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GM Signs Fuel Cell Fleet Development Contract With DOE

GM Signs Fuel Cell Fleet Development Contract With DOE General Motors Corporation (GM) recently announced it has signed a five-year, $88-million agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a 40-vehicle fuel cell fleet. Under the program, GM said it will spend $44 million to deploy fuel cell vehicle demonstration fleets in Washington, DC, […]

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Ballard Releases New Fuel Cell Technology ‘Road Map’

Ballard Releases New Fuel Cell Technology ‘Road Map’ Ballard Power Systems recently announced the release of its new technology “Road Map” which comprises four technology trendlines and targets for fuel cell stack durability, cost, freeze start and volumetric power density. According to Ballard, the “Road Map” will serve as a yardstick for measuring the company’s […]

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MTI Micro Delivers Mobion DMFCs for Military Applications

MTI Micro Delivers Mobion DMFCs for Military Applications MTI MicroFuel Cells, Inc. (MTI Micro) recently announced its delivery of five prototypes for sensor applications to the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) as part of a contract awarded to MTI Micro by SOCOM in 2004 to evaluate new technologies for field readiness. “SOCOM is a leader […]

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Genesys Acquires Hydrogen Technology License From Bar-Gadda

Genesys Acquires Hydrogen Technology License From Bar-Gadda Genesys, LLC recently announced it has acquired a license from Bar-Gadda, LLC for its technology for producing hydrogen from water vapor or geothermal steam. Genesys said it will be involved in further development of the technology for commercial applications. According to Genesys, the patent-pending technology employs a technique […]

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Fairchild Enters Agreement for Hydrogen Production Technology

Fairchild Enters Agreement for Hydrogen Production Technology Fairchild International Corporation, a developer and marketer of alternate fuels worldwide, recently announced that an agreement has been reached for the company’s wholly owned subsidiary Syngas Energy Corporation to acquire certain rights and licenses involving technology used to produce hydrogen-based fuels. According to Fairchild, the pyrolysis steam reformer […]

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California University to have ‘largest fuel cell power plant’

California University to have ‘largest fuel cell power plant’ California State University, Northridge, is preparing to open what it calls the “single largest fuel cell power plant at any university campus in the world.” The 1 megawatt plant was purchased from FuelCell Energy last year for around $3 million “By incorporating the fuel cell plant […]

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Honda Officials Comment on Reported FCV Collaboration With GM

Honda Officials Comment on Reported FCV Collaboration With GM AFX News reported mid-last week that Honda Motor Company Corporate Communications Division general manager Hiroshi Oshima repudiated a story published in Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun claiming that the automaker plans to collaborate on fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) with BMW AG and General Motors Corporation (GM). “Honda […]

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Hybrid Scooter Demonstration Project Awarded to APFCT

Hybrid Scooter Demonstration Project Awarded to APFCT Asia Pacific Fuel Cell Technologies, Ltd. (APFCT) recently announced it has been awarded a 40-vehicle fleet demonstration project for hybrid fuel cell-powered scooters by the Taiwan Ministry of Economics. According to APFCT, the Chinese Petroleum Corporation, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taigene Electric Machinery Corporation and Automotive Research and […]

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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 […]