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Ballard Subsidiary Protonex Receives $5.8M Follow-On Product Order For U.S. Army
author FuelCellsWorks, June 02, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA and SOUTHBOROUGH, MA, USA – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced that the company’s subsidiary, Protonex, has received a $5.8 million purchase order for the supply of Squad Power Manager (SPM-622) Special Operations Kits for end customer U.S. Special Operations Command. The purchase order is the largest order in its...

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Borough eyes fuel cells to save energy
author FuelCellsWorks, June 02, 2016

By Paul Singley NAUGATUCK — The borough is working on a plan to help solve some of its issues at the local wastewater treatment plant by installing fuel cells to help drive down energy costs there. Last week, a South Windsor-based company called Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc., presented a plan to the Board of...

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Japan’s automakers, energy firms may team on hydrogen stations
author FuelCellsWorks, June 02, 2016

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor, JX Nippon Oil & Energy and other Japanese automakers and energy companies look to form a joint venture to establish hydrogen filling stations for fuel cell vehicles nationwide. Energy companies have tried to do this on their own but have fallen far short of a government goal. Details of the proposed venture will...

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New Catalyst Found for Clean Energy Fuel
author FuelCellsWorks, June 02, 2016

A team of UConn chemists led by professors Steven Suib and James Rusling has developed a new material that could make hydrogen capture more commercially viable, and provide a key element for a new generation of cheaper, light-weight hydrogen fuel cells. The new metal-free catalyst uses carbon graphene nanotubes infused with sulfur. Hydrogen is the...

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Beiqi Foton Motor Co Announces 100 Fuel Cell Bus Order
author FuelCellsWorks, May 31, 2016

Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd recently announced that it has received an order from Beijing-based New Energy Steam Car Leasing Co. Ltd, to sell 100 BJ6852 type of 8.5m fuel cell electric buses. The buses feature the most advanced hydrogen fuel cell technoloy and is currently the larges bulk hydrogne fuel cell vehicle order. It is...

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Toyota delivers its first hydrogen powered car, the Toyota Mirai, in Belgium to Hydrogenics
author FuelCellsWorks, May 31, 2016

Following the United Kingdom, Denmark and Germany, Belgium is the 4th European country to start selling the world’s first fuel cell sedan One month after the opening of the first hydrogen station in the country, Hydrogenics Corporation receives the first Toyota Mirai a fuel cell car with no tailpipe emissions other than water vapour and...

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UNDP Showcases the Future of Chinas Green Vehicle Technology Using a Fuel Cell City Bus at the United Nations Compound in Beijing
author FuelCellsWorks, May 30, 2016

UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh discusses the importance of affordable and clean energy for all BEIJING -- An energy efficient Fuel Cell city bus was showcased today at the United Nations Compound, Beijing during United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Goodwill Ambassador- Michelle Yeoh's visit to China. To promote clean energy transportation, a 12 meter fuel cell bus, supported by UNDP,...

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Presentation on Automated-Driving Fuel-Cell Vehicles to G7 Leaders
author FuelCellsWorks, May 27, 2016

On May 26, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, held a presentation on automated-driving vehicles and fuel-cell vehicles as a side event of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit, within the grounds of Shima Kanko Hotel, the summit venue. Following the presentation, the test rides of the vehicles was held. Vehicles from Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan...

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In-wheel motors from PMW power innovative Rasa hydrogen fuel cell car
author FuelCellsWorks, May 27, 2016

The Rasa hydrogen fuel cell car developed by Riversimple has been attracting a lot of attention with its innovative design and impressive performance. A key feature is its four in-wheel electric motors which directly drive the vehicle's wheels. The thin, powerful pancake motors were developed for the UK company by Printed Motor Works, and had...

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Concurrent Technologies Corporation to Sponsor and Exhibit at Showcase for Commerce 2016
author FuelCellsWorks, May 27, 2016

Nationally renowned defense contracting trade show brings decision makers to Johnstown Johnstown, PA--Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is proud to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the upcoming  26th Annual Showcase for Commerce. Showcase is a nationally renowned business and industry trade show and defense contracting exhibition held in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The event brings in over...

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