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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Integration of nanotechnology will enhance fuel cells market potential

    This report gives an in-depth analysis of Global fuel cells market and provides growth opportunities up to 2015. The research analyzes the growth and evolution of the Global fuel cells market up to 2008 and gives historical statistics for 2001-2008. This research analyzes the market scenarios for this technology and regulatory policies that govern them. This coupled with elaborate country ...


  • Fuel Cells Recommended by US DOD for Defense Facilities

    Two leading North American clean energy associations, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) of the United States, and the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA), today applaud the release of a groundbreaking U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) study, "Beyond Demonstration: A White Paper on the Role of Fuel Cells in the Department of Defense's Energy Strategy" which ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

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