Tag: hydrogen

Hydrogen-producing enzymes from green algae looked at for biotech potential

Hydrogen-producing enzymes from green algae looked at for biotech potential

January 10, 2021 |

In Germany, Ruhr-Universität Bochum researchers are looking at how hydrogen-producing enzymes, or hydrogenases, could be a source of regenerative energy. A hydrogenase from the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii , which has so far hardly been researched, has now been characterized more precisely by the RUB photobiotechnology working group. Enzyme twin with biotechnological potential Green algae […]

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Barcelona goes blue with e-hydrogen buses

Barcelona goes blue with e-hydrogen buses

January 7, 2021 |

In Spain, Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has chosen Iberdrola’s bid to supply hydrogen from renewable sources to power its fleet of city buses from 2021. The project’s goal is to take steps to provide urban transport with zero contaminating emissions. To do this, the company will build and operate a hydrogen plant on a […]

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UK and Chinese scientists build microbial factories to produce hydrogen from air

UK and Chinese scientists build microbial factories to produce hydrogen from air

November 25, 2020 |

In the UK, scientists have built tiny droplet-based microbial factories that produce hydrogen, instead of oxygen, when exposed to daylight in air. The findings of the international research team based at the University of Bristol and Harbin Institute of Technology in China, are published in Nature Communications. The team trapped around 10,000 algal cells in […]

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U.S. Department of Energy’s RFI for medium- and heavy-duty truck research and development

U.S. Department of Energy’s RFI for medium- and heavy-duty truck research and development

October 11, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced a request for information (RFI) from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to medium- and heavy-duty freight trucking. Trucks carry over 70% of the nation’s freight on a tonnage basis and 73% […]

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Solid oxide electrolysis cell technology to help provide climate-friendly fuels

Solid oxide electrolysis cell technology to help provide climate-friendly fuels

October 11, 2020 |

In Denmark, Haldor Topsoe reports that solid oxide electrolysis cell technology can unlock the full potential of renewable power. Electrolysis technologies play a central part in power-to-X solutions that produce climate-friendly fuels, such as hydrogen and ammonia. SOEC is a core technology in power-to-X solutions and offers major advantages over alternative electrolysis technologies. The article […]

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Transform Materials signs technology license agreement with DSM Nutritional Products

Transform Materials signs technology license agreement with DSM Nutritional Products

October 4, 2020 |

In Florida, Transform Materials, a company that uses microwave plasma technology to convert natural gas into acetylene and hydrogen, signed a global licensing agreement with DSM Nutritional Products Ltd. which allows DSM to use the patented Transform technology to produce certain vitamins, carotenoids, and nutritional ingredients, with Transform providing technical support to ensure success of […]

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Hydrogen and fuel cell technology taking off, Ballard aims for $130 billion heavy and medium duty vehicles market

Hydrogen and fuel cell technology taking off, Ballard aims for $130 billion heavy and medium duty vehicles market

October 4, 2020 |

Ballard just hosted a 5-hour analyst day with no breaks and there was a lot to unpack in terms of how the company intends to apply fuel cells in the bus, truck, trains and even marine sectors. But the key message was the huge expanding fuel cell and hydrogen market applications – specifically the Heavy […]

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Ballard

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Ballard

October 4, 2020 |

Today’s top story is all about hydrogen and fuel cell technology, and how Ballard is working in this fast-growing market with the company’s focus on electrification of Heavy- and Medium-Duty Motive applications. Tony Guglielmin, Vice President and CFO of Ballard shared a 184 page slide guide at their Investor & Analyst Day just a few days […]

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Haldor Topsoe joins hydrogen and CO2 to methanol and jet fuel project in Denmark

Haldor Topsoe joins hydrogen and CO2 to methanol and jet fuel project in Denmark

August 30, 2020 |

In Denmark, Haldor Topsoe joined a project that aims to develop a ground-breaking hydrogen and sustainable fuel facility based on electrolysis in Denmark. The project is expected to be executed by 2030 in three stages, achieving the capacity of 10 megawatts (MW) in 2023, 250 MW in 2027, and 1,3 GW in 2030 respectively. The […]

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PowerCell participates in EU project to develop and operate refuse truck with fuel cells

PowerCell participates in EU project to develop and operate refuse truck with fuel cells

August 9, 2020 |

In Sweden, PowerCell Sweden AB will participate in an EU project that will develop and operate a refuse truck with fuel cells for Renova AB, an environmental enterprise within recycling and waste management, to help the City of Gothenburg increase testing of hydrogen fueled refuse trucks. The truck and its operation will be partly funded […]

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