Tag: hydrogen

BayoTech closes $12.5M Series B financing, gets fertilizer partner

BayoTech closes $12.5M Series B financing, gets fertilizer partner

April 15, 2018 |

In New Mexico, BayoTech, Inc., developer of advanced chemical reactors for the distributed production of hydrogen and fertilizers, closed a $12.5 million Series B round of financing. BayoTech also welcomed one of the world’s largest fertilizer companies as a strategic partner and investor. The partner participated in the Series B round of financing along with […]

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Are electrics a bridging technology, and hydrogen fuel cells the future?

Are electrics a bridging technology, and hydrogen fuel cells the future?

November 1, 2017 |

Are electrics the future, or a bridge to the future? Recently, Lexus’ Paul Williamsen told Australia’s CarAdvice team: “Both hybrid and EVs are merely bridging technologies on the way to the solution, which is hydrogen. The problem with EVs is a simple matter of chemistry – we won’t be able to get the charging times down. […]

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You Just Can’t Have Enough Hydrogen: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to renewable hydrogen via biomass pyrolysis aqueous phase

You Just Can’t Have Enough Hydrogen: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to renewable hydrogen via biomass pyrolysis aqueous phase

August 14, 2017 |

Hydrogen, hydrogen, hydrogen — the most abundant element in the universe, but the advanced bioeconomy can never seem to get enough of it, and finding ways to produce renewable, affordable hydrogen — well, that’s real gold. A team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Abhijeet Borole and including a number of ORNL colleagues and also […]

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Groundbreaking begins for Hawaii’s first hydrogen fueling station

Groundbreaking begins for Hawaii’s first hydrogen fueling station

August 5, 2017 |

In Hawaii, with a statewide goal of meeting 100% of its electricity with renewable energy by 2045, Hawaii is well on its way to being a clean energy state with the groundbreaking for its first public fueling station for hydrogen vehicles located on Oahu. Hawaii plans on selling hydrogen fueled cars, like the latest Toyota […]

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US DOE tips $15.8M for Hydrogen, Fuel Cell technologies

US DOE tips $15.8M for Hydrogen, Fuel Cell technologies

June 11, 2017 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy announced approximately $15.8 million for 30 new projects aimed at discovery and development of novel, low-cost materials necessary for hydrogen production and storage and for fuel cells onboard light-duty vehicles.  Selected projects will leverage national lab consortia launched under DOE’s Energy Materials Network (EMN) this past year, in support of […]

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The Hydrogen Spring that became the Year without a Summer

The Hydrogen Spring that became the Year without a Summer

March 29, 2017 |

In Massachusetts, Lux Research in a new report asks “Hyundai, Toyota Lead in Hydrogen Innovation – But Is Anyone Following?” in going pessimistic on the development of the hydrogen economy. “A few automakers led by Toyota are putting their money where their mouth is, but the rest of the value chain lags behind by orders […]

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Modernizing the Electric Grid And its Integration with the Transportation Sector

Modernizing the Electric Grid And its Integration with the Transportation Sector

June 20, 2016 |

By Bill Brandon Special to The Digest Germany is a recognized leader in renewable electricity. Their Energiewende law set ambitious goals for renewables but may be stalling out because of infrastructure insufficiencies. Germany curtailed 1581 gigawatt-hours of green energy in 2014. PV penetration levels are unsustainable with curtailment increasing an average of 100% every year. […]

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Short on sustainable hydrogen? Here comes new water-splitting tech to save the day

Short on sustainable hydrogen? Here comes new water-splitting tech to save the day

January 6, 2016 |

You may not know it, but you are short on hydrogen. Right now. We live in a hydrogen-starved world, and it’s expensive to make. And most of what we make is unsustainable, produced from fossil sources. All that might be ready to change. The Digest investigates. Making syngas for efficient production of fuels? Need hydrogen. Fuel-cell […]

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Connecticut legislators attend briefing on hydrogen and fuel cell technology

Connecticut legislators attend briefing on hydrogen and fuel cell technology

April 20, 2015 |

In Connecticut, a briefing for Connecticut state legislators about hydrogen and fuel cell technology was led by the Connecticut Hydrogen Fuel Cell Coalition (CHFCC) and Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC), both administered by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The briefing, held April 9, focused on measures to improve energy reliability, increase environmental protection, […]

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The Hydrogen Wall: Looking at the prospects for drop-in biofuels

The Hydrogen Wall: Looking at the prospects for drop-in biofuels

August 11, 2014 |

Think affordable, available, sustainable carbon is the biggest barrier to the growth of biofuels? Or, access to market via blender pumps? In the case of drop-in biofuels, the biggest challenge might be finding enough hydrogen. You might have heard of the Hydrogen Economy, the Hydrogen Miracle, the Hydrogen Car, or that free hydrogen (H2) is […]

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