Japan team evaluates battery-assisted low-cost hydrogen production from solar energy

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Researchers from Japan’s NIMS (National Institute for Materials Science), the University of Tokyo and Hiroshima University have jointly conducted a techno-economic analysis for hydrogen production from photovoltaic power generation (PV) utilizing a battery-assisted electrolyzer.

2019 164

Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group unveils hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric city buses

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Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group’s (GCV) subsidiary brand, Yuan Cheng, launched two new zero-emission buses at a ceremony in Beijing: the F12 hydrogen fuel cell bus and C11 battery-electric bus. Yuan Cheng F12 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus. kg of hydrogen per 100 km.

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Hydrogen fuel-cell e-bike claiming longer range, quick refueling

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Before the Toyota Mirai, the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, and the Hyundai Nexo faced off with the current crop of electric cars, there was a hydrogen fuel-cell e-bike—the Alpha, which also demonstrated that with hydrogen it could go farther than battery-boosted e-bikes.

2019 113

ZeroAvia unveils hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for aviation

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In the latest effort to make aviation sustainable and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, ZeroAvia announced advancements in developing a hydrogen-fueled electric powertrain. Aviation Fuel Cells Hydrogen

2019 146

Bolzano orders 12 Solaris hydrogen buses

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The Italian city of Bolzano is the first customer to order Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses. Twelve Solaris hydrogen buses will follow the last year’s delivery of battery vehicles. The vehicles will be equipped with a 60 kW fuel cell stack and Solaris High Power batteries. The battery is filled with energy derived from hydrogen and through the regenerative braking, though it is also possible to recharge it by means of a plug-in socket.

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Study shows a much cheaper catalyst can generate hydrogen in a commercial electrolyzer

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have shown for the first time that a low-cost, non-precious metal cobalt phosphide (CoP) catalyst catalyst can split water and generate hydrogen gas for hours on end in the harsh environment of a commercial device. Electrolysis works much like a battery in reverse: Rather than generating electricity, it uses electrical current to split water into hydrogen and oxygen.

2019 76

New hydrogen storage material could enable smaller, cheaper, more energy dense systems for vehicles; Kubas binding

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An international team of researchers, led by Professor David Antonelli of Lancaster University, has discovered a new material made from manganese hydride that could be used to make molecular sieves within hydrogen fuel tanks. It could enable the design of tanks that are smaller, cheaper, more convenient and energy dense than existing hydrogen fuel technologies, and significantly out-perform battery-powered vehicles. Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage

2019 126

CSIRO roadmap finds hydrogen industry set for scale-up in Australia

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An economically-sustainable hydrogen industry in Australia could soon be on the cards according to a blueprint released by CSIRO, the national science agency, which found that cost-competitiveness is firmly on the horizon. Ammonia Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage

2018 111

Singapore’s HES unveils plans for regional hydrogen-electric passenger aircraft: Element One

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After 12 years developing hydrogen propulsion systems for small unmanned aircraft ( earlier post ), HES Energy Systems is unveiled its plans for Element One, the first regional hydrogen-electric passenger aircraft. Aviation Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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The godfather of EVs in China has turned his attention to hydrogen cars

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million battery electric vehicles on the road, 951 million are found in China. China hydrogen fuel cellIt's no accident that nearly half of the world's electric cars on the road today are in China. According to the International Energy Agency, of the 1.9

2019 109

Lifecycle results for Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL vary widely depending on the power and hydrogen source

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The fuel cell plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL (combined hydrogen consumption: 0.34 Different CO 2 scenarios depending on the power and hydrogen source. Savings of more than 50% are possible compared to the scenario with hydrogen from natural gas and the EU power mix.

2019 119

Sandia-led team designs feasible hydrogen fuel-cell coastal research vessel; implications for large hydrogen-fueled vessels

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Sandia National Laboratories partnered with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the naval architect firm Glosten and the class society DNV GL to assess the technical, regulatory and economic feasibility of a hydrogen fuel-cell coastal research vessel. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and Marin

2018 129

SW/TCH Maritime funds the construction of hydrogen fuel cell e-ferry

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The project leverages proven technology from partners including BAE Systems and Hydrogenics. The e-ferries will use all-electric propulsion powered either by hydrogen fuel cells or batteries that are charged with shore power. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and Marine

2019 119

Nikola Motor introduces Nikola Tre heavy-duty hydrogen-electric truck for Europe

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In response what it said is widespread interest from European customers, Nikola Motor Company has designed a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. Nikola is currently working with Nel Hydrogen of Oslo to provide hydrogen stations for USA.

2018 137

ARENA announces $1.5M to fund green hydrogen innovation hub in Western Australia; ATCO hydrogen microgrid

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million toward the funding of Australia’s first green hydrogen innovation hub at Jandakot in Western Australia. The development project will evaluate the potential for renewable hydrogen to be generated, stored and used at a larger scale.

