Energy storage including Fuel cells News for February 2012

Energy storage including Fuel cells News Archive

Apple builds 20 MW solar array at North Carolina data centre

Computer giant Apple is building a 20 MW solar array at its Maiden, North Carolina, data centre.

ITM Power to cooperate with Logan Energy on Scottish clean energy storage projects

In the UK, ITM Power has signed a cooperation agreement with Logan Energy Ltd, under which they will jointly tender for hydrogen energy storage and clean fuel projects in Scotland.

Lithium batteries could enhance solar energy

A joint research project between the University of Southampton and lithium battery technology company REAPsystems has found that a new type of lithium battery has the potential to improve the efficiency and reduce the cost of solar power.

US DOE seeking information on commercial readiness of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

The Fuel Cell Technologies Program of the US Department of Energy has issued a Request for Information (RFI), seeking feedback from stakeholders regarding the commercial readiness of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies.

Ballard signs deal with WEG Industries to develop fuel cells for clean energy in Brazil

Canadian-based Ballard Power Systems has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with WEG Industries in Brazil, to collaborate on product and market development of clean energy fuel cell products.

Intelligent Energy, Suzuki form joint venture to produce fuel cell systems

UK-based Intelligent Energy and the Suzuki Motor Corporation in Japan are establishing a joint venture company, to develop and manufacture air-cooled PEM fuel cell systems for a range of industry sectors.

UK energy storage company picks up awards

UK energy storage technology company, Highview Power Storage, has won the Rushlight Award for Power Generation and Transmission, and the Group Energy Environmental Award.

Solvay unveils Nedstack 1 MW PEM fuel cell in operation Solvay unveils Nedstack 1 MW PEM fuel cell in operation

Solvay has demonstrated the new Nedstack fuel cell system in operation at its SolVin chlorine plant in Antwerp-Lillo, Belgium. The 1 MW PEM Power Plant – one of the largest PEM fuel cell systems yet – runs on by-product hydrogen produced at the SolVin plant.

DOE-NREL webinar on US National Hydrogen Learning Demonstration Status (Monday 6 February)

NREL researchers will report on progress the lab has made in deploying fuel cell electric vehicles and hydrogen fueling stations through the DOE National Hydrogen Learning Demonstration.

Micro-hybrids could create a US$6.9bn battery market in 2017

Micro-hybrids could grow nearly eight-fold to 39 million vehicles in 2017 and create a US$6.9 billion market for energy storage devices, according Lux Research.