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.

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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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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WUSL team develops bifunctional catalyst for unitized regenerative fuel cells

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Louis (WUSL) has developed a bifunctional catalyst for the oxygen electrode in a unitized regenerative fuel cell (URFC). Catalysts Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen ProductionA team at Washington University in St.

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.

Maersk invests in Vertoro to develop green lignin marine fuels

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Moller - Maersk, has invested in Vertoro , a Dutch start-up focused on developing liquid lignin technology which can be used as a marine fuel. These features are later transferred to the resulting materials, fuels or chemicals, thereby greatly improving their properties.

California Fuel Cell Partnership envisions 70,000 heavy-duty fuel cell electric trucks supported by 200 hydrogen stations in-state by 2035

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At Hyundai-Kia, we know that battery and fuel cell electric technologies are needed to meet the diverse needs of our customers. In the case of FCETs, that includes synchronizing vehicle rollout with hydrogen fueling infrastructure, and renewable and zero-carbon hydrogen production.

Junkyard Find: 2017 Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell

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That said, I never expected to find a four-year-old hydrogen fuel-cell car, more than a thousand miles from the only state in […]. The post Junkyard Find: 2017 Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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Sandia team develops gasoline-like fuel blend with high renewable content that simultaneously increases ?-sensitivity, RON, and octane sensitivity

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Simulations show promising results when the resulting fuel is compared to regular E10 gasoline. Measurements show that the fuel has research octane number (RON) = 97.4 units, respectively, and suggesting that the new fuel blend is suitable for spark-ignition engines. A fuel is ?-sensitive

QUANTRON presents Q-Light fuel-cell transporter; 3.5t-4.2t range

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QUANTRON is presenting the Q-Light fuel-cell-electric transporter at the NUFAM trade fair for the commercial vehicle industry in Europe. As a hydrogen fuel cell transporter in the 3.5 The vehicle is offered in cooperation with QUANTRON partner and fuel cell expert AE Driven Solutions.

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Wrightbus unveils two new single-deck fuel-cell- and battery-electric buses

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Wrightbus unveiled the new new single-deck GB Kite Hydroliner fuel-cell-powered bus and single-deck GB Kite Electroliner battery-powered bus last week at the Millbrook Proving Ground. Bus Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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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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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TECO 2030 receives Approval in Principle by DNV for marine hydrogen fuel cell system and fuel cell module FCM400

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Maritime cleantech company TECO 2030 has received an “Approval in Principle” (AIP) by DNV, one of the world’s leading classification and certification bodies, for its Marine Fuel Cell System and its Fuel Cell Module FCM400. TECO Marine Fuel Cell compared to diesel engine Genset.

UNL study finds non-flex fuel vehicles can adapt to E30 gasoline without performance compromise; fuel efficiency comparable to E15

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A team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has investigated the long-term adaptability and economic feasibility of non-flex-fuel vehicles—vehicles designed to use fuel blends containing 85% ethanol (E85) or less—to consume a 30% ethanol (E30) fuel blend. An open-access paper on their work is published in the journal Fuel. They also collected data on the average mileage per gallon for each fuel type to explore the economic feasibility of utilizing E30.

Airbus exploring hydrogen fuel cell propellor “pods” for aircraft propulsion

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Airbus is conducting studies to determine how scalable a hydrogen fuel cell “pod” configuration, among others, could be to large commercial aircraft. The innovative approach consists of six, eight-bladed hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered “pods” mounted beneath the aircraft wing. Fuel cells.

