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Hannover Fair : AREVA H2Gen discloses the concept of a high-capacity hydrogen production plant

At the Hannover Fair, AREVA H2Gen reveals, on its booth, its innovating concept for a large capacity electrolysis plant (60 MW).  The company will also present a 1 MW "stack", the core of the technology. This type of electrolysis plant using PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) technology will serve several international markets, among which industry. The [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Hannover Fair : AREVA H2Gen discloses the concept of a high-capacity hydrogen production plant

Toyota wants to build a fleet of hydrogen powered trucks

Toyota Motor North America revealed “Project Portal” - a hydrogen fuel cell system designed for heavy duty truck use at the Port of Los Angeles. Announced at a press conference with Port officials and representatives from California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Energy Commission (CEC), the zero-emission truck proof of concept will take [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on Toyota wants to build a fleet of hydrogen powered trucks

Amazon invests in a hydrogen company

Plug Power announced that it has reached an agreement with Amazon to utilize Plug Power fuel cells and hydrogen technology in its fulfillment network, instead of lead acid batteries to power electric industrial vehicles, such as the lift trucks Amazon uses in its fulfillment centers. At select center locations, the delivery company will begin powering its industrial [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Amazon invests in a hydrogen company

A waste collection vehicle powered by a fuel cell in Berlin

The Berlin waste management company (BSR) is testing at the moment a fuel cell, in order to make waste collection more energy efficient and quieter.  The solution has been applied on a truck, that will run for 24 months. Thanks to the fuel cell, garbage collection is electrically powered. At that time, the diesel engine [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on A waste collection vehicle powered by a fuel cell in Berlin

New Bus Refuelling for European Hydrogen Bus Depots

A European project, named New Bus Fuel*, demonstrates that hydrogen refueling at a very large scale is technically and economically viable for serving large hydrogen fuel cell electric bus fleets A consortium of 10 of Europe’s leading technology providers of hydrogen production and refuelling equipment worked with 12 bus operators in Europe to develop bespoke [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on New Bus Refuelling for European Hydrogen Bus Depots

UK gives £23 million boost for hydrogen-powered vehicles and infrastructure

A new £23 million fund to accelerate the take up of hydrogen vehicles and roll out more cutting-edge infrastructure has been announced by the government today (18 March 2017). Hydrogen fuel providers will be able to bid for funding in partnership with organisations that produce hydrogen vehicles to help build high-tech infrastructure, including fuel stations. [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on UK gives £23 million boost for hydrogen-powered vehicles and infrastructure

Air Products’ California Fueling Stations Offering Hydrogen Below $10 Per Kilogram

The american company announced that it has achieved a pricing milestone at several California fueling stations, which are now offering hydrogen to fuel cell electric vehicle customers at under $10 per kilogram, thanks to a greater volume of vehicles now using the stations. “There were several recent advancements we were able to make in fueling station [...]

By | March 12th, 2017|Hydrogen Distribution|Comments Off on Air Products’ California Fueling Stations Offering Hydrogen Below $10 Per Kilogram

GM and Honda name execs for their joint venture on hydrogen

The two car makers announced the executive structure for their recently established joint venture company, Fuel Cell System Manufacturing (FCSM). Suheb Haq of GM will serve as the first president of FCSM, and Tomomi Kosaka of Honda will be the new company’s vice president. Haq and Kosaka will be responsible for operations, overseeing the start-up of [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|General|Comments Off on GM and Honda name execs for their joint venture on hydrogen

92 new hydrogen stations opened in the world in 2016

No previous year has seen as many new hydrogen stations as 2016. According to H2stations.org, 92 new hydrogen refuelling stations have opened throughout the world last year. 83 of the 92 newly opened stations are public accessible. The others are dedicated to refuelling of buses or fleet customers. Top of the list is again Japan [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Hydrogen Distribution|Comments Off on 92 new hydrogen stations opened in the world in 2016

Shell opens first H2 refuelling station in UK

Shell announces the launch of its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at its Cobham service station on the M25. The new hydrogen station has been supplied by ITM Power and is the first fully branded and public hydrogen refuelling site in the UK. It is the first of three hydrogen stations Shell plans [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on Shell opens first H2 refuelling station in UK