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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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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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Ballard to divest non-core power manager business

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Ballard will keep some of its fuel cell assets Ballard Power Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to divest certain non-core assets of its subsidiary, Protonex, related to the power manager business, to Revision Military, a private US-based company, for up to US$16 million in cash. Ballard will retain …

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Germany’s DLR develops new lightweight fuel cell concept

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The body of DLR’s two-seater concept weights only 80 kg Small, light and electrically-powered vehicles are set to define the nature of city and regional commuter transport in future, alongside public transport. As part of the Next Generation Car (NGC) project, researchers from the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für …

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Bosch to work with Ceres Power to develop fuel cells

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Bosch will invest GBP9 million in Ceres Ceres and Robert Bosch GmbH, a leading global supplier of technology and services, have signed a strategic collaboration that builds on Ceres’ unique SteelCell technology and combines their respective expertise in fuel cells, manufacturing and product development. The collaboration will further develop the …

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HORIBA to acquire battery and fuel cell company FuelCon

Executives from HORIBA and FuelCon signing the agreement

The acquisition is part of HORIBA’s move into EVs HORIBA Europe has agreed terms for the acquisition of FuelCon AG. FuelCon will become part of HORIBA Automotive Test Systems – a leading supplier in the fields of engine, driveline, brake and emissions test systems. The completion of the transaction is …

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Nikola raises US$100 million in August

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Hydrogen-electric truck maker Nikola Motor raised US$100 million in August and expects its US$200 million C round to be oversubscribed Nikola Motor CEO Trevor Milton has announced that he anticipates the company’s US$200 million C round will be oversubscribed with more than US$100 million already raised and funded this month. …

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Duke University students break Guinness World Record for fuel efficiency

The Duke Engineering team alongside 'Maxwell'

The vehicle travelled over eight miles on a single gram of hydrogen The Pratt School of Engineering at North Carolina’s Duke University has developed the most fuel-efficient vehicle in history, a hydrogen fuel cell car that gets the equivalent of 14,573 miles per gallon. Duke Electric Vehicles’ (DEV’s) record-breaking run …

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