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Convion Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Generates Zero Emission Electricity and Heat from Biogas in Italy
author FuelCellsWorks, November 20, 2017

Convion has started operating a biogas fuelled C50 SOFC system in Italy. The start-up marks a launch of a demonstration of Convion’s fuel flexible C50 SOFC co-generation unit at an industrial biogas installation and an important milestone along the path of commercialization of the product. After a successful trial operation of the module in Finland...

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Nedstack launches cooperation for Chinese Fuel Cell commercial vehicle market
author FuelCellsWorks, November 20, 2017

Nedstack and its Dutch partner HyMove and Chinese partners Huaxia and DongFeng Commercial Vehicles have signed an announcement for the development, building, supply and application of a first set of prototypes 30kW Fuel Cell systems. The systems are specifically designed for the Chinese market of heavy duty commercial vehicles. With this cooperation, Nedstack and partners...

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PIPAA (Fuel Cells for Aerospace Applications) Receives Grant of €19.3 million under the Investments for the Future Program (PIA) managed by Bpifrance
author FuelCellsWorks, November 20, 2017

The PIPAA collaborative project, led by Safran, has received a grant of €19.3 million under the Investments for the Future Program (PIA) managed by Bpifrance Toulouse (France) – The PIPAA (Fuel Cells for Aerospace Applications) project aims to develop and qualify a fuel cell system for the electrical power supply of aircraft systems, particularly electric...

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Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality, thanks to UCLA invention
author FuelCellsWorks, November 20, 2017

2-in-1 device also uses supercapacitor to store energy that could power computers and smartphones UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to power electronic devices, and to create hydrogen fuel for eco-friendly cars. The device could make hydrogen cars...

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Foshan Auto Group Showcases Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses in China
author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2017

At the recent (October 17 to October 19)  Beijing International Wind Power Conference & Exhibition (CWP) and China PVP Conference & Exhibition (PVCEC) that was held in Beijing, the Foshan Automotive Group showcased their fuel cell hydrogen city bus. The 8.5 meter hydrogen fuel cell bus is powered by Ballard fuel cells. There are plans for...

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Toyota Accelerates Electrification Initiatives in China
author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2017

Rolling Out Electric Vehicle in 2020 and Expanding Scope of Fuel Cell Vehicle Feasibility Study to Include Commercial Vehicles Guangzhou, China  --Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced today that it will be rolling out an electric vehicle under the Toyota brand in the Chinese market in 2020, and that the scope of a fuel-cell vehicle feasibility...

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Ballard and Sainergy Receive Gov’t Funding to Develop Low Cost Fuel Cell Stack for India Market
author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2017

VANCOUVER, CANADA and NEW DELHI, INDIA – During a Canadian technology and innovation focused trade mission to India that has included presence at the Canada-India Technology Summit currently being held in New Delhi, the Governments of both Canada and India have announced funding for a joint initiative between Ballard and Sainergy Fuel Cell India Pvt Ltd. (http://www.sainergyfuelcellindia.com/) to...

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Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, November 17, 2017

TOYOTA, Japan (AP) — At a car factory in this city named after Toyota, the usual robots with their swinging arms are missing. Instead, workers intently fit parts into place by hand with craftsmanship-like care. The big moment on the assembly line comes when two bulbous yellow tanks of hydrogen are rolled over and delicately...

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Canada: Ontario Hosts International Symposium on Hydrogen-Powered Rail
author FuelCellsWorks, November 16, 2017

Province Moving Forward with Concept Design Work for Hydrogen-Powered Trains Ministry of Transportation--The province is moving forward with concept design work for hydrogen-powered trains and is hosting experts from around the world to explore the potential of hydrail, as Ontario transforms the GO network into a rapid-transit system that will provide faster and more frequent...

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Graphene-based electrodes for microbial fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, November 16, 2017

Researchers from Professor Christopher Howe’s group, and collaborators at the Cambridge Graphene Centre, have published an article in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Journal of Materials Chemistry A; Platinum-free, graphene based anodes and air cathodes for single chamber microbial fuel cells. With the world’s ever increasing population and economic development straining our energy and clean water supplies, there is a...

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