Solaris to present new generation hydrogen bus

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Solaris Bus & Coach has announced the Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen, a new generation hydrogen fuel cell bus. Energy needed to power the driveline of the Solaris Urbin 12 hydrogen will be obtained fromthe fuel cell; range on a single refueling will be more than 350 km (217 miles).

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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

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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.

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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.

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S Korea to invest $2.3B in hydrogen fuel cell vehicle industrial ecosystem over next 5 years

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billion) over the next five years in a public-private partnership to speed up the development of the country’s hydrogen fuel cell vehicle ecosystem, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE). The target is to be able to install 310 hydrogen stations by 2022 to supply 16,000 fuel cell vehicles. The funds will be spent on building plants for fuel cell vehicles and fuel cell stacks, manufacturing fuel cell buses and developing hydrogen storage systems.

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ULEMCo delivers first hydrogen dual-fuel van to Ocado

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UK-based ULEMCo ( earlier post ) has delivered the first hydrogen dual-fuel van to online supermarket Ocado. It will make use of the public hydrogen refilling stations that are already up and running in the capital and around the country. Conversions Engines Hydrogen

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DOE selects 28 hydrogen and fuel cell R&D projects for $38M in funding

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 28 projects for awards totaling $38 million to support early-stage research and development of innovative hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. This work also supports the DOE’s H2@ Scale initiative to produce and use hydrogen across multiple energy sectors. Topic 2: H2@ Scale: Hydrogen Production and Delivery Infrastructure Research. Washington State University: Optimizing the Heisenberg Vortex Tube for Hydrogen Cooling.

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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

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TNO joins H2-Share project to build and demo 27t hydrogen fuel cell truck and mobile refueler

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The project aims to build and demonstrate a 27-ton rigid hydrogen fuel cell truck along with a mobile refueler. H2-Share stands for Hydrogen Solutions for Heavy-duty transport Aimed at Reduction of Emissions in North West Europe. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

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DOE releases request for information on multi-sector uses of hydrogen; H2@Scale

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At the H2@ Scale project ( earlier post ) kickoff meeting in Chicago, EERE’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Steven Chalk announced the release of a request for information (RFI) soliciting stakeholder feedback on opportunities to enable high volume production and multi-sector use of hydrogen. The H2@Scale Initiative outlines a potential framework for wide-scale hydrogen production and utilization in the United States. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

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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.

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Japan launches first global hydrogen supply chain demo project; liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) technology

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Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha—have launched the “Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development”(AHEAD) along with the world’s first Global Hydrogen Supply Chain Demonstration Project. Chiyoda’s SPERA Hydrogen Technology.

Toyota Mobility Foundation awards 10 grants for hydrogen research initiative

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The Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) has selected ten researchers to receive grants from the research program to support innovative hydrogen energy solutions launched last year. The Hydrogen Research Initiative started in July 2017 to support innovative research to reduce the output of carbon dioxide and/or the cost of hydrogen and hydrogen systems. This fiscal year, TMF solicited applications in four fields: Hydrogen generation. Hydrogen storage and transport.

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Toyota moves to expand mass-production of fuel cell stacks and hydrogen tanks towards ten-fold increase post-2020

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To prepare for this growth, the company unveiled plans for two major new facilities: a brand-new building near its original automobile factory for expanding fuel cell (FC) stack mass production, and a new line in an existing plant to manufacture high-pressure hydrogen tanks.

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Toyota and partners launch low-carbon hydrogen supply-chain project in Japan

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In Japan, Aichi Prefecture, Chita City, Toyota City, Chubu Electric Power, Toho Gas, Toyota Motor Corporation, and Toyota Industries have launched the Chita City and Toyota City Renewable Energy-use Low-carbon Hydrogen Project.

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Clariant Catalysts collaborates with Hydrogenious on Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology

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Clariant’s a Catalysts business has formed an alliance with Hydrogenious Technologies to provide reliable, scalable and safe hydrogen supply solutions for a wide variety of applications. Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage

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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. It is tasked to demonstrate hydrogen technology and its potential applications within the Defense Department. Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Germany's hydrogen stations exceed US; California beats Japan on density

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As of today, there are 39 hydrogen fueling stations in the U.S., They serve roughly 39 million Californians, whereas 284 million Americans outside the state have no access to hydrogen fuel-cell cars nor stations at which to refill them. Europe hydrogen Germany EU hydrogen fuel cellall but four of them in the state of California.

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13 global companies launch Hydrogen Council in Davos; promoting hydrogen to help meet climate goals

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Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies have launched a global initiative in Davos to voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition. The members of the Hydrogen Council collectively represent total revenues of €1.07

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DOE seeking feedback on regulatory barriers to hydrogen infrastructure

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced increased collaboration with stakeholders to reduce regulatory barriers on the development of hydrogen infrastructure and has issued a new Request for Information (RFI) ( DE-FOA-0001948 ) to foster this united effort with industry. Previous feedback collected during reviews identified the need for updated codes and standards as one of the top six barriers to hydrogen infrastructure. scale hydrogen storage—i.e.

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Military hydrogen-powered Chevy Colorado ZH2 launches

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Army will soon begin testing their jointly-developed hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. General Motors hydrogen military hydrogen fuel cell U.S. Almost a year after it was first announced, General Motors and the U.S. Called the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2, it is based on a stretched version of the Chevy Colorado mid-size pickup truck chassis, with radically-different bodywork and numerous other modifications.

