Hydrogen to propel ships in Brittany

NOE project : sounds like Noah's ark, but this means zero emission ship (Navire Zero Emission in french). Conducted by Barillec, a Concarneau-based company in Britanny (west coast of France), this project is under review at the R&D cluster Sea Britanny Atlantic and aims to equip ships with fuel cells to power electric engines. The technology [...]

By |2015-05-12T14:07:48+00:00April 28th, 2015|Marine|Comments Off on Hydrogen to propel ships in Brittany

Toyota Mirai will make the show at a NASCAR race

This saturday night, the all new Mirai will be used as a pace car for the Toyota Owners400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway, in the US. It's the first hydrogen-fueled vehicle to pace a NASCAR race. The Mirai was tested and approved, beacause it met NASCAR’s performance requirements to pace the 400-mile NSCS [...]

By |2015-05-12T14:08:14+00:00April 24th, 2015|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota Mirai will make the show at a NASCAR race

China unveils the world’s first hydrogen tram

In an effort to reduce China’s pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, local company Sifang (a subsidiary of China South Rail Corporation) has developed the world’s first hydrogen powered tram. It was rolled off the assembly line in Qiangdao, Shandong Province, last week. This tram took two years of research and development to complete. Hydrogen is being [...]

By |2015-05-12T14:08:38+00:00April 18th, 2015|Transport|Comments Off on China unveils the world’s first hydrogen tram

Hydrogen energy for backpackers on top of a french mountain

In next June, the shelter of the Col du Palet (2600 m above sea level) will experience a revolution in energy production. Hikers will access to renewable electricity, regardless weather conditions, thanks to the energy storage by hydrogen technology. They will keep the mountain clean, without any compromise on comfort. This is the result of [...]

By |2015-05-12T14:09:03+00:00April 16th, 2015|General|Comments Off on Hydrogen energy for backpackers on top of a french mountain

A showroom in downtown Tokyo for the Toyota Mirai

On april 17th, Toyota will open a showroom to highlight the groundbreaking Mirai fuel cell vehicle, which went on sale last December. Located within a hydrogen station operated by Iwatani Corporation in Tokyo's Minato Ward, the space will serve as a hub for sharing information on fuel cell vehicles and hydrogen, with the aim of [...]

By |2015-05-12T14:09:45+00:00April 13th, 2015|Automotive|Comments Off on A showroom in downtown Tokyo for the Toyota Mirai

Breakthrough in hydrogen fuel production in the US

A team of Virginia Tech researchers has discovered a way to extract large quantities of hydrogen from any plant, a breakthrough that has the potential to bring a low-cost, environmentally friendly fuel source to the world. Until now, previous methods to produce hydrogen were expensive and created greenhouse gases. Professor Percival Zhang and his team [...]

By |2015-05-12T14:10:57+00:00April 7th, 2015|Hydrogen Production|Comments Off on Breakthrough in hydrogen fuel production in the US

The french post office and Renault Trucks jointly test a truck running on a fuel cell

It's a first in Europe : Renault Trucks is demonstrating in partnership with La Poste a Maxity Electric model in Europe designed with a hydrogen-powered fuel cell, developed by Symbio FCell. Thanks to this hydrogen-powered range extender, the truck now enjoys an autonomy raised to 200 kilometers, instead of 100. For a year, the concept will be tested [...]

By |2015-05-12T14:10:29+00:00April 3rd, 2015|Transport|Comments Off on The french post office and Renault Trucks jointly test a truck running on a fuel cell

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