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Hydrogen production: This is how green algae assemble their enzymes
author FuelCellsWorks, March 30, 2017

Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have analysed how green algae manufacture complex components of a hydrogen-producing enzyme. The enzyme, known as the hydrogenase, may be relevant for the biotechnological production of hydrogen. To date, little is known about the way organisms form this type of hydrogenases under natural conditions. Using novel synthetic biology methods, the team...

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Former Zipcar CTO Luke Schneider Joins Plug Power Board of Directors
author FuelCellsWorks, March 30, 2017

LATHAM, N.Y.-- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, has elected Luke Schneider to Plug Power’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). Mr. Schneider has deep C-level experience in the automotive marketplace and will be a critical resource in driving the next phase of Plug Power’s...

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Ecolectro Wins $150,000 Grants For Growth Award for its Innovative Polymer Membranes
author FuelCellsWorks, March 30, 2017

Award will enable company to produce low cost, high performance polymers for clean energy technologies ITHACA, NY,-- Ecolectro is the recipient of $150,000 in funding from the Grants for Growth program, a unique program that innovatives applied research projects between universities and industry to improve business competitiveness and create jobs. Ecolectro will use the funds...

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ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied Hydrogen Carriers
author FuelCellsWorks, March 30, 2017

Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Liquefied Hydrogen (LH2) Carriers for the safe constructions and operation of LH2 carriers based on provisions of the IMO Interim Recommendations. The realization of a low-carbon society is an impending global issue driven by the rapidly growing awareness of environmental consideration in the public and...

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OMV opens hydrogen filling station in Graz Styria Austria
author FuelCellsWorks, March 29, 2017

OMV readying Austria for hydrogen on the road on main traffic routes Opening of OMV’s fourth hydrogen filling station in Austria Hydrogen set to play a role in the fuel mix of the future  Dr. Peter Piffl-Percevic, Member of the local council Graz and Wilfried Gepp, Head of the OMV filling station business in Austria,...

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PowerCell develops 40 percent more powerful fuel cell stack
author FuelCellsWorks, March 29, 2017

Gothenburg, Sweden -- The leading Nordic fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has developed its scalable fuel cell stack PowerCell S2 so that maximum output will now be 35kW. This makes the stack even more competitive in the Chinese market. The Chinese demand for fuel cell stacks is great. To further strengthen its position in...

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Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Researchers Develop New Approach to Hydrogen Production from Water Using Solar Energy
author FuelCellsWorks, March 29, 2017

Technion researchers have developed a new method for the production of hydrogen from water using solar energy. The new method will make it possible to produce the hydrogen in a centralized manner far from the solar farm, cost-effectively, safely and efficiently. Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new approach to the production of...

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Dominovas Energy Obtains Partner to Facilitate Financing, Development and Production for RUBICON(TM) Fuel Cell Systems
author FuelCellsWorks, March 29, 2017

ATLANTA, GA-- Dominovas Energy Corporation ( OTCQB : DNRG ) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Leveraged Green Energy (LGE) http://lgefund.net/ based in Washington DC which will facilitate financing, development and production of the RUBICON™ fuel cell energy generating system. LGE was established to identify, invest in, develop and commercialize clean energy technologies. LGE holds ownership stakes in green energy technology...

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Ascend Energy and Atrex Energy Demonstrate Natural Gas-Based Ceramic Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle Breakthrough
author FuelCellsWorks, March 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. & WALPOLE, Mass--Today the Ascend Energy team in the Sacramento area in collaboration with fuel cell manufacturer Atrex Energy released the results of their joint project to demonstrate the benefits of using an oxygen-based ceramic fuel cell as part of a hybrid electric vehicle to save money, reduce fuel use, and eliminate air...

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DLR inaugurates the world’s largest artificial Sun to develop processes for hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, March 28, 2017

Sun at the push of a button The world's biggest solar simulator is located at the DLR facility in Jülich. 149 high-performance Xenon short-arc lamps simulate natural solar radiation. Independent of weather conditions, the simulator will bring faster progress to solar fuel manufacturing. The world's largest artificial Sun started shining in Jülich on 23 March...

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