Fuelcells

Renault Scenic Vision Concept Debuts As Hydrogen Fuel Cell Range Extender

The French automaker is repurposing its Scenic nameplate for a very different vehicle. Most buyers who last decade would have purchased a people carrier are nowadays almost exclusively buying crossovers and SUVs, so it’s not surprising that Renault is turning its MPVs into high riders in order to keep them …

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Using a carbon-coated nickel anode in hydrogen fuel cells, could decrease costs and increase use

A nitrogen doped carbon-coated nickel anode can catalyze an essential reaction in hydrogen fuel cells at a fraction of the cost of the precious metals currently used, Cornell University researchers have found. The new discovery could accelerate the widespread use of hydrogen fuel cells, which hold great promise as efficient, …

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Pininfarina’s New Hydrogen-Powered Vehicle Has Removable Fuel Tank

The NamX crossover will make its public debut at the Paris Motor Show later this year. Battery electric vehicles seem poised to dominate the auto industry in a couple of decades. The future still needs to be written, and some believe there will be room for hydrogen-powered vehicles. Established automakers …

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Bosch to dive into new business: up to €500 million will be invested in hydrogen electrolysis

Bosch forecasts that the global market for electrolyzer components will increase to a volume of around 14 billion euros by 2030, with Europe set to see the highest rates of growth.   Bosch will be investing up to 500 million euros by 2030 in the business of hydrogen electrolysis. More …

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Initial design for new hydrogen carrier unveiled

A concept image of a newly designed liquid hydrogen carrier. Image: C-Job Naval Architects C-JOB Naval Architects unveiled a new design for a liquid hydrogen tanker, developed in partnership with green hydrogen development company LH2 Europe.C-Job Naval Architects have designed a brand new class of liquid hydrogen tanker that will …

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Methanol-to-Hydrogen Power Could Boost the Potential of Fuel Cells

The RIX M2H2 hydrogen generator (RIX)   Multiple companies are jumping into the race to combine the operational advantages of methanol bunkering with the efficiency of hydrogen fuel cell propulsion. Using a reformer to strip hydrogen off of methanol, a ship can generate its own H2 without the challenges of …

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SK ecoplant, Korea East-West Power to Secure Green Hydrogen Overseas

      In this file photo, hydrogen fuel-cell cars line up in front of a hydrogen charging station at a service station on an expressway in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, northeastern South Korea, on Jan. 21, 2021. (Yonhap)   South Korean builder SK ecoplant Co. announced that it had joined …

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Apus Aircraft Design Stores Hydrogen in Wing Spar Tanks

The Apus i-2 uses hydrogen to power fuel cells, which deliver electricity to two electric motors. Wing spars double as hydrogen fuel tanks. (Photo: Matt Thurber/AIN) On display last week at Aero Friedrichshafen was a mockup of Apus Group’s zero-emission hydrogen-powered twin-motor i-2 airplane, equipped to highlight the fuel cell …

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Could Solid-State Hydrogen Storage Be a Serious Alternative to Batteries?

This medium releases 99.99 percent pure hydrogen, which could power electrical grids, hydrogen fuel cells, cars, or hydrogen-injected diesel trucks. Illustration by Eleni Dimou using Plasma Kinetics   Former computer-chip manufacturing engineer Paul Smith founded Plasma Kinetics in 2008. The Arizona-​based startup has developed “solid-state” hydrogen storage, essentially transferring the …

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Vancouver Island’s 1st public hydrogen fuel station opens in Saanich

At the Hydrogen + Fuel Cell Conference, people were able to look inside high-tech hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles and even test drive them.   The first public hydrogen fuel station on Vancouver Island has opened in Saanich, B.C., the province announced Friday. Located at an Esso gas station, the project …

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