London launches new program to make buses into clean vehicles

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New program will support the use of clean vehicles in London Transport for London has announced a new program that aims to retrofit some 5,000 of the city’s buses in order to combat emissions production. Through the new program, the agency will be working with several bus operators and transportation companies in order to improve buses that are currently in operation. Many of these buses will be equipped with hydrogen fuel cell systems, which will generate electricity without also producing harmful emissions. Old vehicles have contributed to increasing air pollution…

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Air Liquide launches new app to help consumers find hydrogen fuel stations

New app will allow consumers to find hydrogen fuel stations in their area As fuel cell vehicles begin to gain more momentum, demand for access to hydrogen fuel stations is growing among consumers. To help those interested in fuel cell vehicles find hydrogen stations, Air Liquide has launched a new mobile application. The app is meant to help drivers find the locations of hydrogen fuel stations, which will give them a chance to fuel vehicles equipped with hydrogen fuel cells. Demand for hydrogen is on the rise Throughout the world,…

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UK continues to invest in its growing hydrogen fuel infrastructure

ITM Power aids the UK in building a hydrogen fuel infrastructure Momentum is growing behind the United Kingdom’s efforts to build a comprehensive hydrogen fuel infrastructure. ITM Power, a leading developer of hydrogen solutions, has opened a new fueling station in Teddington, which is east of London. The new station is the first of its kind and was built with the support of the UK government and the European Union. The station is the first of its kind, able to produce large volumes of hydrogen on site, which eliminates the…

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London’s hydrogen fuel infrastructure is beginning to take form

First hydrogen station in London is set to open soon London’s first public hydrogen fuel station is set to launch in the coming days. The new fueling station in located at the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington and represents one of the first steps in London’s efforts to bolster its nascent hydrogen fuel infrastructure. ITM Power, a leading developer of fuel cell technology, has told investors that the new fueling station is likely to open on May 10. The fuel cell developer has had a role to play in the…

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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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Honda to bring its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to the United Kingdom

FCV Clarity will be available in the UK in the near future Honda has confirmed that its new fuel cell vehicle, the FCV Clarity, will be sold in the United Kingdom. The UK is the latest market in which the automaker plans to sell its new vehicle. Honda will be launching the fuel cell vehicle in the Americas and Japan in the coming months, with the vehicle making its way to other European markets later this year. The vehicle is equipped with new hydrogen fuel cell technology, which Honda has…

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UK project breaks two records with its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

London Hydrogen Network Expansion project has managed to break previous records with its fuel cell vehicle The London Hydrogen Network Expansion project has set two new distance records in terms of powering fuel cell vehicles. Working with several partners, the project has managed to achieve the longest journey in the United Kingdom on a single tank of hydrogen fuel. The project’s fuel cell vehicle has traveled 400 miles before needing to refuel. The vehicle has also achieved a new record for continuous travel, trekking some 9,096 miles over the course…

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New hydrogen fuel station coming to London

ITM Power and CEME to develop new hydrogen fuel station in East London A new hydrogen fuel station is set to open in East London per a new deal between ITM Power, a leading developer of fuel cells, and the Center for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME). The new station will make hydrogen fuel more accessible, but there are a very limited number of fuel cell vehicles currently available in the United Kingdom. In October of last year, Toyota began delivering its first fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, to Transport…

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New hydrogen fuel cell vehicles coming to London

Toyota is bringing 12 of its fuel cell vehicles to the United Kingdom Japanese automaker Toyota is bringing 12 of its new fuel cell vehicles to the United Kingdom. The Mirai, which was released in Japan in December of last year, is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell, which produces electrical power through the consumption of hydrogen. The vehicle does not produce any harmful emissions, making it an environmentally friendly alternative to its more conventional counterparts. Fuel cell vehicles can also be fueled more quickly than battery electrics, which often…

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Toyota eyes London for hydrogen fuel cell vehicle launch

London has won Toyota’s attention for commercialization of its fuel cell vehicle Japanese automaker Toyota believes that the United Kingdom will be a prominent market for its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai. Toyota is targeting London as a launch pad for its efforts to commercialize the new vehicle. The company has praised the hydrogen fuel infrastructure in London as being both comprehensive and efficient for consumers. As such, it could serve as a promising opportunity for Toyota, which is trying to lead a new generation of clean transportation…

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ITM Power to build new hydrogen fuel stations in London

ITM Power receives funding to build new fuel stations in the United Kingdom ITM Power, a prominent developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has received a $3 million grant to build two new hydrogen fuel stations in London. These fuel stations will support the adoption of fuel cell vehicles, the first of which are expected to be released in the United Kingdom later this year. There are very few fuel cell vehicles that are currently in operation in the country, most of which are being used for demonstration purposes. UK continues…

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Toyota is concerned over lack of a hydrogen fuel infrastructure

Toyota wants to see more hydrogen fuel stations built in prominent markets Japanese automaker Toyota has plans to launch its new hydrogen-powered vehicle, called the Mirai, throughout the world in September of this year. The fuel cell vehicle is already available in Japan, where Toyota has had to increase production of the Mirai in order to keep up with demand. Approximately 100 of these vehicles will be sold in Europe during the first two years of its launch, but Toyota has expressed concerns regarding the lack of a hydrogen fuel…

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Solar power transforms London’s famous red telephone boxes

A new phone booth that was unveiled earlier this week is powered by solar energy. The first “solarbox”, which runs on solar power, enables people who use it to charge their mobile devices, and the hope is that these new phone boxes, which look identical to the red ones except they are painted green, will help to re-popularize the use of one of England’s national icons that still exists but has become rather redundant due to the large presence of cellular phones. The green phone booths receive power from a…

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Major cities may take clean transportation to a new level

Major cities show interest for the concept of a carless future Clean transportation is gaining momentum throughout the world, but as countries begin focusing on ways to become more environmentally friendly, a carless future may be in the cards for some major cities. Transportation is responsible for a significant amount of carbon emissions and several countries have been working to promote electric vehicles in order to cut down on these emissions. In Germany, the emissions issue has become the target for cities that are interested in becoming more environmentally friendly.…

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London finds new source of renewable energy

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London sewers may hold valuable cache of renewable energy When it comes to renewable energy, most people think of solar and wind power. Renewable energy can come from various sources, however, as long as those sources can continually produce adequate amounts of fuel and power. In London, the United Kingdom government may have found a promising new source of clean power that comes from a decidedly dirty place. Beneath Leicester Square, Thames Water, London’s chief water utility, has begun harvesting this new fuel so that it can be used in…

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European Hydrogen Road Tour arrives in the UK

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European Hydrogen Road Tour puts vehicles on display in Cardiff Hydrogen powered vehicles have been put on display in the United Kingdom’s Cardiff. The vehicles come from Daimler, Hyundai, Honda, and Toyota and are being billed as the cleanest vehicles that will be coming to the market in the near future. Automakers have chosen to display these vehicles as part of the European Hydrogen Road Tour, an initiative that aims to generate hype regarding hydrogen transportation. The road tour began early last month and is approaching the finish line as…

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