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Fuel cells increase range in unmanned aerial systems
author FuelCellsWorks, November 24, 2015

WASHINGTON -- Batteries are heavy and don't provide enough power to give unmanned aerial systems the long loiter time that Soldiers could benefit from. At the DOD Lab Day, at the Pentagon, Edward C. Shaffer, a researcher at Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Maryland, explained how a fuel cell, rather than a battery, is now...

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LiU researchers create electronic plants that may be helpful in the future for fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, November 24, 2015

Using semi-conductive polymers, both analog and digital electronic circuits can be created inside living flowers, bushes and trees, as researchers at Linköping University Laboratory for Organic Electronics have shown. The results are being published in Science Advances. With the help of the channels that distribute water and nutrients in plants, the research group at the...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 24, 2015

Ceres is a world leading developer of next generation fuel cell technology. Based in Horsham, the company employs a team of experts from across a range of industry sectors including engineering, power generation, oil and gas, automotive and materials science. The company aims to change the way homes and businesses generate their electricity, reducing costs...

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The Hydrogen Economy Starts Today
author FuelCellsWorks, November 23, 2015

VOORSCHOTEN, The Netherlands -- H2Fuel makes it possible to use hydrogen to convert combustion engines to electric ones and to store electric energy on a large scale.   The revolutionary invention of H2Fuel makes hydrogen a clean, safe and economically viable substitute for fossil fuels and allows for the large-scale storage of electric energy. H2Fuel is...

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Modelon delivers fuel-cell systems simulation for truck auxiliary power unit
author FuelCellsWorks, November 23, 2015

3 kW prototype unit – a recent result of FCGEN collaboration project Modelon has recently finalized FCGEN, an EU-funded collaboration project to design, build, and demonstrate a diesel-powered fuel-cell unit for truck APU applications. This approach is novel in that it uses the same fuel for the auxiliary power unit as for the main engine with...

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Eight-digit investment in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell manufacturer Sunfire
author FuelCellsWorks, November 23, 2015

Multiple private investors (“sunfire Entrepreneurs’ Club”) and INVEN CAPITAL (a venture capital arm of Czech energy provider ČEZ) invest in sunfire / Investment by INVEN CAPITAL reinforces market position in Central and Eastern Europe fresh capital injected by Total Energy Ventures, Electranova Capital and sunfire’s founders / KfW remains a strong partner for sunfire Dresden--sunfire GmbH –a developer and producer of...

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NEL is Increasing Its Share in Hyme AS a Provider of Design and Technical Solutions for Hydrogen Refueling Stations
author FuelCellsWorks, November 23, 2015

OSLO, Norway--Through a 100% owned subsidiary, NEL ASA ("NEL")(OSE:NEL) has acquired 43.2% of the shares in Hyme AS, a company providing design and technical solutions for hydrogen refueling stations. Following the transaction NEL has increased its ownership from 56.8% to 100 % in Hyme AS. Together with the acquisition of H2Logic AS the increase in ownership...

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PGE to build Polish Hydrogen Filling Stations
author FuelCellsWorks, November 23, 2015

Alicja Ciszewska-WBJ--A chain of hydrogen filling stations will be built on main communication routes in Poland, the Motor Transport Institute (ITS) and the Polish Press Agency (PAP) reported. “First two stations will be constructed in Poznań and Warsaw. The Tri-city, Białystok, Kraków, Katowice, Wrocłąw and Łódź wii be the next locations,” Marcin Ślęzak, the director...

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Roseville Toyota delivers first Mirai Fuel Cell Car to California Residents
author FuelCellsWorks, November 21, 2015

Glenn Rambach a hydrogen engineer and fuel cell specialist received the keys to the new 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell this week.  The car was delivered through Roseville Toyota, just north of Sacramento California. Roseville is only one of eight California Toyota dealers that is presently selling the Mirai. Toyota Mirai at a glance Car...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 21, 2015

Bob Yirka-Phys.Org--A team of researchers from several institutions in China has developed a freestanding anode that can be used to transfer electrolytes from bacteria in wastewater to a microbial fuel cell. In their paper published in the journal , the team describes how they built their probe, its efficiency and their plans for improving their design....

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