Dutch-German partnership to accelerate advanced manufacturing of PEM fuel cells in Europe
Nedstack Fuel Cell Technology, AE Driven Solutions GmbH, and the Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components of RWTH Aachen University announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the industrialization of proton exchange membrane fuel cell technology in Europe.
Ricardo supports development of H2 fuel cell powered passenger ships
Ricardo, a global strategic, environmental and engineering consulting company, is working with the sustainable HYdrogen powered Shipping consortium to design and develop H2 fuel cell propulsion technologies to power the next generation of zero-emissions passenger ships.
Bramble Energy secures £12-MM funding to provide fuel cell technology to H2 bus project
Bramble Energy has joined forces with Equipmake, Aeristech and the University of Bath to develop a revolutionary new H2 double-deck bus integrating Bramble’s revolutionary, low-cost printed circuit board fuel cell technology.
BASF and Advent Technologies to establish end-to-end supply chain for H2 fuel cell systems
BASF Environmental Catalyst and Metal Solutions and Advent Technologies have concluded the terms of a new agreement to join efforts in building a full loop component supply chain for fuel cells and enter discussions to extend the partnership into the field of water electrolysis.
First Hydrogen commences trials with Rivus on H2 fuel cell-powered vehicles
First Hydrogen announced the handover of its H2 fuel cell powered vehicle (FCEV) after the successful completion of safety and mileage accumulation tests. The company’s FCEV has now been delivered to Rivus’ Support Centre in Birmingham, UK.
Loop Energy and MYNT announce supply and distribution agreement in Australia
Loop Energy, a leading manufacturer of H2 fuel cell solutions, and MYNT First Element, a leading Australian power generator manufacturer, is proud to announce a strategic partnership for manufacturing of H2 electric power generators.
SFC Energy AG opens competence centers for H2 fuel cells in Canada
SFC Energy AG has opened two competence centers for H2 fuel cell technology in Calgary and Toronto. Product demonstration and testing capabilities as well as Application Engineering expertise will accelerate application-based R&D and bring together customers and H2 experts in a modern space.
Johnson Matthey and SFC Energy expand partnership to focus on H2 fuel cells
Johnson Matthey (JM), a global leader in sustainable technologies, has extended its partnership with SFC Energy to include a commitment from JM to develop and supply proton exchange membrane (PEM) components to support SFC Energy’s growth in H2 fuel cells.
SK Ecoplant launches a project to minimize carbon emissions from fuel cell power generation
SK Ecoplant, which has completed its transformation into a new and renewable energy and environmental company, will use new technology to reduce even a small amount of carbon generated while producing electricity with fuel cells.
Nikola expands presence to Canada with H2 fuel cell vehicle
Nikola Corporation announced the expansion of its presence in Alberta, Canada, with the sale of a Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicle and a Nikola Tre H2 fuel cell electric vehicle to the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA). AMTA is combining this purchase with refueling support, via access to Nikola’s innovative H2 mobile fueler.
Liebherr to explore new technologies for H2-powered aircraft
Liebherr-Aerospace is supporting Airbus in its ambition to develop the world’s first H2-powered commercial aircraft by 2035. The OEM develops an air supply system for the fuel cell dedicated to the propulsion of Airbus demonstrator aircraft.
Advancing the development of H2 for transport in the UK
In this episode, H2Tech spoke with Scott Chudleigh, Hydrogen Business Development Manager, BOC (a Linde company), about advancing the development of H2 for transport, boosting the innovation and investment landscape surrounding H2 infrastructure and critical steps the UK needs to take to deploy H2 at scale.
Endress+Hauser joins the Center for Hydrogen Safety
Given measurement’s critical role in process safety, Endress+Hauser has joined the Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS) to offer its voice to advance the promotion of H2 safety and help CHS ensure safety information, guidance and expertise is available to all stakeholders.
Cranfield Aerospace Solutions welcomes Evolito onboard for H2-powered aircraft demonstrator
Cranfield Aerospace Solutions welcomes Evolito, a UK technology innovator, onboard as the motor and inverter supplier for its H2-powered aircraft demonstrator, Project Fresson. Evolito joins Reaction Engines and Ricardo as technology collaborators on Project Fresson, showcasing the UK innovation that is redefining the aviation industry.
Bloom Energy, SK ecoplant Americas complete installation of fuel cell systems
Bloom Energy and SK ecoplant Americas have completed the installation of fuel cell systems at two Stamford Health locations. The Bloom platform will provide Stamford Health staff with predictable, stable power to help support Stamford Health’s ability to provide high-quality medical care to patients.
NETL demonstrates fuel cell stack cost, performance and durability
NETL is demonstrating how solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stacks are uniquely suited to address environmental concerns associated with electric power generation while meeting clean energy goals with installation of four 1.5-KW SOFC stacks at its Morgantown site to supply 5.6 KW of power to the facility’s grid.
SwRI develops H2 compressor for FCEV refueling stations
A new H2 compressor developed at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) can improve the efficiency and reliability of H2 compression used in the refueling of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). The SwRI-developed linear motor-driven reciprocating compressor is designed to compress H2 as a fuel source for FCEVs and other H2-powered vehicles.
