North Wales company receives funding for its MDF recycling technology

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MDF Recovery is developing the world’s first tech to recycle MDF waste. The company based in North Wales is the brainchild of Craig Bennet, a Cheshire businessman who is pioneering a recycling technology designed to recycle MDF (medium-density fiberboard) waste. The firm recently received an additional £165,000 in funding to continue with the development of the technology. MDF Recovery is nearing commercialization. The company has successfully concluded proof of concept trials to create a commercially viable process that enables wood fiber to be recovered from used or off-cuts of MDF.…

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ITM Power to provide Honda with hydrogen fuel

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Company signs contract with Honda to provide hydrogen fuel ITM Power, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has signed a new contract with Honda’s United Kingdom subsidiary. Per the contract, ITM Power will be providing Honda with hydrogen fuel. Automakers like Honda are interested in securing a reliable supply of hydrogen in order to secure the future success of fuel cell vehicles. These vehicles are still somewhat uncommon, but Honda plans to launch its new fuel cell vehicle in the near future. United Kingdom’s hydrogen…

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Nissan and Ceres Power team to promote solid oxide fuel cells

New agreement to benefit clean transportation in the United Kingdom Japanese automaker Nissan has announced that it has finalized an agreement with Ceres Power, a developer of fuel cell technology. Per the agreement, both organizations are to work together to improve clean vehicles, increasing their performance and efficiency. The deal is taking advantage of funding being offered by Innovate UK and the Office of Low Emission Vehicles. The funding is part of a larger initiative to improve clean vehicles and promote clean transportation throughout the United Kingdom. Solid oxide fuel…

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Recycling process could help reduce the cost of hydrogen fuel cells

New project aims to recover expensive materials from old fuel cell systems A new project from Axion Consulting, Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells, and Technical Fibre Productions, aims to make use of an innovative recycling process that will be able to recover high-value materials from hydrogen fuel cells. Fuel cells are notoriously expensive because of their use of expensive materials, such as platinum, which allow them to function as they do. Being able to recover these materials from old fuel cells could help reduce the cost of fuel cell manufacture. Recycling…

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UK government launches new clean transportation competition

Government partners with Innovate UK for new initiative focused on clean vehicles The United Kingdom government has partnered with Innovate UK, the new name for the Technology Strategy Board, in order to launch a new low-emissions vehicles competition. The competition will award some $24 million to those that can develop vehicles that make use of clean technology. The majority of the funding is being provided by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles, with the rest coming from Innovate UK. Competition aims to ignite more innovation in the transportation space The…

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