Energy storage including Fuel cells News for April 2011

Energy storage including Fuel cells News Archive

Masterflex offloads e-bikes, looks to sell or partner on fuel cell activities

The German industrial hoses manufacturer Masterflex AG has sold off its bicycle and e-bike activities. The company is also looking to sell off – or work with a strong partner – on its remaining fuel cell technology activities, which still have good potential.

European consultation on life cycle assessment of hydrogen production and fuel cell technologies

The European FC-HyGuide project aims to develop Guidance Documents for life cycle assessment (LCA) studies on hydrogen production and fuel cell technologies. The draft Guidance Documents are open for public consultation during April 2011.

ITM Power reports first sale of HFuel hydrogen production module

In the UK, ITM Power has announced the sale of its first small-scale bespoke hydrogen production system, to the University of Glamorgan, under a competitive tender process.

ECN transfers hydrogen energy research activities to HyET

The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) will transfer some of the research activities that were previously conducted within its Hydrogen and Clean Fossil Fuels unit to HyET BV, Hydrogen Efficiency Technologies in Arnhem.

Heliocentris signs worldwide OEM deal with Lab-Volt for fuel cell training packages

German-based Heliocentris Energy Solutions has signed an OEM agreement with Lab-Volt Systems in New Jersey, USA to provide fuel cell and hydrogen educational OEM packages for Lab-Volt to develop and sell as co-branded fuel cell training systems worldwide.

John Lewis to evaluate AFC Energy fuel cell system, demo in Waitrose supermarket

In the UK, AFC Energy has signed a commercial memorandum of understanding with the John Lewis Partnership, to evaluate the economic potential of using its alkaline fuel cell to generate low-carbon electricity for Waitrose supermarkets and John Lewis retail stores.