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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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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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.

2019 122

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.

2019 135

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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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

2019 93

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.

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.

2019 113

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.

2019 105

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.

2019 98

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

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

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In Tokyo, the Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) called for research proposals from Japan for 2019 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 storage and transport.

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ACEA, Hydrogen Europe and IRU call on EU to ramp up investments in hydrogen refueling infrastructure

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The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), Hydrogen Europe and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) are jointly calling on European policy makers to ramp up investments in EU-wide hydrogen refueling infrastructure for fuel cell electric vehicles. Advantages of hydrogen technology include short refueling time and a long driving range, as well as a vehicle weight and load-carrying capacity that are comparable to conventional vehicles.

2019 70

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

2019 146

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.

2019 92

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.

2019 120

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

2019 126

PNNL, OSU team develops a durable, inexpensive molybdenum-phosphide catalyst for efficient conversion of wastewater & seawater into hydrogen

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Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), with colleagues from Oregon State University, have developed PNNL a durable, inexpensive molybdenum-phosphide catalyst that efficiently converts wastewater and seawater into hydrogen. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

2019 119

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.

2019 100

Researchers design nanoparticles for cost-effective hydrogen production process

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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.

2019 164

Study shows a much cheaper catalyst can generate hydrogen in a commercial electrolyzer

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have shown for the first time that a low-cost, non-precious metal cobalt phosphide (CoP) catalyst catalyst can split water and generate hydrogen gas for hours on end in the harsh environment of a commercial device. Electrolysis works much like a battery in reverse: Rather than generating electricity, it uses electrical current to split water into hydrogen and oxygen.

2019 76

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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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

2019 89

Student-built hydrogen Le Mans style prototype beats gasoline-powered cars in Supercar Challenge race

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The “Forze VIII”, a hydrogen fuel cell Le-Mans-style prototype, became the first hydrogen-electric vehicle to beat gasoline-powered cars in an official race. In a field of 43 gasoline-powered race cars, the hydrogen race car started the last race of the weekend from the fourth position.

2019 139

Argonne and University of Illinois to form Midwest Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Coalition

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Grainger College of Engineering intend to form the Midwest Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Coalition to raise awareness of the potential for hydrogen and fuel cells to provide energy resilience and security, reduce emissions and foster economic growth. Hydrogen can be used as an effective storage medium to increase utilization of these renewable energy resources.

2019 68

Bloom Energy announces hydrogen-powered energy servers to make always-on renewable electricity a reality

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Bloom Energy, a developer of solid oxide fuel cell power generators, announced the ability of its Energy Servers to operate on renewable hydrogen. In areas with large amounts of wind and solar power, excess renewables can be used to produce hydrogen from water via electrolysis.

2019 130

New hydrogen storage material could enable smaller, cheaper, more energy dense systems for vehicles; Kubas binding

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An international team of researchers, led by Professor David Antonelli of Lancaster University, has discovered a new material made from manganese hydride that could be used to make molecular sieves within hydrogen fuel tanks. It could enable the design of tanks that are smaller, cheaper, more convenient and energy dense than existing hydrogen fuel technologies, and significantly out-perform battery-powered vehicles. Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage

2019 126

US, Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and EC launch new hydrogen initiative

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At the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) meeting, a new international hydrogen partnership was announced under the leadership of the United States, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and the European Commission with participation of several other CEM member countries. For the first time under the Clean Energy Ministerial, this effort will put the spotlight on the role that hydrogen and fuel cell technologies can play in the global clean energy transition. Fuel Cells Hydrogen

Korea Gas Corporation to invest $4B in hydrogen production and distribution by 2030

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billion) to build hydrogen-producing facilities by 2030. Under the plan, KOGAS will construct 25 hydrogen-producing facilities and pipelines totaling 700 kilometers to transport the gas. million tons of hydrogen annually. KOGAS said demand for hydrogen in South Korea will reach 1.94 KOGAS also said that with increased output, prices of hydrogen will likely fall. KOGAS said it will import 300,000 tons of hydrogen by 2030 and 1.2 Korea Gas Corp.

