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VT, Shell Hydrogen to Collaborate on Home Hydrogen Fueling

VT, Shell Hydrogen to Collaborate on Home Hydrogen Fueling Oevel, Belgium-based Vandenborre Technologies N.V. (VT), a leader in the design, manufacture and sale of pressurized hydrogen generation systems based on advanced alkaline water electrolysis, recently announced it has signed a development, marketing and sales agreement with Shell Hydrogen. Under the agreement, VT said Shell Hydrogen, […]

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Hydrogenics to Supply Hydrogen Generator to ChevronTexaco

Hydrogenics to Supply Hydrogen Generator to ChevronTexaco Hydrogenics Corporation recently announced it has undertaken a second work order with ChevronTexaco Technology Ventures, LLC under the master services agreement signed between the two companies earlier this year. According to Hydrogenics, the contract is for the provision of engineering and product related services to integrate a fully […]

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Canadian Researcher Develops New Hydrogen Production Process

Canadian Researcher Develops New Hydrogen Production Process The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) recently reported that New Brunswick inventor Jim Andersen has patented a new hydrogen extraction method using “caustic soda,” water and aluminum. According to CBC, the key to Andersen’s invention is that the reaction continues as long as the catalyst, corrosive sodium hydroxide, is […]

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Nano-Proprietary Signs Exclusive Agreement for Hydrogen Products

Nano-Proprietary Signs Exclusive Agreement for Hydrogen Products Austin, TX-based Nano-Proprietary, Inc., through its subsidiary, Applied Nanotech, Inc. (ANI), recently announced it has signed an exclusive development, purchase and license agreement with an international electrical measuring equipment company for the measurement of hydrogen in power transformers, tap changers and breakers. According to the company, ANI will […]

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Argentina Signs New Fuel Cell Development Agreement

Argentina Signs New Fuel Cell Development Agreement Business News Americas recently reported that Argentina’s presidential news service has revealed the government has signed a fuel cell design, development and commercialization agreement, on behalf of state energy company Energia Argentina, SA (ENARSA), with the Argentine Army and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. According to Business News Americas, Army […]

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Casio fuel cell to power notebook computer

Casio fuel cell to power notebook computer Japan’s Casio Computer Co. recently announced that it has prototyped a methanol reformate fuel cell that is small in size and produces enough power to drive a digital camera. Starting from fiscal year 2007 the company expects to have a higher-output version that can power a notebook computer. […]

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Mirant Adopts PES Hydrogen Generator at MI Power Plant

Mirant Adopts PES Hydrogen Generator at MI Power Plant Wallingford, CT-based Proton Energy Systems (PES) recently announced that Mirant Corporation has successfully installed a PES HOGEN H Series hydrogen generator at its power plant in Zeeland, MI. Before installing the PES hydrogen generator, PES said the Mirant-Zeeland facility paid between $30,000 and $60,000 per year […]

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VT Public Works Department to Install Hydrogen Fueling Station

VT Public Works Department to Install Hydrogen Fueling Station Distributed Energy Systems Corporation recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiaries Northern Power Systems and Proton Energy Systems will build an advanced hydrogen fueling station at the Department of Public Works in Burlington, VT through a partnership with EVermont, a nonprofit organization that supports clean, energy-sustainable […]

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Toshiba Develops Hydrogen-generating Microreactor

Toshiba Develops Hydrogen-generating Microreactor Japanese news service Nikkei recently reported that Toshiba Corporation has developed a hand-held microreactor designed to extract hydrogen from dimethyl ether (DME) and carbon-based fuels. According to Nikkei, the microreactor is capable of producing approximately 200 cubic centimeters (cc) of hydrogen per minute from 200 cc of water and 50 cc […]

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NHA, DOE Announce University Student Hydrogen Design Contest

NHA, DOE Announce University Student Hydrogen Design Contest The National Hydrogen Association (NHA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the “1st Annual University Student Hydrogen Design Contest.” “Today’s students are the future of the new hydrogen industry and critical to achieving the vision of a hydrogen economy,” said NHA. “To aid in the […]