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Updating the Air-Ship Concept With H2 Fuel Cells.

UK aviation company Hybrid Air Vehicles has updated its “flying bum” Airlander 10 hybrid airship concept with a lower-carbon version featuring electric motors powered by hydrogen fuel cells. The latest version of the airship will produce “75 per cent fewer emissions than conventional aircraft in similar roles,” the company claimed. The aircraft, which will be …

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Engineering the Hydrogen Home

Hydrogen, once on the fringes of the UK energy debate, now looks set to play a starring role in our low carbon future, particularly when it comes to warming up our homes. Jon Excell reports A semi-detached show-home on the outskirts of Gateshead may seem an unlikely location for a …

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S. Korea’s Major Conglomerates to Set Up Hydrogen Council

SEOUL – The heads of South Korea’s four major conglomerates met Thursday to discuss ways to set up a consultative body on hydrogen in a move that underscored their commitment to fostering the clean energy source. Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Euisun met with SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won, POSCO …

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Hydrogen Fuel Costs – Daimler, Volvo seek Huge Cuts

Daimler Trucks and Volvo AB said on Thursday they aim jointly to cut the costs of hydrogen fuel cells by a factor of five or six by 2027 as they seek to make the zero-emission technology commercially viable for long-haul trucking. But even if cellcentric, the fuel-cell joint venture the …

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UK Government launches Hydrogen Funding Competitions

LONDON (ICIS)–The UK government announced on 24 May a £166.5m cash injection to support the build-out of carbon capture technologies, greenhouse gas removal, and hydrogen. The funding is part of the prime minister’s 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution that was released in November and included a target …

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Fuji 24 Hours debut – Toyota – Hydrogen Car Success

The Rookie Racing-entered Corolla, which burns compressed hydrogen in its turbocharged 1.6-litre inline three-cylinder engine, completed a total of 358 laps in the Super Taikyu blue riband race at an average speed of 67.963km/h – less than half of the laps of the race-winning Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. Toyota FIA …

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World’s Largest Oil Region to Become Hydrogen Hub?

The biggest oil-exporting region in the world, the Middle East, has set its sights on becoming a major clean energy exporter of green hydrogen. The largest oil producers in the Arab Gulf have jumped on the hydrogen bandwagon — especially its so-called green variety produced from water electrolysis using electricity …

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New Zealand’s plans for a Green Aviation Future

Aviation makes up a significant part of our carbon footprint, and biofuel plays a big role in Air New Zealand’s plan to reduce those emissions. Over the past year-and-a-bit, New Zealand has experienced the benefits of being an isolated island nation. Our big Pacific moat proved to be a pretty …

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Clean Energy Companies – Witnessed Meteoric Rise

FCEL manufacturing costs are significantly higher than its peers, forcing the company to sell its products near or below production costs. FCEL valuation dwarfs its peers, putting shares in overbought territory. Recent common equity offerings provided FCEL with the necessary cash to stay afloat for longer.   Photo by Stephen …

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Plug Power To Expand – China, Vietnam – South Korea

Hydrogen fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc. PLUG 2.17% is planning to expand its business to China, Vietnam and South Korea, Nikkei Asia reported Tuesday. What Happened: Plug Power reportedly intends to expand the business in the three Asian countries through its joint venture with South Korean conglomerate SK Group. SK Group said in February …

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