2018 78

ARENA announces $1.5M to fund green hydrogen innovation hub in Western Australia; ATCO hydrogen microgrid

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million toward the funding of Australia’s first green hydrogen innovation hub at Jandakot in Western Australia. The development project will evaluate the potential for renewable hydrogen to be generated, stored and used at a larger scale.

2018 78

NASA awarding $6 million to 3-year ULI project to develop approach to electric aircraft fueled by liquid hydrogen

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NASA will provide $6 million over the course of three years to support a University Leadership Initiative (ULI) project focused on the development of a fully electric aircraft platform that uses cryogenic liquid hydrogen as an energy storage method. Aviation Electric (Battery) Hydrogen

2019 116

MAN Cryo first supplier to develop a marine, liquid-hydrogen fuel-gas system

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MAN Cryo, the wholly owned subsidiary of MAN Energy Solutions, has—in close cooperation with Fjord1 and Multi Maritime in Norway— developed a marine fuel-gas system for liquefied hydrogen. In particular, Norway is currently developing several promising hydrogen applications.

2018 113

UNSW, H2Store to develop hydrogen storage for renewables; residential and commercial P2G

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Professor Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou and his team at UNSW’s School of Chemical Engineering have developed a system that provides cheap storage and transportation of hydrogen which they expect will provide a new alternative for energy storage within two years.

2019 96

Nikola Motor to introduce all-battery versions of Nikola Two and Tre fuel-cell heavy-duty trucks

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In a series of tweets on Friday, Nikola Motor, developer of heavy-duty hydrogen-electric trucks, said that it will introduce all-battery versions of the Nikola Two and Nikola Tre models at Nikola World in April. kWh/mile as the battery version, and will get around 7-10 miles per kg H 2.

2019 129

ULEMCo and Revolve demonstrate 45% thermal efficiency for 100% hydrogen engine

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ULEMCo and its R&D partner Revolve Technologies have demonstrated thermal efficiencies of 45% in engine control strategies for a 100% hydrogen-fueled engine being developed for the Mega Low Emissions (MLE) truck demonstrator unveiled earlier this year. Engines Heavy-duty Hydrogen

2018 123

Hyundai Motor Company and Cummins to collaborate on hydrogen fuel cell technology

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These new powertrains are expected to be developed by combining Hyundai’s fuel cell systems with Cummins’ electric powertrain, battery, and control technologies. We’ve made significant investments over the past year to accelerate our fuel cell capabilities including our acquisition of Hydrogenics and this partnership is another step forward. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Vehicle ManufacturersHyundai Motor Company and Cummins Inc.

2019 78

Mainline testing of UK’s first hydrogen train HydroFLEX gets green light

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Porterbrook and the University of Birmingham’s Center for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) announced that the UK’s first hydrogen train—HydroFLEX ( earlier post )— will be tested on the mainline railway following a successful proof-of-concept. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Rail

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Manganese hydride molecular sieve for practical hydrogen storage could cost roughly 5x less than 700 bar tanks

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The team projects that reasonable estimates for production costs and loss of performance due to system implementation result in total energy storage costs roughly 5 times cheaper than those for 700 bar tanks, potentially opening doors for increased adoption of hydrogen as an energy vector.

2018 120

US DOE and US Army collaborate to develop hydrogen fuel cell vehicle technology for emergency disaster relief

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The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is collaborating with the Department of Defense’s (DOD’s) US Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center and the US Army Corps of Engineers to develop and demonstrate ”H2Rescue“—a hydrogen fuel cell-powered emergency relief truck. The H2Rescue relief truck is a fuel cell/battery hybrid truck that first responders and the military can drive to disaster mitigation sites. Fuel Cells Hydrogen

2019 71

New bipartisan bill in US Congress to expand EV and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits

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US Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Gary Peters (D-MI), and Susan Collins (R-ME) along with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) introduced the Driving America Forward Act, bipartisan legislation to expand the electric vehicle and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits. The Drive America Forward Act also extends the hydrogen fuel cell credit for ten years, through 2028. Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Jilin team improves hydrogen storage alloys to boost performance of NiMH batteries

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Researchers at Jilin University in China have proposed a new strategy for designing hydrogen storage alloys with high capacity and long cycling life to improve the discharge capacity and cycling life of nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. 1 and a capacity retention of 80% after a long cycling life of 928 cycles, showing great potential for applications in nickel metal hydride batteries. Batteries

2018 83

Symbio intros 40 kW hydrogen fuel cell range-extending module for heavy-duty electric vehicles

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At the Movin’On 2018 mobility summit in Montreal, hydrogen fuel-cell company Symbio intoduced a 40-kW fuel cell system—H2Motiv L—targeting range-extending conversion applications for heavy-duty electric vehicles. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

2018 130

Anglo American Platinum, Shell invest in HyET for electrochemical hydrogen compression

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Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), alongside Shell Technology Ventures (STV), has taken a stake in High-Yield Energy Technologies ( HyET ) ( earlier post ), a Dutch company that has developed cost-effective electrochemical hydrogen compression (EHC) technology.

