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JIVE 2 – €106M for European hydrogen bus project

FCEV buses in Aberdeen

European cities throughout Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, the Netherlands, and the UK, have signed up to the JIVE 2 project which will see over 150 hydrogen fuel-cell buses deployed on the streets. JIVE 2 has been dubbed an “expansion of the JIVE initiative”, rather than an independent project, and …

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CMB launches world’s first hydrogen-diesel passenger vessel

Source: CMB

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has announced the launch of the Hydroville – the world’s first accredited passenger shuttle to operate under both hydrogen and diesel propulsion. Earlier in November, CMB completed successful sea-trials of the Hydroville passenger shuttle and received the Certificate of Class from accreditation group Lloyd’s Register. This …

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Toyota to build Tri-Gen plant for power, hydrogen in Long Beach

Fuelcell Energy Tri-Gen unit

Combined electricity and hydrogen Tri-Gen plant will supply Project Portal truck and Mirai FCEVs with fuel Undeterred in its commitment to hydrogen technology, Toyota recently announced that it had begun trialling Project Portal – a class 8 truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell – at the Port of Los …

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Hydrogen offers US$2.5 trillion potential, Council says

Hydrogen Council leaders at the COP23 conference in Bonn. Source: Hydrogen Council

The Hydrogen Council reveals first-of-a kind study showing hydrogen’s contribution as a key pillar of the energy transition As global leaders gathered at COP 23 in Bonn, 18 key leaders in their industry verticals, united in the Hydrogen Council coalition, came together to launch the first globally quantified vision of …

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Nikola and Nel to power up 16 US hydrogen filling stations

Nikola Two Class-8 truck

16 Nikola stations could produce up to 32 tons per day each, supplying a 2,000 mile trucking network While Tesla powers ahead with its all-battery Semi, rival truck maker Nikola Motor is picking up pace on the development of infrastructure to support its hybrid hydrogen-battery truck. Following the announcement of …

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Denmark funds Nel H2Station technology

Nel Hydrogen's H2Station

Award of EUR 1 million (US$1.2m) grant for H2Station® technology development Nel Hydrogen, a subsidiary of Nel ASA has been awarded a R&D grant of EUR 1 million (US$1.2m) from the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) for continued H2Station® hydrogen technology development. ”We are pleased to receive …

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Surf ‘n’ Turf hydrogen fuel cell unveiled in Orkney

Surf n Turf project. Credit: Colin Keldie / EMEC

The newly installed hydrogen fuel cell was launched at Kirkwall Pier. Surf ‘n’ Turf is led by nationwide charity Community Energy Scotland, working with project partners EMEC (the European Marine Energy Centre), Orkney Islands Council, Eday Renewable Energy, and ITM Power. The fuel cell is the final aspect of the …

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Japan to ease regulations on costly hydrogen re-fuelling stations

Toyota Hydrogen Station concept
Source: Toyota

Nikkei Asian Review has reported that the government of Japan will be easing regulations upon the country’s hydrogen re-fuelling stations. The move comes as Japan tries to drive the uptake of zero and low emission vehicles. The news would build on the government’s ‘hydrogen road map’, which it announced in 2013, …

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Daimler, Linde and TOTAL unite in hydrogen electromobility

September 2017 - New hydrogen filling station in Karlsruhe. The station will be operated by H2 MOBILITY, a new joint venture formed by the industry partners Daimler, Air Liquide, Linde, Shell, OMV and TOTAL in order to expand the nationwide hydrogen network to as many as 400 stations by 2023. f.r.t.l.: Bruno Daude-Lagrave (TOTAL), Prof. Dr. Christian Mohrdieck (Daimler), Nikolas Iwan (H2 Mobility), Andrea Scholz (Wirtschaftsförderung der Stadt Karlsruhe), Thomas Bystry (Shell / Clean Energy Partnership), Andreas Frömmel (Sunfire), Maxime Zeller (EIFER), Mathias Kurras (Linde), Jacques Sacreste (EIFER), Pascal Terrien (EIFER), Philipp Braunsdorf (NOW)

A new hydrogen filling station was commissioned in Karlsruhe using hydrogen produced on-site using solar energy The station will be operated by H2 MOBILITY, a new joint venture formed by the industry partners Daimler, Air Liquide, Linde, Shell, OMV and TOTAL in order to expand the German nationwide hydrogen network …

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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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