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Canada is preparing a zero emission strategy including hydrogen

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced that the Government of Canada is moving forward with provincial and territorial partners, industry and stakeholders, to develop a national strategy to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVS) on Canadian roads by 2018. Transportation accounts for about 24 [...]

By | May 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Canada is preparing a zero emission strategy including hydrogen

Ballard team up with Kenworth to build a fuel cell powered truck

Ballard Power Systems will work with Kenworth company to power with its FCveloCity-HD 85-kilowatt fuel cell engine a hybrid class 8 drayage truck. This vehicle is planned to haul shipping containers from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to area warehouses and intermodal facilities during a two-year demonstration program. The fuel cell engine [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on Ballard team up with Kenworth to build a fuel cell powered truck

UPS introduces an hydrogen electric truck

The company introduced this week the world’s first hydrogen-electric Class 6 delivery truck. The van, developed as part of a $10-million federal Department of Energy program, is the first of 17 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles the parcel delivery giant will be deploying in the U.S. by the end of 2018. This Class 6 medium-duty delivery [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on UPS introduces an hydrogen electric truck

Toyota’s hydrogen truck faster in acceleration than Diesel

For sure, you have already seen videos showing that electric vehicles accelerate much faster than vehicles with a thermal engine. Now, imagine what could happen if you compare a Diesel semi-truck and an electrified one. Toyota has just released an astonishing video, in order to promote its Project Portal. This fuel cell powered truck is [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on Toyota’s hydrogen truck faster in acceleration than Diesel

BMW and Shell introduce the hydrogen refuelling station of the future

BMW Group subsidiary Designworks and Shell have collaborated in the development of an innovative hydrogen dispenser that will improve the refuelling experience. This concept is showcased at the Hannover Fair, in Germany. Hydrogen dispenser models currently on the market are based on those designed for conventional fuels. To inspire a world of clean energy, Designworks [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Automotive, Hydrogen Distribution|Comments Off on BMW and Shell introduce the hydrogen refuelling station of the future

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