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Airbus developing hydrogen fuel cell engine

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Airbus is developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine. Airbus will start ground and flight testing this fuel cell engine architecture onboard its ZEROe demonstrator aircraft towards the middle of the decade. Aviation & Aerospace Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background

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Nuvera Fuel Cells and Urban Mobility Systems partner on fuel cell powertrains

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell engines for on- and off-road mobility, signed a memorandum of understanding with Netherlands-based clean technology engineering company Urban Mobility Systems (UMS). Engines Europe Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Backgroun

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Haru Oni e-fuels demo plant in Chile officially opens

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E-Fuels company HIF Global, together with partners, authorities, and community representatives, celebrated the production of the first liters of synthetic gasoline at the Haru Oni Demonstration Plant in southern Chile. Electrofuels Fuels Market Background

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Cummins fuel cell technology powers Coradia iLint fleet in Germany

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The Alstom Coradia iLint trains ( earlier post ) are outfitted with Cummins fuel cell systems and will run on the world’s first 100%-hydrogen train route in passenger operation. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background Rail

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Honda to advance fuel cell system as core of its hydrogen business; expansion to other areas; new FCEV in 2024

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As the core of its hydrogen business, Honda will further advance its fuel cell system. In 2024, in North America and Japan, Honda will launch a FCEV model equipped with this next-generation fuel cell system jointly developed with GM.

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Cummins unveils fourth-generation fuel cell at IAA

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Cummins revealed its fourth-generation hydrogen fuel cell engine at IAA. Designed to meet the duty-cycle, performance and packaging requirements of medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses, the fuel cell technology is available in 135 kW single and 270 kW dual modules.

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ZF and Freudenberg partner on fuel cell drives

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ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division announced a joint development agreement with fuel cell and battery systems supplier, Freudenberg e-Power Systems. The initial focus of the agreement is to develop a highly integrated fuel cell e-drive solution for commercial vehicles.

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WinGD and CMB.TECH co-develop large ammonia-fueled two-stroke engines for bulkers

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Swiss marine power company WinGD and Belgian shipping and cleantech group CMB.TECH have signed an agreement on the development of ammonia-fueled two-stroke engines. We believe that ammonia is the most promising zero-carbon fuel for deep sea vessels.

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Boeing’s Insitu advances its fuel cell technology; LH2 fueling

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Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, announced new details about its latest efforts to advance hydrogen fuel-cell propulsion for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Autonomous driving Aviation Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Expleo develops closed-loop, e-methanol fuel cell solution for global shipping

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UK-based Expleo, a global engineering, technology and consultancy service provider, has developed a closed-loop fuel solution for global shipping that delivers a 92% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHGe) in the model vessel.

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AVL to use TECO2030 fuel cell stacks in DemoTruck

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Norway-based TECO2030, a provider of specifically designed modular fuel cell system for heavy-duty marine applications, and AVL List GmbH have signed a collaboration agreement under which TECO2030s fuel cell stacks will be deployed in AVL’s DemoTruck which is powered by the HyTruck Fuel Cell System.

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New Zealand Post buys Hyundai XCIENT fuel cell truck

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NZ Post has purchased the first of Hyundai New Zealand’s five XCIENT hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric trucks. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Market Background

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Neste and CIM collaborate to supply sustainable aviation fuel to France to support SAF blending obligations

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Neste and CIM, part of NOVEN Group in France, the leading independent French group of companies providing oil storage and supply services, are collaborating to enable the supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel into France.

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Blue World developing methanol fuel cell APU for marine applications

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The Danish fuel cell manufacturer Blue World Technologies is developing a methanol fuel cell-powered auxiliary power unit (APU) to replace conventional diesel generators for power supply on board ships. Blue World methanol fuel cell-based Auxiliary Power Unit.

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Proton Motor Fuel Cell and Aumann AG expand partnership to series production of hydrogen fuel cells

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Since 2017, Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH has been working with Aumann AG as part of the larger EU program “ Fit-4-AMandA ” (Fit for Automatic Manufacturing and Assembly) on hydrogen fuel cell stack production with financing from the agency FCH JU (Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking).

