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AFC Energy powers up world’s first hydrogen EV charger

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AFC Energy’s hydrogen charger could provide locally generated electricity for EVs AFC Energy, the industrial fuel cell power company, has announced the successful deployment of CH2ARGE, the world’s first electric vehicle charger based on hydrogen fuel-cell technology. The breakthrough by the UK-based energy technology company could enable 100% clean electricity …

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Discovery adapts natural membrane to make hydrogen fuel from water

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Argonne National Laboratory’s study uses two membrane-bound proteins to breakdown water into hydrogen and oxygen A chemical reaction pathway central to plant biology have been adapted to form the backbone of a new process that converts water into hydrogen fuel using energy from the sun. In a recent study from …

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Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop zero emission trucks

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The hydrogen-powered trucks will help the Port of Los Angeles reduce emissions Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a US$41-million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) …

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Ballard receives order from Porterbrook for fuel cell module to power UK HydroFLEX train

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Ballard’s fuel cell will go towards a UK initiative to remove diesel-only trains by 2040 Ballard Power Systems has received a purchase order from Porterbrook Leasing Company, a leading participant in the rail leasing market, for an FCveloCity-HD fuel cell module and related support to power a HydroFLEX train in …

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Hyundai Motor Group reveals ‘FCEV Vision 2030’

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Hyundai aims to produce 700,000 fuel cell systems per year by 2030 Hyundai Motor Group has announced its long-term roadmap ‘FCEV Vision 2030’ plan, as the group reaffirms its commitment to accelerate the development of a hydrogen society by leveraging the group’s global leadership in fuel-cell technologies. Aligned with the …

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Air Liquide to build liquid hydrogen plant

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Air Liquide’s plant will begin construction in 2019 Air Liquide will build the first world-scale liquid hydrogen production unit dedicated to the hydrogen energy markets, located in the western US, and has signed a long-term agreement with FirstElement Fuel (FEF), a leader in retail hydrogen infrastructure in the US, to …

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Mercedes-Benz ships world’s first fuel cell and plug-in hybrid

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL: Marktstart für weltweit erstes Elektrofahrzeug mit Brennstoffzelle und Plug-in-Hybrid-TechnologieMercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL: Market launch of the world's first electric vehicle featuring fuel cell and plug-in hybrid technology

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL vehicles are the first to run on both electricity and a hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes-Benz is setting a further milestone on the road to emission-free driving with the handover of the first GLC F-CELL vehicles to selected customers in the German market. The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL (combined …

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Energy Commission approves US$8-million grant for hydrogen fuel cell station

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The fuel cell station will source its hydrogen from renewable biogas The California Energy Commission has voted to approve an US$8-million grant to develop a high-capacity hydrogen fuelling station to service and promote the expansion of zero-emission fuel cell electric Class 8 drayage trucks at the Port of Long Beach. …

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Georgia Tech designs low temperature methane fuel cell

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Georgia Tech’s methane fuel cell can run around 500 degrees Celsius, around half of conventional methane fuel cells Fuel cells have not been particularly known for their practicality and affordability, but that may have just changed. There’s a new cell that runs on cheap fuel at temperatures comparable to automobile …

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