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Plug Power Shines Brightly on Alcatraz Island National Park with Portable Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Light Towers
author FuelCellsWorks, February 25, 2017

By Darin Painter, Executive Director for Sales, Stationary California’s Alcatraz Island has a rich and robust history.  Once a Civil War fortress and infamous federal prison, it is now a national park serving approximately 5,000 visitors each day.  This means that any maintenance activities typically occur in the evenings, after the tourists have left. Plug...

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Toyota Delivers Fuel Cell Bus to Tokyo Metropolitan Government
author FuelCellsWorks, February 24, 2017

Toyota City, Japan--Toyota Motor Corporation delivered the first fuel cell bus (FC bus) sold under the Toyota brand to the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. This FC bus (model name: Toyota FC Bus) will be put into operation as a Toei route bus in March along with a second bus that is...

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Researchers discover 10 times more efficient ceramic fuel cell
author FuelCellsWorks, February 24, 2017

Donga.com--A group of domestic researchers has discovered a way to maximize efficiency of fuel cells that is considered to be green energy resources for the next generation. The research team headed by Professor Shim Jun-hyeong at Department of Mechanical Engineering of Korea University announced on Thursday that it has developed ceramic fuel cell whose efficiency...

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FuelCell Energy Applauds Connecticut Electric Grid Resiliency Enhancement Proposal using Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, February 24, 2017

DANBURY, Conn. -- FuelCell Energy, Inc.  (FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and project development of ultra‐clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, applauds Connecticut House Bill 7036 that is a proposed act to enable electric utilities in Connecticut to acquire fuel cell power plants  for the purpose of enhancing the reliability...

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92 new hydrogen refuelling stations worldwide in 2016
author FuelCellsWorks, February 23, 2017

92 new hydrogen refuelling stations have opened throughout the world in 2016, the largest number of new stations ever. As of January 2017, the total number of hydrogen refuelling stations in operation is 274 including four opened at the beginning of this year. This is the result of the ninth annual assessment by H2stations.org, a...

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Air Liquide ready to build hydrogen station network in New York
author FuelCellsWorks, February 23, 2017

Air Liquide announced today the location of two hydrogen stations planned for Hempstead and Brooklyn, New York. Air Liquide has entered a long-term lease agreement for two new hydrogen stations in New York. One of which is with Applegreen, a global provider of service stations that offers customers high-end retail concessions. Applegreen was recently named NACS Insight...

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Sustainable Innovations Wins US Department of Energy R&D Sub-Award to Develop High Efficiency Hydrogen Compressor for Zero Carbon Fueling
author FuelCellsWorks, February 23, 2017

Sustainable Innovations Teams to Develop Breakthrough Compressor Critical for Growth of Multi-Billion Dollar Zero Carbon Hydrogen Fuel Industry EAST HARTFORD, Conn.--Sustainable Innovations, Inc. (SI) and its partners, Greenway Energy and Savannah River National Laboratory, will team to maximize the benefits of two cutting edge hydrogen compressor technologies by combining them into one high reliability, high...

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WVU awarded $1.25 million from ARPA-E for transformational energy technology
author FuelCellsWorks, February 23, 2017

The United States Department of Energy has marked an engineering research project at West Virginia University as a high potential opportunity to make a demonstrable impact on the country’s energy portfolio and to do it quickly. The University has received $1.25 million from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, known as ARPA-E. The award will be...

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Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Applauds introduction of Investment Tax Credit Bill to Support American Workers
author FuelCellsWorks, February 23, 2017

Bipartisan bill seeks to provide tax parity for domestic industries WASHINGTON, DC –  On the heels of the introduction of The Technologies for Energy Security Act, H.R. 1090, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) lauds the efforts of Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY), Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and their colleagues who are cosponsors of...

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Celeroton receives funding to design a gas bearing for use in a fuel cell system from SERI within a Horizon 2020 project
author FuelCellsWorks, February 23, 2017

Celeroton receives funding, within the scope of the European Horizon 2020 framework programme, from the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for the design and realisation of a gas bearing turbo compressor for use in a 100 kW fuel cell system. Volvo Car Group will integrate and test the system. [FCH] The Horizon...

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