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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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Ace Hardware To Deploy Plug Power GenDrive® Systems in Forklift Fleet, Powered By Ballard Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, August 04, 2016

VANCOUVER, CANADA – Ace Hardware recently announced it will deploy a fleet of 65 lift trucks with Plug Power GenDrive® fuel cell systems at its newest Retail Support Center, currently under construction in Wilmer, Texas. The GenDrive® systems will utilize Ballard fuel cell stacks as the primary power source. Ballard provides both FCvelocity™-9SSL liquid-cooled stacks...

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Air Resources Board (ARB) Publishes its 2016 Annual Evaluation of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Deployment and Hydrogen Fuel Station Network Development
author FuelCellsWorks, August 03, 2016

The following is an excerpt from the recent report published by ARB on the  Annual Evaluation of of  Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Deployment and Hydrogen Fuel Station Network Development. With 20 retail hydrogen fueling stations operating as of June 17, 20161 , California has successfully launched a nascent retail station network enabling market introduction of fuel...

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Video-2017 Toyota Mirai Test Drive
author FuelCellsWorks, August 03, 2016

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Aberdeen City Council Reaches Final of the National Transport Awards for its Hydrogen Strategy and Action Plan
author FuelCellsWorks, August 03, 2016

Aberdeen City Council has reached the finals of the National Transport Awards for its Hydrogen Strategy and Action Plan. The Action Plan was shortlisted in the Contribution to Sustainable Transport category for the UK-wide awards. The 16th Annual National Transport Awards celebrates the successes that have been achieved on national and local transport projects which...

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Making nail polish while powering fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, August 03, 2016

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY--Hydrogen is widely regarded as a promising and clean alternative energy source. The traditional source of hydrogen (H2) for fuel cell use is water, which is split into H2 and oxygen (O2). But O2 is a low-value product. So, this week in ACS Central Science, researchers report a new approach and a new catalyst...

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GEI GLOBAL provides fuel cell Electric Power with no moving parts (except for a coolant pump and fan) with by-products of high grade heat and water
author FuelCellsWorks, August 03, 2016

GEI GLOBAL provides fuel cell Electric Power with no moving parts (except for a coolant pump and fan) with by-products of high grade heat and water. It operates on affordable natural gas, syn-gas/bio gas and does not need or require pure hydrogen. The GEI GLOBAL X5 Fuel Cell is an Electric Power generation system that...

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