Fuel cell industry to benefit from new legislation in Connecticut

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Legislation could help the fuel cell industry expand New legislation in Connecticut could have a major impact on the fuel cell industry. The legislation allows state utilities to purchase as much as 30 megawatts of fuel cell systems and encourages the use of fuel cell power plants in order to distribute electrical power. The legislation has been praised by FuelCell Energy, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells based in Connecticut. The legislation is expected to lead to a higher adoption of fuel cells in the state. Fuel cells may help…

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AFC Energy sets sights on commercialization of its hydrogen fuel cells

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Developer has major plans for successfully commercializing hydrogen fuel cells AFC Energy, a prominent developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it will begin its commercialization phase this year. Earlier this month, the company made its first commercial sale and now believes that it is in a prime position to continue its commercialization plans. Chairman Tim Yeo has high hopes for 2017, believing that this year AFC Energy will see major success with its ambitious initiatives. Support for fuel cells continues to grow Last year, hydrogen fuel cells began…

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Fuel cell industry sees promise in Connecticut

Fuel Cell Industry - Renewable Energy

State could bring more momentum to the fuel cell industry The fuel cell industry may find much more support in Connecticut in the coming years. The state has already shown favor for fuel cells in the past, but a growing number of government officials are beginning to praise fuel cells and their ability to generate electrical power. The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology notes that hydrogen fuel cells are reliable energy systems. When electricity is needed, fuel cells can provide this power immediately, unlike the intermittent nature of solar panels…

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Ballard reaches major milestone with its fuel cell systems

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Ballard helps power more than 10 kilometers of travel Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of fuel cells, has become the first company to power buses for more than 10 million cumulative kilometers. This represents a major milestone for the fuel cell industry, which has become heavily involved in public transportation. This was achieved through the use of seven generations of Ballard’s fuel cell systems, which have been used in buses in 15 countries throughout the world over the past 10 years. Fuel cell systems are being used to power…

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Fuel cell industry shows promise for growth, despite several challenges

Fuel Cell Industry Growth

Fuel cell companies in Connecticut could have a bright future regardless of setbacks they face Connecticut is home to many of the largest and most successful fuel cell developers in the United States and Joel Rinebold, chairman of the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster, believes that fuel cell industry in the state can experience strong growth despite recent setbacks. While fuel cell companies have had a generally favorable 2016, the fuel cell industry has encountered its fair share of challenges over the past year. Regardless of these issues, however, the…

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Global fuel cell market expected to see growth through 2020

Fuel Cell Industry Growth

Report highlights the growing fuel cell market The fuel cell industry is expected to experience healthy growth over the coming years, according to a new report offered by MarketResearchReports. The report highlights the trends that are powering the growth of the fuel cell market. One of the most impactful of these trends is the availability of government initiatives that aim to aid the adoption of clean vehicles equipped with hydrogen fuel cells. Fuel cells have become particularly popular in the transportation space due to such initiatives. Fuel cell vehicles are…

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Germany to invest in fuel cell vehicles

German government will be showing more support for fuel cell vehicles Germany is set to invest more heavily in clean transportation, particularly where fuel cell vehicles are concerned. Germany’s Transport Minister, Alexander Dobrindt, has announced that a series of subsidies will be introduced to aid in the adoption of fuel cell vehicles throughout the country. The subsidies include some $350 million in financial aid from the German government, which will be made available at some point in 2019. The subsidies are meant to make fuel cell vehicles more popular among…

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Three states lead the development of hydrogen fuel cells

Department of Energy releases new report showing the three states where hydrogen fuel cells are thriving The U.S. Department of Energy’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office has announced that three states rank highest in terms of fuel cell industry activity. The agency is now seeking stakeholder feedback concerning this activity and how to best facilitate further growth. The Fuel Cell Technologies Office has released a new report showing that California, Connecticut, and New York. Of these, California is home to the largest number of stationary fuel cells in operation. Report highlights…

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South Korean government teams with private sector to support fuel cell industry

