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Air Products fuel in CA now below US$10/Kg

Technical advancements and a reported increase in service users pushes H2 prices down Air Products announced that it has achieved a pricing milestone at several California fueling stations, which are now offering hydrogen to fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) customers at under US$10 per kilogram. Advancements in fueling technology, and …

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Liquid hydrogen could support sustainable air travel

Credit: DLR

Leiden University Professor argues that hydrogen-powered flight could be a viable route decarbonising transport Transport makes up around 20% of global energy use around the world, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). As governments and industry look to more sustainable solutions, a new study published by physicist Jo Hermans …

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Nice PECs: NREL researches renewable hydrogen

NREL Hydrogen

NREL paper describes efficiency improvement in photoelectric materials which could aid electrolysis Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a method which boosts the longevity of high-efficiency photocathodes in photoelectrochemical water-splitting devices. Using a photoelectrochemical (PEC) device is a promising way to produce hydrogen. …

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True Zero hydrogen network fuels more than 3.7 million miles in 2016

True Zero Filling Station

The company says that its California filling stations serve around 1,200 vehicles California-based hydrogen refuelling firm True Zero claims to have supplied over 3.7 million miles worth of hydrogen to fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) in 2016. What is more, it claims to have eliminated over 2.3 million pounds of greenhouse …

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Alstom unveils fuel cell-powered Coradia iLint

Alstom Coradia iLint

Next generation of Alstom’s Coradia train could help to decarbonise routes without electrification Late September saw French engineering firm Alstom unveil a zero-emission train at trade fair InnoTrans. The Coradia iLint is a CO2-emission-free regional train aimed at replacing diesel trains, and one of the first passenger trains to be powered …

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Air Products signs NICE MOU for hydrogen refuelling in China

AP and NICE representatives sign the MOU, October 13.

Air Products and Beijing-based clean energy institute to explore hydrogen refuelling infrastructure Air Products and the National Institute of Clean-and-Low-Carbon Energy (NICE) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlays a collaborative effort to potentially work together on hydrogen fuelling projects in China. The MOU was signed …

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Toyota Mirai to launch in Sweden and Norway

Toyota is keen to impress that the Mirai FCV is well equipped to handle Nordic  conditions.

Starting this summer, both Sweden and Norway will receive deliveries of the Toyota Mirai, the company’s flagship hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV). It follows the model’s other European debuts in the UK, Germany and Denmark in 2015, and Belgium in early 2016. The Netherlands will also follow later this year. …

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Hydrogen Import Hub to be Built in Japan (Nikkei, Asian Review)

Two companies will partner with the city of Kobe to establish a hydrogen import terminal to debut in fiscal 2020, with the project aimed at expanding the use of the environmentally friendly fuel in Japan. Energy supplier Iwatani and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, an industrial machinery maker, will build the roughly …

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