Plug Power offers cost-saving turnkey H2 fuel cell solutions for small forklift fleets
Plug Power has expanded its GenKey offering to enable fuel cell adoption for warehouses that operate fewer than 100 electric forklifts. For the first time, this segment of the forklift market, representing more than 25% of all forklifts sold in the U.S., will have access to cost-effective H2 fuel cells and the increased productivity they unlock.
Advent Technologies opens R&D facility for fuel cell, H2 production advanced membranes and electrodes
Advent Technologies announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art research and development and manufacturing facility. The new facility represents a significant investment in Advent’s future growth and will enable the company to accelerate its efforts to scale-up and deliver on the increasing global demand for electrochemical components in the clean energy sector.
Teijin develops portable fuel cell and pressure vessel units to promote clean H2 energy use
Teijin announced that it has developed a compact, lightweight and highly portable fuel cell unit and a companion pressure vessel unit that supplies H2 fuel from three lightweight cylinders. The new solution for integrated fuel cell operation and easy fuel supply is expected to help expand the range and scope of fuel cell use.
First Hydrogen reveals images for its new fuel cell electric vehicle
First Hydrogen reveals new images outlining the vision for its Generation II concept vehicle, which will be available with either fuel cell electric or battery electric drive trains. The latest sketches show the design process that the company is undertaking with global mobility experts EDAG Group.
Plug Power's H2 fuel cell powers airliner at Washington airport
Plug Power announced the historic flight of a regional airliner powered by the company’s line of ProGen fuel cells. Led by Universal Hydrogen, the H2 fuel cell-powered flying testbed took off at 8:30 a.m. for 15 minutes at Grant County International Airport in Washington state.
Nuvera launches fuel cell stationary power generator
Nuvera Fuel Cells announces the commercial availability of 360 kW and 470 kW Nuvera G-Series Fuel Cell Power Generators, a modular zero-emission power solution for commercial and industrial applications including data centers, electric vehicles, back-up power and microgrids.
Wiggins Lift selects Loop Energy to power new H2-electric eBull forklift
Loop Energy has been selected by Wiggins Lift to provide the fuel cell system for its new H2-powered eBull forklift product. Loop Energy will deliver the system and begin commissioning in Q2 2023 to support commercial deployment of the H2-electric forklifts in late 2023.
Scaling up fuel cells for mass adoption
The promise of clean energy and transportation through hydrogen (H2) has been espoused for many years. With greater energy density than other gases, H2 can be used in many applications, though the challenge is extracting it from other forms, such as water and natural gas.
H2’s suitability for powering heavy-duty commercial vehicles
With impending net-zero legislation and bans on diesel fuel, commercial vehicle fleets globally are exploring alternative fuel solutions. Hydrogen (H2) power is an option (in addition to other clean energy sources) for commercial vehicle applications, and a growing number of examples are illustrating how it is being successfully adopted, both as a fuel for engine combustion and in H2 fuel cell electric applications.
Developments in fuel cell transportation technologies
The Asia-Pacific is in the lead, with 552 operational H2 refueling stations, about half of which are in China (250). Germany boasts the most stations in Europe at 93, and the U.S. lags at 54 operational facilities, most of which are in California.
Loop Energy partners with Canadian Power Solutions provider to develop H2-electric gensets
Loop Energy has delivered the first three fuel cell systems to H2 Portable to be integrated into H2-electric gensets designed to provide clean, reliable, on-demand power to movie sets, construction sites and other locations with limited grid power access.
ReCatalyst and ionysis receives grant to make fuel cells for heavy-duty applications
The Slovenian start-up ReCatalyst and the German start-up ionysis have been successfully selected for funding under the prestigious EIC Transition call and invited to sign the grant agreement with a funding volume of €2.5 MM.
RINA and ABB collaborate to develop new concepts to decarbonize the shipping sector
The collaboration will include the development of commercially viable solutions, including fuel cell systems with carbon capture, to move the shipping industry forward with decarbonization. It further focuses on promoting the use of H2, and the introduction of modern approaches to ship propulsion.
Ballard announces order from CrossWind to supply fuel cell system for 1-MW stationary power project
Ballard Power Systems announced an order for a fuel cell system to CrossWind, a joint-venture between Shell and Eneco. The Ballard fuel cell system will be integrated in the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project.
Ballard and Adani to develop a H2 fuel cell truck for mining, transportation
Ballard Power Systems signed an agreement to launch a pilot project to develop a H2 fuel cell electric truck for mining logistics and transportation with Adani Enterprises Limited, part of the diversified Adani portfolio of companies, and Ashok Leyland.
Ionomr Innovations’ Pemion hydrocarbon-based proton exchange membrane exceed industry durability targets
Ionomr Innovations' Pemion has achieved performance and durability testing results that surpass internationally recognized standards from the U.S. Department of Energy and Hydrogen Europe, confirming the company’s proprietary hydrocarbon-based proton exchange membrane and polymer is ready for widespread heavy-duty fuel cell applications.