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  • 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. ...

  • Hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Flies ScanEagle

    Insitu Inc. announced today that its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) successfully completed its first hydrogen-powered fuel cell flight during a two-and-a-half-hour flight test. The hydrogen-powered fuel cell solution was implemented as a modular upgrade to the runway-independent, expeditionary Group 2 ScanEagle UAS. The collaboration between Insitu, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and ...


    By InSitu d.o.o.

  • Environmentally friendly aircraft: hydrogen fuel cells for airplanes

    Fuel cells can already be used to power motor vehicles, but what about a commercial airliner? Fuel cell powered airplanes may be nearer than you think. The first manned flight powered by a hydrogen fuel cell was flown in March 2008. A recent study explains how this energy source can be used in small aircrafts, potentially reducing greenhouse gas emissions in aviation. Hydrogen fuel cells are ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Linde Experts to Discuss Hydrogen Fueling Successes at Fuel Cell Summit

    Three Linde North America alternative fuels experts will be featured speakers at the one-day ...


    By Linde Group

  • 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

  • Improvements in fuel cell design

    Researchers in the renewable energy sector are working hard in this respect. In this context, researchers in the UPV/EHU’s Department of Applied Chemistry are exploring possible solutions to improve the efficiency of mobile devices like, for example, mobile phones, laptop computers and vehicles. In other words, they are designing new ways of obtaining energy in a cleaner, safer and more ...

  • 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

  • BAE Systems Delivers Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus for SunLine Transit

    BAE Systems has delivered a zero-emissions bus for SunLine Transit, a Southern California regional transit agency, this week. Under a project aimed at leveraging improvements from previous programs to demonstrate the commercial feasibility of fuel cell technology, BAE Systems has served as the prime integrator to deliver the vehicle to SunLine Transit in an ...


    By BAE Systems Environmental

  • U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million Investment in Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

    In commemoration of National Hydrogen Day, aptly chosen for the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008), the U.S. Energy Department (DOE) released a new report showing continued momentum and growth in the fuel cell industry. The 2015 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report shows that hydrogen and fuel cells ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Presents Annual Merit Review Awards

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program presented its annual awards at the 2015 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, known as the AMR, on June 9. Each year, the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program presents awards for contributions to the overall efforts of the Program and to recognize achievements in specific areas. Learn ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...


  • Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cell Vehicles Expand Market Presence

    October 20, 2016 -- Hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), the next generation of electric cars, are already making their mark with California drivers, and the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) wants to expand the experience to the northeastern ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EPA tests hydrogen fuel cell vehicle under real world conditions

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen L. Johnson today showcased the fourth generation of Chevrolet's Equinox Fuel Cell Car, the newest addition to the agency's vehicle fleet. The new car underscores EPA's support for national efforts to develop clean energy technologies and help move the United States toward energy independence. 'EPA is turning the key on an engine of ...

  • New material offers efficient production of hydrogen for fuel cells

    Wider use of hydrogen fuel cells could be one step closer thanks to a new engineered material which acts as a filter, separating hydrogen out from a mixture of gases. This could lead to a more efficient way of purifying hydrogen for use in fuel cells. Hydrogen fuel cells offer a promising clean, alternative source of energy to fossil fuels, which produce no emissions other than water. They can ...

  • 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

  • Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association Applauds British Columbia's Leadership in Stimulating the Development of Clean Energy, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

    The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) today welcomed Canada's first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle incentive program and progress towards Canada's first retail hydrogen refuelling station, both initiatives recently announced by the Government of British Columbia as a part of its clean energy strategy. The Government of BC's announcement of point-of-sale rebates of up to $5,000 ...


  • Hydrogen and fuel cell products for sale: Revolutionary vehicles on display, free seminars at Hydrogen Expo US

    San Antonio, TX / Alpen, Germany – A mobile hydrogen refueler and different types of onsite hydrogen generators, all of them designed to make the clean fuel available now, are among the products on display at the upcoming Hydrogen Expo US from March 19 to 21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The expo is once again held as part of the National Hydrogen Association's ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

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