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EU and State of NRW Promote Establishment of HyTechLab4NRW in Duisburg Center for Fuel Cell Technology

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Over the next few years, the Duisburg-based institute ZBT is investing more than € 5 million in the “HyTechLab4NRW – Integrated Laboratory for Hydrogen Technology in North Rhine-Westphalia”. This substantial expansion of the ZBT in the field of laboratory and measuring technology is made possible by the funding competition “Research Infrastructures” of the Operational Program of North Rhine-Westphalia for the promotion of investment in growth and employment from the European Regional Development Fund.

Iwatani Corporation of America Acquires Four Hydrogen-Refueling Stations in California

By | News | No Comments May 13, 2019
  • Acquisition Marks Iwatani’s Entry into U.S. Market 

SANTA CLARA, California and OSAKA, Japan–Iwatani Corporation of America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Iwatani Corporation (8088: Tokyo Stock Exchange) announced on May 13 that it has recently acquired four hydrogen-refueling stations in California from Messer (formerly Linde, LLC). The stations are Open Retail Stations providing hydrogen fuel to consumers in support of rapidly growing demand for zero-emission fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).

Bosch Fuel Cells Need 1/10 Platinum Used in Current Fuel Cells

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Bosch fuel cell to need same amount of platinum as in diesel car

  •  New Toyota Mirai to cut platinum by two thirds-consultant
  •  Wide uptake of fuel cells may balance losses from diesel

LONDON, (Reuters) – Global automotive supplier Bosch expects platinum to play only a minor role in its new fuel cells, giving precious metal markets scant benefit even as the technology gains momentum for pollution-free transport.

According to Reuters calculations, Bosch would only need a tenth of the platinum used in current fuel cell vehicles.

FuelCell Energy Closes on the Acquisition of the 14.9 Megawatt Bridgeport Fuel Cell Park from Dominion Energy

By | News | No Comments May 13, 2019
  • Increases the Company’s generation portfolio to 26.1 megawatts
  • Fuel cell park is one of the largest producers of renewable energy credits in CT
  • Financing provided by Liberty Bank, Fifth Third Bank and the Connecticut Green Bank             

DANBURY, Conn.— FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FCEL), a global leader in delivering clean, innovative and affordable fuel cell solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy, today announced that it has closed on the acquisition of the 14.9 megawatt fuel cell park in Bridgeport, CT with Dominion Energy. 

HPS Home Power Solutions GmbH and Ballard Power Systems Announce Cooperation for Energy Self-Sufficient Private Homes

By | News | No Comments May 13, 2019
  • Ballard Power Systems supplies fuel cell stacks for Picea(R) system
  • Important step towards scaling up production and commercial roll-out

Berlin, Germany, and Vancouver, Canada – HPS Home Power Solutions GmbH (HPS), the Berlin-based energy solutions provider for single-family homes which fulfils the need for energy independence, and Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (“Ballard”; NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP), a leading global provider of innovative clean energy solutions, today announced a multi-year agreement under which Ballard will supply FCgen(R)-1020ACS air-cooled fuel cell stacks to Home Power Solutions to power its Picea(R) system.

Vincent Callebaut Architectures Wants to Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral Using Solar and Fuel Cells

By | News | No Comments May 12, 2019

“PALINGENESIS, TRIBUTE TO NOTRE-DAME”
A GOTHIC & BIOMIMETIC FOREST FOR THE CATHEDRAL

On April 15, 2019, Notre-Dame cathedral, which has been keeping watch on Christian and Western culture since the beginning of its construction eight centuries ago, nearly saw its end in the historic fire that devoured its roofs as we watched on in disbelief. Reflecting the all-spiritual splendor of our material and sacred heritage, this sublime lady has undoubtedly reminded us of the frailty of our life and our civilization. 

H2 Mobility and Linde Open 70th Hydrogen Station in Halle Germany

By | News | No Comments May 11, 2019

Hydrogen refuelling now available in Halle (Saale)

Drivers of fuel-cell powered electric cars can now refuel in the German city of Halle an der Saale. Dr. Reiner Haseloff, Minister President of Saxony-Anhalt, joined partners PS Union, H2 MOBILITY Deutschland and Linde, in opening the federal state’s second hydrogen station today on the PS Union grounds at Blücherstraße 7.

German Package/Freight Delivery Company Fahrner to use Nikola Motor’s Emission-Free Hydrogen Electric Truck

By | News | No Comments May 11, 2019

Truck of the Future in Dornstetten

Everyone knows Tesla as a manufacturer of electric vehicles, but Nikola? Never heard of them, right? That should change soon, if it goes well for Fahrner in Dornstetten. In the future, they will use Nikola Motor Company’s first emission-free hydrogen electric truck. For the innovative logistics company, the truck is another important step on the road to green truck transport on German roads.