UNL-led team greatly increases hydrogen production by T maritima; breaking the theoretical limit

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Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), with colleagues from North Carolina State University and the University of Connecticut, have engineered the hyperthermophilic anaerobe Thermotoga maritima to produce 46% more hydrogen per cell than the wild type. units of hydrogen for every unit of glucose fed to the bacterium—easily surpassed the theoretical limit of 4 units proposed in 1977 by researcher Rudolf Thauer. Biotech Hydrogen Production

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Servco completes Oahu’s first publicly accessible hydrogen station; to begin leasing Mirai

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Servco) has completed Oahu’s first publicly accessible hydrogen station, located at Servco’s corporate offices in Mapunapuna. Later this month, Servco will begin to lease the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV). Fuel Cells Hydrogen InfrastructureServco Pacific Inc.

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UK, Saudi team shows hydrocarbon wax is a viable, safe medium for on-board hydrogen storage

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This discovery, reported in an open-access paper in Scientific Reports , offers a new material and system for safe and efficient hydrogen storage and could facilitate its application in a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage

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Production Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell SUV appears at CES

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The world of cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells is still small and low-volume, but Korean maker Hyundai unveiled its production entry into that group on Monday. The sprawling Consumer Electronics Show is increasingly a showcase for advanced-technology and zero-emission vehicles, and the Korean maker used it to show its production-ready hydrogen. hydrogen CES hydrogen fuel cell

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Hydrogen marketing campaign suggests, 'Let's clear the air'

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Advocates of hydrogen fuel-cell cars are working to make their presence felt in much the same way that electric-car advocates have for years. Last Saturday was National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. The specific date (10/08) was chosen in honor of hydrogen's atomic weight (1.008). Marketing hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellFuel provider Air Liquide used the celebration to launch a new.

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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.

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ULEMCo delivers first hydrogen dual fuel road sweeper to Aberdeen City Council

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UK-based ULEMCo—a spin-out from Revolve Technologies focused on conversions of diesel vehicles to hydrogen dual fuel operation—has collaborated with Aberdeen City Council (ACC) to deliver the first hydrogen dual fuel road sweeper. Conversions Diesel Hydrogen

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Spanish researchers propose new LOHC-based system for on-demand hydrogen production, storage and transport

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The research team has studied different hydrogen-bearing organic liquids to arrive at the new hydrogen storage system based on a chemical coupling reaction between a hydrosilane and an alcohol catalyzed by a ruthenium compound supported in graphene.

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New TOTAL hydrogen filling station in Karlsruhe produces H2 onsite with steam electrolysis and solar energy

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A new TOTAL hydrogen filling station on Karlsruhe’s Südtangente ring-road was commissioned on Wednesday. million) for the hydrogen facility under its National Innovation Program for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP).

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Hydrogen fuel-station finder app launched by Air Liquide

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While only a handful of public hydrogen fueling stations are operational at the moment, drivers of fuel-cell cars now have their own station-tracking app as well. Hydrogen-infrastructure company Air Liquide launched the new app. Infrastructure hydrogen Apps hydrogen fuel cellElectric-car drivers can rely on several different locator apps to find nearby public charging stations as they travel.

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Hydrogen supply shortage leaves fuel cell cars gasping in California (Updated)

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Automakers who sell fuel-cell models—Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai for now—have made progress in getting 33 hydrogen fueling stations built around Los Angeles and San Francisco. hydrogen Fuel Cell VehiclesThe biggest challenge to driving a fuel-cell car is finding fuel. It's not helping drivers this week though. According to a photo tweeted by user Paolo NonVTEC.

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11 more multinationals join Hydrogen Council

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Eleven international oil & gas, energy, science & technology and automotive companies from Asia, North America and Europe have joined the Hydrogen Council. Launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos in early 2017, the Hydrogen Council ( earlier post ) is a global CEO initiative to foster the role of hydrogen technologies in the global energy transition. The Hydrogen Council now covers all key markets with members across the value chain. Hydrogen Market Background

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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

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H2FUTURE building world’s largest green hydrogen pilot plant; targeting the steel industry

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More than 600 billion cubic meters of hydrogen are used annually worldwide, more than 95% of which is produced via a CO 2 -intensive process. Global demand for hydrogen is projected to increase tenfold by 2050, to around 6 trillion cubic meters. Hydrogen Production Manufacturing

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Hydrogen Council study: hydrogen could contribute to 20% of CO2 emissions reduction targets by 2050

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In Bonn, as global leaders gathered at COP 23, the Hydrogen Council coalition ( earlier post ) released a report developed with support from McKinsey quantifying the potential for hydrogen in the energy transition. According to the study , if deployed at scale, hydrogen could account for almost one-fifth of total final energy consumed by 2050. In addition to being a key pillar in of the energy transition, the study shows that hydrogen has the potential to develop US$2.5

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Toyota, Honda, Nissan, other Japan firms to fund hydrogen fueling

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Earlier this year in Europe, 13 companies joined forces to create the Hydrogen Council, a global initiative to discuss and promote the use of hydrogen as a renewable source of energy. Japan hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellIn the United States, GM and Honda have partnered up to build a production plant in Michigan that will roll out next-generation propulsion systems for fuel-cell.

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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). Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hydrogen Infrastructure Plug-ins Policy Regulations

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South Korean government trims orders for Hyundai Nexo hydrogen-fuel cars

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Nine months after announcing its intention to buy 10,000 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen-fueled cars, the South Korean government has halved its order. South Korea hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellThat's according to Business Korea, which said Tuesday that a report published by the government earlier this month indicated that the government plans to purchase 5,000 Nexo vehicles over the next two.

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SoCalGas introduces STARS solar hydrogen generation system at California Air Resources Board Symposium

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SoCalGas) introduced an innovative new solar-powered hydrogen generation system during the California Air Resources Board Technology Expo and Symposium at the University of California, Riverside. The generation system uses sunlight to convert natural gas and water into hydrogen and capture the carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) to prevent carbon emissions. Research suggests the system could produce 100 kg of hydrogen per day with a more advanced design. Southern California Gas Co.

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