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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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Historic Snowstorm No Match for Plug Power’s hydrogen and fuel cell solution
author FuelCellsWorks, February 05, 2016

Plug Power’s GenFuel infrastructures continue to show reliability – specifically when the devastating winter storm “Jonas” hit the East Coast.. The storm shut down businesses, public transportation and schools across 12 states – but not even one GenDrive. When faced with extreme weather like Jonas, GenFuel hydrogen infrastructure and GenDrive fuel cells keep working at...

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Essential Energy succeeds in using fuel cells to fuel 10MWh clean power to telecom towers in India
author FuelCellsWorks, February 05, 2016

Voicedata--BENGALURU: Essential Energy, the distributed power and generation company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK listed Intelligent Energy Holdings, has, in three months, delivered over 10MWh of clean and efficient power to telecom towers in India. The company claims that this breakthrough clean energy project, which will run for ten years, saved more than 55...

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author FuelCellsWorks, February 05, 2016

The Energy Department has announced the 2016 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 1 Awards, including four projects focused on durable and inexpensive polymer electrolyte membranes (PEM) for transportation and stationary fuel cell applications. These projects are awarded through the Office of Basic Energy Sciences. Award winners are:...

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author FuelCellsWorks, February 05, 2016

Company to Utilize Hydrogen Capture Technology in New Fuel Cell System XFuels Inc. (OTC PINK: AMZZD) is pleased to report it will begin development on a combined hydrogen and carbon fuel cell using both XFuels' hydrogen capture technology and our non-thermal plasma reforming technology with Converde Inc.'s Carbon fuel project. The resulting system will be...

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H2 mobility: McPhy Energy and its US partners selected as only finalist for the $1 Million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition launched by the DOE
author FuelCellsWorks, February 04, 2016

After careful review of six submissions, the U.S. Department of Energy selected the SimpleFuel consortium which includes McPhy Energy as the only finalist for the competition organized to develop an affordable small-scale hydrogen refueling system. Newton (Massachusetts), February 4, 2016 – McPhy Energy, specialised in hydrogen production, storage and distribution equipment for industry and energy...

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Iwatani Announces Completion of Japans First Hydrogen Refueling Station at Kansai International Airport
author FuelCellsWorks, February 04, 2016

Iwatani Corporation (Head Office: Osaka and Tokyo, President: Masao Nomura, Capital: 20 billion yen) has been working on the development of commercial hydrogen refueling stations, aiming at an early realization of a hydrogen society. On this occasion, the Iwatani Hydrogen Refueling Station in Kansai International Airport has been completed as the first of its kind...

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Fuel-cell vehicles on the brink of a breakthrough
author FuelCellsWorks, February 04, 2016

Hydrogen: a fuel with a future STEPHAN KÄLIN-- Just how safe, sustainable and economical are hydrogen-powered vehicles? This was the question that around 300 experts and members of the interested public addressed during a conference held at Empa. While the safety of hydrogen vehicles has now been established, there is one crucial factor for the sustainability...

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Intelligent Energy shows Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, the true power of hydrogen fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, February 04, 2016

Recently we were delighted to welcome Energy and Climate Change Secretary Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, to our headquarters in Loughborough to speak with some of our engineers and innovators. Ms Rudd was greeted at Loughborough Train Station by an Intelligent Energy fuel-cell powered black cab and given a tour of our offices, providing a...

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