UK and South Korea team to improve fuel cell technology

Fuel cell technology continues to gain popularity As the world continues to grow more environmentally conscious, many countries are beginning to show an aggressive interest in clean technology. Renewable energy is often cited as an effective tool that can be used to derail the potentially massive impact of climate change as well as fostering economic stability, but clean technology is the engine that could ensure the continued sustainability of many countries. Fuel cell technology, in particular, has managed to garner a great deal of attention in recent years for this…

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CFCL to offer fuel cells for free in the UK

CFCL - UK Fuel Cells

Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited launches ambitious new campaign Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited (CFCL), a developer of solid oxide fuel cells, has announced an ambitious new campaign to help promote the adoption of fuel cell energy systems. Hydrogen fuel cells are typically the most popular type of fuel cell that consumers are aware of, but fuel cells come in a variety of forms that cater to different purposes. Solid oxide fuel cells, for instance, are usually larger fuel cell systems that are widely used throughout the industrial sector. These same fuel…

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Hydrogen fuel may be the future of transportation in the UK

Hydrogen Fuel UK

Study highlights the role of hydrogen fuel in the future of UK transportation The United Kingdom is putting a great deal of effort into promoting hydrogen transportation. The country is home to several hydrogen fuel projects that are highlighting the possible benefits that can be had through the use of fuel cells in future vehicles. The UK government is also investing heavily in the development of a comprehensive hydrogen fuel infrastructure that will be capable of supporting a large number of new vehicles in the near future. The UKH2Mobility Project,…

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AFC Energy to build new fuel cell plant in the UK

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Industry

AFC Energy awarded grant for new fuel cell energy system AFC Energy, a leading developer of alkaline fuel cell technology, has been awarded a promising grant from the European Union. The EU has been growing more interested in fuel cell technology recently, hoping that alternative energy will help countries throughout Europe meet sustainability and emissions reductions standards more easily. Per the grant, AFC Energy has been tasked with building a massive alkaline fuel cell system in the United Kingdom’s Essex. New energy system to generate more than 1MW of electricity…

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Micro-CHP feed-in tariff increased by UK government

UK Hydrogen Fuel

Government announces boosts to feed-in tariff The United Kingdom government has announced that it will be increasing its feed-in tariff of micro combined heart and power systems. Micro-CHP systems often make use of hydrogen fuel cells, which are capable of producing a large amount of heat while generating electricity. The UK government believes that these systems hold a great deal of potential and could help the country become less dependent on fossil-fuels. The initiative may be good news for Ceramic Fuel Cells, whose BlueGen fuel cells are the only micro-CHP…

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ITM Power to conduct major study of hydrogen fuel power in the UK this year

UK Hydrogen Fuel

Hydrogen fuel study moves forward ITM Power, a manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cells, has been awarded a grant from the United Kingdom’s Technology Strategy Board. The grant is being issued through the agency’s Smart Power Distribution and Demand campaign. The money will help ITM Power investigate the feasibility of combining hydrogen fuel with the country’s current gas grid. The endeavor is meant to help prepare the UK’s energy infrastructure for growing demands and transition away from fossil-fuels. ITM Power believes that combining hydrogen with the country’s gas grid could make…

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