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Forze to attempt Zandvoort lap record using its hydrogen fuel cell racing car
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2015

On Monday 16 November, the Forze H2 Hydrogen Electric Racing team will try to break the official lap record at Circuit Park Zandvoort in the Netherlands, with its Forze VI fuel cell racing car. Zandvoort lap record attempt The Forze H2 Hydrogen Electric Racing team – based at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands –...

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Sirius Integrator now a Reseller of the Acumentrics RP Family of Propane and Natural Gas Fuel Cell S
author FuelCellsWorks, November 10, 2015

Groton, MA – Sirius Integrator is now a reseller of Acumentrics RP250, RP500, RP1000 and RP1500 solid oxide propane and natural gas fuel cell generators and services for all of North America.   Sirius has been marketing fuel cell battery-charging systems for seven years to customers in North America.  Acumentrics has deployed over 300 units to...

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Hydrogen Toyota Mirai added to OLEV £5k Plug-In Grant Eligible Car list
author FuelCellsWorks, November 09, 2015

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles has confirmed that Toyota's Mirai hydrogen car is eligible for the Government's £5000 Plug-in Car Grant. The Government department announced the addition to its range in a tweet earlier today. The grant provides up to 35% off the cost of a car, to a maximum of £5000, while the...

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Breakthrough to pave way for cheaper fuel cells requiring no platinum
author FuelCellsWorks, November 09, 2015

By MAIKO KOBAYASHI/ Staff Writer/The Asahi Shimbun  FUKUOKA--Fuel cells are expected to become less expensive thanks to a new type of electrocatalyst for cathodes that does not require costly platinum, according to a team of scientists. The breakthrough comes after the development of an anode catalyst that does not require platinum in 2014. If both...

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Membrane “nano-fasteners” key to next-generation fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, November 09, 2015

Scientists at KAIST have developed a new way of making fuel cell membranes using nanoscale fasteners, paving the way for lower-cost, higher-efficiency and more easily manufactured fuel cells The internal workings of fuel cells vary, but basically all types mix hydrogen and oxygen to produce a chemical reaction that delivers usable electricity and exhausts ordinary water as...

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Toyota Mirai receives the Environmental Award of the year in Austria
author FuelCellsWorks, November 06, 2015

Vienna, Austria--The Austrian automobile club ARBÖ* (Auto-Motor und Radfahrerverbund Österreiche) has awarded the Toyota Mirai with the “2015 Environmental Award”. This Award was received during a gala ceremony held yesterday in Vienna, where the Toyota Mirai was awarded in the category of “Current Innovative Environmental Technologies” . The jury consisted of ARBÖ automotive experts. Gerald...

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Hyundai Motor’s hydrogen leadership: an interview with Frank Meijer
author FuelCellsWorks, November 06, 2015

Helping to shape the future of mobility, Hyundai Motor is developing new technologies to provide solutions for customers today and tomorrow. With a clear focus on ever-more sustainable approaches, Hyundai has already established itself as a leader in fuel-cell driven cars. One key factor is to ensure that these cars deliver the same high level...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 06, 2015

The Danish Government has announced a political agreement on extending the present tax exemption of FCEV’s for an additional three years throughout 2018. In addition the Government will gradually introduce taxes on BEV’s based on vehicle efficiency and price, thus mainly taxing high-end BEV’s with long driving range. The Danish tax regime pioneers a relevant...

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Doosan Fuel Cell Closes Second Deal in Two Weeks with a South Korean Utility
author FuelCellsWorks, November 05, 2015

Agreement partners Korea Western Power, an LG affiliate and Doosan, which will provide 11 clean energy fuel cells to power nearly 3,000 homes in port city of Incheon SOUTH WINDSOR, CONN. -- Connecticut’s Doosan Fuel Cell has finalized a partnership with Korea Western Power and Serveone, an LG affiliated company, to manufacture 11 fuel cells (five megawatts)...

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Altergy Freedom Power™ Fuel Cells Delivered Most Reliable Backup Power to Caribbean during Hurricane Joaquin
author FuelCellsWorks, November 05, 2015

Altergy Further Supports the Region with Donation to Rebuild Folsom, CA – Hurricane Joaquin delivered a devastating punch to the Caribbean last month, where Altergy fuel cells proved to be the most reliable backup power as compared to other legacy systems.  The category 4 hurricane with sustained 130 mph winds and storm surges were no...

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