ITM Power has announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cheetah Marine to develop a hydrogen fuelled catamaran as part of the Isle of Wight EcoIsland project. Island energy systems are one of the key entry markets for on-site hydrogen fuel production. Islands have high fuel prices and difficult fuel logistics. Most island […]
UPS Systems has donated a fuel cell system to light Trafalgar Square’s Christmas tree. The fuel cell will power the star on top of the tree throughout December and the New Year.
The iconic tree is a tradition that dates back to 1947 when the city of Oslo donated the first tree to the people of […]
Some £3 million of UK government funding has been allocated to seven research projects into areas including catalysts and membranes to establish hydrogen storage infrastructure and fuel cells incorporating nanomaterial.
Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells is among the companies leading one of the projects. The others are Alstom Grid UK Ltd, C-Tech Innovation Ltd, Cella Energy Ltd, […]
E.ON will invest €5m to develop a pilot plant in Falkenhagen, Germany, to convert power from wind energy into hydrogen for storage on the gas grid. The project will begin in 2013 and 360 metres of hydrogen per hour will be produced by electrolysis before being fed into the Ontras gas grid to be used like […]
Air Liquide and Plug Power announced their intent to join forces to develop the market for hydrogen-powered forklift trucks in Europe. Fuel-cell powered forklift trucks is today’s fastest growing hydrogen market. This initiative should lead to the creation of a joint venture between Plug Power and Axane (subsidiary of the Air Liquide group) in France, which would rely on […]
UPS Systems has supplied one of its new hydrogen fuel cells, the Mobixane, to documentary makers Renegade Pictures. The fuel cell gives Renegade Pictures a virtually silent portable power supply for its 3D camera equipment, which it is using to film a new Sky TV series about Woburn Safari Park.
Renegade Pictures will be filming on […]
ITM Power announced a new partnership agreement with the EcoIsland Consortium – the largest single sustainability project in the UK involving a range of leading organisations such as IBM, Toshiba, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE), Southern Water, Cable&Wireless Worldwide and now also ITM Power which will provide hydrogen energy storage and clean fuel technologies for integration into the renewable energy smart grid system being developed on […]
ACAL Energy has achieved key milestones in the development of its FlowCath® platinum-free liquid cathode fuel cell technology. The Company has completed the build of its first field test system, producing gross power of 3kW. At the same time the company has also achieved a new record peak performance power density of nearly 900 mW/cm2, […]