Companies aim to expand Germany’s hydrogen infrastructure

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Daimler, Shell, and Linde are building two new hydrogen stations Daimler, Shell, and the Linde Group have commissioned two new hydrogen stations that will be built in Germany. The companies have been working together to develop a comprehensive hydrogen infrastructure throughout Germany and have made significant progress in this endeavor. Germany is currently home to one of the most extensive hydrogen networks in Europe and has become a very attractive home for clean vehicles, particularly those that use hydrogen to operate. New stations will  help expand Germany’s hydrogen infrastructure Daimler…

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New hydrogen fuel station opens in California

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State’s 29th hydrogen fuel station has officially been opened The California Fuel Cell Partnership has announced that a new hydrogen fuel station has opened. This is the 29th hydrogen station that has been opened to the public in the state. The station aims to provide efficient services to those that drive fuel cell vehicles. These vehicles consume hydrogen to generate electricity. As a result, fuel cell vehicles produce no harmful emissions and are considered more environmentally friendly than their conventional counterparts. New fueling station has been developed by the Linde…

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Linde and Daimler continue work to expand Germany’s hydrogen fuel infrastructure

Linde, Daimler, and Total open new hydrogen station in Ulm Germany’s hydrogen fuel infrastructure is growing at a steady pace. Several organizations have come together to build new hydrogen stations in the country to prepare for the eventual launch of fuel cell vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with energy systems that consume hydrogen to generate electricity. When compared to conventional batteries, fuel cells are considered to have higher performance and are more efficient. The problem, however, is that lacking infrastructure support has slowed the adoption of fuel cell vehicles. More…

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BOC to aid ITM Power in developing a hydrogen fuel infrastructure in the UK

BOC signs deal with ITM Power to supply hydrogen technologies and support BOC, one of the largest providers of industrial gases in the United Kingdom, has entered into a deal with ITM Power, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells. Through this deal, BOC will be providing the hydrogen needed to power ITM Power’s fuel cells that are being used in new passenger vehicles. BOC is a member of the Linde Group, which has been working to improve hydrogen infrastructure throughout the world. As a part of the Linde Group, BOC…

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World’s first ride-share service using hydrogen fuel cell vehicles launches in Germany

Linde Hydrogen Concepts launches new ride-share service making use of fuel cell vehicles The Linde Group has launched a new subsidiary, which will manage the world’s first ride-sharing service focused exclusively on fuel cell vehicles. One of the company’s latest subsidiaries, called Linde Hydrogen Concepts, will be responsible for the new ride-share service. The new service is called BeeZero and is based in Munich, Germany. BeeZero  will be comprised of a fleet of 50 fuel cell vehicles developed by Hyundai. The South Korean automaker’s vehicles have proven quite successful in…

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Linde to supply hydrogen fuel for the Shell Eco-Marathon

Linde will be the exclusive provider of hydrogen for upcoming clean transportation event The Linde Group has announced that it will be the sole supplier of hydrogen fuel for the 2016 Shell Ec0-Marathon. The event is meant to challenges groups of students to develop clean vehicles, pitting them against one another in a race to determine which team has produced the most efficient and environmentally friendly car. Many of these vehicles are likely to be equipped with fuel cells, which have powered efficient cars participating in the event for several…

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Sweden’s largest hydrogen fuel station is now open

AGA officially opens Sweden’s largest hydrogen station, largest in Stockholm Sweden’s largest hydrogen fuel station has been opened by AGA, a subsidiary of the Linde Group. The fueling station is also the first to be opened in Stockholm and will supply fuel to those with fuel cell vehicles. These vehicles have yet to see widespread commercial release in Sweden, but the country is expected to become a prominent market for fuel cell vehicles in the near future, especially as new fuel stations are developed. New fueling station will provide much…

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Linde makes a breakthrough in hydrogen fuel production

