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  • Fuel cells `need investment`

    An environmental group and news provider has said that fuel cell technology has 'massive potential' for the development of green fleets in the future. TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk explained that there are some drawbacks to the technology but these are being worked on. High costs of development and the lack of appropriate infrastructure for hydrogen refuelling were cited as two 'stumbling block[s]', ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • Fuel cells for portable electronics

    MTI Micro, a company which develops and manufactures power sources for portable electronics, is getting ready to release long lasting methanol-filled fuel cell batteries to the market. The technology is expected to replace batteries and charger packs from mobile, personal electronics making them complete, stand alone devices. MTI Micro has developed a patented, miniaturized proprietary direct ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Fuel cells at sea

    Fuel cells may be the key to cleaning up the marine shipping industry according to Michiel Wijsmuller, managing Director of Worldwise Marine Engineering (WWM). Using fuel cells could significantly reduce carbon dioxide, sulphur oxides and nitrogen oxides produced by marine vessels. Seagoing vessels are currently responsible for an estimated 14% of emissions of nitrogen oxides according ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The EU fuel cells and hydrogen joint technology initiative

    The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Technology Initiative (JTI) is a public private partnership with joint funding from the Community and from industry with industry in the lead. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen JTI was established as a Joint Undertaking by Council Regulation (EC) 521/2008[1]. It is officially launched at the First Stakeholders General Assembly in Brussels on 14-15 October 2008. The ...

  • Fuel cell bus technology development projects underway

    CALSTART, North America's leading advanced transportation technology organization, has secured and launched contracts for five major fuel cell bus technology development projects with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), an important part of CALSTART's overall hydrogen pathways strategy.fuel cell bus technology development projects. The newest $24-million effort involves multiple fuel ...


    By WestStart-CALSTART

  • HyFive pioneers hydrogen fuel cell technology

    Preparing for the future. BMW, Daimler, Honda, Hyundai and Toyota, PE INTERNATIONAL, the London Mayor’s Office, hydrogen fueling companies, and others launched a $51.6 million project to develop hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric cars and refueling stations. PE will not only provide the award winning SoFi software for monitoring but will also assess Environmental and Economic aspects of ...


    By thinkstep

  • Fuel Cell Today publishes The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2012

    ANNUAL FUEL CELL SHIPMENTS TO TRIPLE BETWEEN 2011 & 2012, SURPASSING 78,000 UNITS; ANNUAL MEGAWATTS EXPECTED TO INCREASE 61%, REACHING 176 MW IN 2012 Fuel Cell Today has released its latest free annual review of the fuel cell industry, reporting continued growth through 2011 and its expectations for further growth in 2012. The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2012 reports that annual fuel cell ...


    By Fuel Cell Today

  • Residential Fuel Cells Around the Corner

    WESTWOOD, Massachusetts (ENS) - Acumentrics Corporation, a developer of solid oxide fuel cells, has submitted a five kilowatt fuel cell generator that could supply power to a home to federal government authorities for evaluation. The solid oxide fuel cell generator will be evaluated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, part of the U.S. Department of ...

  • Hydrogen fuel cell locomotive in development

    An experimental hydrogen fuel cell switch locomotive is under development by two cooperating companies - BNSF Railway and Vehicle Projects. Field testing is scheduled to start later this year. The fuel cell locomotive has the potential to reduce air pollution, is not dependent on oil for fuel, and could serve as a mobile backup power source for military and civilian disaster relief efforts. ...

  • Why I’m backing Fuel Cells

    Viewpoint from Dr Robert Trezona Technology Director at the Carbon Trust In my role at the Carbon Trust, I have been working for a number of years to accelerate hydrogen powered fuel-cell electric vehicles to market. Our analyses suggest that this less fashionable technology is likely to make the largest ultimate contribution to reducing carbon and other emissions from road ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Fuel Cell Market Research and Developments

    Fuel Cell Market Outlook 2017    Fuel cells are an extremely resourceful technology with systems ranging from single watts up to megawatts. This created demand for this technology in various application areas including military, electronic devices, transportation, traffic signaling, security and remote monitoring etc. In addition, declining prices for fuel cells and advanced research ...


  • PowerCell has delivered fuel cell stack as Coop in Switzerland launches distribution truck with fuel cell technology.

    The leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has, together with Swiss Hydrogen, supplied a fuel cell system to Coop in Switzerland when the company launches Switzerland´s first distribution truck with fuel cell technology. The system is built on PowerCell S3. Today Coop in Switzerland took the first steps towards a landmark for climate-neutral mobility. At the same time ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • Research and Markets: Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Technology: Fundamentals and Performance of Low Temperature Fuel Cells

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ght52t/polymer) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Polymer electrolyte membrane and direct methanol fuel cell technology: Fundamentals and performance of low temperature fuel cells" to their offering. PEMFCs and DMFCs ...


  • Runcorn company leads the way in world class fuel cell technology

    A world-leading new fuel cell technology developed by a small business in Runcorn has been selected for a £1million investment by the Carbon Trust as part of its Polymer Fuel Cell Challenge. ACAL Energy’s new approach means that for the first time, hydrogen-powered fuel cells could be affordable enough to be used in mass market applications such as cars – enabling the emergence ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Global Resource Energy Acquires Innovative Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

    Global Resource Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GBEN) (PINKSHEETS: GBEN) ("Global" or the "Company"), a development stage company engaged in the clean technology development sector is pleased to announce that it has executed the close of a commercial assignment agreement with Atrius Holdings in regards to the assumption of patents and related interests in an alternative energy technology identified ...


  • Nrel teams with industry to validate methanol fuel cell technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is collaborating with Oorja Protonics of Fremont, Calif., on a two-year project to deploy and demonstrate methanol fuel cells for power pallet jacks, a kind of forklift, in four commercial wholesale distribution centers. The total cost of the project is just over $2 million; NREL will contribute $900,000 to fund the ...

  • DOE Selects Research Projects to Advance Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected for funding 16 solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology research projects. Fuel cells are a modular, efficient, and virtually pollution-free power generation technology. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, NETL issued two funding opportunities announcements (FOAs) to support programs that enable the development ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • LCA for fuel cells & H2 technologies - Invitation to public consultation

    The project FC-HyGuide aims to develop a Guidance Document for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies on hydrogen production and fuel cell technologies. Based on the ILCD Handbook procedure and together with specific examples the manual will offer step by step guidance for LCA practitioners in industry as well as for researchers. FC and H2 are technologies with a broad range of functions, ...


    By thinkstep

  • One-Stop-Shop for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology in the Nordic Countries

    The leading Nordic fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) continues to commercialize and industrialize fuel cell technology. Now, the company Hyon AS has been launched as a one-stop shop for customers who want to benefit from the power of modern hydrogen and fuel cell technology. PowerCell Sweden, Nel ASA and Hexagon Composites, have agreed to collaborate to develop integrated hydrogen ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Energy Department Announces $35 Million to Advance Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies

    The Energy Department today announced up to $35 million in available funding to advance fuel cell and hydrogen technologies, and enable early adoption of fuel cell applications, such as light duty fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). This funding opportunity will accelerate American innovation in hydrogen and fuel cell technologies by supporting research and development advancements in ...


    By US Department of Energy

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