Category FUEL CELL

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Protons fuel graphene prospects

26 Nov 2014 Graphene, impermeable to all gases and liquids, can easily allow protons to pass through it, University of Manchester researchers have found. Published in the journal Nature, the discovery could revolutionise fuel cells and other hydrogen-based technologies as they require a barrier that only allow protons – hydrogen atoms stripped off their electrons […]

Three Automakers Combine Forces on Fuel-Cell Cars – NYTimes.com

Three Automakers Combine Forces on Fuel-Cell Cars – NYTimes.com.

Plug Power Rises On Mercedes-Benz Fuel-Cell Order

By Christopher Martin – Jul 18, 2012 1:33 PM MT Plug Power Inc. (PLUG), a maker of fuel cells for electric vehicles used in factories and warehouses, reached its highest level in a month after Mercedes-Benz purchased 72 forklift systems to use in a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, plant. Plug Power increased 1.7 percent to $1.17 at the […]

Energy Department Announces up to $2.5 Million to Deploy Fuel Cell Powered Baggage Vehicles at Commercial Airports

April 25, 2012 As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to reduce America’s reliance on foreign oil, the Energy Department today announced up to $2.5 million available this year to demonstrate and deploy fuel cell electric vehicles for transporting passenger baggage at major U.S. airports. The projects selected for funding will demonstrate first-generation, fuel […]

Current hydrogen-related funding opportunities through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hydrogen Program are listed below

Current Financial Opportunities Current hydrogen-related funding opportunities through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hydrogen Program are listed below. The Hydrogen Program offers opportunities for both financial and technical assistance. To explore current financial opportunity solicitations, click on the opportunity titles in the table below. To sort the list, click on the arrows in the column headings. […]

DOE Awards More Than $7 Million for Hydrogen Storage in Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

December 12, 2011 The U.S. Department of Energy today announced more than $7 million to fund four projects in California, Washington, and Oregon to advance hydrogen storage technologies to be used in fuel cell electric vehicles. The 3-year projects will help lower the costs and increase the performance of hydrogen storage systems by developing innovative […]

DOE Awards More Than $7 Million for Hydrogen Storage in Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced more than $7 million to fund four projects in California, Washington, and Oregon to advance hydrogen storage technologies to be used in fuel cell electric vehicles. The 3-year projects will help lower the costs and increase the performance of hydrogen storage systems by developing innovative materials and advanced […]

Gasoline Fuel Cell Would Boost Electric Car Range

  The advanced fuel cell could eliminate range anxiety and make electric cars more practical, while keeping carbon-dioxide emissions low. Audio » If you want to take an electric car on a long drive, you need a gas-powered generator, like the one in the Chevrolet Volt, to extend its range. The problem is that when […]

DOE Launches Comprehensive Hydrogen Storage Materials Clearing House

  Free access resource aims to accelerate advanced materials research and development December 6, 2011 The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has launched a comprehensive hydrogen storage materials database to collect and disseminate materials data and accelerate advanced materials research and development. The new database includes information […]

Optical Antennas Improve Hydrogen Production

Metal nanoparticles increase the efficiency of materials that use sunlight to split water By NEIL SAVAGE  /  AUGUST 2011 10 August 2011—Using metal nanoparticles as antennas for light could make the production of hydrogen more affordable, say researchers at Stanford University. Hydrogen is viewed as a potential carbon-free replacement fuel for automobiles. On Earth, the primary source of hydrogen is […]

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Prospects for an Artificial Leaf Are Growing

Scientists design artificial photosynthesis devices that could make hydrogen or other fuels By DAVE LEVITAN  /  NOVEMBER 2011   30 September 2011—If every leaf on the planet can do it, maybe we can too. Scientists have long tried to mimic photosynthesis as a way to harness the energy in sunlight and turn it into a usable fuel, just as plants […]

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Prospects for an Artificial Leaf Are Growing

Scientists design artificial photosynthesis devices that could make hydrogen or other fuels By DAVE LEVITAN  /   Photo: Sun Catalytix 30 September 2011—If every leaf on the planet can do it, maybe we can too. Scientists have long tried to mimic photosynthesis as a way to harness the energyin sunlight and turn it into a usable fuel, just […]