Grön Fuels selects Haldor Topsoe technologies for multi-billion-dollar renewable fuels complex in Louisiana

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Unit design and catalyst selection is tailored to the specific demands of a refinery business, resulting in high-grade gasolines, jet fuels and diesels. Aviation Bio-hydrocarbons Biorefinery Diesel Fuels Market Background

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Hyundai upgrades design and performance of XCIENT fuel cell truck for global expansion

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Hyundai Motor Company released images of its newly upgraded XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced, heavy-duty truck powered by hydrogen. Hyundai will begin production of 2021 XCIENT Fuel Cell in August this year. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

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Maersk invests in electrofuels startup Prometheus Fuels

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Maersk Growth has made a leading venture investment in Prometheus Fuels, a Silicon Valley-based startup with a promising direct air capture-technology to enable cost efficient, carbon neutral eFuels for shipping ( earlier post ). The minority investment in Prometheus Fuels will support A.P. Maersk expects several fuels to exist alongside in the future fuel mix and has identified 4 potential fuel pathways to decarbonization; biodiesel, alcohols, lignin-enhanced alcohols and ammonia.

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Twelve produces first batch of E-Jet fuel from CO2 electrolysis; partnership with USAF; electrifying fuel, not planes

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This project was supported through funding from the US Air Force (USAF), and produced fuel globally applicable for both commercial and military aviation. Twelve’s jet fuel, produced using its carbon transformation technology in partnership with Fischer-Tropsch conversion experts Emerging Fuels Technology ( earlier post ), is a fossil-free fuel that offers a drop-in replacement for petrochemical-based alternatives without any changes to existing plane design or commercial regulations.

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New partnership to advance high-temperature PEM fuel cells; focus on heavy-duty applications

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Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will work over the next few years to bring to market high-temperature proton exchange membrane (HT-PEM) fuel cells. —Rod Borup, Los Alamos program manager for Fuel Cells and Vehicle Technology.

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Canada launches $1.5B Clean Fuels Fund with call for proposals

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Canada has launched the $1.5-billion Clean Fuels Fund with a call for proposals for projects that increase Canada’s capacity to produce clean fuels. Minister of Natural Resources, made the announcement during the World Hydrogen Technologies Convention hosted by the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association and supported by the International Association for Hydrogen Energy. Biomass Canada Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Market Background

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Nuvera expands product line with new E-60 fuel cell system

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, announced the commercial availability of the Nuvera E-60 Fuel Cell Engine, the latest addition to the E-series family for vehicle electrification. Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Total begins producing sustainable aviation fuel in France

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Total has begun producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its La Mède biorefinery in southern France and its Oudalle facility near Le Havre. The biojet fuel, made from used cooking oil, will be delivered to French airports starting in April 2021. Aviation Bio-hydrocarbons Fuels

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Port of Los Angeles rolls out $82.5M hydrogen fuel cell electric freight demonstration; Toyota fuel cell technology

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The Port of Los Angeles and its partners rolled out five new hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) and introduced two hydrogen fueling stations. Gas and technology leader Air Liquide is also participating as a fuel supplier.

Doosan Fuel Cell providing fuel cells for Korea-China Smart Farm Village in Pocheon

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Korea-based Doosan Fuel Cell, a developer of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), will take part in the Korea-China Smart Farm Village project in Pocheon. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background

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PNNL team develops onboard fuel separation technology to enable octane-on-demand for improved fuel economy

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have developed an onboard separation system that could support increased fuel economy and lower greenhouse gas emissions as part of an octane-on-demand fuel-delivery system.

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HyPoint, Piasecki Aircraft partner to deliver next-generation hydrogen fuel cell systems for eVTOLs

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The initial $6.5-million agreement will culminate in the development of five 650 kW hydrogen fuel cell systems for use in Piasecki’s eVTOL PA-890 Compound Helicopter, which is expected to be the world’s first manned hydrogen-powered helicopter.

Volkswagen fueling car carriers with fuel derived from used cooking oil; GoodFuels BFO

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Volkswagen Group Logistics will be using certified fuel from vegetable residues for certain new car shipments via marine routes. The fuel is produced from materials such as used oil from restaurants and the food industry. We are the first automaker to make widespread use of this fuel.

