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Researchers find cheaper way to produce hydrogen from water
author FuelCellsWorks, June 28, 2016

David Callahan--KTH researchers have opened a route to large-scale hydrogen production by discovering a better way to split water without relying on precious metals. If a cheap, stable and efficient way could be found to produce hydrogen from water, a hydrogen-fuel economy could finally become a reality.  Scientists at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in...

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NOW Receives CoGen Europe Recognition Award 2016 for Calux Fuel Cell Lighthouse Project
author FuelCellsWorks, June 27, 2016

Prize for successful market preparation of fuel cell technology Berlin/Milan -- The National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell technology (NOW) GmbH is receiving the COGEN Europe Recognition Award 2016 for the successful implementation of the lighthouse project Callux, tendered by the then Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development. The prize of the European...

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ene.field, Largest European Fuel Cell Project Holds Workshop in Italy
author FuelCellsWorks, June 27, 2016

Ene.field is the largest european project on stationary fuel cells. To date, it has allowed the successful deployment of more than 500 FC mCHP units across 11 countries and has laid the ground for further EU support to FC mCHP deployment. Within the ene.field framework, a national dissemination workshop was held on June 23rd in Milan. The...

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Dutch public transport authorities to upscale use of fuel cell electric buses
author FuelCellsWorks, June 27, 2016

Dutch regional authorities have signed a Letter of Intent expressing their commitment for the upscaling of fuel cell electric buses during the TEN-T Days in Rotterdam. The Dutch regions of Groningen, South-Holland and the Metropolitan Region Rotterdam-The Hague have agreed to step-up the use of fuel cell electric buses in their region. For these public transport authorities,...

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Home Depot-Beyond Solar Energy: Fuel Cells Providing On-Stie Renewable Energy
author FuelCellsWorks, June 27, 2016

If you’ve visited a Home Depot store lately, chances are you’ve seen a number of lithium ion powered tools and eco-friendly products, but what you haven’t seen is an innovative technology at work just outside the store, with the ability to keep the lights on.  Fuel cells use natural gas to generate electricity, but release...

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Revolutionary Pee into power using a microbial fuel cell invention takes center stage at Glastonbury 2016
author FuelCellsWorks, June 24, 2016

The Pee Power urinal that turns pee into electricity - designed by researchers at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) - is taking centre stage in the Stone Circle at Glastonbury Festival for the second year running. The team of researchers from UWE Bristol, and workers from Oxfam and Dunster House shelter manufacturers, are using the festival like...

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Foton AUV Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Wins the Hearts of Harvard Scholars
author FuelCellsWorks, June 24, 2016

www.chinabuses.org: On June 3, Professor Henry Lee from Harvard Kennedy School and Post Ph.D. Christian Binz from Harvard University paid a special visit to Foton AUV, holding in-depth talks with leaders from the bus maker and Chinese experts in hydrogen fuel cell. The two guests raised their thumbs after taking a ride on the 12-meter...

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Artificial photosynthesis a step closer with new process
author FuelCellsWorks, June 24, 2016

Scientists discover a process that could enhance our ability to harvest energy from the Sun for electricity and fuels. Hayley Dunning, Imperial College--A process to enhance the performance of solar technologies such as solar cells and photocatalysts, and potentially make their production cheaper, has been discovered by scientists. Solar cells take energy from the Sun...

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GM and U.S. Navy Collaborating on Fuel Cell-Powered Underwater Unmanned Vehicles
author FuelCellsWorks, June 23, 2016

Hydrogen fuel cell technology could augment ships and subs on patrol WASHINGTON, D.C. – General Motors, the Office of Naval Research and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory are cooperating to incorporate automotive hydrogen fuel cell systems into the next generation of Navy unmanned undersea vehicles, or UUVs. Hydrogen fuel cells convert high-energy hydrogen efficiently into...

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NEL ASA: Awarded Hydrogen Fueling Station Contract in Sweden
author FuelCellsWorks, June 23, 2016

OSLO, Norway--Nel ASA (OSE:NEL) Nel Hydrogen Solutions (formerly branded as a part of H2 Logic) has entered into an agreement with the City of Mariestad for the sale and construction of a H2Station®. The hydrogen fueling station will be located in the strategic Gothenburg-Stockholm corridor, and will complete the last leg in connecting the Scandinavian capitals.“The...

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