GTI launching a hydrogen technology center

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GTI, a research, development and training organization focused on natural gas and energy markets, is launching a hydrogen technology center. GTI hydrogen fueling site at UT Austin. Key elements of GTI storage projects have focused on hydrogen for fuel cell vehicles.

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Hydrogen Council report finds cost of hydrogen solutions to fall sooner than previously expected

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The Hydrogen Council has published a new report, Path to Hydrogen Competitiveness: A Cost Perspective , demonstrating that the cost of hydrogen solutions will fall sharply within the next decade, sooner than previously expected.

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UK awards £28M for 5 demonstration-phase low-carbon hydrogen production projects

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million) to five demonstration phase projects for low-carbon hydrogen production. The hydrogen projects receiving funding are: Dolphyn. The project concerns the production of hydrogen at scale from offshore floating wind in deep water locations. HyNet – low carbon hydrogen plant.

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SA Government releases Hydrogen Action Plan

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South Australia Premier Steven Marshall released the state’s Hydrogen Action Plan , including the commitment of more than $1 million towards a study to identify optimal locations for renewable hydrogen production and export infrastructure. Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Policy

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Hyundai’s Hydrogen Mobility Solution wins 2020 Truck Innovation Award

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Hyundai Motor’s Hydrogen Mobility Solution has won the second International Truck of the Year (IToY) Truck Innovation Award. Hyundai Motor Company and H 2 Energy set up its joint venture (JV), Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility, in April 2019. Europe Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

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France’s first refueling station for hydrogen buses opens

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The Artois-Gohelle transport authority (SMT-AG) has inaugurated France’s first refueling station for hydrogen buses. The entire clean hydrogen production, storage and distribution chain is equipped with McPhy technologies.

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Researchers team up algae and bacteria to boost hydrogen production

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A team from the University of Cordoba in Spain and the University of Tehran in Iran has been searching for ways to increase hydrogen production by using microorganisms, specifically microalgae and bacteria. Algal Fuels Biotech Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

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NREL study finds high-pressure hydrogen pipeline system could potentially make hydrogen cost-competitive with gasoline

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A new study by a team at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) concludes that a high-pressure, scalable, intra-city hydrogen pipeline system could improve the economics and logistics of hydrogen delivery, making it potentially cost-competitive with gasoline. However, owing to small scale and limited competition, dispensed hydrogen fuel prices currently are higher, averaging about $16.30/kg in California in the third quarter of 2018.

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Ontario researchers develop new water plasmolysis method for production of hydrogen

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Researchers at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology are developing a new method to dissociate water vapor into hydrogen gas by microwave-generated plasma (plasmolysis). The generation of pure hydrogen gas requires a great deal of energy. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

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CMA CGM partners with Energy Observer on hydrogen-powered shipping

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The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is joining forces with Energy Observer , the first hydrogen-powered vessel to embark on a round-the-world voyage. It aims to experiment, test and develop energy solutions based on hydrogen, solar, tidal and wind power.

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Hyundai Motor Group opens Hyundai Hydrogen World in Shanghai

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Hyundai Motor Group opened Hyundai Hydrogen World—an exhibition hall dedicated to the fuel-cell electric vehicle, related technologies and energy—at the center of the Century Square in Shanghai. China Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Hyundai partners with Yeosu Gwangyang Port Corporation to commercialize hydrogen fuel-cell trucks

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Hyundai Motor Company and Yeosu Gwangyang Port Corporation are partnering to commercialize hydrogen fuel-cell trucks. An MOU between the two includes the development and demonstration of hydrogen fuel-cell trucks for logistics transportation and the establishment of a hydrogen fueling station.

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Seawater could bring breakthrough for hydrogen cars

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The biggest problem for hydrogen fuel-cell cars has been where to get a plentiful, affordable supply of hydrogen that doesn't contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. hydrogen

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Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility and Hydrospider partner to promote green hydrogen ecosystem; Hyundai H2 Xcient fuel cell electric truck

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Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility (HHM), the joint venture between Hyundai Motor Company and H2 Energy, is partnering with Hydrospider, a joint venture of H2Energy, Alpiq and Linde to promote green hydrogen ecosystem in Switzerland and European countries in the upcoming future.