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Ricardo to create retrofit fuel cell bus for UK’s first hydrogen transport hub

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Ricardo has received UK Government funding to create a retrofit hydrogen fuel cell bus demonstrator for the UK’s first hydrogen transport hub in the north-east of England. Bus Conversions Fuel Cells Hydrogen

Wärtsilä and Grieg to build green ammonia-fueled tanker

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The technology group Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are jointly running a project to launch an ammonia-fueled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024. Ammonia Engines Fuels Ports and Marine

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Daimler Trucks begins rigorous testing of its fuel-cell truck

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Daimler Trucks is focusing on hydrogen-powered fuel-cells for the electrification of its vehicles for flexible and demanding long-haul transport. During these tests, the developers at Daimler Trucks are putting the fuel-cell vehicle through its paces.

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Engineered E. coli could make carbohydrates, renewable fuel, from CO2

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Then we can make fuel, plastic or chemicals. Biotech Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Fuels HydrogenResearchers from Newcastle University in the UK have engineered Escherichia coli bacteria to capture carbon dioxide using hydrogen gas to convert it into formic acid. The research, accepted for publication in Applied and Environmental Microbiology raises the possibility of converting atmospheric CO 2 to commodity chemicals.

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Hyundai HTWO supplying fuel cell generator to ETCR racing for EV charging

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Hyundai Motor Group announced that its dedicated hydrogen fuel cell system brand, HTWO, will make its motorsports debut, providing its fuel cell generator to the ETCR (Electric Touring Car Racing) category. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Motorsport Power Generation

Hamburger Hochbahn issues tender for 50 fuel cell buses

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Hamburger Hochbahn AG has launched a tender for the delivery of up to 50 fuel cell buses for the years 2021 to 2025. Hochbahn will purchase both pure fuel cell hybrid buses and battery-electric buses in which the fuel cell serves as a range extender.

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Nuvera and DD DANNAR partner to develop mobile fuel cell power for diverse industries

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Nuvera is a developer of fuel cells for commercial power, especially for motive applications. The Nuvera E-45 and E-60 Fuel Cell Engines can power mid- and heavy-duty vehicles such as buses, trucks, port equipment, delivery vans, and more.

ULEMCo to deliver 20 hydrogen-fueled vehicles for Glasgow; largest hydrogen dual fuel conversion to date

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ULEMCo, the UK company converting commercial vehicles to run on hydrogen, has commenced the largest single deployment of hydrogen dual fuel vehicles yet. Around half of the fleet of 20 vehicles will be converted to hydrogen dual fuel, while the rest will be hydrogen-enabled from the start.

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Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2019

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vehicle fuel economy. Specifically, this study examines actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks (pickup trucks, SUVs, and vans) from 1966 through 2019. (My Calculated vehicle fuel economy is available going back to 1923. Fuel Efficiency Market Background

Genesis dual electrification: all new vehicles from 2025 to be fuel cell EVs or battery EVs

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Under the dual electrification strategy, all new vehicles will be purely electric starting from 2025 with fuel cell EVs and battery EVs. To drive the shift to electrification, Genesis will focus on a dual electrification strategy involving fuel cell and battery EVs.

Hino Trucks reveals first XL8 fuel cell electric truck prototype

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Hino Trucks revealed its first Class 8 Hino XL8 prototype powered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric drivetrain, at the 2021 ACT Expo in Long Beach, California. The truck combines a Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric drive system in the XL Series chassis. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

Wärtsilä and Eidesvik Offshore to partner on converting ship to ammonia-fueled engine

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The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian ship owner Eidesvik Offshore ASA have signed a cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fueled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. The OSV considered for a retrofit currently has Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines operating primarily with LNG fuel. Wärtsilä has already successfully laboratory-tested an engine fueled with a 70% ammonia blend.

Nuvera boosts fuel cell engine test capabilities

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, has expanded its hydrogen fuel cell engine testing capabilities with the commissioning of a large-scale durability test facility in Italy. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Testing

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Fleet of Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks pass 1M-kilometer mark in Switzerland

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Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility’s fleet of XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks has collectively exceeded 1 million kilometers of driving in 11 months of service in Switzerland. The member companies do not stop at simply introducing hydrogen fuel cell trucks. Fleets Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen