Energy storage including Fuel cells News for October 2011

Energy storage including Fuel cells News Archive

London taxis, scooter fleet powered by UK’s first hydrogen station network

A new project in London will see an additional hydrogen fueling station to support 15 fuel cell powered black cabs (taxis) and five fuel cell Suzuki Bergmann scooters carrying passengers around the city, in time for the London 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

Dantherm Power to supply fuel cell system for Anglo American in South Africa

Dantherm Power is to supply a 150 kW hydrogen fuel cell generator and associated engineering services to Anglo American Platinum, for deployment at a mining operation in South Africa.

Bio-methanol fuel for IdaTech telecom backup power fuel cell systems

US-based fuel cell manufacturer IdaTech has announced the availability of bio-HydroPlus renewable fuel. This mixture of bio-methanol and deionized water can be used to power IdaTech fuel cell products for telecommunications and other critical backup power applications.

Call for Papers: Fuel Cells 2012 Science & Technology conference in April in Berlin

Abstracts are now being invited for the Fuel Cells 2012 Science & Technology conference, which will take place 10–11 April 2012 at the Hotel Maritim in Berlin, Germany.

Hydrogenics to provide energy storage for wind-hydrogen installation in Germany

Canadian-based Hydrogenics has been selected by the German city of Herten to supply a wind-hydrogen energy storage solution. The project will allow excess renewable energy to be stored as hydrogen for later use in a fuel cell.

ITM Power to cooperate with Dutch Fuel Cell Consortium on hydrogen energy projects

ITM Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dutch Fuel Cell Consortium (DFC), to cooperate on developing hydrogen energy system projects for clean fuel and energy storage applications in the Benelux region.

Hydrogen CHP is theme for 2012 Hydrogen Student Design Contest

The theme for the 2012 Hydrogen Student Design Contest is 'Combined Heat, Hydrogen, and Power'. The contest challenges students to design a trigeneration system that yields heat, hydrogen, and power while utilizing local resources.

Heliocentris wins energy lab order in Qatar, expands Middle East presence

Heliocentris Energy Solutions has won an order from Qatar University, to supply a complete teaching laboratory for energy generation, storage, and management. The German-based company is also opening an office in Dubai, to boost its presence in the Middle East.

European officials to drive Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicle European officials to drive Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicle

The European Commission-supported Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking has selected a Hyundai ix35 fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) as a demonstration vehicle for European Parliament members and policymakers.

AFC Energy commissions two fuel cell Beta Systems at AkzoNobel plant in Germany

AFC Energy has completed the commissioning of two commercial-scale alkaline fuel cell systems at the AkzoNobel chlor-alkali plant in Bitterfeld, Germany.

European Association for Storage of Energy founded

The international non-profit association will promote the roles of energy storage as key enabling technologies for Europe’s transition towards a greener energy system.