Tag: Hydrogen

Apr 12, 2021 - 02:40 pm

Flagships project to put fuel cell drives on cargo ships

Within the framework of the European innovation project Flagships, the world’s first commercial cargo ship with hydrogen propulsion is to go into operation on the Seine in Paris this year. This has significantly shifted the focus of the project initiated in 2018.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 12:17 pm

Xiaomi to unleash hydrogen motorcycle

Xiaomi announces the Segway Apex H2, a futuristic-looking motorcycle with hydrogen propulsion. The manufacturer says the fuel cell bike will become available by 2023 for 10,700 US dollars, currently the equivalent of around 9,000 euros.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 04:26 pm

Hydrogen fuel cell rail project takes off in Europe

The EU project FCH2RAIL (Fuel Cell Hybrid Power Pack for Rail Applications) with partners from Belgium, Germany, Spain and Portugal is developing and testing a new zero-emission train prototype. Key to the idea is a combination of electricity from overhead wires with a fuel cell power pack.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Great Wall Motor to launch hydrogen SUV & truck

Great Wall Motor has announced that it will launch its first hydrogen-powered SUV model and 100 FC heavy-duty trucks in 2021. GWM also plans to contribute a hydrogen-powered passenger car fleet to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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Apr 1, 2021 - 11:33 am

Stellantis to deliver fuel cell transporters in 2021

The Stellantis Group has announced that three electric transporters from Opel, Peugeot and Citroën will also be offered with a fuel cell system this year, which should enable WLTP ranges of over 400 kilometres. Specifically, these are the Opel Vivaro, Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy.

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Mar 24, 2021 - 04:19 pm

FC specialist Loop Energy launches cooperation in Germany

The German Spedition Rheintal-Transporte wants to use fuel cells as range extenders for battery-electric trucks serving as long-distance cold chain logistics vehicles. To this end, the company has now signed an agreement with Canadian company Loop Energy.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 02:52 pm

Hyundai & TU Delft team develop hydrogen racing car

The student team Forze Hydrogen Racing from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands is receiving support from South Korean carmaker Hyundai in the development of the new generation of its Forze hydrogen racing car.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 03:27 pm

Ballard FC modules in Canadian Pacific locomotives

Ballard Power Systems announced that Canadian Pacific would employ Ballard fuel cell modules for its Hydrogen Locomotive Program. The HLP aims to develop North America’s first hydrogen-powered line-haul freight locomotive by retrofitting a diesel locomotive with fuel cells.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 02:47 pm

UK gov’ pledges £3Bn in full bus market “shake-up”

The British government today issued a major new bus strategy with a framework for “enhanced local partnerships” and a pledge to invest £3Bn (about €3.5Bn). The three-billion-pound package includes investments in 4,000 greener buses powered by electricity and hydrogen.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Posco expands fuel cell component production

The South Korean steel company Posco wants to significantly expand its production capacity for bipolar plates for use in fuel cell vehicles. The production of fuel cell bipolar plates is to be expanded to 10,000 tonnes per year by 2027.

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Mar 3, 2021 - 03:17 pm

European fuel cell project extended for system testing

The European research project INN-BALANCE to develop a new generation of components for fuel cell vehicles has been extended until October 2021 to complete outstanding system tests. The project is dedicated to optimising peripheral fuel cell components.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 11:46 am

ADL presents next-generation hydrogen bus platform

Scottish bus builder Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has announced its next-generation hydrogen double-decker bus. Developed under the project name H2.0, the model is due to hit the roads this year and will have a range of up to 300 miles, or around 480 km.

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Feb 26, 2021 - 02:20 pm

SK Group presents long-term hydrogen roadmap

The South Korean SK Group, which recently acquired almost ten per cent of the shares in the US fuel cell specialist Plug Power, presented a long-term, multi-billion-dollar plan to enter the hydrogen economy even more comprehensively.

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Feb 26, 2021 - 12:56 pm

Toyota to launch fuel cell module sales in Spring

Toyota is preparing to sell fuel cell modules in Japan. The compact system modules are expected to be sold from this spring to companies that develop and manufacture fuel cell products for a variety of different applications.

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Feb 21, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Faurecia to supply Renault’s future fuel cell vehicles

An unofficial fuel cell alliance is forming in France as Faurecia will supply hydrogen tanks for the new fleet of FC commercial vehicles Renault plans to launch at the end of this year. Faurecia will design and manufacture these tanks in France and is already preparing for expansion.

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Feb 19, 2021 - 11:45 am

South Korea aims to push EV innovation

The South Korean government, in close cooperation with the industry, has decided to push technological innovations in the field of e-mobility so strongly that the prices for electric cars will drop by the equivalent of at least 7,500 euros by 2025.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Shell to install half a million charge points by 2025

Petrochemical giant Shell has presented its strategy for achieving climate neutrality by 2050. From the perspective of e-mobility, one point stands out: Shell wants to increase the number of charging points for electric vehicles from 60,000 to 500,000 by 2025.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 03:25 pm

ZSW breaks ground for HyFaB factory

In Germany, the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) in Ulm has broken ground for the HyFaB research factory, an open industry platform with a focus on fuel cell stacks. Commissioning is planned for the beginning of 2022.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Hyzon Motors goes public via merger

The US commercial fuel cell vehicle developer Hyzon Motors has announced a merger with the Nasdaq-listed Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation. This merger is also about a quick IPO as has often been apparent in rapidly growing electric mobility companies lately.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 05:18 pm

US coalition forms Hydrogen Forward

In the USA, eleven companies have formed a coalition called Hydrogen Forward, focused on advancing hydrogen development across the country. Founding members include mighty players.

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Feb 6, 2021 - 12:40 pm

Ballard & Global Energy Ventures to develop H2 ship

Ballard Power Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Global Energy Ventures for the development of a new fuel cell-powered ship, called C-H2 Ship, designed to transport compressed green hydrogen. A small-scale, under 10 MW demonstration of the C-H2 Ship to be built initially.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/12/flagships-project-to-put-fuel-cell-drives-on-cargo-ships/
12.04.2021 14:45