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  • Fuel cells for portable electronics

    MTI Micro, a company which develops and manufactures power sources for portable electronics, is getting ready to release long lasting methanol-filled fuel cell batteries to the market. The technology is expected to replace batteries and charger packs from mobile, personal electronics making them complete, stand alone devices. MTI Micro has developed a patented, miniaturized proprietary direct ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Improvements in fuel cell design

    Researchers in the renewable energy sector are working hard in this respect. In this context, researchers in the UPV/EHU’s Department of Applied Chemistry are exploring possible solutions to improve the efficiency of mobile devices like, for example, mobile phones, laptop computers and vehicles. In other words, they are designing new ways of obtaining energy in a cleaner, safer and more ...

  • Fuel cells for powering homes

    One of the applications that fuel cells may have is the supplying of homes with electrical power. When considering applications of this type that call for greater power, a research group in the UPV/EHU’s department of Mineralogy and Petrology has studied the use of one type of material, perovskites, for the design of these cells. Fuel cells are similar to batteries, but they differ from ...

  • Fuel cells at sea

    Fuel cells may be the key to cleaning up the marine shipping industry according to Michiel Wijsmuller, managing Director of Worldwise Marine Engineering (WWM). Using fuel cells could significantly reduce carbon dioxide, sulphur oxides and nitrogen oxides produced by marine vessels. Seagoing vessels are currently responsible for an estimated 14% of emissions of nitrogen oxides according ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • PowerCell develops fuel cell system for Kalmar Cargotec

    The leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has reached an agreement with Kalmar Cargotec Sweden AB on developing a fuel cell system for Kalmar Cargotec’s future electric forklift truck. This will help the end consumer, SSAB, to diminish carbon dioxide emissions at the site. The system will be developed and ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • Fuel Cell Today publishes The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2012

    ANNUAL FUEL CELL SHIPMENTS TO TRIPLE BETWEEN 2011 & 2012, SURPASSING 78,000 UNITS; ANNUAL MEGAWATTS EXPECTED TO INCREASE 61%, REACHING 176 MW IN 2012 Fuel Cell Today has released its latest free annual review of the fuel cell industry, reporting continued growth through 2011 and its expectations for further growth in 2012. The Fuel Cell Industry Review 2012 reports that annual fuel cell ...


    By Fuel Cell Today

  • Fuel Cells Annual Report 2012

    The global fuel cell industry is growing at a rapid pace, having posted a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 83% during the period from 2009 to 2011. However, the industry is still small, particularly compared to some of its other counterparts in the clean energy arena such as solar and wind. And the fuel cell industry still suffers from a pattern of expansion and contraction. During 2011, for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Residential Fuel Cells Around the Corner

    WESTWOOD, Massachusetts (ENS) - Acumentrics Corporation, a developer of solid oxide fuel cells, has submitted a five kilowatt fuel cell generator that could supply power to a home to federal government authorities for evaluation. The solid oxide fuel cell generator will be evaluated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, part of the U.S. Department of ...

  • Ballard to expand fuel cell system sales in India

    Ballard Power Systems has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Delta Power Solutions (India) Pvt. Ltd. [Delta], expanding the range of clean energy applications they will focus on under an existing fuel cell system collaboration agreement. Christy Clark, British Columbia's Premier and Dr. Farooq Abdullah, India's Minister of New & Renewable Energy, hosted a signing ceremony in New ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Bringing Fuel Cell Technology to the Home

    Ballard Power Systems has announced signing of an agreement with Anglo American Platinum Limited under which Anglo American Platinum will invest $4 million in Ballard through its PGM Development Fund, to support continued commercial advancement of the Company's fuel cell products in target market ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Why I’m backing Fuel Cells

    Viewpoint from Dr Robert Trezona Technology Director at the Carbon Trust In my role at the Carbon Trust, I have been working for a number of years to accelerate hydrogen powered fuel-cell electric vehicles to market. Our analyses suggest that this less fashionable technology is likely to make the largest ultimate contribution to reducing carbon and other emissions from road ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Fuel Cell Market Research and Developments

    Fuel Cell Market Outlook 2017    Fuel cells are an extremely resourceful technology with systems ranging from single watts up to megawatts. This created demand for this technology in various application areas including military, electronic devices, transportation, traffic signaling, security and remote monitoring etc. In addition, declining prices for fuel cells and advanced research ...


  • Bio-Methanol Fuel Available for IdaTech's Backup Power Fuel Cell Systems

    IdaTech plc (AIM: IDA), a global leader in the development and manufacture of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell products for telecommunications and other critical backup power applications, is pleased to announce the availability of bio-HydroPlus renewable fuel, a mixture of bio-methanol and de-ionized water, which is used to power IdaTech backup power fuel cell systems. ...


    By Marketwire

  • NREL to Showcase Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle and Stationary Fuel Cell System at Capitol Hill People’s Fair

    The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will showcase a fuel cell hybrid vehicle on loan from Toyota and a small stationary fuel cell system at the Capitol Hill People’s Fair on June 1 and 2. Representatives from NREL will be on hand to answer questions and give away educational literature about renewable energy, alternative fuels, and advanced vehicles. ...

  • SMART TESTSOLUTIONS introduces HiL test system for fuel cell control systems

    SMART TESTSOLUTIONS GmbH is introducing a test system that allows developers to test the electronic control circuitry for fuel cell systems without requiring a real system. The test system is based on the Hardware-in-the-Loop principle –the voltages of the fuel cell stack as well as all relevant environmental parameters are simulated. The test environment combines the ...


    By Smart Testsolutions GmbH

  • California Telecom Site Installs IdaTech's Backup Power Fuel Cell System Fueled with Renewable Fuel

    IdaTech plc (AIM: IDA), a global leader in the development and manufacture of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell products for telecommunications and other critical backup power applications, is pleased to announce the first use of Bio-HydroPlus renewable fuel. Bio-HydroPlus is a liquid fuel mixture of bio-methanol (62% methanol by weight) and de-ionized water for powering IdaTech's backup ...


    By Marketwire

  • Fuel cell bus technology development projects underway

    CALSTART, North America's leading advanced transportation technology organization, has secured and launched contracts for five major fuel cell bus technology development projects with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), an important part of CALSTART's overall hydrogen pathways strategy.fuel cell bus technology development projects. The newest $24-million effort involves multiple fuel ...


    By WestStart-CALSTART

  • Ballard to advance fuel cell modules for buses

    Vancouver-based Ballard Power Systems has been awarded approximately C$2.0 million in funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to extend a project for the commercialization of the Company's fuel cell power module for the transit bus market. In January 2010, SDTC awarded Ballard up to C$4.8 million for a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EU project prototypes methanol fuel cell for ships

    After nearly one and a half years of research and development, the EU-funded METHAPU (‘Validation of renewable methanol based auxiliary power systems for commercial vessels’) project is about to start trials on a prototype of a methanol-based solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) unit. The protoype will be tried and tested for performance and emissions under real-life conditions onboard a car transport ...

  • Stationary fuel cells - Global market analysis and forecasts

    The stationary fuel cell industry is growing in terms of megawatts and systems shipped. At the same time, it is going through a deep restructuring, with a number of companies exiting the space and a handful of new entrants appearing. The most notable shift from 2011 to 2012 has been a meaningful set of developments in government policy that will directly influence the future of the fuel cell ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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