Fuel / Technology: Hydrogen Fuel Cell

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.

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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.

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IRENA sees renewable hydrogen at least cost-possible within decade

December 18, 2020Hydrogen produced with renewable electricity could compete on costs with fossil fuel alternatives by 2030, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency.

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NACFE releases sweeping fuel cell truck guidance report

December 17, 2020The latest report breaks down the complex challenges, such as developing infrastructure, and enticing benefits, like the extended range, of hydrogen fuel cell technology in the transportation sector.

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Plug Power extends into e-commerce space with Walmart

December 16, 2020Plug Power has announced that its hydrogen and fuel cell solutions are expanding into Walmart e-commerce applications.

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US Fleets Cautious About Adopting Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

December 16, 2020Hydrogen fuel cell technology will roll out in heavy-duty trucks over the next five years. Still, significant hurdles must be overcome before U.S. motor carriers will adopt them into their fleets beyond small numbers of test vehicles.

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Drayage Trucks operate in SoCal Ports

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Port Drayage Truck Registry Date Should be Re-evaluated

December 15, 2020Drayage Truck Registry deadline of January 1, 2023 for the Ports of LA and Long Beach should be moved up to phase-out older diesel trucks.

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First hydrogen-fueled ferry for Oslo-Copenhagen route to be ready in 2027

December 15, 2020A group of companies have partnered up to develop a 100% hydrogen powered ferry for DFDS’ Oslo – Frederikshavn – Copenhagen route. The ship, called Europa Seaways, will be powered by electricity from a hydrogen fuel cell system that emits only water and can produce up to 23 MW to propel the ferry.

via NGV Journal

Hyster-Yale Group and Capacity Trucks to develop environmentally sustainable terminal tractors

December 14, 2020Hyster-Yale Group and Capacity Trucks are joining forces to address growing demand for environmentally sustainable terminal tractor solutions in port, terminal and distribution centre markets.

via Port Technology International

Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Trucks Going to Work at SoCal Ports

December 10, 2020Toyota’s next-generation fuel cell electric technology is now powering a pair of production-intent prototype Class 8 Kenworths that will go to work at the Southern California ports.

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Hyundai, Daimler, Toyota Announce Hydrogen Fuel Cell Initiatives

December 10, 2020Hydrogen fuel cells have long been considered a dark horse zero-emissions fuel – one that held great potential, but with technical hurdles in its path toward implementation that would take decades to resolve.

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