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Fuel cell vehicles enter serious production

Fuel cell vehicles enter serious production

Jul 12, 2017
Do fuel cells have a significant future in cars?
Stabilizing molecule could pave way for lithium-air fuel cell

Stabilizing molecule could pave way for lithium-air fuel cell

Apr 28, 2017 United States
Lithium-oxygen fuel cells boast energy density levels comparable to fossil fuels and are thus seen as a promising candidate for future transportation-related energy needs.
Potential usage of fuel cell technology in heavy-duty applications

Potential usage of fuel cell technology in heavy-duty applications

Apr 25, 2017 United States
Project Portal - a hydrogen fuel cell system designed for heavy duty truck use at the Port of Los Angeles.
A self-healing membrane for fuel cells

A self-healing membrane for fuel cells

Apr 5, 2017 United States
Fuel cells are energy efficient and clean, and the hydrogen fuel can be generated from a variety of domestic sources. However, a major challenge to commercialization of this technology is the durability of the membrane.
A tiny squeeze gives a big boost in performance

A tiny squeeze gives a big boost in performance

Dec 5, 2016 United States
A nanosize squeeze can significantly boost the performance of platinum catalysts that help generate energy in fuel cells, according to a new study.
Battery electric cars better choice for reducing emissions

Battery electric cars better choice for reducing emissions

Nov 21, 2016 United States
Many communities would be better off investing in electric vehicles that run on batteries instead of hydrogen fuel cells, in part because the hydrogen infrastructure provides few additional energy benefits for the community besides clean transportation.
Genetic modification boosts algal hydrogen production

Genetic modification boosts algal hydrogen production

Oct 26, 2016 Israel
Researchers have revealed how microalgae produce hydrogen, a clean fuel of the future, and suggest a possible mechanism to jumpstart mass production of this environmentally-friendly energy source.
Searching for a fuel cell USP

Searching for a fuel cell USP

Oct 12, 2016
Toyota and Daimler presented at a recent IDTechEx conference on their fuel cell vehicle programs. A questioner asked them to reveal the unique selling proposition of fuel cell vehicles. They said there is no USP.
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Agreement to meet the growing market for fuel cell stacks

Agreement to meet the growing market for fuel cell stacks

Oct 10, 2016 30 Sweden
PowerCell Sweden AB has signed an important agreement with 3M to secure future supplies of MEA (Membrane Electrode Assembly). The agreement with 3M secures PowerCell's supplies for the increased demand of the fuel cell stacks PowerCell S1 and S2.
Proton diffusion discovery a boost for fuel cell technologies

Proton diffusion discovery a boost for fuel cell technologies

Oct 3, 2016 United Kingdom
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have made an important breakthrough which could lead to the design of better fuel cell materials.
Researchers reduce costly noble metals for fuel cell reactions

Researchers reduce costly noble metals for fuel cell reactions

Sep 6, 2016 United States
Researchers have developed a novel nanomaterial that could improve the performance and lower the costs of fuel cells by using fewer precious metals like platinum or palladium.