Energy storage including Fuel cells News for February 2009

Energy storage including Fuel cells News Archive

Ceramic Fuel Cells achieves 60% efficiency

Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd has achieved electrical efficiency of 60% from one of its natural gas powered fuel cell home appliances while exporting electricity to the grid.

Hybrid EV battery contract to Johnson Controls-Saft

Johnson Controls-Saft, a joint venture (JV), will supply the complete battery system for Ford Motor Company's first series production plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) to be introduced in 2012.

US stimulus bill passed

The US$789 billion economic stimulus bill, which includes provision for renewable energy, has been passed by the US Congress and endorsed by President Barack Obama.

MHS develops TP2L2 MEA for PEM fuel cells

French-based MHS Energies has announced that PEM fuel cell electrodes with an ultra-low platinum content (10 µg/cm2) have been manufactured at the GREMI laboratory in the University of Orléans. The new electrodes were fabricated using magnetron sputtering of platinum on a commercial E-Tek® uncatalyzed gas diffusion layer, in plasma fuel cell deposition devices manufactured by MHS.

E.ON and Ceramic Fuel Cells extend collaboration

Ceramic Fuel Cells Europe and E.ON have extended their agreement to further develop and deploy fuel cell micro combined heat and power (mCHP) units in the UK.