Fuel / Technology: Hydrogen Fuel Cell

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Renault forms joint venture to develop hydrogen commercial vehicles

January 14, 2021Groupe Renault and Plug Power Inc. announced the signature of a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) to launch a 50-50 joint-venture based in France by the end of the first half of 2021.

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Nikola Says Arizona Electric Rate Deal will Accelerate Hydrogen Production

January 14, 2021After a rocky finish in 2020, Nikola announced it has secured an innovative electric rate schedule with Arizona Public Service Company that the company said makes possible the accelerated development of hydrogen-based fueling solutions for the transportation industry.

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Green hydrogen: The future of fuel?

January 13, 2021The transportation sector is researching and adopting the use of alternative fuels such as hydrogen fuel cells and electric batteries. The majority of hydrogen produced today comes from natural gas and coal.

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Plug Power Raises $1.5B to Tap into Green Hydrogen Economy in Asia

January 7, 2021Plug Power has raised $1.5 billion from South Korea’s SK Group, aimed at boosting hydrogen fuel cells and green hydrogen electrolyzers as a cleaner source of energy for transport and industry throughout Asian markets

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The many colors of hydrogen

January 6, 2021Hydrogen comes from a number of sources and is produced via several different methods including electrolysis of water, using nuclear power or using grid electricity; it is also produced as a byproduct of industrial processes, by the thermal splitting of methane, from natural gas, or it can be extracted from fossil fuel.

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Where Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Fit into Our Future?

January 5, 2021Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles are just one part of the zero-emissions equation, sharing the market with battery electric vehicles.

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Deep dive into heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell tractors

December 30, 2020Hydrogen to power commercial vehicles is a hot topic these days. There seems to be something in the news about it every day. And hydrogen just so happens to be the fuel of choice for fuel cells to power vehicles.

via Fleet Owner

8 questions with Nikola head of manufacturing Mark Duchesne

December 29, 2020Now Mark Duchesne is on to Act 3, overseeing the construction of Nikola Corp.’s $600 million manufacturing plant in Coolidge, Arizona. He is also keeping an eye on the pre-production Tre heavy-duty battery-electric trucks Nikola is building in an Iveco plant in Ulm, Germany.

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2020: The Year of Green Hydrogen in 10 Stories

December 29, 2020Green hydrogen exceeded expectations in 2020 with a spate of huge projects, binding deployment targets and a handful of gigafactories.

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ABB, AFC Energy Partner to Develop EV Charging Solutions

December 28, 2020ABB has launched a strategic partnership with AFC Energy, a provider of hydrogen power generation technology, to create the next generation of high power sustainable electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for grid constrained locations.

via NGT News

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Drayage Fleets Get a Glimpse of a Fuel Cell Future

December 23, 2020A pair of Kenworth T680 Class 8 trucks powered by a Toyota fuel cell electric drivetrain will make the rounds at the San Pedro Bay Ports.

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ABB and AFC Energy to develop fuel cell-powered EV charging solution

December 22, 2020Charging giant ABB has formed a strategic partnership with fuel cell developer AFC Energy to create a charging solution for grid-constrained locations.

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Linde, Daimler collaborate on hydrogen refueling technology

December 21, 2020Linde recently signed an agreement with Daimler Truck AG to jointly develop the next generation of hydrogen refueling technology for fuel cell-powered heavy-duty vehicles.

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Canadian Pacific to pilot hydrogen-powered locomotive

December 21, 2020Canadian Pacific, a transcontinental railway in Canada and the US, has announced its plans to develop North America’s first line-haul hydrogen-powered locomotive.

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks: ‘It’s Complicated’

December 18, 2020NACFE’s guidance report, Making Sense of Heavy-Duty Hydrogen Fuel Tractors, highlights the challenges and benefits of making fuel-cell powered trucks competitive with battery-electric trucks as clean-energy alternatives to diesel.

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Toyota Motor Europe strengthens strategic alliance with CaetanoBus and Finlog in fuel cell bus business

December 18, 2020The enhanced strategic alliance with bus manufacturing and sales company CaetanoBus, and Finlog, a passenger car financial service company, aims to accelerate the spread of hydrogen mobility.

via Green Car Congress