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New hydrogen storage research leads to development of promising materials Researchers work to improve the capabilities of hydrogen fuel batteries Federal agency provides more funding for hydrogen fuel storage projects State of California Partners with Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyundai and Other Patent for new hydrogen fuel storage technology issued in the US New Japanese facility to test hydrogen fuel storage tanks ITM Power joins California hydrogen fuel organization
 
New hydrogen storage research leads to development of promising materials

New hydrogen storage research leads to development of promising materials

USCD engineers may have found a way to efficiently and safely store hydrogen. Researchers at University of California, San Diego have developed new ceramic materials for hydrogen storage that have been created using a blend of barium hexaboride, calcium hexaboride and strontium. These compounds could be manufactured at lower costs compared to traditional methods. The […]

Researchers work to improve the capabilities of hydrogen fuel batteries

Researchers work to improve the capabilities of hydrogen fuel batteries

Research team aim to develop more cost effective hydrogen production methods for hydrogen batteries A team of researchers from the  have been developing a new way to produce hydrogen fuel in order to make hydrogen batteries less expensive. Hydrogen batteries are used to store gaseous hydrogen for later use and act in a similar fashion […]

Federal agency provides more funding for hydrogen fuel storage projects

Federal agency provides more funding for hydrogen fuel storage projects

Hydrogen fuel storage gains more focus from the Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the availability of more funding for the research and development of efficient hydrogen fuel storage technologies. The federal agency cites the Obama Administration’s “all of the above” energy policy as the reason behind the availability of this […]

State of California Partners with Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyundai and Other

State of California Partners with Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyundai and Other

Auto Manufacturers for 2015 Roll Out Sacramento, Calif. – California state economic development director Kish Rajan today announced an effort to streamline the permitting process for zero emission vehicle fueling stations and significantly expand California’s hydrogen and electric vehicle capacity. “California is a world leader in zero emission technologyand our infrastructure needs to reflect that dynamism,” […]

Patent for new hydrogen fuel storage technology issued in the US

Patent for new hydrogen fuel storage technology issued in the US

New patent highlights hydrogen fuel storage technology The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a new patent to Peter Schubert, director of the Richard Lugar Renewable Energy Center at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The patent outlines a new hydrogen fuel storage system and how storage technology can be used with fuel cell energy […]

New Japanese facility to test hydrogen fuel storage tanks

New Japanese facility to test hydrogen fuel storage tanks

Hydrogen fuel continues to make progress in Japan A new test facility is being constructed in the Japanese prefecture of Fukuoka and its purpose is to examine the performance of a variety of hydrogen storage technologies and materials. Hydrogen fuel has long held a modest place in Japanese society, but the country is beginning to […]

ITM Power joins California hydrogen fuel organization

ITM Power joins California hydrogen fuel organization

Hydrogen fuel organization gains a new member ITM Power, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that its U.S. representative, Geoff Budd, has been elected as the newest member of the California Hydrogen Business Council. The council is part of a state initiative involving utility-scale hydrogen fuel systems that can be connected to […]

Department of Energy reaches out for aid on hydrogen fuel infrastructure

Hydrogen fuel infrastructure continues to be significant problem Hydrogen transportation is no longer considered to be a fantasy. The majority of the auto industry is currently involved in the development of hydrogen-powered vehicles, with many automakers having plans to launch such vehicles by 2017, if not sooner. Hyundai has begun mass production on its own […]

Hydrogen fuel production made less expensive by Proton OnSite

Proton OnSite succeeds in making hydrogen fuel production less expensive Proton OnSite, a leading developer of gas generators and energy systems, has been making significant progress toward its goal of making hydrogen fuel production less expensive. The company has become a staunch advocate of hydrogen fuel as a storage medium for other forms of energy. […]

Hydrogen fuel to be used for energy storage in Germany

Hydrogenics backs hydrogen fuel storage system in Hamburg Hydrogenics, a leading developer of proton exchange membrane (PEM) hydrogen fuel cells and electrolyzer technology, has been awarded a contract to establish a new energy storage system in Hamburg, Germany. The company’s electrolyzer will be used to generate hydrogen fuel, which will serve as an energy storage […]

Coal favored over renewable energy in Japan

Coal favored over renewable energy in Japan

18 April 2014

Japan’s coal industry is being pushed by the country’s prime minister. In an effort to expand sales of the Japanese coal industry within the country and internationally, Japan’s Prime Minister Shionzo Abe is supporting coal power, which is a huge disappointment to environmentalists who had hoped that after the Fukushima nuclear disaster that he would […]

