Hydrogen – Fuel Cell Technology, Infrastructure

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August 2, 2011 - Industry News

BMW to Study Landfill Gas-to-Hydrogen Conversion

SPARTANBURG, SC – BMW Manufacturing said it has launched the first phase of a program exploring the economic and technical feasibility of converting landfill gas into hydrogen.

Tags: BMW, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, U.S. DOT, South Carolina

July 26, 2011 - Industry News

Study: More than 5,200 Hydrogen Fueling Stations by 2020

BOULDER, CO – According to a new report from Pike Research, the key hydrogen fuel-cell applications that are currently seeing traction are light-duty vehicles, forklifts, buses, stationary power and scooters. Because of infrastructure investment, Pike projects, more than 5,200 hydrogen fueling stations for cars, buses and forklifts will be operational worldwide by 2020 -- up from just 200 stations in 2010.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Pike Research

July 25, 2011 - Industry News

Calif. Air Board Approves $40M for Green Vehicles

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Air Resources Board on July 21 approved up to $40 million for the third year of funding to promote the purchase of next-generation clean cars, trucks and off-road equipment. 
 


Tags: CARB, California, Rebates, Zero-Emission Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 19, 2011 - Industry News

Clean Cities Tool Tip

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program offers a wide variety of Web-based tools to help fleets reduce petroleum use, lower their emissions, and incorporate alternative fuels into their operations.

July 12, 2011 - Industry News

Kroger Distribution Center Turns to Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Technology

LATHAM, NY – Plug Power Inc. announced it will supply 161 GenDrive fuel cells to Kroger’s Co.’s food distribution center in Compton, Calif. The order includes four class-1 units for sit-down counterbalanced trucks, 42 class-2 units for reach trucks and 115 class-3 units for pallet trucks.

Tags: Coca-Cola, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Plug Power, Kroger

July 5, 2011 - Industry News

Coca-Cola, GE Among Newest Members of National Clean Fleets Partnership

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that six new corporate partners have joined the National Clean Fleets Partnership. The new partners -- Coca-Cola, Enterprise Holdings, General Electric, OSRAM SYLVANIA, Ryder and Staples -- operate a total of nearly a million commercial vehicles nationwide.

Tags: Ryder System, Clean Cities, Coca-Cola, Staples, National Clean Fleets Partnership, Enterprise Holdings, General Electric, U.S. Department of Energy

July 3, 2011 - Industry News

DOT Announces $101.4 Million to Promote Clean Fuel Technologies

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that transit providers will be able to compete for a share of $101.4 million in federal funding by proposing innovative projects that create green jobs, promote the use of clean fuels and cut the nation's dependence on oil.

Tags: U.S. DOT, Federal Transit Administration

June 28, 2011 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz Accelerates Fuel-Cell Car Plans

Mercedes-Benz has tested its fuel-cell technology with its B-Class Fuel Cell car.

NEW YORK – Mercedes-Benz has decided to accelerate plans for volume production of its fuel-cell car, moving the target from 2015 to 2014, according to a report from Edmunds Inside Line.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

May 31, 2011 - Industry News

Study: Alt-Fuels Slow to Challenge Petroleum Dominance in Calif.

SACRAMENTO, CA - A new California study suggests that recent alternative-fuel advances will lead to significant displacement of petroleum-based fuels; however, petroleum, gasoline and diesel will most likely continue to fuel more than 75 percent of the state’s vehicles in the year 2030.

Tags: AAA, Alternative-fuel vehicles, California, County Fleets, UC Irvine, Alternative Fuels

May 23, 2011 - Industry News

GE Capital Fleet Services Launches Alt-Fuel Vehicle Website

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN -- GE Capital Fleet Services has launched a new interactive eco website that’s dedicated to alternative-fuel vehicles and services.

Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, GE Capital Fleet Services, Fuel Efficiency, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 17, 2011 - Industry News

Pike: Global Fuel Cell Shipments Doubled Between 2008 and 2010

BOULDER, CO -- According to a new report from Pike Research, global fuel cell shipments doubled between 2008 and 2010, from approximately 7,500 units to more than 15,000 units annually during that period.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Pike Research, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association

May 10, 2011 - Industry News

Pipeline-Fed Hydrogen Station Opens in Calif.

This Shell demonstration station will serve local fuel-cell vehicles.

TORRANCE, CA - A new Shell hydrogen fueling station opened for business in Torrance, Calif., on May 10 -- the first in the U.S. that's fed directly from an active industrial hydrogen pipeline.

