Students to arrive in England to show off their new hydrogen-powered car

University of Alberta students will compete in the Driver’s World Championship Students from the University of Alberta are looking to reach new heights in terms of fuel efficiency and performance with their new hydrogen-powered car. The students will be traveling to England next month in order to compete in Driver’s World Championship. The event is one of the latest evolutions of the Shell Eco-Marathon, which is meant to highlight the capabilities of clean vehicles. The new event will be the first time a wide array of clean vehicle developers, the…

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Cornwall seeks to boost geothermal energy capacity

Region offers businesses to take part in geothermal development Businesses specializing in energy development are being invited to bid for a share of more than $13 million in geothermal energy projects that will be taking place in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in England. The projects are associated with the Cornwall and Isle of Scilly Growth Program, which will come to an end in 2020. The majority of the funding will be coming from the European Regional Development Fund and will be issued by the Cornwall council. Geothermal power…

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Hydrogenics to help bolster UK hydrogen fuel infrastructure

New contracts have been awarded to Hydrogenics Hydrogenics, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has been awarded two contracts from the United Kingdom government. These contracts task Hydrogenics with providing its technology to new hydrogen fuel stations being developed throughout the country. The United Kingdom has been working to bolster its hydrogen infrastructure in preparation for hydrogen-powered vehicles being released in the coming years. New stations are being built throughout the country with the aid of the government and several organizations, including those within the…

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Hydrogen fuel project welcomes powerful new partners

Government agencies join UK hydrogen fuel project The Greater London Authority, Welsh Government, and Transport Scotland have all joined the UK H2Mobility project. This project aims to promote the use of hydrogen fuel cells in the transportation sector and has been responsible for the building of new hydrogen fuel stations in some parts of the United Kingdom. The UK has a keen interest in clean transportation because it can help the country reach its emissions reduction goals. New members to play pivotal role in development of hydrogen fuel infrastructure The…

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New hydrogen fuel cell developed in the UK

Hydrogen fuel cell generates power by consuming sewage Scientists from the Newcastle University in north-east England have developed a new hydrogen fuel cell that is designed to operate using sewage. Researchers believe that the fuel cell could be a boon for waste disposal and treatment, turning refuse into electrical power. The fuel cell is not the first of its kind and will not likely be the last. As the human population continues to grow, finding ways to manage the waste that the population produces is becoming a very prominent issue.…

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Wind energy project moves forward in the UK

Wind Energy UK

UK wind energy continues to gain steam The United Kingdom has become a bastion for offshore wind energy. The country boasts of several offshore projects that aim to harness the power of the wind and supply electricity to the mainland. Wind energy is part of the government’s focus on moving away from fossil-fuels and adopting a more environmentally friendly stance. The Triton Knoll Wind Farm is one of the offshore projects that holds a great deal of promise for the country’s renewable energy goals. The project has been making some…

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Massive steps forward in hydrogen fuel cell technology

How a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Works

ACAL Energy, a hydrogen fuel cell developer, has made headlines recently with its breakthrough discoveries in hydrogen production. Based in Cheshire, England, their efforts have not gone unnoticed by the government, who have awarded ACAL with a £ 1 million ($1.6 million USD) grant. The grant was awarded by the Carbon Trust, whose aim is to make fuel cells more affordable for the mass market. Carbon Trust stated this about ACAL Energy’s work, “breakthrough technology could make hydrogen fuel cell cars a mass market reality.”  ACAL has developed a fuel…

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