Department of Energy Funds Development of Next-Generation PEM Fuel Cell Cathode Materials at pH Matter

Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 2018 — pH Matter announced today that it has been awarded over $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the continued development of its COR-Cat™ high-activity catalyst materials for proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells. A key to the cost and lifetime of PEM fuel cells is the performance of materials in the cathode, particularly the catalyst layer. pH Matter’s new catalyst material retains activity following lifetime durability demonstrations of 30,000 cycles, and is suitable for use in fuel cell applications…

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Mining industry facing struggles that could impact the fuel cell industry

Mining - Hydrogen Fuel News

Mintek details the problems facing the platinum mining industry The platinum mining industry, the majority of which can be found in South Africa, is currently facing a multitude of problems. The industry is on the verge of being crippled by a number of financial crises that have been spawned by poor production, economic turmoil, and the limited focus of many companies within the industry itself. Mintek, a research and development organization specializing in mineral processing and metallurgy, believes that the platinum industry must shift focus in order to remain viable.…

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