Energy storage including Fuel cells News for May 2012

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ITM Power partners with Hardstaff on hydrogen compressed natural gas for heavy vehicles

In the UK, ITM Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with transport technology company The Hardstaff Group, to develop and market a hydrogen compressed natural gas (HCNG) fuel system for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).

Logan Energy to power All-Energy stand with fuel cell

Logan Energy Ltd, the Edinburgh-based fuel cell and hydrogen solutions provider, will be providing the electricity to power the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association stand (B41) at this year’s All Energy Show.

FuelCell Energy acquires MTU fuel cell assets, prepares joint venture with Fraunhofer IKTS

US-based FuelCell Energy is acquiring the fuel cell component inventory and fuel cell manufacturing equipment of the former MTU Onsite Energy GmbH in Germany. FuelCell Energy is also working to finalise the establishment of its European joint venture with Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS) by 30 June.

Ceramic Fuel Cells products achieve 1 million hours of cumulative operation

Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd reports that its solid oxide fuel cell products have achieved a combined 1 million hours of operation. The company is a leading developer of high-efficiency, low-emission electricity generation products for homes and other buildings.

ClearEdge Power fuel cell system up and running in renovated San Diego hotel ClearEdge Power fuel cell system up and running in renovated San Diego hotel

In the US, the Lafayette Hotel in San Diego has deployed a ClearEdge Power fuel cell system that will reduce energy costs and lessen its impact on the environment.

Anglo American Platinum pioneers fuel cell locomotives for underground mining

In South Africa, Anglo American Platinum has unveiled a prototype fuel cell powered mine locomotive. This is the first of five fuel cell locomotives which will be tested for underground use at one of Anglo American Platinum’s mines.

ReliOn collaborating with Hy9 on methanol fuel processor for fuel cell products

ReliOn and Hy9 are collaborating on the development of an integrated fuel processor for fuel cell products. The programme will combine ReliOn strengths in hydrogen fuel cell technology and product engineering with Hy9 expertise in reforming and hydrogen purification systems.