Chevrolet Colorado ZH2: first ride in hydrogen fuel-cell Army truck

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Currently undergoing testing at Fort Carson in Colorado, the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle illustrates the unlikely intersection between eco-friendly powertrains and the demanding needs of a vehicle that may be deployed to a war zone. General Motors GM hydrogen military hydrogen fuel cell Prototypes clean energy U.S. Olive drab isn't the only green thing in the U.S.

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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.

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World to have 5,000 hydrogen fueling stations by 2032: study

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To achieve mass adoption, fueling infrastructure for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles will have to be hugely expanded. Hydrogen fueling stations. Infrastructure hydrogen energy infrastructure Study hydrogen fuel cellIt's a problem similar to that faced by battery-electric cars, but charging stations are far cheaper and easier to install—and can rely on existing grid infrastructure for their supply of electricity.

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Hydrogen cost could equal 50-cent gasoline, with renewable energy: study

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Hydrogen fuel-cell cars face an uphill battle toward mass adoption. Both cars and fueling infrastructure need to be made widely available before large numbers of consumers can seriously consider switching from gasoline to hydrogen. But under certain circumstances, hydrogen could prove very attractive to consumers for one simple reason. hydrogen energy infrastructure hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy

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Alstom hydrogen fuel-cell train to be tested in Germany

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hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Public transport TrainsUnlike other forms of transportation, the railroad industry is already fairly familiar with electric power. Electric trains that use overhead wires or an electrified third rail for power are already commonplace on world railroads. But the infrastructure demands of electric trains are considerable, limiting where it is practical to deploy them.

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Energy use for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles: higher than electrics, even hybrids (analysis)

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The electricity to power those motors, however, will come from one of two competing technologies: high-capacity batteries or hydrogen fuel cells. Carbon Footprint California hydrogen CARB greenhouse gas hydrogen fuel cell wells to wheels Zero Emission Vehicle regulationIt's now clear that the zero-emission vehicles of the future will be powered by electric motors.

SimpleFuel home hydrogen fuel dispenser wins $1 million DoE prize

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The SimpleFuel team—actually a collaboration of three separate companies—won the prize, first offered in November 2014, for its hydrogen home-fueling station. The goal is to let drivers of hydrogen. hydrogen natural gas Department of Energy DOE hydrogen fuel cell natural gas vehicleLast week, the U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $1 million prize to a little-known team for what you might call a new garage appliance.

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Japan's Olympic Hydrogen Push Faces Challenges, Questions

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Certain Japanese carmakers are among the most ardent proponents of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, and the Japanese government plans to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to promote hydrogen technology in a wide variety of applications. Japan Infrastructure hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Olympics

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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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Shell hedges bets, adds hydrogen fuel to 1st U.K. station

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Royal Dutch Shell is becoming increasingly involved in hydrogen fueling infrastructure, which will be needed if fuel-cell vehicles are ever to grow beyond their current. Europe oil Infrastructure hydrogen UK Shell hydrogen fuel cellAnticipating a possible decrease in fossil-fuel consumption from the mass deployment of zero-emission vehicles, one of the world's largest oil companies is hedging its bets.

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HyperSolar Nears Voltage Needed For Solar Hydrogen Production

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It turns out that it's the practical voltage required to produce hydrogen gas from water using artificial photosynthesis, powered only by solar energy, at commercial scale. hydrogen research hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy solarWhat's so magical about 1.5 volts, you may ask?

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HyperSolar Reaches Voltage To Produce Hydrogen With Solar Energy

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HyperSolar claims to have reached a major milestone in its quest to produce hydrogen using solar energy. The startup hopes to produce hydrogen gas from water using artificial photosynthesis, on a commercial scale. volts it views as the practical voltage needed for commercial hydrogen production. hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy solarTo do that, it has worked to achieve the 1.5

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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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All the challenges for hydrogen fuel-cell cars laid out

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The Japanese giant is attempting to revolutionize driving again, this time by bringing hydrogen-powered cars to the masses. hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Hyundai Tucson Fuel CellTwenty years ago, Toyota took the automotive industry by surprise with the Prius. However, it now faces a completely different set of challenges than when it set out to get drivers hooked on hybrids. DON’T MISS: Tesla.

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Hydrogen-Powered Mercedes GLC To Launch In 2017

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The small crossover--which replaces the old GLK-Class--will also reportedly be the basis for Mercedes' first production hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellThe Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class crossover will be offered with a plug-in hybrid powertrain option, but Mercedes apparently isn't stopping there. And this model will go on sale next year, said Mercedes.