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Advent Technologies and Alfa Laval partner in marine methanol-powered fuel cell development project

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Advent Technologies Holdings will collaborate with Alfa Laval, a global provider of heat transfer, separation, and fluid handling products, on a project to explore applications of Advent’s methanol-powered high-temperature proton exchange membrane (HT-PEM) fuel cells in the marine industry. The project will focus on testing Advent’s methanol-powered HT-PEM fuel cells as a source of marine auxiliary power. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background Methanol Ports and Marine

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Argonne releases new cradle-to-grave lifecycle analysis of US LDV vehicle-fuel pathways

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Argonne National Laboratory has published a new cradle-to-grave (C2G) lifecycle analysis (LCA) of US LDV vehicle-fuel pathways. Selected fuel pathways were constrained to those deemed to be nationally scalable in the future. Fuel production pathways considered.

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Construction begins on Neo Orbis; fuel cell vessel with sodium borohydride hydrogen carrier

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With the keel laying, construction has begun at Next Generation Shipyards in the Netherlands of Neo Orbis , a 20m fuel-cell hybrid port vessel using sodium borohydride as a solid-state hydrogen storage medium.

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Synhelion starts construction of DAWN demo plant to produce solar fuels

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ETH Zurich spin-off Synhelion has started the construction of DAWN—its own industrial plant to produce synthetic fuels using solar heat. Synhelion’s industrial demonstration plant will produce several thousand liters of fuel per year.

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Westport Fuel Systems introduces H2 HPDI fuel system

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Westport Fuel Systems announced its new H 2 HPDI fuel system. For the first time in Europe, Westport will display an H 2 HPDI fuel system-equipped demonstrator truck at IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover. The system, when fueled with hydrogen, offers more power and torque than diesel while significantly reducing emissions. Westport’s H 2 HPDI fuel system provides the following benefits: Up to 20% more power than diesel.

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Plug and Nikola partner; hydrogen supply, liquefaction and up to 75 Nikola Tre fuel cell trucks

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As part of Plug’s commitment to advancing the decarbonization of energy, up to 75 Nikola Tre Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEVs) will be purchased over the next three years to bring green hydrogen to Plug customers in North America, with the first trucks being delivered in 2023.

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SK Innovation invests $30M in ammonia fuel-cell startup Amogy

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Korea-based SK innovation has invested $30 million in ammonia-based fuel cell startup Amogy ( earlier post ); the two also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on technical cooperation, and agreed to cooperate to develop ammonia-based fuel cell system technology and expand the market.

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UConn researchers developing tubular PEM fuel cell

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A team of UConn researchers led by Jasna Jankovic, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering, has devised a novel design for a tubular polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background

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Ferguson collaborates with Ford on F550 Fuel Cell Prototype

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Ferguson Enterprises is collaborating with Ford Motor Company to place a first-of-its-kind F550 Fuel Cell Prototype Chassis Work Truck in service within Ferguson’s daily fleet operations for six months. Fleets Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background Testing

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Air France KLM signs 210M gallon SAF offtake agreement with DG Fuels

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DG Fuels (DGF), a provider of cellulosic drop-in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), signed a multi-year SAF offtake agreement with Air France KLM for up to 60,408 metric tons (21 million gallons) per year from DGF’s initial plant to be located in Louisiana.

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ABT e-Line bringing fuel cell van into series development

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ABT e-Line GmbH, a subsidiary of the ABT Group that specializes in alternative drives, has decided to start series development of hydrogen fuel cell vans based on the reception of its demonstrator vehicles. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background

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HyMethShip seeks to fuel ship engines with hydrogen from methanol

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The EU-funded HyMethShip project developed a system that innovatively combined a membrane reactor, a CO 2 capture system, a storage system for CO 2 and methanol as well as a hydrogen-fueled combustion engine to power ships. Engines Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage Methanol Ports and Marine

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Hyundai Motor bringing XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks to Israel

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Hyundai Motor Company announced that its heavy-duty, hydrogen-powered XCIENT Fuel Cell truck is entering Israel, its first Middle East market, to establish a hydrogen value chain in the region. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Market Background

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First China-developed hydrogen fuel cell locomotive starts trial runs

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The first China-developed hydrogen fuel cell hybrid locomotive—from core power to main components—has started trial runs on a 627 km railway line for coal transport in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. China Fuel Cells Hydrogen Rail

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Kalmar collaborating with Toyota Tsusho America and Ricardo on fuel cell terminal tractors

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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is collaborating with Toyota Tsusho America and Ricardo in a project to develop fuel-cell-powered terminal tractors. Ricardo plc, headquartered in the UK, is responsible for the design, integration and assembly of the fuel cells into the Kalmar Ottawa platform.

