Recent Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

Vertimass licenses ORNL Biofuel-to-Hydrocarbon Conversion Technology

Vertimass LLC, a California-based start-up company, has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology that directly converts ethanol into a hydrocarbon blend-stock for use in transportation fuels. The ORNL technology offers a new pathway to biomass-derived renewable fuels that can lower greenhouse gas emissions and decrease U.S. reliance on foreign sources of oil. “Vertimass is […]

Plug Power acquires Relion Inc. bringing Innovative Fuel Cell Stack Technology In-House

ReliOn PEM Cell Technology Will Provide Fuel Cell Stacks for GenDrive Class 3 Units Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today announced it has acquired the assets of ReliOn Inc., a developer of hydrogen fuel cell stack technology and fuel cell systems based in Spokane, WA. The acquisition […]

Hydrogen Unlikely to be 21st Century’s Chief Alternative Energy Source

Storage problems and poor energy conversion efficiency of hydrogen make it a weak option for an energy source Countries across the globe are desperately looking for alternate sources of power that are dense enough to accommodate consumption needs, while preserving the global ecosystem. Amongst the contenders for mainstream alternative energy production is hydrogen – an […]

PNNL joins National Consortium creating Hydrogen Infrastructure

H2USA aims to further fuel cell vehicles and related technologies The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has joined a consortium of automakers, energy companies, government laboratories, and others that aims to accelerate the rollout of an infrastructure for hydrogen-powered vehicles and related technologies. The development comes a few months before vehicles powered by […]

Plug Power announces 2013 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

Growth Continues: Customer Order Goal for Q1 2014 Already Exceeded Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today reported its 2013 fourth quarter and year-end financial results. Plug Power’s growing sales momentum in 2013 continued as the year progressed, with bookings in the fourth quarter of $32 million. Strong […]

FuelCell Energy Reports First Quarter 2014 Results and Business Highlights

59 megawatt (MW) fuel cell park installed by POSCO Energy is fully operational 15 MW Bridgeport fuel cell park commissioned on schedule and accepted by utility owner Groundbreaking for 20 MW fuel cell park in South Korea to support the electric grid and a railroad depot 3.7 MW’s of new fuel cell module orders to […]

FuelCell Energy Announces Market Developments for On-Site Distributed Hydrogen Generation Using Versatile Stationary Fuel Cell Power Plants

$2.8 Million Award From the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office to Demonstrate Tri-Generation Capability of Stationary Fuel Cells for Industrial Applications FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced further progress with developing the on-site distributed […]

CFCL receives Order from Avilos for 100 BlueGEN Units

On 28 February 2014, the Company received an order for 100 BlueGEN units, for delivery within the next twelve months, from the German company Avilos GmbH (“Avilos”). Under the terms of the agreement, Avilos will purchase 100 BlueGEN units on a take-or-pay basis and sell them to private and small commercial customers. Avilos had previously […]

Ballard Reports Q4, Full Year 2013 Results & 2014 Outlook

Q4: Improved GM and reduced Opex contribute to positive Adjusted EBITDA Full Year: 40% revenue growth and 63% Adjusted EBITDA improvement Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) today announced consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013 and full year 2013. All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted and have […]

Big Step for Next-Generation Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers

Researchers at Berkeley and Argonne National Labs Discover Highly Promising New Class of Nanocatalyst A big step in the development of next-generation fuel cells and water-alkali electrolyzers has been achieved with the discovery of a new class of bimetallic nanocatalysts that are an order of magnitude higher in activity than the target set by the […]