Elcogen fuel cell technology to power clean energy hub

TALLINN – European fuel cell manufacturer Elcogen will supply its technology for a groundbreaking new project demonstrating how reversible solid oxide cells can be used in innovative clean energy storage systems. Elcogen’s market-leading solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology will be used in the upcoming REFLEX project, which will operate an energy hub coupled to solar and mini-hydro renewable sources to provide both electricity and heat to the nearby technology park. At the heart of this energy hub, Elcogen SOFCs will be operating either in electrolysis mode (SOEC) – to store excess electricity to produce hydrogen – or in fuel cell mode (SOFC) when energy…

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New project aims to make fuel cells using 3D printing

New Fuel Cells Project - 3D Printer

European Commission shows support for innovative new project The European Commission has backed a new project that could lead to the mass production of low emissions solid oxide fuel cells in the future. The Cell3Ditor project is developing a hybrid inkjet/SLA ceramic 3D printer. This could be used to produce fuel cell systems that can then be used to generate electrical power. The 3D printer would serve as an alternative to conventional manufacturing methods, which are heavily reliant on fossil-fuels. Project will receive support for the next three and a…

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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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Recent Research into the 2015 Global Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) Market, Trends and Forecast Report: MarketResearchReports.Biz

MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) Industry 2015, Trends and Forecast Report” to its database. 2015 Global Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) Industry Report is a professional and in-depth research report on the world’s major regional market conditions of the Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) industry, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). Download Sample Copy of this Report at http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/sample/sample/456442 The report firstly introduced the Solid Oxide Fuel Cells…

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FuelCell Energy works with the Department of Energy in order to promote hydrogen fuel cells

Fuel cell technology could see significant progress through new projects FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced the completion of awards from the Department of Energy concerning four projects that the company has been working on for the agency. One of these projects involves carbon capture, where FuelCell Energy is using its fuel cell technology to repurpose carbon dioxide produced by conventional power plants. The three other projects involve the commercialization of solid oxide fuel cells. The four projects together are valued at approximately $24 million.…

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Solid oxide fuel cells are gaining momentum in the US

FuelCell Energy is working on several projects supported by the DOE FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has made significant progress toward the commercial deployment of its solid oxide fuel cells. This progress comes from three projects, which have been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy for funding support. These projects are meant to demonstrate the commercial viability of large fuel cell systems as well as reduce the cost of these energy systems in order to make them more attractive. Solid oxide…

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SOFCOM project makes a breakthrough with fuel cells

Clean energy project continues to gain momentum in the European Union A breakthrough energy project in Europe is using fuel cells to generate electrical power by consuming organic waste that is collected from wastewater treatment plants. The project is called SOFCOM and is financed by the European Commission’s Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking. The project is managed by Politecnico di Torino and 10 other partner organizations that span 7 European countries. The focus of SOFCOM is to produce clean energy in an efficient manner through the use of wastewater.…

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Company makes progress on its new hydrogen fuel cell stack

FCO Power continues to make progress on its fuel cell stack that will be used for residential power FCO Power, a developer of fuel cell technology, has announced that it has made progress on the development of its next generation solid oxide fuel cells. These fuel cells are relatively large and stationary, but produce large quantities of electrical power. Because of this, solid oxide fuel cells have been used in several industrial sectors, but these energy systems are beginning to see more attention for their potential uses in the residential…

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Researchers develop new material for solid oxide fuel cells

South Korean researchers use a new material to make fuel cells better Researchers from South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology have developed a new material that can be used by solid oxide fuel cells. These stationary fuel cells are quite common in some industrial sectors, where they are used because of their ability to produce large amounts of electrical power. These fuel cells typically use hydrogen fuel to produce electrical power and have been the subject of research in recent years by groups attempting to make fuel…

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Fuel cell market to experience strong growth through 2018

Report shows that the global market will experience promising growth as fuel cells gain popularity Transparency Market Research has released a new report concerning the global fuel cell market. Fuel cells of all kinds have been finding success in the global market and are becoming popular alternatives to conventional energy systems in numerous industries. The report shows that the global fuel cell market was valued at $355 million in 2011, but advances in fuel cell technology and hydrogen production have been making these energy systems more attractive in recent years.…

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GE opens new hydrogen fuel cell manufacturing facility

New manufacturing facility is opened in New York, focused on fuel cells General Electric has opened a new fuel cell manufacturing facility in Malta, New York. The facilities purpose is to produce innovative fuel cells using GE’s technology. The company has been investing quite heavily in fuel cell technology in recent years, making breakthroughs in the manufacture of these energy systems and helping improve their capabilities while also lowering their cost. In the coming years, the new manufacturing facility may prove to be a boon to the fuel cell industry…

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GE makes a breakthrough in clean technology

Clean technology continues to be a significant focus for General Electric General Electric’s new fuel cell design could change the way the world looks at these energy systems. The company has been showing a great deal of interest in fuel cells recently, especially in regards to how they can be used in transportation. GE has been experimenting with various fuel cell designs for several years and may have made a significant breakthrough that could drastically improve the energy production and lower the cost of this technology. Fuel cells are becoming…

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GE makes breakthrough in clean technology

General Electric shifts focus on fuel cells General Electric is taking a big step forward with its interest in fuel cell technology. The company has been showing strong support for various forms of clean energy, especially wind power. General Electric is behind some of the most widely used clean technologies in the renewable energy sector today, and now the company is beginning to put a heavier focus on fuel cells. General Electric is preparing to build a new facility that will be responsible for the manufacture of fuel cell energy…

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Study highlights bright future for solid oxide fuel cells

Global market for fuel cells shows strong growth Wintergeen Research has published a new study concerning the global market for solid oxide fuel cells. These fuel cells have seen significant use in several industries over the past several years. As stationary energy units, they are designed to produce more electrical power than their portable counterparts. These fuel cells also produce a significant amount of heat, which can be used for a variety of purposes. Beyond industry, solid oxide fuel cells have also begun to make progress in the residential sector,…

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DOE awards new contract to hydrogen fuel cell maker

Hydrogen fuel cells attract more attention from the Department of Energy FuelCell Energy, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Energy. The federal agency has been showing more support for hydrogen fuel in recent years, especially when it comes to using this form of renewable energy in the transportation sector. Transportation is not the only way hydrogen fuel cells can be put to use, of course, and the new contract awarded to FuelCell Energy will help shed some light on fuel…

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Navy continues strong focus on fuel cells

US Navy makes promising strides concerning fuel cells The U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research, the scientific division of the Navy and Marine Corps, has been drawing more attention to its Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Tactical Electrical Power Unit recently. The division has successfully developed a new 10-kilowatt fuel cell that has been demonstrated at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland and this fuel cell has garnered acclaim for the fact that it uses 44% less fuel than its more conventional counterparts. The demonstration is part of the Navy’s ongoing efforts…

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