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V2G: The role for EVs in future energy supply and demand V2G: The role for EVs in future energy supply and demand

Stephen Irish at Hyperdrive Innovation takes a look at the electric vehicles market in the UK and the role it could play in alleviating a potential energy supply crisis.

Comment: Celebrating International Women’s Day in sustainable energy entrepreneurship

In 1975 the UN declared 8 March as International Women’s Day (IWD). Originally, this day was to promote equal rights between men and women at work. Today, says Elena Bou, Innovation Director for InnoEnergy, it is a general celebration of the role of women in society and their economic, political and social achievements.

Dutch partners deliver first 2 MW PEM fuel cell plant in China Dutch partners deliver first 2 MW PEM fuel cell plant in China

Three Dutch companies – AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals, MTSA Technopower, and Nedstack – have delivered the world’s first 2 MW PEM fuel cell power plant. This large-scale combined heat and power (CHP) plant is now installed and operating at Ynnovate Sanzheng Fine Chemicals Co Ltd in Yingkou, China, and will add value to the ‘waste’ hydrogen by generating 2 MW of clean electricity for onsite use.

Switzerland unveils fuel cell powered heavy truck, and first hydroelectric hydrogen station Switzerland unveils fuel cell powered heavy truck, and first hydroelectric hydrogen station

A Swiss consortium has demonstrated a fuel cell powered heavy truck and trailer, and also inaugurated Switzerland’s first public hydrogen refueling station, which uses hydroelectric energy to power an electrolyser for generating the hydrogen.