Hydrogen and Fuel Cell News

Siemens and Canadian fuel cell technology company Ballard Power Systems have signed an agreement to develop a 200 kW fuel cell suitable for powering Mireo electric multiple-units. The initial deployment of a fuel cell powered trainset is planned for 2021. [...]
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Like a well-tended greenhouse garden, a specialized type of hydrogen fuel cell — which shows promise as a clean, renewable next-generation power source for vehicles and other uses — requires precise temperature and moisture controls to be at its best. If the internal conditions are too dry or too wet, [...]
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New hydrogen-powered trains will be making their way to Germany within the next four years. These trains are being developed by French engineering firm Alstom. The company intends to deliver 14 of these trains to LNVG, a railway company that operates in Lower Saxony, Germany. The trains will be the [...]
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Nikola Motor, which is developing a Class 8 hydrogen-electric truck, appointed Bosch Group and PowerCell AB the primary suppliers of the truck's fuel cells — key elements of the truck's powertrain. The Nikola fuel cell is anticipated to output more than 300 kilowatts continuously. It has been designed to handle the [...]
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An engineering team at Washington University in St. Louis is looking into new ways to extend the lifespan of fuel cells. The university is confident that fuel cells could someday generate electricity for nearly any device that is battery-powered. [...]
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