Energy storage including Fuel cells News for October 2014
The UK’s first commercial-scale, solar-powered hydrogen production and refueling facility has been opened at the Honda car manufacturing site in Swindon.
31 October, 2014
Swiss specialty chemicals giant Clariant has agreed to divest its Business Line Energy Storage to UK-based Johnson Matthey, which will further strengthen JM’s Battery Technologies business. Clariant’s Energy Storage unit is a leading supplier of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode material to the lithium-ion battery sector for both automotive and non-automotive applications.
29 October, 2014
Three new Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles have been delivered to the UK as part of the government-backed London Hydrogen Network Expansion (LHNE) project. in addition, Sainsbury’s has announced that the nation’s first supermarket forecourt hydrogen dispenser, supplied by Air Products, will be located at its Hendon store by the end of the year.
28 October, 2014
Alevo Group plans to transform the world of grid-scale energy storage, with the opening of a large, new manufacturing plant in Concord, North Carolina. Alevo is using a combination of innovative battery technology and smart data analytics to significantly reduce losses caused by inefficiencies in grid transmission.
28 October, 2014
Innovation aims to accelerate mainstream solar energy adoption.
21 October, 2014
The UK government has announced up to £11 million (€14 million, US$17.7 million) of funding to prepare for the national rollout of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).
10 October, 2014
Automaker Daimler and industrial gases giant The Linde Group are teaming with oil & gas companies Total, OMV, Avia and Hoyer to significantly increase the number of hydrogen fueling stations in Germany. The initiative will implement 13 new refueling locations by the end of 2015, and secure sustainable sourcing of ‘green’ hydrogen.
08 October, 2014
In the UK, engineers from Lancaster University are working in collaboration with Ceres Power on the development of low-cost, intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cell technology used in micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems.
07 October, 2014
Partners sign R&D agreement to develop a new energy storage solution that combines hydrobromic acid and hydrogen.
06 October, 2014
Canadian-based Ballard Power Systems has received an order from its Caribbean distributor, Precision Power & Air (PP&A), for 13 ElectraGen™-ME fuel cell backup power systems to be deployed in the Digicel mobile phone network in Jamaica.
03 October, 2014