Recent Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

National labs team to develop better, cheaper fuel cells

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory has joined a project funded by DOE’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office to enhance the performance and durability of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells, while simultaneously reducing their cost. “The cost and durability of current PEM fuel cells are major barriers to their commercial use for […]

Energy Department Invests More than $20 Million to Advance Fuel Cell Technologies as New Report Shows Unprecedented Growth in Industry

The Energy Department announced today a new report that shows the fuel cell industry is continuing to grow at an unprecedented rate, totaling more than $2.2 billion in sales in 2014. In order to further expand on this emerging market, the Department also announced today the investment of more than $20 million in 10 projects […]

NREL Dedicates Advanced Hydrogen Fueling Station

Ceremony Coincides With National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today dedicated its 700 bar hydrogen fueling station, the first of its kind in Colorado and in the national lab system, as part of a celebration of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. The fueling station is part […]

Los Alamos-led consortium works to enhance fuel cell technology

Alternative energy key to a greener future Los Alamos National Laboratory is leading a Department of Energy- Fuel Cells Technologies Office-funded project to enhance the performance and durability of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells, while simultaneously reducing their cost. “The cost and durability of current PEM fuel cells is a major barrier to their […]

It’s solid: storing hydrogen in a new form

As part of a tri-lab consortium, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers will develop tools and understanding necessary for designing new solid-state materials for storing hydrogen gas. Storage of hydrogen onboard vehicles is one of the critical enabling technologies for hydrogen-fueled transportation systems that can reduce oil dependency and mitigate the long-term effects of fossil fuels […]

State Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

California Leads the Way for Advanced Transportation Vehicles California celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day today on the cusp of a transportation revolution that will lead to cleaner air and fewer greenhouse gas emissions as more drivers turn to zero-emission vehicles. The U.S. Senate has declared Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, National Hydrogen and Fuel […]

FuelCell Energy Announces Definitive Agreements With the U.S. Department of Energy for Previously Disclosed Award Selections

Awards completed from U.S. Department of Energy for previously disclosed carbon capture project and three previously disclosed solid oxide fuel cell projects These four projects add approximately $24 million to Company backlog 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, […]

Ballard Announces Close of Protonex Acquisition

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced that the Company’s acquisition of Protonex Technology Corporation (“Protonex”; www.protonex.com) has closed. As consideration for the transaction, Ballard is assuming and paying certain of Protonex’s debt obligations and transaction costs of approximately $4.0 million and is paying the remaining consideration through the issuance of approximately 11.4 […]

Ballard Announces Sale of Telecom Backup Power Systems to Aditya Birla in India

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) today announced receipt of a purchase order from Aditya Birla Group (Aditya; www.adityabirla.com) for fifty (50) ElectraGenTM-H2 direct hydrogen modules that will be deployed in the Idea Cellular network in India (www.ideacellular.com). All modules are expected to be shipped in 2015. This order represents the first step in […]

Ballard Inks $6M Deal in China For First Global Deployment of Fuel Cell-Powered Trams

At a ceremony held at the Company’s global headquarters, Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) signed a joint development agreement and a supply agreement to develop and commercialize a fuel cell engine specifically designed for integration into low floor trams manufactured by CRRC Qingdao Sifang Company, Ltd. (CRRC Sifang), a Chinese rolling stock manufacturer. […]