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  • New Study on Graphene-Wrapped Nanocrystals Makes Inroads Toward Next-Gen Fuel Cells

    A powdery mix of metal nanocrystals wrapped in single-layer sheets of carbon atoms, developed at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), shows promise for safely storing hydrogen for use with fuel cells for passenger vehicles and other uses. And now, a new study provides insight into the atomic details of the crystals’ ultrathin coating and how ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Fuel storage tanks for industrial, energy and military applications

    Interstate Products, Inc. manufactures and distributes a wide variety of collapsible fuel storage tanks for industrial applications and are used by power and energy companies all over the world.  Made from military grade materials, IPI fuel bladders are ideal for the storage of potable water, waste water, fuels, chemicals, dielectric oil and alternative fuels or blended fuel storage ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • New standards in UK for hazardous fuel storage sites

    Oil and fuel depots across Britain must improve environmental and safety standards for the bulk storage of hazardous liquids, with the release of a new containment policy that comes in the wake of the Buncefield investigation. Developed in partnership with the oil and fuel industry by the Competent Authority (CA) for the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) – comprising the Environment ...

  • Future of energy storage

    Original story at MIT News MIT professor Fikile Brushett is in the process of taking the power generated by wind and solar, chemically lashing it to molecules derived from flora and fauna, and storing it in liquids until it’s needed to electrify our homes. The fact that such a system — if it's feasible — is likely ...

  • Energy Department awards more than $7 million for innovative hydrogen storage technologies in fuel cell electric vehicles

    The U.S. Department of Energy today announced more than $7 million to fund four projects in California, Washington and Oregon to advance hydrogen storage technologies to be used in fuel cell electric vehicles. The 3-year projects will help lower the costs and increase the performance of hydrogen storage systems by developing innovative materials and advanced tanks for efficient and safe ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Hydrogen storage gets new hope

    A new method for “recycling” hydrogen-containing fuel materials could open the door to economically viable hydrogen-based vehicles. In an article appearing today in Angewandte Chemie, Los Alamos National Laboratory and University of Alabama researchers working within the U.S. Department of Energy’s Chemical Hydrogen Storage Center of Excellence describe a significant advance in hydrogen storage ...

  • Cone Bottom Tanks For Biodiesel Production

    Fuel prices may have stabilised somewhat in recent months, but who would have though a few years ago that a litre of diesel would be close to £1.30? The Belfast Telegraph reports how custom officials in Northern Ireland are foiling an illicit fuel plant every 10 days, with the number having trebled in the past decade. However, despite reports that the underground fuel industry is funding ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • New global standard for management of aviation fuel quality

    The Energy Institute (EI) and the Joint Inspection Group (JIG) have today (on November 14, 2013) published EI/JIG Standard 1530 Quality assurance requirements for the manufacture, storage and distribution of aviation fuels to airports (1st edition), representing a major step forward for the aviation fuel supply industry. EI/JIG Standard 1530 has been produced in response to the concern that there ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Microbes chow down on latest fuel-cell tech

    Original story at MIT News ou can quickly run out of fingers and toes counting the many ways we waste energy. Take our sewage systems, for example: The energetic content of wastewater is about 10 times the amount of energy it takes to process it. In the U.S., we spend 3 percent of our energy on processing ...

  • A new way to build membranes for fuel cells

    A team of researchers at MIT and Pennsylvania State University has been developing a new method for producing novel kinds of membranes that could have improved properties for batteries, fuel cells and other energy conversion and storage applications. After years of working on a novel way of making membranes through a unique layer-by-layer assembly, the team has developed a material specifically ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Energy Department Awards $7 Million to Advance Hydrogen Storage Systems

    The Energy Department today announced $7 million for six projects to develop lightweight, compact, and inexpensive advanced hydrogen storage systems that will enable longer driving ranges and help make fuel cell systems competitive for different platforms and sizes of vehicles. These advances in hydrogen storage will be critical to the widespread commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cell ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial

    Neste Oil CorporationPress release15 March 2012 at 2 pm (EET) Neste Oil and Lufthansa satisfied with results of renewable aviation fuel trial Neste Oil and Lufthansa tested Neste Oil's NExBTL renewable aviation fuel on a total of 1,187 flights between Frankfurt and Hamburg last year and ...


    By Neste

  • DHYBRID has completed commissioning of the largest Fuel Reduction System in the world – pioneering shopping mall in Mauritius

    As reported in September 2014, DHYBRID Power Systems was awarded a second contract on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. DHYBRID and its local partner have installed a DHYBRID Fuel Reduction System for hybrid energy supply for a French supermarket chain. Commissioning of the system was completed on 19 March. The contract for the implementation of this project was awarded to DHYBRID by a ...


    By DHYBRID Power Systems GmbH

  • W2 Energy Signs Agreement To Purchase 51% Of AM BIofuels

     W2 Energy, Inc. (OTC: WTWO) is pleased to report it has signed a binding memorandum agreement to purchase 51% of AM Biofuels http://www.ambiofuels.com.my of Pasir Gudang Port of Johor Malaysia. The company has signed and Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to buy 51% of the company from the shareholders of AM Biofuels. This strategic ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • Natural Gas Vehicles have strong market performance

    Natural Gas Vehicle technology is widely available and has been available for purchase in most regions of the world for decades. Governments, fleet managers, and private consumers are recognizing the environmental benefits of lower emissions from NGVs. However, lack of refueling infrastructure has caused NGV demand to stagnate in many countries. In regions where NGVs have strong market ...


  • Air-powered cars to be manufactured in India after developer signs licensing agreement

    One of the great success stories of recent technological history is carbon fiber. Light, stronger than steel and corrosion proof, it’s used in everything from airplanes to fishing rods to sailboat masts. Without carbon fiber composites Guy Negre wouldn’t have his air powered cars. It’s the super strong carbon fiber pressure tanks that make the cars possible.  Soon cars running on compressed air ...

  • Out of the Lab, onto the Road

    Market-ready hydrogen and fuel cell technologies at Hydrogen Expo USA Alpen, Germany, 26-Jan-05 - At this year's Hydrogen Expo USA from March 29 to April 1 in Washington, DC, attendees can witness how hydrogen and fuel cell technologies have matured. More ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • SCHOTT Completes Delivery for Bokpoort CSP Project in South Africa

    The SCHOTT group has supplied a major order of approximately 26,000 of its award-winning SCHOTT PTR® 70 receivers to the Bokpoort CSP project in South Africa. The consortium UTE Solafrica, a compound of Acciona, Sener, TSK and Crowie, has commissioned SCHOTT to deliver the receivers, which were manufactured in Spain and Germany during the last months. SCHOTT’s high-tech products ...

  • CleanSpark Completes Installation of Comprehensive Residential Microgrid

    CleanSpark, Inc., a microgrid company that is combining a patented "stratified" downdraft gasifier along with advanced engineering, software and controls for distributed energy resource management systems, today announced it has engineered, designed and installed a fully off-grid, triple-redundant power system at a private, residential estate in Southern California. Matthew Schultz, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Safeway converts US trucking fleet to biodiesel

    Safeway Inc. announced Friday that it has converted its entire U.S. truck fleet to cleaner-burning biodiesel fuel. The company will use B20, a blend of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent diesel, in its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks. Biodiesel is made from renewable resources such as fats and vegetable oils. Blends of up to 20 percent can be used in any diesel engine with no need for ...

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