Tags: Toyota, Honda, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Shell, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Air Products, U.S. Department of Energy, Hydrogen Fueling Stations

May 3, 2011 - Industry News

Ford Teams With Festival to Spark Green Innovation

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Co. and the Green Festival have teamed up to find and fund innovative projects aimed at improving the environment.

Tags: Ford, Green Festival

April 26, 2011 - Industry News

NAFA Michigan Chapter Holds Alternative Fuel Conference

LIVONIA, MI - On March 24 the National Association of Fleet Administrator’s (NAFA) Michigan Chapter held its first ever Alternative Fuel Conference. The group held the conference at the Roush Museum in Livonia, in partnership with Michigan’s Clean Cities Coalitions.

Tags: NAFA, National Association of Fleet Administrators, Michigan

April 19, 2011 - Industry News

Fuel Cell Vehicle Sales Projected to Cross 1 Million Mark in 2020

BOULDER, CO – Commercial sales of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) will likely reach the key milestone of 1 million vehicles by 2020, with a cumulative 1.2 million vehicles sold by the end of that year, according to a new report from Pike Research.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Pike Research

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

Proposed US 2012 Budget Cuts DERA, Fuel Cell Funding, Boosts Electric

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration’s proposed 2012 budget eliminates or reduces funding for a number of programs, from DERA to fuel cells, and creates a consumer rebate for the purchase of electric vehicles.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz to Showcase Fuel-Cell EV in Global Tour

Mercedes-Benz will begin  F-Cell World Drive on Jan. 30.

DETROIT - Mercedes-Benz will commence its "F-Cell World Drive" on Jan. 30, showcasing its B-Class F-Cell vehicles and demonstrating the company's fuel-cell technology. The F-Cell World Drive will last 125 days, crossing four continents and the widest variety of climate zones.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 30, 2010 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz Delivers First Zero-Emission F-CELL Vehicle

Vance Van Petten takes delivery of the first Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL vehicle at the Fletcher Jones Mercedes-Benz dealership in Newport Beach, Calif.

Powered by an electric motor with 134 horsepower and 215 lb-ft of torque, the new B-Class F-CELL provides driving performance comparable to a similar conventional car while using about half the fuel.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

December 28, 2010 - Industry News

Va. Clean Cities Schedules Hydrogen Seminar

HARRISONBURG, VA - Virginia Clean Cities has scheduled a hydrogen energy seminar for Feb. 25 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg. In addition, a similar program is set for Jan. 20 at the University of Maryland.

Tags: Clean Cities, Hydrogen

December 23, 2010 - Industry News

Navy Takes Delivery of GM Fuel Cell Vehicle

HONOLULU - The U.S. Navy is among the first customers to take delivery of a GM fuel cell vehicle as part of the Hawaii Hydrogen Initiative, which aims to integrate hydrogen as an essential building block for a sustainable energy ecosystem in the Aloha State.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Navy

December 21, 2010 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz USA Delivers First Customer Zero-Emission F-CELL Vehicle

Vance Van Petten is part of a select group of participants in a Mercedes-Benz lease program for the B-Class F-CELL Hydrogen car.

LOS ANGELES - The keys to the very first Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL vehicle available to U.S. customers was presented during an official hand-over at the newly renovated dealership of Fletcher Jones Mercedes-Benz in Newport Beach, Calif.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

December 10, 2010 - Industry News

Hawaii Hydrogen Infrastructure Gets Boost

HONOLULU - General Motors announced it has joined The Gas Company (TGC) and ten other companies, agencies, and universities in an initiative to make hydrogen-powered vehicles and a fueling infrastructure a reality in Hawaii by 2015.

Tags: Hydrogen, Hawaii, General Motors

December 9, 2010 - Industry News

Hawaii Hydrogen Ready by 2015?

General Motors' Charlie Freese announces the formation of a 10 company, agency and university initiative that will partner with GM and The Gas Company to make hydrogen-powered vehicles and a fueling i

A plan, called the Hawaii Hydrogen Initiative (H2I), aims to integrate hydrogen as an essential building block for Hawaii’s sustainable energy ecosystem.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, General Motors

October 19, 2010 - Industry News

Electric Car Co. Teams With NEAH Power Systems

SPRINGFIELD, MO - Electric Car Co. Inc. -- which specializes in electric vehicle conversions and manufacturing for the livery, fleet and private specialty markets -- said it is negotiating a development and marketing agreement with NEAH Power Systems Inc.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

October 12, 2010 - Industry News

Researchers: Fuel Cell Technology Holds Promise for EVs

PASADENA, CA - A smart diesel reformer and a tolerant fuel cell are the core components of a new type of electric power supply unit that researchers say may have future applications in the electric vehicle market.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Greenhouse Gas, Battery-Electric Vehicles

 

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