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Ecolite-TH2 Worlds first LED hydrogen fuel cell power lighting tower from BOC and TCP shortlisted for prestigious award
Advanced Arts, October 30, 2015

BOC and Taylor Construction Plant Ltd (TCP) are extremely pleased to announce that the Ecolite-TH2, the world’s first low energy LED hydrogen fuel cell powered lighting tower, has been shortlisted for the Highways Industry Product of the Year category as part of the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards 2015. BOC, the UK & Ireland’s largest supplier...

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Africa’s first Hydrogen fuel cell aircraft scoops award
Advanced Arts, October 30, 2015

Mark van Wyk, a private pilot and entrepreneur from Cape Town, has won the first prize at the inaugural AVI Awards for his prototype UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle). Van Wyk’s UAV will become the first hydrogen powered aircraft in Africa, fully developed in South Africa. The awards are a culmination of the partnership between the Technology...

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author FuelCellsWorks, October 30, 2015

Reuters--BMW AG on Wednesday said its first fuel cell vehicle would likely be a larger-sized sedan which would put on the market after 2020, when a hydrogen development partnership ends between the German luxury automaker and Toyota Motor Corp. Under its partnership with Toyota, BMW is developing a way to compress hydrogen at ultra-low temperatures...

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author FuelCellsWorks, October 30, 2015

VANCOUVER--Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) hosted Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium, Representative of His Majesty the King leading a trade mission to Canada, at the Company's headquarter facility in Burnaby, British Columbia yesterday. The 228-person trade mission, which includes federal cabinet ministers and senior representatives from each of Belgium's three regional governments, is focused on creating a closer...

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Promising Technique Improves Hydrogen Production of Affordable Alternative to Platinum
author FuelCellsWorks, October 29, 2015

ARGONNE, Ill.-- Scientists have demonstrated that microwaves can help create nanostructured molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) catalysts with an improved ability to produce hydrogen. The microwave-assisted strategy accomplishes this by increasing the space, and therefore decreasing the interaction, between individual layers of MoS2 nanosheets. This exposes a larger fraction of reactive sites along the edges of these...

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Honda Exhibits World Premiere of CLARITY FUEL CELL, Planned Production Model of its All-new Fuel Cell Vehicle, at 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015
author FuelCellsWorks, October 28, 2015

 Lease sales in Japan will begin in March 2016 TOKYO, Japan--Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today unveiled the world premiere of the planned production model of its all-new fuel cell vehicle (FCV), CLARITY FUEL CELL, at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015. This model will be on display at the Honda booth during the Tokyo Motor...

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author FuelCellsWorks, October 28, 2015

20-year power purchase agreement executed with Alameda County, California for 1.4 megawatt combined heat and power fuel cell plant Enhances power reliability for infrastructure from continuous on-site power generation DANBURY, Conn.-- FuelCell Energy, Inc.  (Nasdaq: FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra‐clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, announced...

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author FuelCellsWorks, October 28, 2015

VANCOUVER--Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) announced that Nisshinbo Holdings Inc., an "Environmental and Energy Company" Group in Japan, has agreed to make a $5 million strategic equity investment in Ballard. The investment will be made through a subscription and purchase of 3,322,479 common shares issued from treasury at a price per share of...

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AUS conducts first successful hydrogen fuel cell powered UAV flight in UAE
author FuelCellsWorks, October 28, 2015

A team of researchers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at American University of Sharjah (AUS) successfully conducted the first hydrogen fuel cell powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight in the UAE and GCC region recently at Hamiryah in Sharjah. Being the first of its kind in the region, the project marks significant progress made...

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Vaillant provides hotel with fuel cell
author FuelCellsWorks, October 28, 2015

Ene.field partner Vaillant has provided the historical Logherberhaus Hotel with a fuel cell. The listed Lohgerberhaus in the centre of Balve is a slate-clad half-timbered house dating back to 1789. Since 1986, the building was at first threatened with demolition, but then extensively restored in several phases. Today, under the name “Aparthotel Mammoth”, it houses five apartments and a function room. 2014 the Lohgerberhaus...

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