2018 95

New catalyst synthesis method for solar water splitting to produce hydrogen

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The simultaneous reduction and hydrogenation of TiO 2 by [Mg] and [H], respectively, offer efficient hydrogen-doped reduced TiO 2-x photocatalyst systems which exhibit high efficiency (16.1 It is a very simple method that will greatly help commercialize hydrogen energy.

2018 116

California Governor orders 5M ZEV target for 2030; more hydrogen fueling and EV charging stations

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This $2.5-billion initiative will help bring 200 hydrogen fueling stations and 250,000 zero-emission vehicle chargers, including 10,000 direct current fast chargers, to California by 2025. ZEV technologies include hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), which include both pure battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

2018 129

Transport for London orders 20 Wrightbus hydrogen double-decker buses

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Transport for London (TfL) has ordered 20 hydrogen double-decker buses as part of its drive to make London’s transport zero-emission. To encourage the take-up of this technology in other cities in the UK and Europe, TfL is leading procurement within the ‘Joint Initiative for hydrogen Vehicles across Europe’ (JIVE) project. Hydrogen buses can store more energy on board than equivalent buses, meaning they can be deployed on longer routes. Fleets Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Anheuser-Busch orders 800 Nikola hydrogen-fuel-cell range-extended electric semi-trucks

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Anheuser-Busch has placed an order for up to 800 hydrogen-fuel-cell range-extended electric semi-trucks from Nikola Motor Company. Hydrogen-electric technology is the future of logistics and we’re proud to be leading the way. Electric (Battery) Fleets Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

2018 104

ENGIE launches fleet of 50 hydrogen fuel cell Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans, inaugurates first alternative multi-fuel station in France

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France-based global energy and services group ENGIE has launched a fleet of 50 hydrogen-powered Renault Kangoo Z.E. This station, located in the heart of the International Market of Rungis, has a provisional refueling capacity of 20 kg/day in hydrogen but should increase rapidly to 80 kg/day.

2018 109

LLNL team finds hydrogen treatment improves performance of graphene nanofoam anodes in Li-ion batteries

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have found , through experiments and calculations, that hydrogen-treated graphene nanofoam (GNF) anodes in lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) show higher capacity and faster transport. hydroxyl, carboxyl, amine, hydrogen).

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World to have 5,000 hydrogen fueling stations by 2032: study

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To achieve mass adoption, fueling infrastructure for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles will have to be hugely expanded. It's a problem similar to that faced by battery-electric cars, but charging stations are far cheaper and easier to install—and can rely on existing grid infrastructure for their supply of electricity. Hydrogen fueling stations. Infrastructure hydrogen energy infrastructure Study hydrogen fuel cell

2017 71

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles unveils 5 battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles; I.D. BUZZ CARGO

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BUZZ CARGO, ABT e-Transporter, ABT e-Caddy, the Cargo e-Bike and the Crafter HyMotion which is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell drive system. The models can be delivered with different battery sizes according to the vehicles’ intended use and budget. kg hydrogen.

2018 137

Mercedes-Benz F125!: fuel cell plug-in hybrid with Li-sulfur battery and structure integrated hydrogen storage with MOFs

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New hydrogen storage technology: the structure integrated hydrogen composite storage unit leveraging Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs). Lithium-sulphur batteries (e.g., kilograms of hydrogen per 100 kilometers (= 2.7 Hydrogen storage. kg of hydrogen.

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Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop 10 hydrogen fuel-cell T680 trucks as part of ZANZEFF grant

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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. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Ports and Marine

2019 101

CA Renewable Hydrogen Rule: Forcing The Carbon Numbers To Work

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California's plan to reduce carbon emissions from transportation anticipates a mix of battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Recharging batteries from the electric grid is relatively simple, but producing hydrogen fuel requires a good deal of energy to split pure hydrogen out of other compounds. hydrogen California Air Resources Board CARB hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy state laws

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This one 11-year-old chart explains the problem with hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles

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roads and about 3,800 powered by hydrogen fuel cells. emissions hydrogen greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxide plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) renewable energy energyToday, there are roughly 750,000 plug-in electric vehicles on U.S. Proponents of each type of vehicle argue strenuously that their powertrain is a better way to produce vehicles with zero emissions from the tailpipe.

2018 66

Nissan Leaf battery tech, hydrogen shortages, and Tesla Twitter wars get real: Today's Car News

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We take a deep look into two phenomenon: new technology in the Nissan Leaf's 30-kwh battery, and the war of words online surrounding Tesla and its CEO. A hydrogen shortage strands fuel-cell drivers in Los Angeles, and a new study shows sales of electric cars surge when more models are available. Elon Musk hydrogen fuel cell Google Autonomous Car

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