Energy storage including Fuel cells News for July 2011

Energy storage including Fuel cells News Archive

Juhl Wind signs energy storage deal with Zinc Air

Zinc Air’s 1 MW energy storage system will be installed at Juhl Wind’s wind farm.

Nedstack delivers world’s largest, 1 MW PEM fuel cell for chlorine plant in Antwerp-Lillo Nedstack delivers world’s largest, 1 MW PEM fuel cell for chlorine plant in Antwerp-Lillo

The Dutch fuel cell manufacturer Nedstack has transported its first 1 MW fuel cell power plant to the Solvay chlorine plant in Lillo, Belgium. This PEM Power Plant – the largest of this type in the world – will convert hydrogen, a by-product in the chlorine industry, into electricity and heat.

HaloIPT charging technology to power electric racing cars

The partnership with Drayson Racing will use HaloIPT’s wireless charging technology to power high-performance motorsport cars as they race around the track.

Shell opens green entrepreneur awards

UK companies with ideas to tackle climate change can now apply for Shell Springboard awards of up to £40,000.

Utility-scale electricity storage sales reach US$3.9b

The sale of utility-scale electricity storage (UES) technology is predicted to quadruple over five years, according to a new report.

Carillion buys into ITM Power HOST hydrogen vehicle, fueling trials

In the UK, Carillion Plc has entered into a one-week, paid-for participation in the ITM Power Hydrogen On Site Trial. HOST comprises the operation of two hydrogen internal combustion engine Ford Transit vehicles, with hydrogen supplied by an HFuel® transportable high-pressure refueling unit.

BOC launches hydrogen cylinder to power Hymera fuel cell portable generator

BOC has launched a new lightweight hydrogen cylinder, which will provide the energy source for its Hymera fuel cell generator. The Hymera power source is used in a variety of low-energy, high-efficiency applications.

Topsoe Fuel Cell expanding production of solid oxide fuel cell stacks

Topsoe Fuel Cell is expanding its solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stack production facilities in Denmark. The company needs the extra production capacity because it expects demand to exceed its current capacity in 2013.

E.ON launches European heat storage project

The new project will feed heat from renewable sources into the public heating grid.

Nedstack fuel cells pass 10,000 hours of industrial operation

In the Netherlands, Nedstack has reached an important milestone by completing 10,000 hours of operation with its PEM fuel cell stacks in a real-world industrial installation.

P21 wins order in Kuwait, its first following takeover by Heliocentris

German-based P21 GmbH has secured a €100 000 order for a monitoring and data acquisition system, as part of a scientific PV systems testing platform at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.

ACAL Energy, Gordon Murray Design to develop affordable fuel cell vehicle concept

In the UK, fuel cell developer ACAL Energy is partnering with automotive design experts Gordon Murray Design in a 12-month project to design a very low-cost, durable fuel cell vehicle utilizing its innovative technology.

Panasonic opens European residential fuel cell R&D centre

Panasonic has launched the Panasonic Fuel Cell Development Office Europe in Langen, Germany. The facility will focus on developing residential fuel cells for the European market, in close collaboration with leading European utility companies.