Hydrogen and Fuel Cell News

Ballard Power Systems announced that the company has developed a next generation high performance fuel cell propulsion system to power unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones. We've been particularly interested in any new developments in hydrogen fuel cell technology given the potential for higher flying time as an alternative to the [...]
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A flurry of orders in late 2017 for rolling stock powered by alternative fuels are indicative of a trend that is set to continue in 2018. Kevin Smith looks at Ballard Power Systems' contribution to this field. [...]
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A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets. Pragma Industries, which is based in Biarritz, France and makes fuel cells for military use, has sold some 60 hydrogen-powered bikes to French municipalities including Saint Lo, [...]
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Hyundai is pushing ahead with its fuel cell future — and now Auto Express has been to the firm's European HQ to have a close look at the next step in its evolution, the all-new NEXO. The NEXO is a large SUV — bigger all round, in fact, than Hyundai's outgoing [...]
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A nanostructured composite material developed at UC Santa Cruz has shown impressive performance as a catalyst for the electrochemical splitting of water to produce hydrogen. An efficient, low-cost catalyst is essential for realizing the promise of hydrogen as a clean, environmentally friendly fuel. [...]
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