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author FuelCellsWorks, October 01, 2015

A coalition dedicated to growing a high tech, clean transportation industry in Michigan LANSING, Mich. – Nearly 30 leading companies and organizations in Michigan today announced the formation of Clean Fuels Michigan. The new 501(c)(6) organization aims to maintain Michigan’s position as a global leader in automotive manufacturing by advancing a clear vision, strategy, and advocacy centered on...

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NEL ASA: Acquisition of RotoLyzer® successfully completed-Opens new market segments for hydrogen refueling stations where space is limited
author FuelCellsWorks, September 30, 2015

OSLO, Norway–Reference is made to NEL ASAs binding agreement to acquire RotoBoost H2 AS, which holds all assets related to the RotoLyzer®, announced 13 August 2015. The transaction is now successfully completed. About The RotoLyzer® The RotoLyzer® is a pressurized, compact electrolyser, which utilizes a vertical, rotating cell pack, providing full operational flexibility while allowing...

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Innovation of fuel cells with gas diffusion layers
author FuelCellsWorks, September 30, 2015

With fuel cell technologies making their way to serial production, the fuel cell industry faces the challenge of bringing their prototypes and early adopters to the next level: that of a high-volume, low-cost and competitive production. When it comes to the performance of fuel cells, gas diffusion layer (GDL) materials play a vital part in...

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Honda to Unveil Next Generation Hydrogen Car at 44th Tokyo Motor Show
author FuelCellsWorks, September 30, 2015

Honda Motor Co. plans on introducing a new fuel-cell vehicle with a longer driving range than Toyota Motor Corp.’s Mirai, next month at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show. Honda original technologies made this vehicle the world’s first production model of a FCV sedan with the entire fuel-cell powertrain consolidated under the hood of a sedan-type vehicle....

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October 8-National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day
author FuelCellsWorks, September 30, 2015

In recognition of the benefits of fuel cell and hydrogen energy technology, on October 8th, industry, friends, and supporters are celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day to help raise awareness of a clean energy technology that is here now. October 8th was chosen as a reference to the of the atomic weight of Hydrogen,...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 29, 2015

VANCOUVER, CANADA and QINGDAO & FOSHAN, CHINA –At a ceremony held at the Company’s global headquarters, Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) signed a joint development agreement and a supply agreement to develop and commercialize a fuel cell engine specifically designed for integration into low floor trams manufactured by CRRC Qingdao Sifang Company, Ltd. (CRRC...

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $22.5 Million to Put More Low and No-Emission Vehicles into Service Across America
author FuelCellsWorks, September 29, 2015

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is announcing the availability of $22.5 million through the latest round of the Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo) that will help deploy the next generation of energy-efficient vehicles nationwide. The funds are intended to encourage adoption of green technologies in transit buses,...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 29, 2015

Governor Cuomo announced $175 million in awards for five large-scale clean energy projects that will help the State meet its Reforming the Energy Vision goals to increase the amount of electricity generation from renewable energy sources. The projects will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the resiliency of New York’s electric grid and energy infrastructure...

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author FuelCellsWorks, September 28, 2015

AREVA, SMART ENERGIES through its subsidiary CETH2, and the ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency) announce the creation of the AREVA H2-Gen joint venture, which aims to manufacture Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolysers. This technology shall enable hydrogen to be produced from water and electricity. Initially intended for industrial applications, PEM electrolysis is now...

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Smart Grids and solid state hydrogen-based energy storage-News from INGRID Project
author FuelCellsWorks, September 28, 2015

Run by a European consortium, the INGRID project aims at implementing an industrial demonstrator in the Apulia region (Southern Italy), where many photovoltaic and wind farms are located. The consortium will design, build, deploy and operate a 39MWh energy storage facility, combining the recent advances in Smart Grids and solid state hydrogen-based energy storage to...

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