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DOE awards $875k Early Career Research Award to UMD professor; advancing alternative fuels research

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Leah is breaking new ground by harnessing chemical and optical interactions to prepare molecular gases, including important fuels, in energy-saving states for transport and storage. But this movement cannot happen without affordable and safe alternative transportation fuels. —Leah Dodson

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ANGI to supply hydrogen fuel dispensers to Nikola

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ANGI Energy Systems, a Vontier company announced a strategic collaboration with Nikola Corporation to support Nikola’s plan to create the largest North American open-network of commercial hydrogen refueling stations by providing technically advanced hydrogen fueling dispensers, under Nikola’s HYLA brand. Earlier post.)

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Westport to invest up to $10M in hydrogen fuel systems plant in Changzhou Hydrogen Valley, China

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Westport Fuel Systems plans to expand its global manufacturing footprint in China in support of future growth of Westport’s hydrogen componentry business and other alternative fuel system technologies. Westport’s investment in Changzhou is a steppingstone to continued hydrogen technology advancement around the world.

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US Air Force demonstrating hydrogen as alternate fuel source

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The US Air Force is demonstrating the use of hydrogen as an alternate fuel source at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. This 25-passenger crew bus is one of the vehicles powered by a hydrogen fuel cell used at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in a demonstration of hydrogen as an alternative fuel source. (US

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Allison Transmission introduces hydrogen fuel cell vehicle testing at VEET

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Allison Transmission announced the availability of hydrogen fuel cell and compressed natural gas (CNG) testing at its Vehicle Electrification + Environmental Test Center ( VEET ). Phase one provides the ability to detect safely and to manage hydrogen gas or flames in the test cell.

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European Council and Parliament provisionally agree to Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Regulation; more recharging and refueling stations

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The European Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional political agreement on the Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Regulation (AFIR). Citizens will no longer have a reason to feel anxious about finding charging and refueling stations to their electric or fuel-cell car.

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Ricardo to invest £2.5M in hydrogen development and testing facility

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million to build a hydrogen development and test facility at its Shoreham Technical Centre in the UK. Designed to support the company’s existing work in hydrogen, fuel cells and green alternative fuels, the new facility will deliver state-of-the-art test and development to advance capability in both alternative fuels and electric vehicles.

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