Fuel / Technology: Hydrogen Fuel Cell

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Get America Moving Again and Prepare the United States for the Next Era of Electric Transportation

June 1, 2020Get America Moving Again (GAMA) is the latest report from EC and SAFE that outlines how crucial the transportation sector is for the economy to recover.

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Nikola to Broaden Electric-Truck Sales Model

May 31, 2020Nikola and Ryder have mutually agreed to end their exclusive partnership on Nikola’s hydrogen-electric Class 8 trucks, allowing Nikola to work with major truck dealerships to sell and service Nikola trucks.

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Rolls-Royce and Daimler Truck AG plan cooperation on stationary fuel-cell systems

May 28, 2020Daimler Truck AG and Rolls-Royce plc plan to cooperate on stationary fuel-cell generators as CO2-neutral emergency power generators for safety-critical facilities such as data centers.

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Oregon DEQ releases timeline for Clean Fuels Program expansion

May 28, 2020The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on May 18 announced it has submitted detailed information to Gov. Kate Brown on how it plans to carry out her March 10 executive order that set a new goal for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction.

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World’s biggest green H2 production plant will fuel stations in California

May 27, 2020The global energy company SGH2 is bringing the world’s largest green hydrogen production facility to Lancaster, California.

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Danish Companies Partner on Sustainable Fuel Project

May 27, 2020A group of Danish companies have entered a partnership with the goal of developing a hydrogen and e-fuel production facility by as soon as 2023.  The project could deliver more than 250,000 tons of sustainable fuel to buses, trucks, maritime vessels and airplanes every year.

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H2OzBus project to deploy 100 fuel cell buses across Australia

May 26, 2020The partners of the H2OzBus project have signed a memorandum of understanding as a further step in evaluating and demonstrating the concept of hydrogen fuel cell electric buses for use in public bus transport in Australia.

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Representatives Introduce DOD Bill to Promote the Use of ZEVs

May 22, 2020The Department of Defense Non-Tactical Vehicle Reduced Petroleum Consumption ACT has been proposed, which directs the DOD to replace such vehicles, from passenger cars to construction vehicles like bulldozers and forklifts, as they age with zero-emission vehicles.

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Successful year and a half of trials of the world’s first two hydrogen trains

May 21, 2020After 530 days and more than 180,000 driven kilometers, the successful trial operation of the world’s first two hydrogen trains was officially completed at the end of February. Two pre-series trains of Alstom’s Coradia iLint model have been in passenger service since September 2018.

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California Fleets: Carl Moyer Deadline Extended

May 15, 2020The application deadline for the Carl Moyer and Surplus Off-Road Opt-In for NOx programs (#PA2020-03 and #PA2020-04) is now extended to August 4 at 1 p.m. PST.

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SCS approved as verification body for California LCFS

May 14, 2020SCS Global Services, a leading global third-party verifier of environmental claims, is now approved by the California Air Resources Board as a verification body for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.

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Renewable Hydrogen Production and Infrastructure for Freight

Watch this webinar recording by the California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) and ACT News on renewable hydrogen production and infrastructure for transit, trucking, cargo handling equipment fleets.

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TCEQ Funds the Texas Clean Fleet Program

May 12, 2020The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says up to $7.7 million in grants is being made available to encourage entities that operate large fleets of vehicles in Texas to replace diesel-powered vehicles with alternative fuel or hybrid vehicles.

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dynaCERT Grants KarbonKleen Preferred Service Provider Status

May 11, 2020dynaCERT Inc. has granted KarbonKleen Inc. (KK) Preferred Service Provider status – the exclusive dealership rights in the trucking industry in the U.S. until 2024.

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NREL Research into Fueling Big Rigs Could Help More Hydrogen Vehicles Hit the Road

May 11, 2020Research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) suggests a shift in long-haul trucking toward hydrogen, which would necessitate a coast-to-coast network of fueling stations.

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Putting Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks to Work

April 30, 2020TTSI has used hydrogen fuel cell trucks in its drayage operation for nearly 10 years and has experienced firsthand the pros and cons of this technology. For fuel cells to work on a larger scale, cost and fueling infrastructure issues must be worked out.

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