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Israeli Researchers make a Breakthrough and Master Use of Solar Power to Find a Cheaper Way of Producing Hydrogen

By | News, Research News | No Comments October 26, 2018 | 2 min read October 26, 2018 | 2 min read

A new st​udy published in Nature Communications presents a breakthrough toward understanding the mechanism of splitting water.  Researchers led by Dr. Arik ​Yochelis and Dr. Iris Visoly-Fisher of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Technion, have cracked the chemical mechanism that occurs during the photochemical splitting of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) over iron-oxide photo-electrodes. The discovery, they say, could have a significant impact…

TIL Logistics Signs Hydrogen Transport MOU with Hiringa Energy

By | News | No Comments October 26, 2018 | 2 min read October 26, 2018 | 2 min read

New Zealand freight and logistics company TIL Logistics Group Limited (NZX: TLL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with New Plymouth-based Hiringa Energy Limited to develop hydrogen fuel cell technology transport solutions in New Zealand. The project has the potential to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from TIL’s national fleet of 900 trucks, 310 forklifts…

Energy Department Launches Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Career Map

By | News | No Comments October 26, 2018 | 2 min read October 26, 2018 | 2 min read

In October 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) launched an interactive Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Career Map. This tool will allow users of all ages to discover traditional and non-traditional career opportunities in the hydrogen and fuel cells industry. The tool also promotes workforce development in the science, technology, engineering, and…

Emissions-free hydrogen production edges closer with new pilot site in Denmark

By | News | No Comments October 26, 2018 | 3 min read October 26, 2018 | 3 min read

An EU initiative will facilitate the production, storage and supply of hydrogen for a wide range of end users. It will help integrate green power into the energy system in a flexible way. With increased efforts to cut carbon emissions, electric power from renewables has emerged as a vital energy source. Thanks to its strong…

New Zealand Signs Hydrogen Agreement with Japan

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 2 min read October 25, 2018 | 2 min read

New Zealand and Japan are working together to transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels with the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation on hydrogen, says Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods. The cooperation agreement between New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry was signed…

Hyundai Research Reveals Pollution Worries: NEXO Cleaning the Air Around it as it Drives

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 5 min read October 25, 2018 | 5 min read

New research from Hyundai has found that nearly one in five Brits worry about air pollution daily, with biggest fears focussed on the effect it’s having on our own health, our children’s and the environment As part of Clean Driving™ Month and to launch its next generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle, the NEXO, Hyundai…

Noble Metal-Free Catalyst System as Active as Platinum: Could be very helpful for fuel cells

By | News, Research News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 4 min read October 25, 2018 | 4 min read

The industry has been traditionally deploying platinum alloys as catalysts for oxygen reduction, which is for example essential in fuel cells or metal-air batteries. Expensive and rare, that metal imposes strict restrictions on manufacture. Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung have discovered an alloy made up of five elements that is noble…

All-New Hyundai NEXO achieves five-star rating in Euro NCAP testing

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 3 min read October 25, 2018 | 3 min read

The All-New Hyundai NEXO achieves maximum five-star rating in the Euro NCAP safety test Hyundai’s second generation of commercialised fuel cell electric vehicles is among the safest, particularly in the adult occupant and child occupant categories NEXO’s SmartSense active safety and driving assistance technologies exceed highest European safety standards SEOUL, October 25, 2018 — Hyundai Motor…

Ballard Fuel Cell Modules to Power California UPS Trucks in CARB-Funded Clean Energy Project

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 4 min read October 25, 2018 | 4 min read

VANCOUVER–Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that it will provide fuel cell modules to power four (4) UPS delivery trucks as part of a project being managed by the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) and partially funded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). CARB has announced  a preliminary funding…

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