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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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Head of HY4 project optimistic about the future of zero-emission flying

Credit: DLR

ElecTrans speaks to University of Ulm Professor Josef Kallo about the fuel cell aircraft project In October, ElecTrans covered the successful test flight of the HY4 hydrogen plane, which has been one of the most exciting developments in fuel cell technology this year. The flight marked a major milestone on …

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Nikola Motor Company unveils fuel cell electric truck

The Nikola One, unveiled on December 1.

Utah-based startup reveals first public prototype of Nikola One Class 8 Last week, Nikola Motor Company unveiled the prototype of the Nikola One Class 8 electric truck. The long-range fuel cell vehicle (FCV) got its first public display at the firm’s Salt Lake City headquarters, making good on the company’s …

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Toyota to test new hydrogen fuel cells in California next year

Toyota Mirai

Japanese automaker will trial the technology in heavy and long-range vehicles Toyota announced last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show that it would be testing its hydrogen fuel cells in California next year. Specifically, the company will be testing the technology in heavy vehicles such as semi trucks in …

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