zero-emission fuel cell News

  • Hyundai Provides Zero-Emissions Hydrogen Fuel Cell ix35 to Municipality of Copenhagen

    Hyundai Motor Company is leasing 15 zero-emissions hydrogen-powered ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles to the Municipality of Copenhagen, supporting the Danish capital in its efforts to become carbon-neutral by 2025.This agreement is a ‘first’ for Hyundai, acknowledged as an industry leader in fuel cell technology and eco-friendly cars, which operates a dedicated fuel-cell research division at ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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

  • Vision Industries Delivers World's First Zero-Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck

    Vision Industries Corp. (OTCBB: VIIC) on Friday delivered the world's first zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-electric Class 8 truck to Total Transportation Services Inc. (TTSI), a national trucking company that will put the vehicle to test in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The effort is part of the ports' Technology Advancement Program, designed to encourage the commercialization of ...


    By Marketwire

  • As Global Advanced Batteries Market Doubles to $20.8 Billion in 2020, Zero-Emission Fuel Cells will be Most Sought, But High Costs and Budget Constraints Hinder Growth

    A new report forecasts the global advanced batteries market will grow from $9.5 billion in 2012 to reach $20.8 billion in 2020. One of the key drivers for the advanced battery industry is that it is an environmentally-friendly technology with fewer pollution and disposal issues than other technologies. In ...

  • 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

  • Nissan Develops Next Generation Fuel Cell Stack

      - World's best* power density realizes more than 50% size reduction - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today released its Next Generation Fuel Cell Stack (2011 Model) for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV). The latest technology development is part of the company's continuing efforts towards the realization of a Zero Emission society. Through improvements to the ...


  • An affordable fuel cell electric car coming soon

    Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., have signed a unique three-way agreement to accelerate the commercialization of fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technology. The goal of the collaboration is to jointly develop a common fuel cell electric vehicle system while reducing investment costs associated with the engineering of the technology. Each company will invest equally ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • eHydrogen Solutions' H2 Vehicle Fuelling Module a Solution for Lotus' Fuel Cell London Taxi Initiative: Market Grows as Mayor Calls for Zero Emissions From London Taxis by 2020

    RENO, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 08/05/10 -- eHydrogen Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EHYD) announced today that its advanced Hydrogen Vehicle Fuelling Module (H2VFM), in its Hydrogen Fuelling Station configuration, would enhance the recently announced Hydrogen Fuel Cell taxi being built by Lotus for the London Taxi system. This is the first hydrogen-powered London cab, developed to showcase zero ...


    By Marketwire

  • American Fuel Cell Bus Program Delivers

    Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD) (NASDAQ: BLDP) today announced that it has, together with consortium partners BAE Systems and ElDorado National (California) Inc., successfully deployed a "Buy America"-compliant, zero-emission fuel cell bus for SunLine Transit Agency in Palm Springs, CA. The "Buy America" regulation requires the manufacturing ...


    By Ballard Power Systems Inc.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Boeing-American Airlines test in flight fuel cells

    Boeing and American Airlines are teaming up to test flight a suite of environmentally progressive technologies that increase fuel efficiency and reduce airplane noise using a Next-Generation 737-800 airplane known as the ecoDemonstrator. American Airlines is loaning the new 737-800 to Boeing so engineers can gather data about the viability of each technology being tested. After testing is ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Scandinavian fuel cell can reduce CO2 emissions from goods transport

    The fuels cell that four Scandinavian industrial companies are developing in collaboration with SINTEF could supply power to trailers and fork-lift trucks. The electricity generated by this “mini power-station” could be capable of stopping heavy goods vehicle engines from having to run in neutral when their drivers are resting, and replace the use of diesel fuel in fork-lift trucks. In ...

  • Hydrogen fuel cells will help reduce CO2 emissions, says WWM boss

    Using fuel cells powered by hydrogen will help the next generation of harbour tugs to cut emissions, according to Michiel Wijsmuller, managing director of WorldWise Marine Engineering (WWM). Part of the Offshore Ship Designers group, WWM is working with tug operators Ijmuiden-based Iskes and Rotterdam-based Smit to develop a 50 tonne bollard pull harbour tug that will have zero emissions when on ...

  • A new way to build membranes for fuel cells

    A team of researchers at MIT and Pennsylvania State University has been developing a new method for producing novel kinds of membranes that could have improved properties for batteries, fuel cells and other energy conversion and storage applications. After years of working on a novel way of making membranes through a unique layer-by-layer assembly, the team has developed a material specifically ...


    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 ...

  • GBP 7.2m for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Demonstration programme

    A competition for up to £7.2 million of funding for companies to develop Hydrogen and Fuel Cell technology opens today. The competition is being funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change and is part of measures for stimulating low carbon technologies announced in this year’s budget. Companies will be able to bid to the Technology Strategy Board, who will manage the programme, for a ...


  • Environmentally friendly aircraft: hydrogen fuel cells for airplanes

    Fuel cells can already be used to power motor vehicles, but what about a commercial airliner? Fuel cell powered airplanes may be nearer than you think. The first manned flight powered by a hydrogen fuel cell was flown in March 2008. A recent study explains how this energy source can be used in small aircrafts, potentially reducing greenhouse gas emissions in aviation. Hydrogen fuel cells are ...

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