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  • The future of fuel cell technology - Investing in Fuel Cells

    James Wilde, Director, Innovation and Policy, discusses the future of fuel cell technology. The Carbon Trust has identified that UK breakthroughs in polymer fuel cells could make fuel cell cars cost competitive with combustion engine cars - doubling the number of fuel cell ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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

  • 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

  • Fuel cells `need investment`

    An environmental group and news provider has said that fuel cell technology has 'massive potential' for the development of green fleets in the future. TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk explained that there are some drawbacks to the technology but these are being worked on. High costs of development and the lack of appropriate infrastructure for hydrogen refuelling were cited as two 'stumbling block[s]', ...


    By Energy Saving Trust

  • Analyzing Water Fuel Cells

    Analyzing Water Fuel Cells  The race for developing a long term solution to increasing usage of fossil fuels in the automotive sector and the rising effect of greenhouse gases has a new participant Fuel Cell Technology. The advent of Fuel Cells though yet to achieve mass commercial successes has ...


  • Fuel Cell Industry Applications

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Fuel Cell Industry Analysis' which gives a comprehensive overview of the fuel cell industry worldwide. By RNCOS.  Fuel Cell Industry Analysis  The global fuel cell market has been witnessing outstanding growth and expansion both in terms of shipments and installations of the fuel cell powered products. The growth in the adoption of fuel cell ...


  • India, UK to collaborate on fuel–cell technology, healthcare

    India and the United Kingdom have signed pacts on affordable health care, environment friendly energy technologies and bridging the urban–rural divide in India, as part of wider bilateral collaboration. Under pacts signed by India’s junior science minister Prithviraj Chavan and UK minister for science and universities David Willets last month (29 July) in New Delhi, the two countries ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • The EU fuel cells and hydrogen joint technology initiative

    The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Technology Initiative (JTI) is a public private partnership with joint funding from the Community and from industry with industry in the lead. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen JTI was established as a Joint Undertaking by Council Regulation (EC) 521/2008[1]. It is officially launched at the First Stakeholders General Assembly in Brussels on 14-15 October 2008. The ...

  • 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

  • Analyzing Micro Fuel Cells

    Analyzing Micro Fuel Cells  Micro Fuel Cells Market  The race for developing a long term solution to increasing usage of fossil fuels in the automotive sector and the rising ...


  • 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 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

  • Fuel Cell and Microturbine Technology Gains International Acclaim

    Fuel cells and microturbines are becoming popular energy management solutions as surging oil prices have begun to dampen the strength of the global economic recovery. Fuel cells and microturbines can operate on a variety of fuels, including natural gas and renewable fuels such as landfill gas and digester gas. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Alternative Energy Sector ...


    By Marketwire

  • Natural foods to adopt hydrogen fuel cell technology

    Complementing its culture of social responsibility and its commitment to utilizing clean energy, United Natural Foods, Inc. today announced plans to adopt hydrogen fuel cell technology to power the lift truck fleet at its Sarasota, Florida distribution center. Intended to improve efficiency, productivity and reliability, 65 GenDrive™ fuel cell powered lift trucks will be mobilized at the Sarasota ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Fuel Cell Shipments to Triple - Technology deployment on an upswing

    The latest Fuel Cell Industry Review reports that annual fuel cell system shipments in 2011 were 24,600 - growing by 39% compared to 2010, led by increases in the stationary power sector. 2011 was by far the most successful year to date in the history of fuel cells with annual megawatts (MW) shipped exceeding 100 MW for the first time as commercialisation of the industry took hold. Growth in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • HyFive pioneers hydrogen fuel cell technology

    Preparing for the future. BMW, Daimler, Honda, Hyundai and Toyota, PE INTERNATIONAL, the London Mayor’s Office, hydrogen fueling companies, and others launched a $51.6 million project to develop hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric cars and refueling stations. PE will not only provide the award winning SoFi software for monitoring but will also assess Environmental and Economic aspects of ...


    By thinkstep

  • Fuel Cell Market – Key Trends, Fuel, Installation | Technology, Application, Type

    Global fuel cell market reached 0.14 million unit shipments in 2010 from mere 11 thousand units in 2007. During this period, shipments grew by CAGR of 132% and are further expected to rise by 115% CAGR from 2011 to 2016. The global fuel cell market which was at $650 million in 2010 will be at $1.6 billion in the year 2016. The report “Global Fuel Cell Market by Technology, Application, ...


  • Fuel Cells Etc to Distribute Pearl Hydrogen Fuel Cells

    FuelCellsEtc announced today that it has signed a supply and distribution agreement with Pearl Hydrogen Technology Co., Ltd covering hydrogen air fuel cells.  The agreement gives FuelCellsEtc non-exclusive rights to sell Pearl Hydrogen Technology’s hydrogen air fuel cells on a global ...


    By Fuel Cells Etc

  • 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 ...

  • Energy Department Invests $10M Through the Fuel Cell Technologies Incubator Funding Opportunity to Support Innovations in Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Fuel Technologies

    The Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) has selected 11 projects to receive up to $10M in funding in support of innovations in fuel cell and hydrogen fuel technologies. The intention of these selections is to identify high-impact technologies that are not already addressed in FCTO’s strategic plan or mainstream project portfolio. The selected projects will support research and ...


    By US Department of Energy

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