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MARAD launches 16-month study on alternative fuels and power options for Great Lakes shipping

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Lawrence Governors & Premiers (GSGP), will assess the suitability of alternative fuels and power options for Great Lakes shipping. In 2014, MARAD began working with the Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate marine applications of fuel cells. Fuels Market Background Ports and Marin

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Chartwell secures £320k Innovate UK Smart Grant to develop methanol-fueled vessel design

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Methanol fuel presents a significant opportunity to decarbonize in a maritime industry which is confronted with the debate over sustainable fuel alternatives, as it can be produced from biomass and can carry a near-zero carbon footprint.

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SANY developing hydrogen fuel cell construction vehicles

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China-based SANY, one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world, is developing hydrogen fuel cell construction vehicles; two recent examples include a dump truck and a mixer truck, freshly rolled out of SANY’s intelligent flagship factory.

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Eni launching sustainable aviation fuel production

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Italy-based integrated energy company Eni is launching the production of alternative sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This product, called “Eni Biojet”, contains 100% biogenic component and can be combined with conventional jet fuel in an up to 50% mix.

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BMW Group commences in-house production of fuel cell systems for BMW iX5 Hydrogen in Munich

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BMW has begun fuel cell system production at the company’s competence center for hydrogen in Munich. The BMW Group sources the individual fuel cells required for manufacturing the BMW iX5 Hydrogen from the Toyota Motor Corporation. Fuel cell systems are manufactured in two main steps.

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Hyliion acquires KARNO fuel-agnostic generator technology from GE for range-extended electric truck

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Hyliion, a developer of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles ( earlier post ), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a new fuel-agnostic generator (KARNO) from GE Additive for its range-extended series-hybrid powertrain.

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Oregon State partnering with Daimler on fuel-cell electric Class 8 truck for SuperTruck 3

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Researchers in the Oregon State University (OSU) College of Engineering are partnering with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) to develop a Class-8 fuel cell electric truck with a 600-mile range, a 25,000-hour cell life and a payload capacity equivalent to that of a diesel truck as part of DTNA’s SuperTruck 3 project funded by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Market Background

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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 ). As part of Allison’s goal to support the development and deployment of alternative fuel vehicles that reduce emissions, the company has completed the installation of two phases of hydrogen capabilities. Additional OEMs are scoping fuel cell vehicle testing projects for later this year.

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Rolls-Royce reports successful 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel test flight

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Rolls-Royce, working with Boeing and World Energy, has carried out a successful test flight of its 747 Flying Testbed aircraft using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on a Trent 1000 engine. World Energy provided the low-carbon fuel for the flight.

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Nuvera Fuel Cells announces commercial availability of E-45 fuel cell system

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, announced that its Nuvera E-45 fuel cell system is now commercially available. Nuvera is also working on development of a Chinese fuel cell transit bus platform.

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Ballard to supply Stadler with fuel cell systems to power first hydrogen train in US

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Stadler Rail AG, a leading manufacturer of rolling stock, has ordered six 100 kW FCmove-HD+ fuel cell engines from Ballard Power Systems to power the first hydrogen train in the United States. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background Rail

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ENC next-gen battery-electric and fuel-cell buses to be delivered in 2023

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and a manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses and emission-free technology, announced that the next generation of its zero-emission products, Axess Battery Electric Bus (EVO-BE) and Axess Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Bus (EVO-FC), are now in development.

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Toyota Europe establishes Fuel Cell Business Group

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To maximize the opportunities for hydrogen in Europe, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has established a Fuel Cell Business Group to oversee its hydrogen activities across the region. —Thiebault Paquet, Director of the Fuel Cell Business Group.

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