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Iron ore offers a promising path to efficient hydrogen production
author FuelCellsWorks, August 20, 2018

QUT scientists have found a way to use iron ore as an efficient catalyst for the production of hydrogen from water by electrolysis.  Hydrogen is seen as a major future energy source, with the potential to provide power for transportation through hydrogen fuel cells and to act as an energy storage medium for electricity grids....

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Screen-printed electrodes could unlock hydrogen as an affordable and sustainable fuel
author FuelCellsWorks, August 20, 2018

Nanotechnology at heart of Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre's flagship project Creating a renewable and sustainable source of energy from hydrogen that is also affordable could be unlocked with a university’s innovative use of screen-printed nanotechnology. Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University will test a way to provide a green source of power that could be...

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Report: Hydrogen offers significant exporting potential for Australia
author FuelCellsWorks, August 20, 2018

Australia is in a strong position to take advantage of the growing hydrogen export market, according to a new report released today by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). The report, prepared for ARENA by ACIL Allen Consulting, identifies opportunities for Australia to export hydrogen to help meet the potential future global demand. Over the...

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Sarawak Energy Pilots Hydrogen Production Plant & Refuelling Station for Transportation Sector
author FuelCellsWorks, August 20, 2018

Partnering Linde Malaysia to build first refuelling station for transportation in South East Asia   KUCHING-- Sarawak Energy is building a pilot hydrogen production plant and refuelling station to evaluate the viability of hydrogen and fuel cells to power the state’s transportation sector in the future. To be located in Kuching and scheduled for completion...

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Yutong Bus Co. to Add 22 Fuel Cell City Buses in the City of Zhengzhou
author FuelCellsWorks, August 18, 2018

On August 14, it was learned from the Zhengzhou Public Transportation Corporation that two hydrogen fuel cell buses will be put into use on the 727 bus line  in Zhengzhou this week, and these will be followed with an additional 20 hydrogen fuel cell buses that will be added to the commercial demonstration operation in the...

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Pajarito Powder selected for U.S. Department of Energy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Project
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy announced selection of 28 new projects to support early-stage research and development of innovative hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Pajarito Powder was selected for contract negotiation for the project, “Active and Durable PGM-free Cathodic Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cell Application,” for which Pajarito Powder will be the lead awardee. Pajarito Powder...

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SFC Energy: Canadian subsidiary Simark Controls receives large order for SCADA communication systems
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2018

Major Canadian Oil and Gas Company buys Trio Radio communication systems to further the automation of their oil and gas operations in Western Canada.  Simark Controls is a leading provider of fully integrated, turnkey SCADA communications systems that are often equipped with SFC Energy’s EFOY Pro fuel cells for off-grid installations. Order amounts to approx....

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“An accomplished performer” 8 best press reactions to the All-New Fuel Cell Car NEXO
author FuelCellsWorks, August 17, 2018

17 August 2018 - Europe’s motoring media recently headed to Scandinavia to experience Hyundai Motor’s latest Fuel Cell model, the All-New NEXO, from behind the wheel. Here’s what they thought of it. Characterised by a pure and calm design and with an estimated driving range of 666 km (under WLTP testing), the All-New NEXO was previously praised...

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DOE Fact of the Month August 2018: Global Electrolyzer Sales Reach 100 MW per Year
author FuelCellsWorks, August 16, 2018

The estimated global sales of electrolyzers in 2017 were estimated to be 100 megawatts per year. That is enough to produce approximately 50,000 kilograms of hydrogen per day (assuming 50 kWh/kg, running full time). An electrolyzer is a device used in electrolysis, which is a process to produce hydrogen. During electrolysis, an electrolyzer uses electricity...

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POSCO Energy seeks partnership in fuel cell business amid losses
author FuelCellsWorks, August 16, 2018

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Yon-hap) - POSCO Energy, a private electricity provider, said Thursday it is seeking a business partnership in its nonprofitable fuel cell business. The company, an energy unit of steelmaker POSCO, has posted 330 billion won (US$292 million) in accumulated losses in the fuel cell business it began in 2007, a company spokesman said...

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