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Is Toyota's hydrogen fuel-cell fervor foolish, or foresighted? (with charts)

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Toyota's staunch, unswerving support for hydrogen fuel cells has astonished and aggravated many in the electric vehicle community. hydrogen costs research and development plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV For some of them, the technology is at best an inferior solution—and at worst is fossil fuel-friendly vaporware, a Judas in Jesus's clothing, if you will. With Daimler's recent announcement that it would.

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Full-Retail Hydrogen Stations Now Coming Online In California

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There are only a handful of hydrogen fueling stations currently operating in California, but that number is set to grow in the very near term. That's the assessment of the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CAFCP), which issued an update on station construction in the Golden State yesterday, in recognition of "National Hydrogen Day." Infrastructure California hydrogen energy infrastructure hydrogen fuel cell

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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.

Next-generation Hyundai hydrogen fuel cells due in 2018

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The current Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was the first of the most recent crop of hydrogen fuel-cell cars to go on sale, with the first U.S. hydrogen hydrogen fuel celldeliveries taking place back in June 2014. Since then, Hyundai has built about 1,000 of the fuel-cell crossovers for worldwide consumption, with U.S. sales limited to certain regions of California. But now.

ISO 19880 – New technical ISO document for hydrogen fueling station standardization

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At the Fuel Cell Seminar in Los Angeles, California today, Jesse Schneider (BMW), the ANSI Convener of ISO Working Group 24 (from the Technical Committee on Fueling Stations) gave an overview presentation on the new ISO 19880 technical report for hydrogen fueling stations.

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Toyota 'Project Portal' hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty semi tractor as proof of concept

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The challenges of building fueling infrastructure for passenger cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells are well known by now. Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai now lease low volumes of fuel-cell vehicles in selected areas of California where a few dozen hydrogen fueling stations are now up and running. emissions hydrogen California Air Resources Board CARB hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission Vehicle semis

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Did Mercedes turn its back on hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles?

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hydrogen Future Cars Germany Daimler Dieter Zetsche hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell F-CellLarge global automakers customarily pursue research into multiple types of technologies and future powertrains at the same time. Sometimes they pan out, sometimes they don't. German automakers have only really come around to devoting their efforts to plug-in electric cars in the last five or six years. DON'T MISS: Mercedes-Benz electric cars to.

2017 29

Japan's Ambitious Hydrogen-Vehicle Plans Stumble, With Bureaucracy To Blame

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ambitious plans for hydrogen fuel-cell infrastructure are stumbling, thanks to bureaucratic red tape. Abe is a serious supporter of hydrogen fuel-cell cars. Japan hydrogen energy policy hydrogen fuel cell transportation policyHe's pushed through measures to cut taxes on them, and encouraged construction of a network of fueling stations. He envisions fuel-cell cars as part of a.

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Hydrogen for fuel-cell vehicles made from wind energy in Japanese test

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One of the big questions surrounding hydrogen fuel-cell cars is how to produce the hydrogen used to power them. Mass adoption of fuel-cell vehicles would not only require much more hydrogen than is currently available, but hydrogen that is generated with minimal carbon emissions. Today's hydrogen production methods increase a fuel-cell vehicle's. Japan hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy wind energy

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In Survey, 77 Percent Of Canadian Buyers Support Hydrogen Vehicles

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Hyundai's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle has also been available to a finite number of Canadian drivers since January. Green Canada Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell surveysThe Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossover has been available for lease in parts of California for more than a year, but that's not the only North American market where it can be found.

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New molybdenum-coated catalyst produces hydrogen from water-splitting more efficiently; preventing the back reaction

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Water-splitting systems require a very efficient catalyst to speed up the chemical reaction that splits water into hydrogen and oxygen, while preventing the two gases from recombining back into water. Catalysts Hydrogen Hydrogen Production

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Hydrogenics to provide 1,000 fuel cell bus power modules to Blue-G in China; $50M deal

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Hydrogenics Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, has signed a Purchase and License Agreement for technology and fuel cells with Blue-G New Energy Science and Technology Corporation (Blue-G) in China. Hydrogenics also expects to generate incremental license royalties over a 10-year period. The agreement was signed in Beijing by Daryl Wilson, President and CEO of Hydrogenics and Ronald R.

