V.LO-City project, which aims at facilitating the deployment of fuel cell electric buses and their related hydrogen refuelling infrastructure in European cities, launches a new demonstration site for fuel cell electric buses in Groningen (Netherlands). The Groningen site is the fourth deployment site in High V.LO-City after Aberdeen, Antwerp and San Remo. The...

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Hydrogenics’ 1.2MW Electrolyser successful in initial hydrogen production  testing
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

Electrolyser to be delivered for HyBalance project in Denmark Mississauga, Ontario -- Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS; TSX:HYG), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation technology and hydrogen fuel cell power modules, today announced that the latest version of its Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolyser has successfully produced hydrogen during the first stage of factory acceptance...

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Ballard Inks $25M Deal With Broad-Ocean For Fuel Cell Engine Manufacture & Sales in China
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

VANCOUVER, CANADA and ZHONGSHAN, CHINA – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement relating to technology transfer, licensing and supply arrangements with strategic partner Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co., Ltd. (“Broad-Ocean”; www.broad-ocean.com/en/index.html) for the assembly and sale of FCveloCity® 30-kilowatt (kW) and 85kW fuel cell engines in...

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States Preparing for Fuel Cell Vehicles, Reliable Fuel Cell Power Generation
author FuelCellsWorks, February 16, 2017

Ten states enacted fuel cell and hydrogen-related polices in 2016, according to the new report by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), 2016 State Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Wrap Up.   Washington, D.C. - February 15, 2017 - Ten states enacted fuel cell and hydrogen-related polices in 2016, according to the new report by...

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Svalbard’s electric power 
could come from hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, February 15, 2017

Longyearbyen, the world’s most northerly city, could save more than 100 million kroner (11.5 million US dollars) a year in the cost of electricity, if a completely green hydrogen-fuelled power station is built in preference to laying a cable from the mainland, according to calculations made by SINTEF scientists.  The energy supply to Longyearbyen, midway...

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SFC Energy Announces the Addition of Gemeco Marine Accessories as a U.S. Marine Distributor of EFOY
author FuelCellsWorks, February 15, 2017

Brunnthal/Munich, Germany, and Lake City, SC, USA--SFC Energy AG, a leading provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, today announced that it will partner with Gemeco Marine Accessories, Lake City, SC, USA, to serve as a marine distributor for the popular EFOY COMFORT fuel cells in the United States....

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State Grant to Fund 10 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses for OCTA
author FuelCellsWorks, February 15, 2017

The Orange County Transportation Authority is set to receive more than $13 million to add 10 zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell buses to its fleet, another step in the ongoing effort to expand and improve an eco-friendly transportation system. OCTA, in partnership with the Center for Transportation and the Environment, will receive the majority of the...

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Toyota to recall all 2,800 Mirai fuel cell cars on the road
author FuelCellsWorks, February 15, 2017

Reuters--Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Wednesday it was recalling all of the roughly 2,800 zero-emission Mirai cars on the road due to problems with the output voltage generated by their fuel cell system. Toyota said that under unique driving conditions, such as if the accelerator pedal is depressed to the wide open throttle position...

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