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Thin-film hydrogen storage at scale from Plasma Kinetics

We interviewed a truly original company this week called Plasma Kinetics, run by a husband and wife team, Paul and Stacey Smith, which claim to have developed a unique method for bonding hydrogen both for storage and release within applications, by adsorption onto a Magnesium hydride thin film layer.The idea …

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Hebron Academy launching a hydrogen car program in Maine

Educator Joshua Kangas was involved with the Horizon Grand Prix in California. Hebron Academy students, from left, Mitchell Nazareth, Calvin Grover and Ky Barretta, show the first of two remote-controlled hydrogen cars they plan to race in an international grand prix series. Hydrogen fuel packs, remote control and 3D-printed chassis …

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This Concept Ship Uses Two Smaller Boats to Turn Plastic Into “Beyond Green” Hydrogen

Numerous types of projects around the world are trying to tackle the never-ending problem of plastic waste that is affecting our oceans. Even when it comes to maritime transportation, vessels could do more than replace conventional fuel and propulsion systems with cleaner ones. They could actively contribute to collecting this …

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BP and Linde plan major CCS and hydrogen project in Texas

UK-based oil and gas giant BP and German engineering firm Linde plan a major carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Texas that will enable low carbon hydrogen production at Linde’s existing facilities. Courtesy of bp This development will also support the storage of CO2 captured from other industrial facilities. …

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Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana are in a heated national competition to land a hydrogen hub

                                ALISTER THORPE/Wikimedia Commons Ohio wants to become a blue hydrogen hub, a federally funded project proving the viability of a hydrogen value chain from production to end use. A total of $8 billion is up for grabs to states chosen to start one of four hydrogen hubs. The money …

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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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Daimler Truck, Cummins converting Freightliner Cascadias to run on hydrogen

Cummins collaborates with market leader to put its fuel cells on the road in 2024 Daimler Truck North America will install Cummins hydrogen-powered fuel cells in Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 trucks as soon as 2024. (Rendering: Daimler and Cummins)  LONG BEACH, Calif. — In the clearest sign yet of Cummins …

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Bureau Veritas approves EODev’s electro-hydrogen power solutions for the maritime industry

Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, recently approved the second generation of the REXH2® developed by Energy Observer Developments (EODev), a turnkey power generator for the supply of low carbon electricity on board ships. The hydrogen PEM fuel cell at its heart makes it possible …

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Unlocking the potential of hydrogen

Enapter’s innovative approach to producing hydrogen may reshape clean energy Enapter electrolyzers utilize cleaner, and more cost-effective, technologies for hydrogen production. Hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe, has long offered tantalizing potential as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. For decades, electrolyzers—using electricity to extract hydrogen from water—have …

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Hydrogen refuellers to support ZeroAvia’s US flight-test programme

Hydrogen-electric propulsion specialist ZeroAvia is co-operating with Shell affiliates which will design and construct commercial-scale mobile refuellers for the company’s California test facility. The agreement will support ZeroAvia’s flight-test programme following the recent delivery of a Dornier 228 to the site. This aircraft is to be fitted with the company’s …

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