New report highlights climate footprint of electric car battery production

In the quest for greater mileage per charge, electric car batteries are getting much bigger. But since battery production is energy consuming and to some extent cancels out climate benefit, it is vital that production becomes more energy efficient and that the use of fossil electricity is minimized, reveals a report that IVL Swedish Environmental [...]

By | 2017-06-29T08:53:22+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on New report highlights climate footprint of electric car battery production

New H2 stations in Frankfurt and Wiesbaden

The joint venture H2 Mobility Deutschland and its partners Air Liquide, Daimler, Linde and Shell officially opened two new hydrogen refuelling stations today in Frankfurt and Wiesbaden. The new sites are both conveniently located directly on the A661 and A66 motorways at key points of intersection for people driving from north to south through Germany. [...]

By | 2017-06-20T18:45:52+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Hydrogen Distribution|Comments Off on New H2 stations in Frankfurt and Wiesbaden

Ricardo teams with California Fuel Cell Partnership to pave way for hydrogen trucks

Ricardo Strategic Consulting is collaborating with the California Fuel Cell Partnership to provide economic modelling tools that will enable the assessment of total cost of ownership of future fuel cell trucks, and hydrogen stations necessary to support commercial operation. Founded in 1999, the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) is an industry-government collaboration that aims to [...]

By | 2017-06-11T12:36:15+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on Ricardo teams with California Fuel Cell Partnership to pave way for hydrogen trucks

Bus operators launch Fuel Cell Bus procurement in Germany and South Tyrol 

A new joint procurement activity has just been launched in Germany thanks to FCH JU funded project JIVE. Wuppertal based WSW mobil GmbH has tendered the procurement of 63 fuel cell buses for operation in public transport. WSW is coordinating the joint procurement for its partners Verkehrs‐Verbund Mainz‐ Wiesbaden GmbH, traffiQ Frankfurt, Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH [...]

By | 2017-06-09T15:30:28+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on Bus operators launch Fuel Cell Bus procurement in Germany and South Tyrol 

ITM Power gains new contracts for fuel cell buses

The energy storage and clean fuel company is rapidly developing market for refuelling fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs). ITM Power has £23.02m of projects under contract and a further £4.16m of contracts in the final stages of negotiation constituting a total pipeline of £27.18m. In an update, the company announces to have secured £5.5m for its [...]

By | 2017-06-06T09:27:59+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on ITM Power gains new contracts for fuel cell buses

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