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Nel ASA opens large-scale hydrogen station production facility

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The Nel H2Station factory can produce up to 300 hydrogen stations per year Nel ASA has announced the official opening of its new Nel H2Station factory in Herning, Denmark. The state-of-the-art, large-scale production facility has an annual capacity of 300 hydrogen stations per year. “The opening of our new H2Station …

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Hyundai Motor and H2 Energy to operate fleet of fuel cell electric trucks

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Hyundai and H2E will supply the first trucks in 2019 Hyundai Motor Company has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Swiss hydrogen company H2 Energy (H2E). Beginning in 2019 and over a five-year period, Hyundai Motor and H2 Energy will provide 1,000 heavy-duty fuel cell electric trucks and …

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Alstom’s hydrogen trains enter passenger service in Lower Saxony

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A full tank provides Alstom’s hydrogen fuel cell trains with a 1,000-km range Alstom has premiered the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train. The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to …

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ARENA to provide funding for hydrogen research

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The funding will help Australia develop hydrogen export technology The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded A$22.1 million in funding to 16 research projects to propel innovation in exporting renewable hydrogen to the world. The funding has been offered to research teams from nine Australian universities and research organisations …

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Nel to invest in Nikola Motor Company

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Nikola aims to develop hydrogen-electric technology for heavy duty vehicles Nel has invested US$5 million into Nikola Motor Company as part of their C-round financing. On August 6, 2018, Nikola announced that they had secured a US$100-million investment (pre-money valuation of US$1.1 billion) in the current C-round and that the …

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IDL develops new technology to improve hydrogen manufacturing

Dr. Wei Wu and Dr. Dong Ding, the researchers behind the findings

IDL managed to perform high-temperature electrolysis at 600°C Industrial hydrogen is closer to being produced more efficiently, thanks to findings outlined in a new paper published by Idaho National Laboratory researchers. In the paper, Dr. Dong Ding and his colleagues detailed advances in the production of hydrogen, which is used …

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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

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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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