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Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle landscape truly changed, says longtime expert

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Hydrogen fuel-cell cars are currently available to consumers, but only in small numbers. hydrogen energy infrastructure hydrogen fuel cellThe Hyundai Tucson and Toyota Mirai are on sale in certain regions of California, and will soon be joined by the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell. The three manufacturers only plan to sell very small volumes of fuel-cell cars over the next few years, and lack of.

Toyota, Honda, Nissan Set Details Of Hydrogen Network In Japan

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If hydrogen fuel-cell cars are to succeed, region by region, they will need an adequate number of public fueling stations in each area where they're sold. Carmakers have undertaken campaigns to build up electric-car charging infrastructure in multiple countries, but the much higher cost of hydrogen fueling stations makes similar efforts more. Green Japan hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell

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ISO/TS 19880:2016 – New technical document for hydrogen stations

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ISO has published a new Technical Specification ISO/TS 19880-1 , Gaseous hydrogen — fueling stations — Part 1: General requirements, which is a key document for the building of hydrogen fueling stations worldwide. The TS is the first step towards standardizing hydrogen filling stations.

2016 40

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Less Likely Than Electric Cars: Daimler CEO Zetsche

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There's an emerging rivalry between two different technologies for zero-emission transportation: battery-electric cars and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Hydrogen fuel cells are backed most. hydrogen Germany Daimler Dieter Zetsche plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cellWithin the auto industry, each powertrain has its strong advocates. Some carmakers are focusing on either fuel cells or batteries, to the exclusion of the other.

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Alstom unveils hydrogen fuel cell regional train Coradia iLint

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Alstom presented its Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel cell regional train at InnoTrans, the railway industry’s largest trade fair, taking place in Berlin from 20 to 23 September 2016. This will reduce hydrogen consumption. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Rail

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New Toyota Film Appropriates Musk 'BS' Comment On Hydrogen For Its Title

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk once notoriously called hydrogen fuel-cell cars "bull *"," and for a moment, it may seem that Toyota agrees. Marketing Carbon Footprint Videos Elon Musk hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy

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Japan wants Fukushima to be major hydrogen production center

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Japan hydrogen energy policy nuclear power hydrogen fuel cell nuclear energyJapan's Fukushima prefecture was the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in recent years, but the Japanese government has ambitious plans for the region. Fukushima's name is now associated with the nuclear power plant suffered a major malfunction as a result of damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan. Now the.

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TU Delft student team presents Forze VII hydrogen racer

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TU Delft student team Forze presented the Forze VII hydrogen racer to the public for the first time on Sunday during the Gamma Racing Day at the TT Circuit in Assen. The hydrogen is stored in two tanks at 350 bar and 700 bar. Hydrogen flow is controlled with a custom valve system.

2016 46

Is This Tata The Smallest Roadworthy Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle In The World?

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Indian automaker Tata Motors may have built the world's smallest roadworthy hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. Tata hydrogen India hydrogen fuel cellThe company known for the tiny Nano--as well as its for its stewardship of Jaguar Land Rover--unveiled a fuel-cell version of its Magic Iris microvan at AutoExpo India. The Tata Magic Iris Ziva is based on a small commercial vehicle that--like.

Toyota Mirai billboards scrub nitrogen oxides while touting hydrogen fuel-cell sedan

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That's the theory behind a series of billboards in relevant California markets that advertise the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell sedan. Marketing zero emissions hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell AdsIf green cars can reduce emissions, why shouldn't their advertising do the same? But these billboards will do more than try to attract the eyes of potential customers stuck in traffic on the highways below their.

2017 30

Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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The event is the most recent example of a concerted effort to educate stakeholders and encourage the implementation of the SAE hydrogen fueling standards. In September, for example, DOE presented a live webinar titled “ Introduction to SAE Hydrogen Fueling Standardization ”.

Why liquid hydrogen may make sense for airplanes, replacing jet fuel

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emissions hydrogen alternative fuel vehicles aircraftIf you want to find a major source of transportation-related emissions, just look up. Aviation currently accounts for around 2 percent of global carbon emissions, and many analysts believe its share could triple by the middle of the century if projected growth in air travel occurs. But finding alternatives to fossil fuels has proven much more.

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2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: first drive of hydrogen-powered sedan

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There are now three different vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells on sale in California, and we've driven them all. California hydrogen hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission VehicleThe 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is the first one in which we were able to forget about the powertrain and simply drive. It's the best of the three, although that won't matter much to the majority of U.S. car buyers who live.

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