• PCI New Technology for Converting Solar Energy to Fuel Wins DOE SBIR Phase I Grant

    June 30,2016 Precision Combustion, Inc. (PCI) announced today that it has won a competitive Department of Energy (DOE) SBIR Phase I grant to develop a new material and technology for using solar energy to make fuel.

  • Exxon Mobil Backs FuelCell Effort to Advance Carbon Capture Technology

    May 5, 2016 For years, FuelCell Energy has been considered a company to watch. Its technology promised to help economically reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. In an agreement announced late April, Exxon Mobil said it had tightened an existing relationship with FuelCell in hopes of taking the technology from the lab to the market. The goal is to take carbon dioxide, after it ...

  • Legrand Unveils 500kW Fuel Cell

    April 21, 2016 West Hartford manufacturer Legrand North America this week unveiled a 500-kilowatt Bloom Energy fuel cell that it says will power as much as 88 percent of its headquarters and manufacturing campus. The fuel cell is expected to lower the facility’s carbon emissions by as much as half and save Legrand up to $2.4 million over the next ...

  • US Battery Consortium Funds US $1M Recycling Development

    US Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC), a collaborative organization of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) North America, Ford and General Motors, has awarded a US $1M contract to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, for development of its lithium-ion battery recycling process to produce plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) battery cells made with recovered cathode material.

  • New Milford Clean Energy Proposed by Massachusetts Company

    A Framingham, Mass., renewable energy company has its eye on 300 acres in New Milford. Ameresco wants to establish a solar array and a fuel-cell facility that would produce electric power to sell on the power grid and directly to the town.

  • Plug Power Hosts New York Senator Charles E. Schumer at Manufacturing Facility to Perform Plug Power’s One Millionth GenFuel Refueling

    Plug Power Inc. hosted New York Senator Charles E. Schumer at the Plug Power headquarters where he performed the one millionth hydrogen refueling from a GenFuel dispenser into a GenDrive fuel cell unit. Senator Schumer spoke to Plug Power employees, reinforcing his continued support for hydrogen and fuel cell technology.

  • Theme of the 2016 Hydrogen Student Design Contest Announced

    The Hydrogen Educations Foundation’s 2016 Hydrogen Student Design Contest will challenge undergraduate and graduate students to design a renewable hydrogen powered micro-grid capable of solely supporting a town or military base for approximately two (2) days, and be able to handle at least 10% of peak demand while the macro-grid is active. The system should utilize local resources to produce ...

  • Anglo America Platinum Invests $4 Million into Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Value Chain

    Anglo American Platinum has announced that it is investing $4 million to help reduce the delivered costs of hydrogen and support the development of hydrogen refueling stations for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in the northeast corridor of the United States. The investment in United Hydrogen Group (UHG) is aimed at bolstering the demand for platinum, which is used in ...

  • Energy Department Announces $1 Million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition Finalist

    The Energy Department is announcing SimpleFuel as the finalist for the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition. SimpleFuel plans to develop a home scale refueler that can provide a 1-kilogram fill to vehicles in 15 minutes at 700 bar using hydrogen produced via electrolysis, with a design that minimizes setback distances and reduces the physical footprint of the system. SimpleFuel ...

  • Sustainable Innovations Featured in 2016 NASA Spinoff for Advanced Hydrogen Separation Technology

    Sustainable Innovations’ H2RENEW™ system was recently featured in NASA Spinoff, an annual publication that features a number of NASA technologies that have transformed into commercial products and services. The H2RENEW™ is an electrochemical system that efficiently separates and compresses hydrogen using Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) technology for many industrial applications, including hydrogen-helium separation, hydrogen compression, and hydrogen recycling.


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