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EFOY COMFORT fuel cell wins 2nd place in promobil reader survey
author FuelCellsWorks, January 19, 2018

Brunnthal/Munich, Germany--The EFOY COMFORT fuel cells of SFC Energy, a leading provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, have won an important award. The Company announced this on the opening of CMT caravanning fair, Stuttgart, Germany.The readers of “promobil”, Europe’s biggest motor home magazine, have once again ranked the...

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World Energy Council: Hydrogen is key to unlocking the full offshore wind potential of the North Sea
author FuelCellsWorks, January 19, 2018

The North Sea will play a crucial role in the energy transition of North West Europe, once again, according to a new report by the Netherlands member committee of the World Energy Council. The call for clean energy in Europe is increasing, and the North Sea will be crucial in the search for efficient routes...

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AFC Energy Quarterly Newsletter Highlights Significant Improvements in Fuel Cell System
author FuelCellsWorks, January 19, 2018

Dear Shareholder, I am pleased to provide an overview of the Company's activities for the quarter ended 31 December 2017.  This quarter has been an important one insofar as we have achieved very significant improvements in our fuel cell system, which we now believe demonstrates a platform for future commercial deployment with projected performance of...

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KAIST Researchers Maximize Lifespan of Fuel Cells Using Small Amount of Metals
author FuelCellsWorks, January 19, 2018

Fuel cells are key future energy technology that is emerging as eco-friendly and renewable energy sources. In particular, solid oxide fuel cells composed of ceramic materials gain increasing attention for their ability to directly convert various forms of fuel such as biomass, LNG, and LPG to electric energy.  KAIST researchers described a new technique to...

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The Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle To Go On Sale This Year In Canada Starting In Québec
author FuelCellsWorks, January 18, 2018

Produces water as its only emission Great features, easy to fuel, great range, cold-weather friendly Quebec consumers will have the first opportunity to test drive the Mirai at the 2018 Montreal International Auto Show MONTREAL, Jan. 18, 2018 -- Toyota Canada today took an important step towards the future of sustainable mobility in Canada, announcing that the Toyota Mirai – powered...

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Launch of REVIVE project - for the validation and deployment of fuel cell refuse trucks in Europe
author FuelCellsWorks, January 18, 2018

The launch of a groundbreaking project targeting sustainable and clean urban waste transportation in Europe took place on the 17th of January 2018 in Brussels (Belgium): REVIVE, which stands for Refuse Vehicle Innovation and Validation in Europe. This project has received funding from the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking under grant agreement No...

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European Consortium with Shell and ITM Power Announce Agreement to Build Worlds Largest Hydrogen Electrolysis Plant at Rhineland Refinery
author FuelCellsWorks, January 18, 2018

ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, is pleased to note the announcement by Shell that it is building, with ITM Power, a new hydrogen electrolysis plant, the largest of its kind in the world.  The full text of Shell’s announcement is set out below. EUROPEAN CONSORTIUM WITH SHELL AND ITM...

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First Element Fuel Awarded $7.7M in Grants by the California Energy Commission to build hydrogen fueling stations
author FuelCellsWorks, January 18, 2018

Under the Light-Duty Vehicle Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure Bill, the California Energy Commission yesterday awarded First Element Fuel almost $8 million in grant funding to build hydrogen fueling stations. The hydrogen stations are to be built in Redwood City, Studio City, Beverly Hills, and Mission Hills. The following is a list of the funding and physical addresses...

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Hydrogenics Receives $7.8 Million Fuel Cell Order in China
author FuelCellsWorks, January 18, 2018

Will Supply Systems for Zero-Emission Vehicles in Urban Areas MISSISSAUGA, Ontario -- Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ:HYGS) (TSX:HYG) (“the Company” or “Hydrogenics”), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation technology and hydrogen fuel cell power systems, today announced that it has received an order valued at $7.8 million to supply fuel cell power systems for zero-emission vehicles in China. For competitive...

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Looking to the sun to create hydrogen fuel
author FuelCellsWorks, January 18, 2018

When Lawrence Livermore scientist Tadashi Ogitsu leased a hydrogen fuel-cell car in 2017, he knew that his daily commute would change forever. There are no greenhouse gases that come out of the tailpipe,  just a bit of water vapor. The market for hydrogen cars is growing. According to a recent report by the California Energy...

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