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Alternative energy sources sought due to spike in natural gas costs

Alternative energy sources sought due to spike in natural gas costs

18 April 2014

Increasing gas prices have caused some industries to evaluate their fuel requirement plan. Some glove producers and steel manufacturers are considering other alternative energy sources for fuel to replace natural gas, due to upcoming hikes in gas prices that are anticipated to worsen the operational costs for these businesses. Some manufacturers may turn to alternative […]

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Solar energy discovery could lead to power generated in the dark

Solar energy discovery could lead to power generated in the dark

17 April 2014

Scientists make new solar power breakthrough. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University scientists have developed a method that will allow for solar energy to be stored in molecules that can be used to provide homes with water, heat, or can even be utilized for cooking. The molecules are environmentally friendly and can continually […]

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Green energy plans in Saudi Arabia to result in eco-friendly mosques

Green energy plans in Saudi Arabia to result in eco-friendly mosques

17 April 2014

Green mosques: the future of Saudi Arabia. As part of a bid to gain green building initiatives national attention, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is planning to make over 90,000 mosques friendlier to the environment through the use of solar power and other green energy sources. Green building focuses on promoting resource efficiency and […]

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Hydrogen fuel powered bus makes green technology news in Alabama

Hydrogen fuel powered bus makes green technology news in Alabama

17 April 2014

This public transportation vehicle starts a new pilot program with no exhaust and no emissions. The U.S. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, was in Birmingham, Alabama on Wednesday for the launch of a hydrogen fuel cell powered city bus that will begin a brand new green technology pilot program in the region. This bus represents the […]

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UK residents prefer wind energy farms to fracking sites

UK residents prefer wind energy farms to fracking sites

16 April 2014

New research reveals lack of support for fracking in the UK. Recent YouGov research concerning the British public’s opinion regarding onshore wind energy, found that 62 percent of people in Great Britain would far rather reside near a wind farm compared to the 19 percent that would prefer to live near a site where fracking […]

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Hydrogen fuel cars could be important to California’s future

Hydrogen fuel cars could be important to California’s future

16 April 2014

Prominent automobile manufactures invest in hydrogen fueled cars. According to the representatives from five major motor companies, who were recently involved in a panel discussion that took place in Torrance, California may become the testing place for hydrogen fuel cars over the next several years. Carmakers will be required to follow new regulations in California […]

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Geothermal energy development rights gained by leading renewable energy company

Geothermal energy development rights gained by leading renewable energy company

16 April 2014

U.S. Geothermal Inc. acquires property in Vale, Oregon. Known for developing, producing, and selling geothermal powered electricity, U.S. Geothermal Inc., one of America’s top geothermal energy companies, recently announced that it has newly acquired lease property within the Vale Butte geothermal resource area for the evaluation of a new project. The project site is located […]

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Russia and China make alternative energy news with gas talks

Russia and China make alternative energy news with gas talks

15 April 2014

Gas discussions set to finish before President Putin visits China Recent alternative energy news involving Russia and China has revealed that the series of gas talks that have been ongoing between these two countries for the past decade are finally wrapping up. The primary issue standing in the way of the deal was the price […]

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Green technology being tested on the Californian electric grid

Green technology being tested on the Californian electric grid

15 April 2014

Solar farms have been installed on a large scale, as have thousands of rooftop installations. In the latest green technology news, the California electric grid is now testing out new renewable energy options that are made up of massive solar farms and other contributing sun-powered panels. At the center of this effort is a nonprofit […]

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Clean transportation finds promising success in South Korea

Clean transportation finds promising success in South Korea

15 April 2014

Electric vehicle sales are surging in South Korea Sales of electric vehicles are surging in South Korea. The country has put a strong focus on clean transportation and has been encouraging drivers to embrace electric vehicles for the past few years. The country’s automakers have been producing these vehicles at a faster pace in order […]

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Solar energy sees strong growth in the US during 2013

Solar energy sees strong growth in the US during 2013

14 April 2014

Report highlights the progress that renewable energy has made throughout the country in 2013 The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released a new report that shows growth in the country’s energy production. The report highlights several areas in which new energy capacity has been added throughout 2013. Notably, natural gas accounted for the majority of […]

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