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The Ohio State University & Wilberforce University Team Takes Home 1st Place In Year Two Of The EcoCAR EV Challenge

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PHOENIX, Arizona — The Ohio State/Wilberforce University Team has been named the Year Two champion of the EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge, followed by Georgia Tech in second place and McMaster University (CA) in third place. The Year Two competition challenged teams to complete a series of vehicle events, comparable.

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Universal Hydrogen successfully completes first flight of hydrogen fuel cell powered regional airliner

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Universal Hydrogen has flown a 40-passenger regional airliner using hydrogen fuel cell propulsion. In this first test flight, one of the airplane’s turbine engines was replaced with Universal Hydrogen’s fuel cell-electric, megawatt-class powertrain. The other remained a conventional engine for safety of flight.

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Universal Hydrogen signs LOIs with 3 carriers for hydrogen-powered aircraft

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Universal Hydrogen ( earlier post ) has signed LOIs with Icelandair Group (Iceland), Air Nostrum (Spain), and Ravn Air (Alaska) for aftermarket conversion of aircraft to hydrogen propulsion and for the supply of green hydrogen fuel using Universal Hydrogen’s modular capsules. Icelandair. Icelandair.

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Texas awards $3.2M in EV infrastructure grants to Plano-Based Universal EV Chargers

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Texas-based Universal EV Chargers has been awarded $3.2 Universal EV Chargers has also won grants in Ohio, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. The company launched in 2021 as a division of Universal Green Group, which has been a solar energy competitor in Texas and the Southwest since 2009.

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Universal Hydrogen completes first taxi tests; granted experimental airworthiness certificate by FAA; Air New Zealand agreement

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Universal Hydrogen was granted a special airworthiness certificate in the experimental category by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to proceed with the first flight of its hydrogen-powered regional aircraft. —Paul Eremenko, co-founder and CEO of Universal Hydrogen Air New Zealand.

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DOE, GM, Mathworks launch EcoCAR Electric Vehicle Challenge; 15 universities selected

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Teams from the following universities have been selected to begin the competition this fall: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach, FL) / Bethune-Cookman University (Daytona Beach, FL). McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada). Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS).

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DOT awarding up to $435M for 34 University Transportation Centers

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is awarding up to $435 million in grant awards for 34 University Transportation Centers (UTC). Consortium members: Arizona State University, Blinn Community College (TX), Michigan State University, Rutgers University and Texas A&M University. $4

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