Saturday, August 17, 2019

Fuel Cell News

IMO 2020: Hydrogen's Future in Maritime

3D rendering of the Water-Go-Round. Photo credit Incat Crowther

Hydrogen fuel cell technology to Satisfy Future IMO RequirementsWith an ongoing push by the maritime community to reduce ship emissions to satisfy IMO MARPOL Annex VI regulations and limit the sulfur…

Ammonia as Marine Fuel ?

Image: C-Job Naval Architects

Ammonia can be safely and effectively applied as a marine fuel to reduce harmful emissions in the maritime industry according to new research published today (12 June) by C-Job Naval Architects, the…

Mobile Battery MgBOX in Sea Trials

MgBOX from The Furukawa Battery Company. Pic: Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd.

Japanese marine renewable energy technology compan Eco Marine Power (EMP) is conducting an evaluation trial using the MgBOX fuel cell or air battery in co-operation with Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd.

Ballard Joins H2Ports Project

Photo: Ballard Power Systems

Ballard Power Systems Europe is providing technology to H2Ports project which will see Valencia’s port in Spain become the first in Europe to incorporate hydrogen energy in its operations.The developer…

Hydrogen As an Energy Carrier

Pic: DNV GL

Hydrogen can play a significant role in decarbonizing world energy supply to mitigate climate change, according to a new research paper by DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry.According to new DNV GL research paper…

ABB, Sintef to Test Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Pic: ABB

Norwegian Sintef Ocean and ABB Marine will use two 30kW hydrogen fuel cells, set up in laboratory to model the operation and control of a complete marine power system in a megawatt-scale propulsion…

Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL Celebrate FellowSHIP

Photo: DNV GL

Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology…

Crowley, PowerSecure Partner on LNG Microgrids Development

(Photo: Crowley)

Industry partners aim to develop and deploy microgrid solutions incorporating liquefied natural gas (LNG), renewables and storage to provide greater reliability and resiliency to customers and economies…

Norway races Australia for Japan's Hydrogen Business

Norway may provide cleanly produced hydrogen to Japan; but Australia hopes to export the fuel extracted from brown coal. Norway and Australia are racing each other to show they can supply Japan with hydrogen…

GM, Honda to announce Fuel Cell Technology Advance

Mark Reuss Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain Photo General Motors Company

General Motors Co and Honda Motor Co are expected on Monday to announce an expansion of their collaboration on fuel cell technology development, people familiar with the plans said following a notice of a press conference.

Kalmar, SSAB Partnership to develop Fuel Cell Forklift

Forklift Truck Photo Kalmar

Kalmar today announced that it will start cooperation with SSAB in Sweden to develop a hydrogen-powered medium-range forklift truck. The aim is to find a more sustainable solution for our customer…

LR, SCC Release Low Carbon Pathways 2050 Study

Photo: Lloyd's Register

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Shipping in Changing Climates, a $4m multi-university and cross industry research project funded by EPRSC, have today released Low Carbon Pathways 2050 – a new study that…

ExxonMobil Invests $15 Mln in Austin Energy Institute

ExxonMobil announced that it will invest $15 million as a leadership member of the University of Texas at Austin Energy Institute to pursue technologies to help meet growing energy demand while reducing…

Unmanned Underwater Vehicles: Is Bigger Better?

Mineman 3rd Class John Stephen-Torres, Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1, observes data from a MK 18 MOD 2 UUV for a training evolution during a mine countermeasures squadron exercise (SQUADEX) aboard the Bay-class landing dock ship Cardigan Bay (L3009) of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. CTG 56.1 conducts mine countermeasures, explosive ordnance disposal, salvage-diving, and force protection operations throughout the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Jonah Stepanik)

Undersea Superiority will rely on Large Underwater Vehicles, but the question begs ... Is bigger better? The U.S. Navy has many mundane, messy and perilous underwater missions that are better performed unmanned vehicles.

Exxon Fends off Climate Change Charges, Plans Fuel Cell Venture

Exxon Mobil Corp, which has been fighting accusations it misled investors and the public for years about the risks of climate change, said on Thursday it will expand a research project with FuelCell…

Swedish Fuel Cell Developer Wins Order from France

PowerCell Sweden AB received an order from France of the PowerCell S2 stack platform. PowerCell Sweden AB launched the latest fuel cell stack platform, PowerCell S2, at the Hannover Fair in April 2015.

Doosan Fuel Cell Closes Another Deal in S. Korea

Press release - Connecticut’s Doosan Fuel Cell has finalized a partnership with Korea Western Power and Serveone, an LG affiliated company, to manufacture  11 fuel cells (five megawatts) in its South Windsor, Connecticut production facility.

Doosan to Manufacture 70 Power Plants for S. Korea

Photo courtesy of Doosan

Samsung C&T Corp., based in Seoul, and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) have partnered with Connecticut’s Doosan Fuel Cell (Doosan) to develop a massive clean energy project that can power as many as 71,500 Korean homes.

Shell to Install Hydrogen Vehicle Fuelling Pumps in Germany

Shell will install a nationwide network of hydrogen fuelling pumps at retail sites in Germany from 2016, in an effort to accelerate the growth in Europe of this low-carbon alternative transport fuel.

Marad Celebrates Deployment of Maritime Fuel Cell Project

PEMFC unit replaces diesel generators, saving fuel cost and emissions.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today celebrated the launch of field trials for the first prototype hydrogen fuel cell unit to power onboard refrigerated containers.