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2012-01-09 17:21:00

Developments by hydrogen researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) are paving the way for the successful development of portable power systems with capacities that far exceed the best batteries available today. SRNL's advances in the use of alane, a lightweight material for storing hydrogen, may be the key that unlocks the development of portable fuel cell systems that meet the needs for both military and commercial portable power...

2010-09-10 07:23:00

HONOLULU, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- After rigorous testing performed by the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), the innovative decontamination product, DeconGel®, has met requirements for safe transport to the U.S. Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico for disposal of transuranic waste (TRU). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2009-10-09 15:30:00

AIKEN, S.C., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WSI is pleased to announce that the Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded WSI a new contract to continue providing protective services at the Savannah River Site, a key nuclear facility near Aiken, S.C. The contract has an initial value of $989 million over ten years, which includes a five-year base period and two option periods of three and two years. Performance requirements of the contract include: Safeguarding Special Nuclear Material....

2009-08-06 10:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) announced today the results of a recent collaborative fuel cell hybrid vehicle range and fuel economy field evaluation. The Toyota Highlander Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle - Advanced (FCHV-adv) achieved an estimated range of 431 miles on a single full tank of compressed hydrogen gas, and an average fuel economy of 68.3 miles/kg (approximate mpg equivalent) during a day-long trip down the southern California coast....


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