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

2018 153

Berkeley-led team uses MOFs to set new record for hydrogen storage capacity

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A team led by researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has used metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) to set a new record for hydrogen storage capacity under normal operating conditions. Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage

2018 136

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 111

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 121

Hyundai plans to take hydrogen fuel-cell systems beyond vehicles

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Hyundai sees a lot of potential in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. South Korea hydrogen Hyundai NexoAnd it may find success with it by looking well past cars and SUVs—to other uses that could, as the company puts it, “transcend the transportation sector.” ” With this week’s opening of a second plant making fuel-cell systems, in Chungju, South Korea, Hyundai.

2018 71

Yutong places 47 hydrogen fuel cell buses

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Chinese manufacturer Yutong is placing 22 hydrogen fuel cell buses into service in Zhengzhou (two now, 20 to follow) as well as the first batch of 25 units to Zhangjiakou. The delivered vehicles are the 3rd-generation hydrogen fuel cell bus independently developed by Yutong.

2018 104

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 99

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

2018 154

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 133

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

2019 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle pricing: puzzling economics

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Pricing for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, like the upcoming 2019 Hyundai Nexo, hasn’t meant all that much up until now. hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellThat’s because both of the other fuel-cell vehicles currently offered—and most of them offered to date—have been leased, under highly subsidized lease programs. But it’s actually not in this case.

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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

2018 129

Graforce plasma electrolysis for efficient generation of hydrogen from industrial waste water; partnering with Audi

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Berlin-based Graforce Hydro GmbH, the developer of a plasma electrolyzer—the Plasmalyzer —is applying its technology for the highly efficient generation of hydrogen from industrial waste water. Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

2018 112

Toyota develops general-purpose hydrogen burner for industrial use; NOx emissions below natural gas burner levels, zero CO2

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has developed the what it says is the world’s first general-purpose hydrogen burner for industrial use in collaboration with Chugai Ro Co., On account of this, the practical use of hydrogen burners has proved challenging. Hydrogen Manufacturing

2018 113

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.

2018 99

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

CSIRO to partner with Fortescue on hydrogen technologies; focus on metal membrane technology

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CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, will partner with Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) on hydrogen technologies to support the development of new industries, create jobs and pave the way for low emissions export opportunities. The centerpiece of the $20-million partnership is an investment in CSIRO’s metal membrane technology, which enables ammonia to be used as a carrier material for hydrogen storage and transport. Ammonia Australia Hydrogen

2018 85

Toyota to supply its hydrogen fuel cell systems technology to Caetanobus SA (Portugal) Europe

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Toyota announced that it will provide its hydrogen fuel cell technology to Caetanobus SA in Portugal. Supplying our fuel cell systems to Caetanobus demonstrates the many practical uses and environmental benefits of hydrogen towards a carbon-free society.

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 114

Toyota Mobility Foundation calls for second round of research proposals to support innovative hydrogen energy solutions

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The Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) is calling for research proposals from Japan for 2018 under the Hydrogen Research Initiative established in 2017. It recognizes that pairing carbon-free hydrogen systems with renewable energies contributes to energy sustainability. Shifting the world to hydrogen-based systems for energy supply and consumption is a heavily discussed topic, however cost remains a daunting obstacle for execution. Hydrogen carriers.

2018 76

Army researchers develop novel nanogalvanic alloys for on-demand hydrogen generation; plans to license

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Army researchers have developed a novel, structurally-stable, aluminum-based nanogalvanic alloy powder that, when combined with water or any water-based liquid, reacts to produce on-demand hydrogen for power generation at room temperature without chemicals, catalysts or externally supplied power.

2018 124

Orange County orders 10 New Flyer hydrogen fuel cell buses

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The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) has awarded New Flyer a contract for 10 Xcelsior hydrogen fuel cell electric, forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses (10 equivalent units). Fleets Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

2018 132

Air Liquide to build $150M liquid hydrogen plant in US; long-term agreement with, investment in FirstElement Fuel

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Air Liquide expects to invest more than US$150 million to build a liquid hydrogen plant in the western United States, with construction to begin in early 2019. Further, Air Liquide has signed a long-term agreement with FirstElement Fuel Inc (FEF), a leader in retail hydrogen infrastructure in the US, to supply renewable hydrogen to FEF’s retail liquid hydrogen fueling stations in California. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Infrastructure

2018 79

"Hydrogen is the Fuel of the Future.

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Did you think hydrogen cars had slipped right out from under the radar into oblivion, another Bush-era delusional fantasy? Now you can lease a hydrogen Mercedes in California and all the hydrogen you can use is included in your lease. and it always will be." Right, me too.) Even at 600 bucks a month, that might be a bargain these days

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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.

Letterman slams GM and Hydrogen

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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

2018 130

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.

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 93

Rice team demonstrates more efficient photocatalyst for converting ammonia to hydrogen

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Rice University nanoscientists have demonstrated a new catalyst that can convert ammonia into hydrogen fuel at ambient pressure using only light energy, mainly due to a plasmonic effect that makes the catalyst more efficient. Ammonia Catalysts Hydrogen Production

2018 121

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.

2018 64

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

2018 102

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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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.

ARENA awards A$22.1M to 16 projects to accelerate exporting renewable hydrogen

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million (US$16 million) in funding to 16 research projects to propel innovation in exporting renewable hydrogen. In December 2017, ARENA announced the funding round into hydrogen R&D. It is the first time ARENA had sought to fund research into the hydrogen energy supply chain. The early stage research projects cover a diverse range of renewable solutions, with at least one project from each point in the supply chain – production, hydrogen carrier and end use.

2018 64

Researchers take first 3D images of microscopic hydrogen-embrittled cracks in metal

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Microfractures in metal alloys, though impossible to see with the naked eye, can easily spread when exposed to water or hydrogen and lead to major problems in structures such as bridges, electrochemical and nuclear plants and hydrogen storage containers, leading to failures and expensive repairs.

2018 99

Toyota enters $82 million partnership to roll out hydrogen trucks in Los Angeles port

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In addition to the trucks, the project will add two new heavy-duty hydrogen filling stations, two new hydrogen forklifts at Toyota's warehouse at the next-door Port of Long. hydrogen semisAfter showing its second-generation fuel-cell semi-truck at the Port of Los Angeles in July, Toyota announced last week it will build 10 more fuel-cell trucks for the project.

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.

2018 96

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.

2018 117

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

2018 83

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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