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World’s first hydrogen racecar beats electric lap record on the Circuit of Zandvoort
author FuelCellsWorks, November 26, 2015

Amsterdam--Students of the University of Technology Delft have broken the electric lap record with the Forze VI which runs on hydrogen. The previous record was set by a Tesla Roadster three years ago. The student team has unofficially beaten the previous record with 5.5 seconds which shows the potential of hydrogen-electric technology. With the new...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 25, 2015

AFC Energy plc (AIM: AFC), the industrial fuel cell power company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Heads of Agreement with DNR Industries Ltd., part of the leading Dubai-based investment and project developer, Dutco Group of Companies (“Dutco”) to jointly fund and develop a business plan for the large-scale deployment of AFC’s...

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ITM Power Announces that it has been granted full planning permission to construct a Hydrogen Refuelling Station at The Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME) site in Rainham
author FuelCellsWorks, November 25, 2015

Planning permission to construct a Hydrogen Refuelling Station at The Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME) on the A13 ITM Power (AIM: ITM), the energy storage and clean fuel company, is pleased to announce that it has been granted full planning permission from Havering Borough Council to construct a Hydrogen Refuelling Station at The...

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ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 Program Selects Dioxide Materials for $2 Million Grant for Clean Hydrogen
author FuelCellsWorks, November 25, 2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently announced $125 million across 41 cutting-edge energy technologies awarded by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). These new projects are funded under ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 program and come in advance of the COP21 U.N. Climate Negotiations in Paris next week. The announcement was...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 25, 2015

UT Industrial Engineering graduate student, Girish Upreti won 1st place for his research on fuel cells. He accepted his prize at the 2015 Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition  in Los Angeles, which included registration to the event, hotel accommodations and a cash prize. Mr Upreti presented a poster on Impacts of Government Subsidies on North American PEM...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 24, 2015

AFC Energy plc (AIM: AFC.L), the industrial fuel cell power company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Heads of Agreement with a global manufacturing partner for the international procurement and manufacture of its leading alkaline fuel cell systems. The Heads of Agreement sets out the basis of a proposed manufacturing services agreement,...

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M-Field and Dantherm Power Part of Danish Fuel Cell Powered Vehicles Project
author FuelCellsWorks, November 24, 2015

Developing the next generation of fuel cells is the aim of a new project named HyFlexDrive where Dantherm Power, Aalborg University, CEMTEC and M-Field have joint forces. The Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP) has granted 9.69 million DKK to the project. In collaboration with a number of companies placed in Northern Denmark...

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Fuel cells increase range in unmanned aerial systems
author FuelCellsWorks, November 24, 2015

WASHINGTON -- Batteries are heavy and don't provide enough power to give unmanned aerial systems the long loiter time that Soldiers could benefit from. At the DOD Lab Day, at the Pentagon, Edward C. Shaffer, a researcher at Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, Maryland, explained how a fuel cell, rather than a battery, is now...

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LiU researchers create electronic plants that may be helpful in the future for fuel cells
author FuelCellsWorks, November 24, 2015

Using semi-conductive polymers, both analog and digital electronic circuits can be created inside living flowers, bushes and trees, as researchers at Linköping University Laboratory for Organic Electronics have shown. The results are being published in Science Advances. With the help of the channels that distribute water and nutrients in plants, the research group at the...

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author FuelCellsWorks, November 24, 2015

Ceres is a world leading developer of next generation fuel cell technology. Based in Horsham, the company employs a team of experts from across a range of industry sectors including engineering, power generation, oil and gas, automotive and materials science. The company aims to change the way homes and businesses generate their electricity, reducing costs...

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