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author FuelCellsWorks, February 04, 2016

New bio-inspired catalyst major step towards cheap large-scale hydrogen-producing devices Researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a new catalyst that paves the way for low-cost, large-scale hydrogen-production. The researchers, led by Professor Joost Reek, recently presented their enzyme-mimicking in Sciences Advances, the peer-reviewed open-access initiative...

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Canadian Fuel Cell Sector On Fire
author FuelCellsWorks, February 03, 2016

By Eric Denhoff--Canada’s top fuel cell companies are selling fuel cells like hot cakes over the past few months, as worldwide interest in hydrogen fuel cells ramps up. Hydrogenics, the Ontario-based fuel cell and electrolyser manufacturer, was rolling along nicely last year delivering more than 30 fuel cell systems to China for buses and other...

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Energy Department Announces $1 Million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition Finalist
author FuelCellsWorks, February 03, 2016

Today the Energy Department is announcing SimpleFuel as the finalist for the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition. SimpleFuel was selected by an independent judging panel and will have until July 2016 to deploy their small scale, on-site hydrogen generation and fueling system and prepare it for testing. SimpleFuel plans to develop a home scale refueler...

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Fuel Cell Developer Ceres Signs a New Evaluation Agreement for its Steel Cell Technology
author FuelCellsWorks, February 02, 2016

CERES POWER SIGNS NEW OEM EVALUATION AGREEMENT FOR MULTI kW SYSTEMS Ceres Power, a world leading developer of low cost, next generation fuel cell technology, is pleased to announce that it has signed a new evaluation agreement for its Steel Cell Technology with a leading global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). Under this agreement Ceres will...

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Plug Power Hosts New York Senator Charles E. Schumer at Manufacturing Facility to Perform Plug Power
author FuelCellsWorks, February 02, 2016

Senator Discusses Policy That Will Support Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Industry Growth and Increase Jobs in the Capital Region LATHAM, N.Y.-- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, hosted New York Senator Charles E. Schumer at the Plug Power headquarters where he performed the one millionth hydrogen refueling from a...

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Neah Power Systems Awarded Two Patents for Powerchip Fuel Cell
author FuelCellsWorks, February 02, 2016

BOTHELL, Washington--Neah Power Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NPWZ, NEAH POWER) an emerging leader in fuel cell-based power solutions and rechargeable lithium battery storage solutions for defense, commercial, and consumer applications, proudly announced that the Company had been recently granted two additional patents, US 9,184,463 (Ohlsen et al) and US 9,112,215 (Cross et al) by the United States...

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EasyJet to trial plane with fuel cells to help cut costs
author FuelCellsWorks, February 02, 2016

Bankock Post(VENICE, Italy)-- British low-cost airline EasyJet said on Tuesday that it would trial a new fuel cell system on planes that could cut its fuel bill by up to $35 million a year, as part of its battle to keep fares low and compete against Ryanair. EasyJet said that, if trials of an Airbus fitted...

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Next-gen Fuel Cell Stacks Made of Steel
author FuelCellsWorks, February 02, 2016

Engineering360 News Desk--Solid oxide fuel cell stacks for diverse power equipment applications are to be jointly developed by UK-based Ceres Power Holdings PLC and Honda R & D Co Ltd. The initiative is based on Ceres Power’s metal-supported steel cell technology in which ceramic ink layers are screen-printed onto a steel sheet (see video). Ceria is...

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author FuelCellsWorks, February 02, 2016

Harfordbusiness.com--Soon to be home to the world's largest fuel cell park, Beacon Falls town officials voted last week to approve a tax stabilization deal with the park's developer. Beacon Falls Energy Park LLC, a subsidiary of Torrington's O&G Industries, said the deal provides it with certainty on the amount of taxes it will pay to...

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author FuelCellsWorks, February 01, 2016

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A government-led project is under way in Japan to make fuel cell vehicles even friendlier to the environment. Powered by hydrogen, FCVs are “zero emission” vehicles that emit only water. But carbon dioxide, a primary culprit of global warming, is emitted by FCVs, although indirectly, because the hydrogen is usually produced...

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