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Simark Controls receives EFOY Pro fuel cell order from major Canadian oil & gas services provider
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2018

New customer uses the weatherproof EFOY Pro hybrid solutions for powering off-grid actuator valves on liquids pipelines in Canada.  Fuel cells ensure autonomous 24/7 operation of the systems while significantly reducing logistics and service cost. Environmental friendliness of the power solution was a strong decision criterion. Total order amount: CAD 0.4 million. Brunnthal/Munich, Germany--Simark Controls...

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Successful results from international project on fuel cells paves the way for commercialization
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2018

Over the past five years, Danish Power Systems has, with several partners, worked on a development project titled 4M (Mechanisms, Materials, Manufacturing and Management). The project has resulted in better lifetime and performance for the fuel cells, as well as a fantastic cooperation between academic institutions and the private sector on both a national and...

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New material for splitting water into oxygen and hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, June 19, 2018

American Institute of Physics--Solar energy is clean and abundant. But when the sun isn't shining, you must store the energy in batteries or through a process called photocatalysis -- in which solar energy is used to make fuels. In photocatalytic water splitting, sunlight separates water into hydrogen and oxygen. The hydrogen and oxygen can then...

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Liebherr Aerospace and General Motores to Develop Next-Gen Fuel Cell APU System for Aircraft
author FuelCellsWorks, June 18, 2018

According to different online news sources, Liebherr Aerospace & Transportation and US automaker General Motors (GM) have agreed to co-oridnate their efforts and expertice in fuel cells to develop a next-generation auxiliary power unit (APU).  An auxiilary power unit or APU is a small engine that proveds the aircraft with electricl power, air conditioning, power for...

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HYON AS: Receives world’s first approval-in-principle from DNV GL of module-based fuel cell solution
author FuelCellsWorks, June 18, 2018

As the first company ever, PowerCell's Norwegian joint venture Hyon AS, has received an approval-in-principle from the world-leading certification company DNV GL for a fuel cell-based power generating unit for vessels. The unit is built on the PowerCell MS-100 fuel cell system, paving the way for a wide use of fuel cells in ships. "The approval...

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Orkan Opens First Hydrogen Station in Iceland
author FuelCellsWorks, June 18, 2018

Last Friday, June 15th 2018 Orkan, in co-operation with Nel Hydrogen, Hydrogen Mobility Europe and FCHJU opened Orkan's first hydrogen fueling station. The hydrogen station is located at Orkan Vesturlandsvergur, Reykjavik. This effort is supported by the Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) project, a European Union (EU) part funded project through the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking...

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Plug Power Named to Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers List for 2018
author FuelCellsWorks, June 18, 2018

LATHAM, N.Y.-- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, has been named to the Top Green Providers list for 2018 by Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain. Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers recognizes companies whose...

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Swansea University adds new Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) to its Zero-Emission fleet
author FuelCellsWorks, June 16, 2018

The Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Swansea University has received the keys to a new Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle from Hyundai UK. The new vehicle adds to the award-winning Zero-Emission fleet operated by Swansea University. It will be used as a pool car for ESRI to facilitate transport to research meetings and to transport...

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Hyundai Auto Canada supports the opening of Canada’s first public retail hydrogen fuelling station
author FuelCellsWorks, June 16, 2018

MARKHAM, ON-- Today Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. participated in the official opening ceremony of Canada's first retail hydrogen fuelling station accessible to the general public. Operated by Shell and Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation (HTEC), the station is located at 8686 Granville Street in Vancouver, BC. "Hyundai Auto Canada has long believed that Hydrogen is the best way forward...

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Shell and HTEC Launch Canada’s First Retail Hydrogen Vehicle Refuelling Station
author FuelCellsWorks, June 15, 2018

This station is the first of three sites that Shell and HTEC plan to open in Vancouver CALGARY--Today, Shell and Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation (HTEC), launched Canada's first retail hydrogen refuelling station for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, located at 8686 Granville Street. This is the first retail hydrogen vehicle refuelling station in Canada open to the public, and...

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