Linde Group opens first hydrogen production line The Linde Group, a producer of industrial gases, has taken a big step forward in terms of hydrogen infrastructure. The company has opened the first production line for hydrogen fuel stations. This may change the way a hydrogen infrastructure takes root in Europe, potentially expediting the process and making it easier for countries to embrace clean transportation. Until now, fueling stations were built on an order-by-order basis, with each station coming with a large price tag. Now, these stations will be easier to…

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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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Linde North America joins hydrogen fuel advocacy partnership

Linde teams with H2USA to build infrastructure Linde North America, a member of the Linde Group, has announced that it has joined the H2USA partnership. H2USA is a public-private partnership from the Department of Energy with a goal of promoting the use of fuel cells in transportation and building a hydrogen fuel infrastructure. Linde has played a major role in the development of such an infrastructure in Europe and is keen to help the U.S. become more accommodating to fuel cell vehicles. Linde’s experience may be a boon for US…

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South Carolina proves to be a leader in hydrogen fuel cell technology

Report recognizes South Carolina as a fuel cell leader The U.S. Department of Energy has released a report concerning the state of fuel cell support throughout the country. The report is released annually and tracks the progress that various hydrogen fuel projects have made, ranking states based on their support of hydrogen fuel cell technology. For 2013, South Carolina was recognized as a leader in fuel cell technology for the third consecutive year. The Department of Energy notes that the state is home to ambitious projects and strong political policies…

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DOE seeks feedback concerning hydrogen fuel infrastructure efforts

Agency looks for information from stakeholders The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a request for information concerning the introduction of hydrogen-powered vehicles and the establishment of a hydrogen fuel infrastructure. The request for information was issued through the agency’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office, which has been working to support fuel cell technology and its adoption throughout the U.S. for some time. Those investing in the concept of hydrogen transportation have been encouraged to submit feedback to the federal agency. Infrastructure remains a problematic issue One of the greatest challenges…

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BMW and Linde team for new hydrogen fuel project

Project seeks to examine capabilities of fuel cells German automaker BMW has announced that it has received 5 new hydrogen-powered materials handling vehicles from the Linde Group. These vehicles are part of a project that is being funded by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport. The project means to examine the viability of hydrogen fuel cells and their use in the materials handling sector. The vehicles will be put to use at a BMW manufacturing facility located in Leipzig, Germany. The vehicles will be handling parts for the BMW i series.…

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Linde hydrogen fuel stations reach milestone in the US

Linde announces major milestone for hydrogen fuel stations in the US The Linde Group, a leading producer of natural gases, has announced that its hydrogen fuel stations in the U.S. have reached a major milestone. The company has been building hydrogen fuel stations throughout the world in the hopes of bolstering the fuel infrastructure needed to support hydrogen-powered vehicles. These vehicles are expected to hit roads en masse beginning in 2015. Without the support of a comprehensive hydrogen fuel infrastructure, these vehicles are not likely to find any success. Stations…

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Hydrogen fuel continues to win favor of BMW Manufacturing

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BMW Manufacturing praises hydrogen fuel cells from Plug Power Plug Power, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, and BMW Manufacturing, automaker BMW’s manufacturing division, have been enjoying a powerful partnership recently. Plug Power recently delivered a number of hydrogen fuel cells to BMW Manufacturing, where these energy systems were put to use in forklift trucks and other such materials handling vehicles. This was meant to move BMW Manufacturing away from the use of fossil-fuels, and this endeavor seems to be working very well as the company continues to order…

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BMW to receive hydrogen fuel solution from Linde

BMW Hydrogen Fuel Materials Handaling Vehicles

Linde to install hydrogen fuel system at BMW facility Linde North America, a member of the Linde Group and producer of industrial gases, has announced that it will be providing hydrogen fuel systems to a BMW Manufacturing facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. BMW, along with several other automakers in the auto industry, has shown a strong interest in hydrogen fuel. Much of this interest revolves around the use of hydrogen fuel for transportation, but BMW also believes that this form of renewable energy could be useful for industrial purposes. The…

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