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2013-03-04 12:21:25

LONDON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACAL Energy Ltd, the clean power company behind the technology enabling lower-cost, higher-performance hydrogen fuel cells, will present at CleanEquity Monaco 2013 on March 7th & 8th at the Sporting d'Hiver, Monaco. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121119/CL15975LOGO ) CleanEquity Monaco is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the London based specialist cleantech investment bank. Innovator Capital is currently...

2013-02-18 11:12:20

Fast and efficient biologically inspired catalyst could someday make fuel cells cheaper To make fuel cells more economical, engineers want a fast and efficient iron-based molecule that splits hydrogen gas to make electricity. Online Feb. 17 at Nature Chemistry, researchers report such a catalyst. It is the first iron-based catalyst that converts hydrogen directly to electricity. The result moves chemists and engineers one step closer to widely affordable fuel cells. "A drawback with...

2013-02-05 12:23:04

KALISPELL, Mont., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the verge of launching its first innovative energy storage solution into the market, Zinc Air, Inc. and its patent counsel Brooks Kushman P.C. today announced securing its first two patents that will help cement its innovative energy storage technology as the industry gold standard. "It is exciting for our firm to be working with a company and technology that could transform the world of energy," said Ben Stasa, shareholder, Brooks Kushman....

2013-01-31 16:21:38

-- Sale of non-core asset for up to $12M fortifies balance sheet VANCOUVER, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLD) has announced the closing of an agreement to sell the Company's Material Products division, located in Lowell, MA for up to $12 million. Of this amount, $10.5 million was paid to Ballard in cash on closing, with the remainder payable on the basis of 2013 financial results associated with the Material Products division....

2013-01-26 23:04:08

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Fuel Cells Market (PEMFC, MCFC, PAFC, SOFC, DMFC & Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global fuel cells demand was worth USD 355.3 million in 2011 and is estimated to reach USD 910.3 million in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 15.0% from 2013 to 2018. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/fuel-cell-market.html Albany,...

2013-01-10 16:21:04

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, today announced that Samsung Everland has purchased two PureCell® Model 400 fuel cell systems to be installed at the Lotte World Tower, Korea's first super-tall skyscraper. The fuel cells will be installed in the basement of the tower and will provide 800 kW of clean, efficient power to the Lotte World Mall in the building. Upon completion in 2015, the Lotte World Tower is...

Simulations On Ranger Supercomputer Help Researchers Understand Biofuel Reactions
2012-12-04 12:44:16

Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin In a well-known fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin used magic to weave straw into gold. Today, scientists are reversing that formula – using gold to turn straw (and other forms of biomass) into today's global currency: energy. The magic involves a special nanocatalyst, in which minute particles of gold dot the surface of titanium-oxide. The forces that emerge from the combination of these two materials are strong enough...

2012-11-27 08:22:02

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, today announced that Samsung Everland has purchased seven PureCell® Model 400 fuel cell systems to be installed at the Korean South East Power Co. Ltd. (KOSEP), a public utility company in the greater Seoul area. The fuel cells, which will be located at KOSEP's Bundang facility in the Gyeonggi province, will provide 3.08MW of clean electricity to the local grid and thermal...

2012-11-20 16:23:48

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The strongest drivers for the adoption of fuel cells by the world's armed forces are performance and energy density, particularly for use by individual troopers. On average, each soldier carries around nine pounds of disposable batteries in their kit, used for powering a range of portable electronics such as imaging and communications equipment. The burden on today's soldiers to carry more and more high-tech equipment is increasing, and...

2012-11-12 12:22:51

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, today announced the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) in Diamond Bar, Calif., will install a PureCell(®) System Model 400 fuel cell to power its headquarters. AQMD, the air pollution control agency for all of Orange County, Calif., and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, is a repeat customer for UTC Power. In...