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Get stacked: Germany looks to fuel-cell manufacturing

AutoStack CORE generation 2 fuel cell stack with 95 kW. Source: ZSW

Solar and hydrogen research centre to co-ordinate investigation into mass-produced fuel cells Ten German automotive and component supply companies have joined forces with the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research in Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) in an effort to develop fuel cells for industrial-scale manufacturing. Partners in the new alliance are …

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South Australia sets off on hydrogen roadmap

Minister Paul Fletcher at the Electric Vehicle Council Launch

A$9 million from the SA state government will support a production facility and bus trial Having lagged behind other markets in terms of EV uptake and infrastructure, Australia seems to be taking greater interest of late. The South Australian Government has announced a A$9 million commitment to implement the first …

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11 companies take on ‘all-Japan’ approach to hydrogen infrastructure

Toyota Hydrogen Station concept
Source: Toyota

Toyota, Nissan, and Honda are among the 11 companies which have agreed to work together to construct large-scale hydrogen stations in Japan. According to Toyota, the move is intended to boost the commercialisation of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles through the development of infrastructure and vehicle production. The companies involved also …

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Hyundai brand debuts luxury hydrogen plug-in concept in the Big Apple

GV80 FUEL CELL CONCEPT
Source: Genesis USA

Genesis, the luxury high end brand from Hyundai Motors, revealed its first hydrogen fuel-cell plug-in concept SUV at the New York International Auto Show earlier this week. It is abundantly clear from this latest unveiling that aesthetic design is fundamental to the creation of Genesis’ GV80 Concept SUV, and is …

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OMV opens hydrogen filling station in Graz

Dr. Peter Piffl-Percevic (Member of the local council Graz), Manuela Khom (Vice President of the Styrian Landtag), Wilfried Gepp (Head of the OMV filling station business in Austria) . Source: OMV

Integrated oil and gas major opens its fourth Austrian hydrogen station Dr. Peter Piffl-Percevic, Member of the local council Graz and Wilfried Gepp, Head of the OMV filling station business in Austria, today opened the OMV hydrogen filling station in Graz Liebenau (Styria). This is the fourth hydrogen filling station …

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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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