2019 109

Study suggests new strategy for storing hydrogen, using natural gas as stabilizer

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A recent study has suggested a new strategy for storing hydrogen, using natural gas as a stabilizer. The research proposed a practical gas phase modulator based synthesis of a hydrogen-natural gas blend (HNGB) without generating chemical waste after dissociation for the immediate service.

2019 106

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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ARENA providing $950k in funding for renewable hydrogen production project in Queensland

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The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $950,000 in funding for gas company BOC for a renewable hydrogen production and refueling project in Queensland. The $3.1-million pilot project will involve the installation of a 220 kW electrolyzer and a 100 kW solar array at BOC’s Bulwer Island gas facility to produce green hydrogen via electrolysis, and will utilize the industrial gas equipment and infrastructure onsite. million to 16 hydrogen research projects.

2019 78

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 106

New multilab consortium to advance materials for hydrogen service

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Researchers at Sandia and Pacific Northwest national laboratories are leading a collaborative effort to investigate how hydrogen affects materials such as plastics, rubber, steel and aluminum. The Hydrogen Materials Compatibility Consortium, or H-Mat , will focus on how hydrogen affects polymers and metals used in diverse sectors including fuel cell transportation and hydrogen infrastructure. Little is known about the effects of hydrogen at these tiny lengths.

2019 84

Air Liquide takes 18.6% stake in Hydrogenics; “strategic investment” in carbon-free hydrogen

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stake in the capital of Canada-based Hydrogenics Corporation , a leader in electrolytic hydrogen production equipment and fuel cells. million, reaffirms its long-term commitment to the hydrogen energy markets and its ambition to be a major player in the supply of carbon-free hydrogen, particularly for industry and mobility markets. Water electrolysis is one of the key technologies to accelerate the emergence of hydrogen as a sustainable energy carrier.

2019 73

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 137

BP, Nouryon and Port of Rotterdam partner on green hydrogen study; 250 MW electrolyzer

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BP, Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals), and the Port of Rotterdam will collaborate to explore the opportunity of making green hydrogen via water electrolysis for BP’s refinery in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, which has the potential for significant reductions in CO 2 emissions.

2019 119

Toyota Mirai gets deepest discount yet—amid hydrogen shortage

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Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles aren’t exactly cheap to own or run—if you take them at face value. hydrogen deals

2019 92

BMW i Hydrogen Next fuel-cell X5 SUV could arrive as soon as 2022

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In a release accompanying the announcement, BMW said that the i Hydrogen Next fuel-cell development vehicle revealed at. hydrogen

2019 86

Linde takes 20% stake in ITM Power; JV for green hydrogen

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Linde also is entering into a 50/50 joint venture with ITM which will focus on delivering green hydrogen to large scale industrial projects, principally those with an installed electrolyzer capacity of 10 MW and above. We are seeing increasing global demand for hydrogen as a solution to renewable energy storage needs and the decarbonization of major industrial processes. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

2019 73

Queensland-first renewable hydrogen project commences at BOC production facility in Bulwer Island

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Leading gas and engineering company BOC, a subsidiary of Linde plc, announced the commencement of a Queensland, Australia-first renewable hydrogen project at its production facility in Bulwer Island, Brisbane. The $3.1-million end-to-end renewable hydrogen supply project received $950,000 funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and is supported by the Queensland Government. Australia Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

2019 64

Companies form H2Bus consortium to deploy 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell buses and infrastructure in Europe

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Everfuel, Wrightbus, Ballard Power Systems, Hexagon Composites, Nel Hydrogen and Ryse Hydrogen—leading players in the hydrogen fuel cell electric value chain—are joining forces to form the H2Bus Consortium. The members are committed to deploying 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses, along with supporting infrastructure, in European cities at commercially competitive rates. Hydrogen is the zero-emission solution for heavy-duty applications.

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