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World’s First, Solar-Hydrogen Powered Mini-Grids in Uganda
author FuelCellsWorks, November 20, 2018

Today, the Belgian renewable energy company Tiger Power signs an agreement with the Ugandan government to power 3000 rural households and businesses in Kyenjojo. Currently, three communities lack access to electricity. By mid-2019 this will change. Tiger Power is building a solar power plant in each village backed up by on-site hydrogen production and storage....

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RUDN Chemists made an Electrode for Hydrogen Fuel Production out of Chinese Flour
author FuelCellsWorks, November 20, 2018

A RUDN chemist developed a new method of obtaining a porous carbon material on the basis of Chinese flour and water RUDN UNIVERSITY--A RUDN chemist developed a new method of obtaining a porous carbon material on the basis of Chinese flour and water. The samples of the material exhibited high electrocatalytic activity in the course...

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36th Hydrogen Station Opens in Emeryville
author FuelCellsWorks, November 20, 2018

The Emeryville hydrogen station is open for business! It is the 36th retail hydrogen station in California and is located in a key early adopter area in the San Francisco East Bay. The station will be open 24 hours a day and is located at 1172 45th Street, Emeryville, CA 94608. Emeryville Hydrogen Station with...

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Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) Signs Agreement to Purchase Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses
author FuelCellsWorks, November 20, 2018

Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) and  Foshan Feichi Automobile Manufacturing Co., Ltd of China recently entered into a sales and purchase agreement for the purchase of hydrogen fuel cell buses. Sarawak wants to become one of the first regions in Malaysia to use non-polluting and enviromentally friendly hydrorgen fuel cell buses. SEDC General Manager Datuk Soedirman Aini said ...

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HES Energy Systems Launches 3-hour Endurance Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered  Multi-Rotor, Designed & Built in the USA
author FuelCellsWorks, November 19, 2018

Austin (TX), Paris, Singapore – HES Energy Systems is announcing the commercial launch of HYCOPTER, an industrial-grade multi-rotor drone designed for large-scale industrial maintenance inspections. Addressing short flight durations is one of the final frontiers in drone technology. HES has a long-standing reputation for producing the world’s lightest and most compact fuel cell systems, which can be as much...

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Bloom Energy and SK E&C Announce Strategic Partnership to Bring Clean, Reliable, Always-on Electric Power to South Korea
author FuelCellsWorks, November 19, 2018

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--SK Group and Bloom Energy Corporation (NYSE: BE) today announced a strategic agreement by which SK Engineering and Construction (SK E&C) will become a distributor of Bloom Energy Server solid oxide fuel cell systems in South Korea. South Korea is a world leader in the deployment of fuel cells for utility-scale electric power generation with approximately 300 megawatts...

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EDAG Develops Fuel Cell System for the Mercedes GLC F-Cell
author FuelCellsWorks, November 19, 2018

Wiesbaden -- In addition to the electrification of vehicles with batteries, fuel cell technology offers a promising technology for the alternative drive of the future. Daimler considers technology as an integral part of its drive strategy. Daimler is now pushing forward with the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL, combining the innovative fuel cell and battery technology as...

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Department of Energy Announces $98 Million for 40 Transformative Energy Technology Projects; Fuel Cell Projects Funded for $12.5M
author FuelCellsWorks, November 18, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy announced $98 million in funding for 40 new projects as part of OPEN 2018, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA‑E) latest open funding opportunity. These funds will support some of America’s top energy innovators’ R&D projects as they seek to develop technologies to transform the nation’s energy system....

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FCH JU Stakeholder Forum Calls for Speeding up Deployment of Hydrogen and Fuel cells Technologies for a Green Future
author FuelCellsWorks, November 18, 2018

Brussels -- “Hydrogen is a key technology for achieving Europe’s climate and energy goals. Its potential benefits for the environment, consumers and European economy can power the transition of Europe’s energy sector towards a green future.” said Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Union. Addressing the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking...

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AFC Energy Provides Commercial Update: Close to Market its first Commercial Fuel Cell System
author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2018

AFC Energy (AIM: AFC), a leading alkaline fuel cell power company, is pleased to provide a commercial update for the period ended 31 October 2018.  AFC Energy has now successfully concluded the majority of engineering design to bring to market its first commercial fuel cell system. The system will have a low cost per kWh compared...

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