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Is hydrogen internal combustion a better idea than fuel cells?

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Although hydrogen—and hydrogen fuel cells—could still play an important role in future transportation, even many hydrogen advocates will admit that hydrogen internal combustion probably won't.

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Faurecia to supply hydrogen storage systems for 1,600 Hyundai fuel-cell trucks

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Faurecia will supply the entire hydrogen storage system (including 10,000 hydrogen tanks) which will be produced in its new global center of expertise dedicated to hydrogen storage systems in Bavans, France with delivery to start in 2021.

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In Norway, Asko begins piloting use of hydrogen fuel-cell trucks

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Norwegian wholesaler Asko is among the first to operate a goods vehicle that runs on hydrogen, thanks to a collaborative effort by research scientists and industry. The on-board charger is 22 kW AC with CCS charging interface, and hydrogen storage is 33 kg @350 bar.

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Researchers develop large-scale, economical method to extract hydrogen from oil sands and oil fields

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Canadian researchers have developed a large-scale economical method to extract hydrogen from oil sands (natural bitumen) and oil fields. This can be used to power hydrogen-powered vehicles, which are already marketed in some countries, as well as to generate electricity.

Hyundai Motor expands partnership with US Government to support further exploration of hydrogen fuel cell technologies

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Hyundai Motor Company is expanding its partnership with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and its support of the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program. to strengthen cooperation between the two countries to vitalize the global hydrogen economy. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Market Background

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Study: hydrogen boride nanosheets are a promising hydrogen carrier; 8wt% under ambient conditions

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Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology, University of Tsukuba, and colleagues in Japan report a promising hydrogen carrier in the form of hydrogen boride nanosheets. The nanosheets exhibit extraordinary electronic and mechanical properties in addition to hydrogen storage capacity.

2019 85

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.

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U of Sydney researchers find evidence of how hydrogen causes steel embrittlement

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In a first, University of Sydney researchers have found evidence of how hydrogen causes embrittlement of steels. When hydrogen moves into steel, it makes the metal become brittle, leading to catastrophic failures. Hydrogen Infrastructure Materials

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Chinese researchers develop new alloy for on-board hydrogen production for fuel cells

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Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University have used a gallium, indium, tin and bismuth alloy to generate hydrogen, when placed in contact with an aluminum plate immersed in water. The hydrogen is then used in a PEM fuel cell.

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Hydrogen supply pinch affects San Francisco fuel-cell drivers

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Hydrogen fuel-cell drivers in California’s San Francisco Bay Area may soon have to find a backup plan—like a gasoline or electric vehicle. hydrogen

Nouryon-led consortium wins €11M EU backing for green hydrogen project

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A consortium comprising Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals), Gasunie and four other partners will receive an €11-million European grant towards their proposed green hydrogen project in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. Europe Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Power-to-Gas

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NTNU researchers use reverse electrodialysis and waste heat for hydrogen production: Heat to H2

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According to the IEA says that, producing all of today’s hydrogen just using electricity would require 3600 TWh—more than the annual electricity generation of the European Union. The modelled energy needed per cubic meter of hydrogen produced is 55 ± 22 kWh (700 ± 300 kWh kg ?1

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Grove Hydrogen Automotive and State Government of Minas Gerais Brazil announce hydrogen vehicle cooperation program

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Grove Hydrogen Automotive Co. signed a cooperation agreement with the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil to proceed with the production and distribution of Grove hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for Brazil. —Professor Hao Yiguo, CEO and Founder of Grove Hydrogen Automotive.

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Air Liquide Hydrogen Energy applies for LCFS certification for two gasesous hydrogen pathways

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Air Liquide Hydrogen Energy is seeking California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) certification of two pathways for gaseous hydrogen produced by steam methane reformation (SMR) produced onsite at the LAX hydrogen station, using average North American landfill gas and fossil natural gas (NA NG), respectively. The pathway for gaseous hydrogen from landfill gas from onsite SMR at the LAX station and dispensed in vehicles carries a calculated carbon intensity (CI) of 158.25

2019 69

Cummins to acquire fuel-cell provider Hydrogenics

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has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, all the issued and outstanding shares of fuel-cell systems provider Hydrogenics Corporation for US$15.00 per share in cash, other than shares already owned by The Hydrogen Company, representing an enterprise value of approximately $290 million. We look forward to partnering closely with Hydrogenics’ team in the coming weeks as we work toward closing the transaction. Cummins Inc.

