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Fuel cells developed using nanomaterials are cost effective, efficient

Fuel cells developed using nanomaterials are cost effective, efficient

Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Aug 22, 2019
Ammonia for fuel cells

Ammonia for fuel cells

Fuel cells are pollution-free power sources that convert chemical energy to electricity with high efficiency and zero emissions. Fuel cell cars, trucks, and buses would allow people to travel long distances with convenient refueling and less of a carbon footprint.
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Highlights from Electric and Hybrid Marine Conference and Expo (2019)!

Highlights from Electric and Hybrid Marine Conference and Expo (2019)!

Technology Analyst Luke Gear presents his findings from the Electric and Hybrid Marine conference held in Amsterdam.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 29, 2019
Fuel cell forklifts powered with solar hydrogen energy

Fuel cell forklifts powered with solar hydrogen energy

The Toshiba ESS "H2PLAZA," produces and supplies hydrogen with renewable energy for fuel-cell forklifts and is now supplying hydrogen at Toyota.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 14, 2019
New fuel cell lasts ten times longer

New fuel cell lasts ten times longer

Advancements in zero-emission fuel cells could make the technology cheap enough to replace traditional gasoline engines in vehicles.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 12, 2019
Fuel cell advance a breath of fresh air

Fuel cell advance a breath of fresh air

A promising alternative to conventional power plants, solid oxide fuel cells use electrochemical methods that can generate power more efficiently than existing combustion-based generators. But fuel cells tend to degrade too quickly, eating up any efficiency gains through increased cost.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 4, 2019
GE and Nedstack partnership set sights on zero emission cruise vessels

GE and Nedstack partnership set sights on zero emission cruise vessels

GE's Power Conversion business and Nedstack, a leading fuel cell manufacturer, are collaborating on developing hydrogen fuel cell systems for powering zero-emission cruise vessels.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Mar 4, 2019
High-powered fuel cell boosts electric-powered submersibles, drones

High-powered fuel cell boosts electric-powered submersibles, drones

A team of engineers has developed a high-power fuel cell using a unique pH-gradient-enabled microscale bipolar interface that could power a variety of transportation modes — including unmanned underwater vehicles, drones and eventually electric aircraft — at significantly lower cost.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 27, 2019
Cutting the cost of fuel cells in electric vehicles

Cutting the cost of fuel cells in electric vehicles

The 2019 Toyota Mirai electric vehicle touts zero emissions, thanks to a fuel cell that runs on hydrogen instead of gasoline. But the Mirai has barely left California, partly because today's fuel cell electrodes are made of super expensive platinum.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 11, 2019
Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Batteries are currently outpacing fuel cells in the technological race to power the electric vehicle. Lithium batteries keep getting cheaper, while fuel cells remain hampered by pricey, short-lived platinum catalysts. Researchers suggest that adding a bit more platinum—albeit in a novel form—could help fuel cell cars catch up.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Aug 22, 2019
Ammonia for fuel cells

Ammonia for fuel cells

Fuel cells are pollution-free power sources that convert chemical energy to electricity with high efficiency and zero emissions. Fuel cell cars, trucks, and buses would allow people to travel long distances with convenient refueling and less of a carbon footprint.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
May 29, 2019
Fuel cell forklifts powered with solar hydrogen energy

Fuel cell forklifts powered with solar hydrogen energy

The Toshiba ESS "H2PLAZA," produces and supplies hydrogen with renewable energy for fuel-cell forklifts and is now supplying hydrogen at Toyota.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Apr 12, 2019
Fuel cell advance a breath of fresh air

Fuel cell advance a breath of fresh air

A promising alternative to conventional power plants, solid oxide fuel cells use electrochemical methods that can generate power more efficiently than existing combustion-based generators. But fuel cells tend to degrade too quickly, eating up any efficiency gains through increased cost.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Mar 4, 2019
High-powered fuel cell boosts electric-powered submersibles, drones

High-powered fuel cell boosts electric-powered submersibles, drones

A team of engineers has developed a high-power fuel cell using a unique pH-gradient-enabled microscale bipolar interface that could power a variety of transportation modes — including unmanned underwater vehicles, drones and eventually electric aircraft — at significantly lower cost.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Feb 11, 2019
Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Batteries are currently outpacing fuel cells in the technological race to power the electric vehicle. Lithium batteries keep getting cheaper, while fuel cells remain hampered by pricey, short-lived platinum catalysts. Researchers suggest that adding a bit more platinum—albeit in a novel form—could help fuel cell cars catch up.
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