Latest Hydrogen fuel Stories

2010-11-16 10:07:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), the leading global hydrogen supplier to refineries to assist in making cleaner burning transportation fuels, today announced it is supplying hydrogen to power a fleet of more than 50 hydrogen fuel cell buses in operation at the Asian Games and Asian Para Games from November 12-December 19 in Guangzhou City, China. It is another energy conservation and new-energy vehicle demonstration project similar to the one Air...

2010-10-20 12:36:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The USC-Columbia Fuel Cell Collaborative announced the winners of the Greater Columbia Fuel Cell Challenge 2010 at the Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition 2010 in San Antonio, TX. The Challenge, organized by the University of South Carolina (USC), the City of Columbia, SCRA, and EngenuitySC, is an innovation-based business plan competition focused on commercializing novel hydrogen, fuel cell, and clean technologies. Since its creation in 2006,...

2010-10-19 08:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq: QTWW), a leader in sustainable energy technologies including green transportation and renewable energy, today announced that Dr. Scott Samuelsen, a member of its Board of Directors, was awarded UC Irvine's most prestigious honor, the Medal, which annually confers lifelong recognition on those who have made exceptional contributions to the university's mission of teaching, research and public...

2010-07-07 06:50:00

PRAGUE, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Technologies CZ a.s., a small private R&D company, has found success in their revolutionary technological improvements: "a better way to generate the cheapest hydrogen fuel yet," says Karel Pesel, spokesmen for Energy Technologies CZ a.s. The electrolysis of water for hydrogen production has been considered expensive, burdened by the high cost of electricity, and by technical issues of storage and transportation. "We have now consistently made...

2010-06-29 06:00:00

BRISBANE, Australia, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Linc Energy the world leader in Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) technology, and AFC Energy (LSE: AFC), the world's leading developer of low-cost alkaline fuel cells, have successfully trialled hydrogen fuel cell technology to produce electricity at Linc Energy's Chinchilla Demonstration Facility in Queensland. Linc Energy's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Peter Bond said his company's exclusive agreement with UK-based AFC Energy for application...

2010-05-17 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vision Industries Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: VIIC), producers of zero emission electric/hydrogen hybrid trucks, is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent with Burtek, Inc. to enter into a teaming agreement regarding Burtek's representation and/or production of Vision's hydrogen fuel cell-related products for the U.S. defense market. The Vision products under consideration for this teaming agreement include Class 8 hydrogen...

2010-05-04 09:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that its hydrogen fueling technology has been selected for a demonstration project at the Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin (DDJC) in Tracy, California. Upon successful negotiation of an agreement, Air Products' hydrogen and fueling technology will be used to power 20 Class I forklifts that will move warehouse materials in support of America's Armed Forces located around the world. The work...

2010-05-04 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vision Industries Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: VIIC), producers of zero emission electric/hydrogen hybrid trucks, is pleased to announce that Fred E. Witham has joined our advisory board. Mr. Witham brings with him a wealth of experience specific to our segment of the heavy duty vehicle market. Most recently he was the Senior Principal Systems Engineer/Project Engineer for BAE Systems, Electronics & Integrated Systems. In this position he was...

2010-04-19 10:45:45

Hydrogen, once believed to be a viable option for eco-friendly vehicles and then subsequently dismissed due to fear of explosions and other possible drawbacks, has re-emerged as a possible environmentally safe fuel source thanks to the work of Israeli scientists. Considering its abundance, the ease with which it could be used and the lack of pollutants released when it was burned, hydrogen seemed a good fit as a green fuel source. However, the highly flammable nature of the gas, the bulk of...

2010-04-14 14:07:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- When Air Products' (NYSE: APD) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer John McGlade drove to work this morning, he did so with an eye on the future and with the eyes of a lot of fellow drivers watching him. As the top executive for Air Products, the world's leading hydrogen provider, McGlade is quite familiar with hydrogen's potential for leading the transformation to cleaner energy. Today McGlade initiated a hydrogen outreach program...

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