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author FuelCellsWorks, February 10, 2016

Fuel cells generate electrical energy through a chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen. To obtain clean energy, the splitting of water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen is critical. Researchers at the University of Basel study how sunlight can be used for this purpose. The scientific journal Chemical Communications published their latest results. Developing...

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Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cell demonstrated at NAVFAC EXWC
author FuelCellsWorks, February 09, 2016

PORT HUENEME, Calif. – The first live demonstration of the 50 KW (scalable to 400 KW) reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) system was held at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, California, Jan. 28, 2016.  The manufacturers of the system, Boeing, Huntington Beach and...

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The Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) has a new Chairman
author FuelCellsWorks, February 09, 2016

Thomas Bystry takes over as new chairman of the Clean Energy Partnership The Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) has a new Chairman: Thomas Bystry from the Shell Hydrogen team takes over the voluntary position from his predecessor Patrick Schnell of Total. Bystry, a native of Hamburg, now heads Europe's largest demonstration project in the field of...

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Inauguration of the LOHC system for hydrogen storage systems by Isle Aigner  Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology
author FuelCellsWorks, February 09, 2016

Ilse Aigner, Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology, inaugurated on January 29 the first commercial LOHC system for hydrogen storage in dibenzyltoluene as Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC). After the grand opening Minister Ilse Aigner and Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger (president of Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU) Erlangen-Nuremberg) unveiled the unique LOHC system...

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Fuel Cell Developer Sunfire is Named in the 2015 Global Cleantech 100
author FuelCellsWorks, February 09, 2016

List Recognizes the Top Private Companies in Clean Technology San Francisco--sunfire, a developer of high-temperature fuel cells, electrolysers and a pioneer in the fields of Power-to-Liquids and Power-to-Gas, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2015 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation through its...

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First Solid-state Hydrogen UAV Test Flight with Cella Material
author FuelCellsWorks, February 08, 2016

Tapiwa Tutisani--On the afternoon of the 19 of January 2015, the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) completed a test flight using Cella’s hydrogen based power system. The system is based on Cella’s solid, lightweight hydrogen storage material which is capable of releasing large quantities of hydrogen when heated. Cella has designed and built a...

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WATT Reveals New Portable Fuel Cell Hybrid Power Manager
author FuelCellsWorks, February 08, 2016

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. -- "Working All the Time" (WATT) Fuel Cell Corporation is proud to unveil the beta version of its first commercial hybrid portable fuel cell at the Progressive® Insurance Strictly Sail® Miami show February 11-15, 2016. The hybrid power manager can operate as a standalone fuel cell power generator or in a highly...

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Intelligent Energy Announces Development Agreement to Embed Fuel Cell Technology Into Mobile Devices
author FuelCellsWorks, February 08, 2016

Intelligent Energy launches a customer funded £5.25m project to deliver embedded week-long mobile phone power Loughborough (UK) — 08 February 2016 - Intelligent Energy, the fuel cell technology company, is delighted to announce that it has today signed a Joint Development Agreement with an emerging smartphone OEM with the goal to develop embedded fuel cell technology...

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Powerdisc Announces Name Change to Loop Energy
author FuelCellsWorks, February 08, 2016

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA --  PowerDisc Development Corp announced today that it has changed its name to Loop Energy to mark the introduction of the company's zero-emission powertrain for heavy-duty transportation. "Loop Energy better represents our business because it speaks to how our products work and to the larger principles of a zero-emission economy," said Ben Nyland, President of Loop Energy....

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author FuelCellsWorks, February 08, 2016

Tokyo (Jiji Press)--Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co. said Monday they have begun selling a jointly developed nonlife insurance product that covers risks from the operation of hydrogen refueling stations.    Japan plans to set up 100 hydrogen stations nationwide by the end of the current business year to March. The subsidiaries...

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