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Nice PECs: NREL researches renewable hydrogen

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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

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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

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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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The mysterious case of the disappearing electric nosewheels

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Fitting electric nosewheels to aircraft could reduce weight and improve efficiency – so where are they? Aircraft ground manoeuvring wastes energy. With gas turbines running inefficiently at minimum power while taxiing, or while just waiting for a slot, a typical A320/737 will consume 600 kgs of kerosene every day of …

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