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NACCO Industries buys fuel cell provider

Following the acquisition of Nuvera, the NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. intends to commercialize Nuvera’s research and technology through the rapid integration of this fuel-cell technology across large parts of the NACCO’s lift truck product range. NACCO expects to be able to offer its Hyster and Yale customers an integrated, factory-fitted fuel-cell solution as well… Read More »

FuelCell Energy Solutions Announces Final Acceptance of Largest Fuel Cell Power Plant Made Operating in Germany

FuelCell Energy Solutions GmbH announced the final acceptance of its first German-manufactured fuel cell power plant that is installed and operating at Berlin’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) office complex. This building project, executed on schedule and within budget, illustrates the first large-scale civil engineering project undertaken by the German federal government as… Read More »

New Voucher Program Will Help Manufacturers Lead in Productivity and Technological Innovation

Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced a $3.5 million matching grant voucher program as part of the new Connecticut Manufacturing Innovation Fund (CMIF). Governor Malloy introduced the $30 million CMIF during the last legislative session to establish a fund to support the growth of Connecticut manufacturers while creating jobs for residents. Learn More at The State of Connecticut’s website

Navy Launches Fuel Cell UAV from Submerged Submarine

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) with funding from SwampWorks at the Office of Naval Research and the Department of Defense Rapid Reaction Technology Office demonstrated the launch of an all-electric, fuel cell-powered, unmanned aerial system from a submerged submarine. The NRL Chemistry and Tactical Electronic Warfare Divisions team included the Massachusetts based fuel cell… Read More »

Volkswagen Ramps up Fuel Cell Development

Volkswagen has begun testing a hydrogen fuel cell version of its Passat sedan on the streets of California and has developed a fuel cell model of the Golf SportWagen for research. The automaker showed the Passat HyMotion and Golf SportWagen HyMotion at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November as concept vehicles stating it would… Read More »

Fuel Cell Market Exceeds $1.3 Billion in Worldwide Sales

The market for fuel cells is growing, exceeding $1.3 billion in worldwide sales during 2013, according to a recently released report from the Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO). The 2014 “Business Case for Fuel Cells”  report, written and compiled by Jennifer Gangi and Sandra Curtin of Breakthrough Technologies Institute (BTI) with support from FCTO, provides… Read More »

Morgan Stanley Unveils Fuel-Cell Energy System at its Purchase, NY., Headquarters

Morgan Stanley unveiled a new fuel-cell system at the firm’s headquarters in Purchase, N.Y. The fuel-cell system and a solar-panel field, completed earlier this year, are the latest in a series of initiatives to improve the facility’s “energy efficiency and resiliency,” according to the financial-services firm. The new solid-oxide fuel cell system converts fuel into… Read More »

Plug Power moves into ground support equipment market, installing first GenFuel site with outdoor hydrogen dispensers

Plug Power Inc. has successfully completed installation of its first GenFuel hydrogen infrastructure for the ground support equipment (GSE) market at the Memphis Airport. This GenFuel infrastructure deployment includes a standard hydrogen storage tank, compression system, fuel pipelines, and Plug Power’s first outdoor GenFuel hydrogen dispensers that will be used for a 15-truck fleet of… Read More »

The Toyota Mirai Brings the Future to your Driveway

The Toyota Mirai is a four-door, mid-size sedan with performance that fully competes with traditional internal combustion engines – but it uses no gasoline and emits nothing but water vapor. The groundbreaking fuel cell electric vehicle is powered by hydrogen, re-fuels in about five minutes, and travels up to 300 miles on a full tank.… Read More »

CT adds 275 clean energy jobs in 3Q

Connecticut announced the addition of 275 new clean energy and clean transportation jobs in the third quarter of 2014, ranking the state No. 7 in the U.S. for growth, a new report says. Nationwide, more than 18,000 clean energy and transportation jobs were announced in 23 states during the third quarter, with the majority coming… Read More »