Government initiative aims to highlight the capabilities of hydrogen fuel cells in transportation A new government-private sector initiative has been launched in South Korea, which is focused on promoting hydrogen fuel. Several government agencies are involved in the initiative, including the country’s energy and environment ministry. Provincial government bodies are also a part of the initiative, with these governments showing strong support for hydrogen fuel cells in recent years. These organizations will work with the private sector in order to promote the capabilities of fuel cell vehicles and help companies…

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Ballard teams with Toyota Tsusho to distribute hydrogen fuel cells in Japan

Toyota Tsusho to become a distributor of Ballard products in Japan Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has reached a distribution agreement with Toyota Tsusho Corporation. Per the agreement, Toyota Tsusho will become a distributor of Ballard’s fuel cell systems in japan. The distribution agreement will run through 2020. Ballard intends to hire an expatriate sales professional that will work with Toyota Tsusho to coordinate joint sales action strategies in Japan’s rapidly growing fuel cell market. Demand for hydrogen fuel cells is growing rapidly throughout Japan…

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FCHEA launches new resources concerning hydrogen fuel cells

FCHEA provides new resources that aim to offer insight into the fuel cell industry The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) has released new resources to highlight the impact that fuel cell technology is having on the energy landscape throughout the world. Hydrogen fuel cells have become quite popular in many sectors. For many years, these energy systems have been used in industrial spaces, but they are beginning to see used in other areas, especially in transportation. The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association is comprised of many organizations…

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AFC Energy reaches milestone on new fuel cell system ahead of schedule

Company has successfully reached one of its 2016 milestones AFC Energy, a leading developer of fuel cell systems, has passed one of its 2016 strategic milestones well ahead of schedule. The company has announced that the design and basic engineering for its new 10 kilowatt fuel cell systems has been finalized. This represents the fourth milestone that the company has set for itself this year, and the first to be completed ahead of schedule. Reaching this milestone will give AFC Energy more momentum in its efforts to commercialize new fuel…

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Fuel Cell Market In North America Will Rise at a CAGR of 33.14% By 2019: MarketResearchReports.Biz

MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Fuel Cell Market In North America 2015-2019” to its database. About Fuel Cells Fuel cells convert chemical energy into electrical energy through an electromechanical reaction. They are similar to batteries. A fuel cell consists of two electrodes, anode (positive) and cathode (negative), and an electrolyte that carry electrically charged elements from one electrode to another. A catalyst is required in the fuel cell, which speeds up the reaction taking place in the electrodes. Fuel cells create little pollution, because they use hydrogen as…

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HyperSolar makes another breakthrough in renewable hydrogen fuel production

Company has reaches a new, promising milestone with its innovative technology HyperSolar, a leading developer of innovative renewable hydrogen fuel production technology, has announced that it has improved its solar-to–hydrogen solution by a significant degree. The company has been able to improve the photocurrents achievable through its solar cell materials by 100%. This makes the hydrogen production process much more efficient and could bring HyperSolar one step closer to successfully commercializing its technology in the future. HyperSolar continues to make renewable hydrogen production a possibility for the future According to…

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Exxon Mobil shows more support for the growing fuel cell industry

FuelCell Energy and Exxon Mobil deepen their partnership FuelCell Energy, a prominent developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced a partnership with Exxon Mobil, which may result in significant progress in the fuel cell industry and the fight against climate change. Exxon Mobil had already been working with FuelCell Energy in the past, but hopes a greater partnership will result in bringing new technology to the market. While success in this endeavor may be years away, but both Exxon Mobil and FuelCell Energy believe that the technology they develop will…

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Global Fuel Cell Market In The Automotive Industry Will Grow at a CAGR of 45.27% by 2019: MarketResearchReports.Biz

MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Fuel Cell Market In The Automotive Industry 2015-2019” to its database. About Fuel Cell Market in the Automotive Industry A fuel cell converts chemical energy into electrical energy through an electromechanical reaction. A typical fuel cell consists of two electrodes, the anode and the cathode, which react to generate electricity. While liquid electrolytes carry electrically charged elements from one electrode to another, a catalyst is required to speed up the chemical reaction inside the fuel cell. Methanol, biogas, hydrogen, natural gas, and…

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