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author FuelCellsWorks, November 19, 2015

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Fuel Cell Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled "Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Research, Development, and Demonstration." The FOA will offer up to $35 million, subject to appropriations, for hydrogen production, delivery, and storage research and development;...

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McPhy Energy was selected to equip the hydrogen refueling station of Valence
author FuelCellsWorks, November 18, 2015

4th tender awarded in France for a hydrogen refueling station This latest station is part of the national "Industrie du Futur" plan providing for 100 hydrogen refueling stations in 2018 La Motte-Fanjas (France)--McPhy Energy, specialised in hydrogen production and storage equipment for industry and energy markets, has just been awarded the call for tender by...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 18, 2015

Units Now in Production to Fulfill Customer Demand LATHAM, N.Y. -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today launches the GenDrive 3340 fuel cell unit into production to fulfill customer orders. The GenDrive 3340 is Plug Power's next-generation GenDrive Series 3000 product for pallet jack electric lift trucks. The...

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GM expands fuel cell vehicle program with new collaboration with U.S. Army
author FuelCellsWorks, November 18, 2015

General Motors has agreed to build all-terrain vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells for the U.S. Army. The carmaker has signed a “a multi-year contract to build and demonstrate a fuel cell reconnaissance vehicle” for the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, said Mark Reuss, the president of General Motors North America....

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Team of U Chemical Engineering Students Create Hydrogen-Powered Chem-E-Car
author FuelCellsWorks, November 18, 2015

If you give a group of chemical engineers hydrogen, they could probably make you a car. At least, that is what some chemical engineering students did at the Chem-E-Car competition last week. Thirty-four teams from around the world gathered at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Nov. 8 for the competition, hosted by the American...

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Stable Performance and Reduced Cost for Electrocatalysts
author FuelCellsWorks, November 18, 2015

Clean and affordable energy storage and conversion technologies are required to solve one of the most pertinent challenges facing society: sustainability of the energy sector. Fuel cells are such a technology, which employ a technique called electrocatalysis – the use of a catalyst material to enhance electrochemical reactions, making them viable at an industrial level....

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Gore Technology Enables Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle
author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2015

ELKTON, Md. -- W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has been active in the fuel cell industry since the 1970s and Gore Fuel Cell Components have been used in thousands of applications worldwide. Now Gore is providing a key component for the groundbreaking Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle. The Toyota Mirai is powered by a fuel...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2015

ORANGE and DANBURY, Conn -- The United Illuminating Company, a subsidiary of UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL), today announced it has finalized an agreement with the town of Woodbridge to build a state-of-the-art microgrid — powered by a FuelCell Energy, Inc. power plant — that will generate clean energy and ensure that critical municipal facilities have reliable...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2015

LONDON-- Industrial fuel cell power company AFC Energy PLC on Tuesday said it has signed a heads of agreement with an unnamed global manufacturing partner. The heads of agreement will cover the procurement and manufacturing of AFC's alkaline fuel cell systems. The terms of the deal will be negotiated over coming months and AFC will...

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Minister sees new hydrogen fuel cell production prototype car being developed in Wales
author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2015

The capabilities of the first production prototype hydrogen fuel cell car developed by Riversimple were outlined to Economy Minister Edwina Hart during a visit to their R&D headquarters in Llandrindod Wells. The company, which now employs 23 people, provided the Minister with an update on their progress and explained their pioneering business model and route...

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