Indian researchers use concentrated solar energy to produce hydrogen fuel

Concentrated Solar Energy - Researchers with Solar Panel

Research team aims to determine the economic feasibility of solar-produced hydrogen Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay have begun a new study that is focused on determining the economic feasibility of solar-driven electrolysis used to produce hydrogen fuel. The study is meant to provide a framework for how solar hydrogen production could be used in an economically viable manner. Hydrogen has gained some popularity in India in recent years, but still has significantly less support that other forms of clean power and conventional fossil-fuels. Researchers were able to…

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India’s first bus equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell begins operation

Hydrogen Fuel - Bus on Road in India

IndianOil and Tata Motors launch demonstration trial for fuel cell bus India’s first hydrogen-powered bus has begun operation as part of a demonstration trial. The trial comes from IndianOil and Tata Motors, who developed the technology powering the new bus. The overarching project that the bus is a part of is focused on highlighting how hydrogen fuel cells can be used to power clean vehicles. These energy systems consume hydrogen and generate electricity without producing any harmful emissions. As such, they are quickly gaining popularity in the public transportation space.…

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India aims to promote hydrogen fuel cells in the transportation space

New report establishes roadmap for adoption of clean vehicles The Indian government has released a new draft report that highlights the country’s efforts to embrace clean transportation, particularly where hydrogen fuel cells are concerned. The government intends to embrace fuel cell vehicles in the coming years in order to make transportation more environmentally friendly and open up new economic opportunities. The report calls for those in various industries to help commercialize fuel cell technology so that it can establish a stronger foothold in the country’s growing market. Government to invest…

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Intelligent Energy to deliver hydrogen fuel cells to India

Intelligent Energy will be working with GTL to bring fuel cells to India’s telecommunications sector Intelligent Energy, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells based in the United Kingdom, has confirmed a deal with telecommunications company GTL. The deal, which is valued at more than $1.2 billion, will bring more fuel cells to India, where GTL is seeking energy solutions for many of its network towers. Fuel cells have long held a prominent position in the telecommunications sector, often being used to provide backup power for network towers in remote locations.…

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Hydrogen fuel cell developer brings energy systems to India

Intelligent Energy fuel cells are being used to power Indian telecommunications towers Intelligent Energy, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells based in the United Kingdom, has produced a new fuel cell system that has successfully provided power to mobile network towers in India. This represents a major milestone in the commercialization of fuel cells and further establishes their value in the telecommunications space. The fuel cell system was deployed through Intelligent Energy’s subsidiary, Essential Energy India. The subsidiary is also providing power management services for those using this fuel cell…

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Hydrogen fuel cells to power water purification technology in India

Hydro Industries partners with Intelligent Energy to commercialize water purification technology Water is a valuable resource that is often taken for granted. In countries that are experiencing rapid industrialization, clean water can sometimes be a luxury that many people do not have access to. This is the case in India, where water purification is becoming more important as the country’s population continues to grow and the country itself becomes more industrialized. Intelligent Energy, a maker of hydrogen fuel cells, has partnered with Hydro Industries in order to help supply India…

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Hydrogen fuel cell maker teams with India’s Microqual Techno

Microqual Techno and Intelligent Energy announce partnership Microqual Techno, a company specializing in telecommunications infrastructure based in India, has partnered with Intelligent Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells. Through this partnership, Intelligent Energy will provide fuel cell energy systems to telecommunications towers being operated by Microqual Techno. These energy systems will help power the telecom towers, boosting the reliability of the wireless network infrastructure in many parts of India. The partnership is also meant to improve Microqual Techno’s appeal to the Power Grid Corporation, which is offering contacts…

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Ballard teams with Idea Cellular to bring hydrogen fuel cells to India

Pilot project focuses on fuel cells Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it will be supplying its fuel cells to a new project from Idea Cellular. The project will be based in India and will focus on using these fuel cells as a power source for Idea Cellular’s telecommunications network. The fuel cells will work alongside solar energy systems that will help provide electrical power to five wireless stations. The project has received funding from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. Fuel cells…

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India’s first hydrogen fuel bus unveiled

Organizations show off country’s first bus that runs on hydrogen fuel India’s first hydrogen-powered bus is getting ready to hit the streets thanks to Tata Motors Limited and the Indian Space Research Organization. Both parties have been working to develop the bus over the past several years. The bus is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell that will generate the electrical power it needs to operate. Clean transportation is becoming a serious issue in India, especially when it comes to the matter of public transit. Public transportation accounts for a…

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Intelligent Energy to bring hydrogen fuel cells to India

India - Hydrogen Fuel

Hydrogen fuel cells are making waves in India Intelligent Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has partnered with Microqual Techno Limited, a developer and supplier of communication products and telecommunications infrastructure services. Through this partnership, the two companies aim to provide telecommunications companies in India with a variety of services. Many of these companies have been working to expand their wireless networks and have been showing some interest in hydrogen fuel cells, which can be used to power network antennas that are located in…

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Hydrogen fuel gets a boost in India

India Hydrogen Fuel

Indian agency announces plans to support hydrogen fuel cells India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has some ambitious plans when it comes to renewable energy. The government agency has been a strong supporter of sustainability for some time and has long been working to overcome the various challenges it faces therein. Several forms of renewable energy have been gaining popularity in India, with the most popular being solar power. The agency, however, has plans to draw more attention to hydrogen fuel cells. New program could help promote fuel cells…

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Mahindra & Mahindra announced hydrogen fuel cell research center in India


A new hydrogen fuel vehicle maybe hitting the streets as soon as 2015 Mahindra & Mahindra, one of the largest automakers in India, has announced that it is currently working of developing new hydrogen fuel cells for future models of its vehicles. The company is the latest in the auto industry to adopt hydrogen as a significant focus for future projects. Much of the industry is currently enamored with hydrogen as a fuel because fuel cells offer performance that rivals traditional gasoline engines. Though fuel cells are more expensive to manufacture…

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Fuel cell agreement could bring more efficient hydrogen energy to the Asian Pacific

China Hydrogen Fuel Production

Acta S.p.A., a maker of hydrogen generation systems and fuel cells, has signed an agreement with Asia Pacific Fuel Cell Technologies Ltd, a fuel cell manufacturer. The agreement aims to promote the use of hydrogen fuel throughout the Asian Pacific. Hydrogen has been gaining traction in the region for its uses in transportation and domestic power. There are problems, however, facing the mass adoption of fuel cells and their associated technologies. One of these problems lies in hydrogen generation, but the most obstructive challenge comes from the incompatibility of fuel…

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New report highlights the growing hydrogen market in India

India Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Frost & Sullivan, a global business research firm, has released a new report concerning the state of the stationary fuel cell market in India. The report shows that the market is growing quickly in India, where hydrogen is fast becoming a primary fuel source to power the nation’s populace. India, home to some 1 billion people, has been exploring ways to incorporate alternative energy into the nation’s power infrastructure, hoping to move away from fossil fuels and nuclear energy entirely. Stationary fuel cells, most often used to power homes and…

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