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The French Occitania Region joins the worldwide hydrogen concert

Since yesterday, Occitania, the new French region which merges the former Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc Roussillon regions, has officially and publicly become a “Hydrogen Territory”. At the Hotel de Region in Toulouse, on November 11th 2016, Seiya Consulting presented the regional strategy for hydrogen energy and its fuel cell applications, that was proposed after several months of [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Aeronautics, Automotive, Hydrogen Distribution, Hydrogen Production, Transport|Comments Off on The French Occitania Region joins the worldwide hydrogen concert

Toyota turns to EV but doesn’t give up fuel cells

Toyota is looking at mass-producing long-range electric vehicles that would hit the market around 2020, the Nikkei reported Monday. Without citing sources, the newpaper said the car maker would set up a team in early 2017 dedicated to developing electric cars that can travel more than 300km (186 miles) on a single charge. The paper [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota turns to EV but doesn’t give up fuel cells

The improvement in battery technologies will not solve the electric mobility issue

Battery-based solutions are useful for electric mobility. But when you expect too much from the technology, you tend to forget that physics is what it is, i.e. harsh and inescapable, and the economics of the system has its own laws too, as much harsh and inescapable. In 2005, the average cost of kWh for Lithium-Ion [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Automotive, General, Transport|Comments Off on The improvement in battery technologies will not solve the electric mobility issue

How to replace diesel trains with hydrogen-powered solution, a video by Alstom

#hydrogen #Alstom - H2Today reported recently Alstom's announcement for its new Coralia iLint offering (French news). Alstom published a little animation presenting this breakthrough solution which demonstrate that Fuel Cells technology is clearly a strong option for high power demanding powertrains. That was already demonstrated for the 4 wheels world by GreenGT with its LMP2 Le Mans race car, power by a [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Transport|Comments Off on How to replace diesel trains with hydrogen-powered solution, a video by Alstom

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Boasts EPA 366-Mile Range Rating, Best of Any Zero-Emission Vehicle

The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan, launching later this year, received an EPA driving range rating of 366 miles and fuel economy rating of 68 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent combined, giving it the best range rating of any electric vehicle without a combustion engine, including fuel cell and all-electric vehicles, in the United States. [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Boasts EPA 366-Mile Range Rating, Best of Any Zero-Emission Vehicle

World premiere for a H2 refuelling station

In a world premiere, visitors will see next month in Warminster, Pennsylvania an all new hydrogen (H2) refuelling system. The SimpleFuel system, which has been designed and constructed by SimpleFuel team members (McPhy Energy North America, PDC Machines and Ivys Energy Solutions) has been selected for the $1m H2 Refuel H-Prize competition launched by the [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Hydrogen Distribution|Comments Off on World premiere for a H2 refuelling station

Hydrogen soon produced from algae ?

Tel Aviv University’s researchers discovered how to produce hydrogen from this kind of microscopic. The research was conducted by the School of Plant Sciences and Food Security at the TAU’s Faculty of Life Science and led by Dr. Iftach Yacoby. In the past, researchers were convinced that algae only produce hydrogen for just a few minutes [...]

By | October 16th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Hydrogen soon produced from algae ?

BMW ready for fuel cell vehicles

Speaking at the Aachen Colloquium 2016 (The future of driving pleasure), Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management at BMW AG, Development, outlined the forthcoming drive technologies set to take us forward into the future It will be a few years before the battery electric vehicle (BEV) becomes the all-encompassing solution for customers and [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on BMW ready for fuel cell vehicles

50 years of hydrogen at General Motors

The year 1966 brought the TV debuts of “Batman” and “Star Trek,” which both enjoy a cultlike following 50 years later. With less fanfare in the same season, General Motors tested the Electrovan, the world’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle. Floyd Wyczalek, 91 now, was project manager of Electrovan fuel cell development and recalls the 200-person [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on 50 years of hydrogen at General Motors

Volkswagen Group & Audi Accelerate Fuel Cell Technology Solutions Program With Ballard

Ballard Power Systems announced that automotive OEM Audi AG has issued purchase orders to the company to accelerate certain key development activities under the current long-term Technology Solutions program that Volkswagen Group has with Ballard. As announced by Ballard in a February 11, 2015 press release, the current 6-year engineering services contract with Volkswagen Group [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Volkswagen Group & Audi Accelerate Fuel Cell Technology Solutions Program With Ballard