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CSIRO tech accelerates hydrogen vehicle future

The Toyota Mirai used in CSIRO's hydrogen experiment

CSIRO has developed a new membrane technology to separate hydrogen from more easily transportable liquid ammonia Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has used its new membrane technology to successfully refuel two fuel cell vehicles, bringing Australia closer to a new hydrogen production and export industry. CSIRO chief executive Dr …

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Ballard powers El Dorado fuel cell e-buses in California

El Dorado National Axess fuel cell electric bus

The 40-foot Axess FCEBs offer extended range, exceeding 260 miles El Dorado National fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs), powered by Ballard FCveloCity-HD modules, have successfully completed rigorous testing at The Altoona Bus Research and Testing Centre under a programme established by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). El Dorado National FCEBs …

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Hydrogen train gets the green light for commercial operation

A Coradia iLint train

Two Coradia iLint prototypes will enter pilot operation in the Elbe-Weser network in Germany Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On July 11, EBA president Gerald Hörster presented Alstom with …

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Hexagon secures contract for the first hydrogen-powered vessel in the US

Artist's impression of the 'Water-Go-Round'

Hexagon’s high-pressure tanks will contain enough hydrogen to operate the vessel for up to two days between refuelling Hexagon Lincoln, a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, will supply high-pressure hydrogen tanks for the first hydrogen fuel cell vessel in the US. Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM) has been awarded a US$3 …

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Nikola Motor signs new hydrogen contract with Nel

An example of Nel's electrolysers

Nel to deliver up to 1 GW of electrolysis plus fuelling equipment from 2020 Norway’s Nel has been awarded a contract to deliver 448 electrolysers and associated fuelling equipment to Nikola Motor Company. The deal is part of Nikola’s development of a hydrogen station infrastructure in the US for truck …

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Mercedes-Benz unveils fuel-cell sprinter van concept

Mercedes-Benz Vans' Sprinter with electric drive and fuel cell

Daimler subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Vans has introduced a new electric sprinter van with integrated fuel-cell Mercedes-Benz Vans is set to enhance the eDrive@VANs strategy by using fuel cells. Using the example of a semi-integrated motorhome, the Concept Sprinter F-CELL illustrates the full breadth of the characteristic benefits of a fuel cell from long-range …

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STNE start-up selects Air Liquide to accelerate FCEVs in China

Air Liquid fuel cell vehicle

Air Liquide and China’s STNE team up to develop hydrogen-powered electric truck fleets Air Liquide and the Chinese startup STNE (Shanghai Sinotran New Energy Automobile Operation Co.), have signed a partnership to accelerate the rollout of hydrogen-powered electric truck fleets in China. The agreement is in line with the Chinese …

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Ferguson Marine to develop world’s first renewables-powered hydrogen ferry

Celebrating the funding of the hydrogen-powered HySeas III

HySeas III will use hydrogen generated from renewable electricity Ferguson Marine Engineering has led a European consortium to secure EU funding to build and launch the world’s first hydrogen-fuelled sea-going car and passenger ferry, HySeas III. The supported development is expected to cost around 12.6 million euros, of which 9.3 …

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Clariant and Hydrogenious Technologies create liquid hydrogen fuel

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The new fuel binds hydrogen to create a stable and easily transported liquid Chemical company Clariant has announced that its Catalysts business has allied with clean energy company Hydrogenious Technologies to provide reliable, scalable and safe hydrogen supply solutions for a wide variety of applications. Hydrogenious Technologies has developed a …

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DOE wants to ease hydrogen regulations

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) investigates regulatory barriers that inhibit development of hydrogen infrastructure Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Daniel Simmons has announced a new Request for Information (RFI) to encourage a united effort with the industry in the context of developing hydrogen as …

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