‘World first’: Ballard and HDF Energy announce multi-MW hydrogen plant

The $200m project in French Guiana will combine a solar park, hydrogen, fuel cells and battery storage

State of Bavaria on track to pilot hydrogen-powered train

The train will be presented to the public in the spring of 2022, with the first test runs in Bavaria planned for 2023 before it officially enters passenger service in January 2024

Italian energy group Snam targets net zero emissions by 2040

It is investing €6.7bn to support energy infrastructure projects, focused on ‘hydrogen ready’ replacements, digitalisation and decarbonisation

Rolls-Royce launches new unit for innovative and net zero solutions

The Power Lab will concentrate on the development of cutting-edge technologies, with a strong emphasis on fuel cell systems and the production and deployment of synthetic fuels based on renewable energy

Toyota and Hino to develop heavy-duty fuel cell truck

The fuel-cell truck aims to improve environmental performance of heavy-duty trucks, which account for about 60% of the total emissions from commercial vehicles in Japan

Toyota to build ‘prototype city of the future’ in Japan

The ‘Woven City’ will be located at the base of Mount Fuji and powered by hydrogen fuel cells and solar panels

EU, Japan and US to co-operate on hydrogen and fuel cells

They believe the technologies could bring significant benefits to the energy sector, the economy and the environment

‘Fuel cells important to tackle climate change’

Fuel cell systems could play an important role in helping combat climate change due to their efficiency. Anthony Kucernak, Professor of Chemical Physics at Imperial College London told ELN: “I think one of the important points about fuel cells is that they are very, very efficient. As we move forward, what we need to make sure […]

UK fuel cells to power Indian mobile phone masts

The UK firm Intelligent Energy will provide fuel cells – originally designed for green cars – to an Indian telecoms company to power mobile phone masts in a multi-million pound deal. The agreement with Ascend Telecoms, which serves all licensed mobile network operators in India, will see the firm develop its zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell […]

EVs could form a third of cars by 2050

Electric vehicles (EVs) powered by fuel cells could account for a third (30%) of all cars on the road by 2050. According to Carbon Trust’s new report, UK breakthroughs in polymer fuel cells could make fuel cell cars cost competitive with combustion engine cars. It claims the reduction in costs and market potential has shown […]