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Fuel Cells

Helping fuel cells beat the heat

Helping fuel cells beat the heat

A strategy for stabilizing silver films could make high-efficiency fuel cells usable in portable devices.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Nov 26, 2018
The next generation of microbial fuel cells

The next generation of microbial fuel cells

Microbial fuel cells are a promising technology for generating electricity from organic waste materials. European investigators set out to improve microbial fuel cells through ground-breaking technologies.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Nov 15, 2018
Manganese may finally solve hydrogen fuel cells' catalyst problem

Manganese may finally solve hydrogen fuel cells' catalyst problem

Manganese is known for making stainless steel and aluminum soda cans. Now, researchers say the metal could advance one of the most promising sources of renewable energy: hydrogen fuel cells.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Nov 8, 2018
ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main propulsion potential

ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main propulsion potential

ABB and SINTEF Ocean are undertaking groundbreaking research to test the viability of fuel cells as an energy source for main ship propulsion.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Oct 15, 2018
Off grid hydrogen fuel cell for the construction industry

Off grid hydrogen fuel cell for the construction industry

This new technology will be used to provide silent, zero emission power.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Oct 8, 2018
New fuel cell concept

New fuel cell concept

In a new approach, inspired by biology a university team has designed a fuel cell using cheaper materials and an organic compound that shuttles electrons and protons.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Sep 24, 2018
World's first hydrogen fuel cell train

World's first hydrogen fuel cell train

The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to propulsion. From 17 September onwards, two such trains will enter commercial service according to a fixed timetable in Lower Saxony.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Sep 20, 2018
Not too wet, not too dry: plasma-treated fuel cell gets it just right

Not too wet, not too dry: plasma-treated fuel cell gets it just right

Fuel cells hold promise as a clean, renewable source of energy. But keeping them dry has long been a challenge, as they produce water during the process of converting hydrogen and oxygen into electricity.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Sep 5, 2018
Siemens and PowerCell to collaborate in fuel cell systems for ships

Siemens and PowerCell to collaborate in fuel cell systems for ships

The aim of the collaboration is to develop an energy supply system for vessels which is based on fuel cells. Siemens will supply the SISHIP BlueDrive integrated energy and propulsion system into which PowerCell will install its fuel cell modules. Possible joint projects could include energy supply systems for ferries, yachts, cruise ships and research vessels.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Aug 23, 2018
Development of marine systems based on fuel cells

Development of marine systems based on fuel cells

PowerCell has signed a memorandum of understanding with Siemens AG regarding a joint development of fuel cell-based drive and power generating systems for marine applications.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jul 20, 2018
Audi and Hyundai cooperation on fuel cell technology

Audi and Hyundai cooperation on fuel cell technology

AUDI AG and Hyundai Motor Group are driving the development of fuel cell technology. The two companies plan to cross-license patents and grant access to non-competitive components.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Nov 15, 2018
Manganese may finally solve hydrogen fuel cells' catalyst problem

Manganese may finally solve hydrogen fuel cells' catalyst problem

Manganese is known for making stainless steel and aluminum soda cans. Now, researchers say the metal could advance one of the most promising sources of renewable energy: hydrogen fuel cells.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Oct 15, 2018
Off grid hydrogen fuel cell for the construction industry

Off grid hydrogen fuel cell for the construction industry

This new technology will be used to provide silent, zero emission power.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Sep 24, 2018
World's first hydrogen fuel cell train

World's first hydrogen fuel cell train

The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to propulsion. From 17 September onwards, two such trains will enter commercial service according to a fixed timetable in Lower Saxony.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Sep 5, 2018
Siemens and PowerCell to collaborate in fuel cell systems for ships

Siemens and PowerCell to collaborate in fuel cell systems for ships

The aim of the collaboration is to develop an energy supply system for vessels which is based on fuel cells. Siemens will supply the SISHIP BlueDrive integrated energy and propulsion system into which PowerCell will install its fuel cell modules. Possible joint projects could include energy supply systems for ferries, yachts, cruise ships and research vessels.
Advanced Batteries & Energy Storage Research
Jul 20, 2018
Audi and Hyundai cooperation on fuel cell technology

Audi and Hyundai cooperation on fuel cell technology

AUDI AG and Hyundai Motor Group are driving the development of fuel cell technology. The two companies plan to cross-license patents and grant access to non-competitive components.