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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 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. Hydrogen is stored in composite roof tanks; the bus will be capable of covering up to 350 km (217 miles) on a single refill.

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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.

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BMW puts 70 hydrogen tugger trains into operation in Leipzig

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The BMW Group Leipzig plant is commissioning 70 more hydrogen-powered tugger trains (indoor tugs). Together with its partners, the consortium is mapping the entire value chain for hydrogen fuel cell systems for indoor logistics. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Manufacturing

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Researchers design nanoparticles for cost-effective hydrogen production process

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Cummins unveils hydrogen fuel cell truck as tech demonstrator

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Cummins’ strategy is to provide its customers with a broad portfolio of power options, from diesel and natural gas, hybrids, to battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell solutions. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty HydrogenCummins Inc.

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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

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Problems With Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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With all the advantages - fast refuelling, long range, the joy of electric drive.are there still problems with hydrogen fuel cells? You bet

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CARB posts 6 LCFS pathway applications for liquefied hydrogen

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has recently posted six Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) Tier 2 pathways applications for the production of liquefied hydrogen from renewable and fossil gas. Shell Energy North America seeks certification of a renewable hydrogen pathway produced by steam methane reformation at Air Products & Chemicals Sacramento facility using landfill gas-derived )renewable natural gas (RNG). Biomethane Emissions Hydrogen Hydrogen Production LCFS Natural Ga

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UH team reports new catalyst efficiently produces hydrogen from seawater; promising for large-scale hydrogen production, desalination

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Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a significant breakthrough with a new oxygen evolution reaction catalyst that, combined with a hydrogen evolution reaction catalyst, achieved current densities capable of supporting industrial demands while requiring relatively low voltage to start seawater electrolysis. Chlorine ions are especially problematic, in part because chlorine requires just slightly higher voltage to free than is needed to free hydrogen.

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Startup licenses ORNL technology for converting organic waste to hydrogen

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The technologies work as a system that converts organic waste into renewable hydrogen gas for use as a biofuel. The system combines biology and electrochemistry to degrade organic waste—such as plant biomass or food waste—to produce hydrogen. Hydrogen Production

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Report: Hydrogen ministerial meeting to call for 10M fuel cell vehicles in 10 years

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The Nikkei reports that the second Hydrogen Energy Ministerial Meeting—a policy platform for global utilization of hydrogen—scheduled to open in Japan on Wednesday will call for 10 million fuel cell vehicles—including trains, planes and automobiles—in 10 years. The Nikkei said that the Minister included the 10 million goal in his draft chairman’s statement, which also includes a goal to increase the number of hydrogen fueling stations to 10,000 in 10 years.

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AKASOL to supply battery systems for Alstom’s hydrogen trains

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AKASOL will supply battery systems for more than 40 Coradia iLint hydrogen trains ( earlier post ), which have been ordered from Alstom by the Lower Saxony Transit Authority and the Rhine/Main Regional Transport Association. Batteries Fuel Cells Hydrogen Rail

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Ørsted and partners secure funding for H2RES project; offshore wind power to produce renewable hydrogen for road transport

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Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy), Everfuel Europe A/S, NEL Hydrogen A/S, GreenHydrogen AS, DSV Panalpina A/S, Hydrogen Denmark and Energinet Elsystemansvar A/S have been awarded funding of DKK 34.6 The partners will build a 2MW electrolysis plant with appurtenant hydrogen storage.

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Sunfire partners with Total on highly efficient hydrogen technology; E-CO2MET

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It is the most efficient process on the market for converting electricity into hydrogen. The production of green methanol and hydrogen from renewable energies offers opportunities for the global energy and transport transition. Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

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