Hyundai Motor Group Will Construct a Second Hydrogen Fuel Cell Production Plant

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  • Domestic production of hydrogen fuel cells by 2050  will be ~ 500,000 units per year 
  • The second factory will help Mobis increase annual fuel-cell system output to 40,000 units by 2022, up from the current 3,000 units

Hyundai Motor Group plans to build a second hydrogen fuel cell Plant in order to strengthen its global hydrogen leadership. When the plant is completed, the present production capacity of the 3,000-unit hydrogen fuel cell system will expand to about 40,000 units annually.

Energy Observer, the first Hydrogen-Powered Vessel Fitted with Oceanwings® Wingsails

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  • After 10,326 nautical miles, Energy Observer returned to Saint-Malo, its home port. It will now undergo important changes to be ready for its next challenge: Northern Europe. 

While it is an inexhaustible resource at sea, the wind is still difficult to exploit for large-scale shipping. Energy Observer, as an experimental vessel, has a mission to test all available and promising solutions. During the first sailing campaigns, Energy Observer tested 2 vertical axis wind turbines for production, and a traction wing for the reduction of energy costs.

Argonne Scientists Maximize the Effectiveness of Platinum in Fuel Cells

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By: Jared Sagoff

In the journal Science, Argonne chemists have identified a new catalyst that maximizes the effectiveness of platinum.

Platinum is a precious metal more rare than silver or gold. Renowned in the fuel cell community for its effectiveness in converting hydrogen and oxygen into water and electricity, platinum offers unrivaled activity and stability for electrochemical reactions.

Air Products Continues to Play a Leading Role in Innovative Hydrogen Projects

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  • Hydrogen, key element of the energy mix of the future

Brussels — Air Products continues its commitment to the development of hydrogen as an integral part of the future energy mix and joined the global coalition Hydrogen Council, a global coalition of business leaders concerned with hydrogen-related technologies. As the world’s leading hydrogen supplier and market leader in hydrogen refueling and infrastructure, Air Products has joined the board, which brings together leading oil and energy companies, automakers and aircraft manufacturers.

Nel ASA: Awarded Grant for Green Fertilizer Project with Yara to Realize Fertilizer Production using Hydrogen Production from Electrolysis

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Oslo — Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser, a division of Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL) has been awarded a grant under the PILOT-E scheme for the development and realization of a green fertilizer project together with Yara International ASA (Yara, OSE:YARA). The ambition of the project is to realize zero-emission fertilizer production using innovative solutions and cost-efficient hydrogen production from electrolysis based on renewable energy.

HYON AS: Awarded Grant in Two R&D Contracts for Zero-Emissions Maritime Transport using Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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Oslo — Hyon AS (“Hyon”) has, together with partners, been awarded grants under the PILOT-E scheme for the development and realization of two maritime projects; a high-speed ferry and a short-sea freighter. The ambitions of both projects are to realize zero-emission propulsion via fuel cells using cost-efficient hydrogen produced from electrolysis based on renewable energy.

All-New Hyundai NEXO among Euro NCAP’s Best in Class Cars of 2018

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  • Hyundai NEXO awarded ‘Best in Class’ of 2018 by Euro NCAP in the ‘Large Off-Road’ category 
  • First fuel cell electric vehicle to be awarded the maximum five-star overall rating by Euro NCAP
  • NEXO’s SmartSense active safety and driving assistance technologies exceed highest European safety standards

The independent vehicle assessment organisation Euro NCAP, which tested 23 new passenger cars in 2018, has now announced this year’s best rated cars. The Hyundai NEXO has been awarded ‘Best in Class’ of 2018 in the ‘Large Off-Road’ category, ahead of new SUVs from other well-known brands.

Ballard Receives Order From Porterbrook for Fuel Cell Module to Power U.K. HydroFLEX Train

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VANCOUVER and DERBY, U.K.— Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP;TSX: BLDP) today announced that it has received a purchase order from Porterbrook Leasing Company Limited (“Porterbrook”;, a leading participant in the rail leasing market, for an FCveloCity®-HD fuel cell module and related support to power a HydroFLEX train in the U.K.

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