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Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC)
Webinar:  Fuel Cells for Aerospace/Unmanned Vehicle Applications
This presentation provides an overview of key features associated with the use of fuel cells for unmanned vehicle applications.
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WardsAuto.com
The Big Story: FCVs – Hydrogen in the Pipeline 
After two decades of automotive fuel-cell development, industry interest, declining costs and increasing regulations make the prospects for a hydrogen-fueled future brighter than ever. Read more...

Business in Vancouver
China’s clean-power needs paying dividends in B.C.
Never mind all the reports you might have read about all the opportunities that China presents for B.C. companies and technology, especially in the natural gas and clean-energy space. Read more...

Business Day - July 2015
Fuel cell sector could spark platinum revival
A fleet of about 300 fuel cells is powering Vodacom’s remote sites around the country where the power supply is unreliable and diesel theft, vandalism and noise constraints make conventional diesel generators unviable. Read more...

Midwest Energy News - July 2015
Fuel cell coalition focuses on growing market
Fuel cell technology in Ohio is already moving from research and development into commercialization, according to industry experts at the 2015 Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium. Read more...

AngloAmerican - May 2015
Fuel cells can keep the lights on in rural South Africa
The window of opportunity for fuel cells as an alternative technology for South Africa is now – grid capacity constraints, rising costs and long lead times for electrifying deep rural areas make non-grid fuel cell technology ideal. Read more...

Vancouver Sun - November 2014
Hyundai pushes ahead with fuel-cell powered vehicle
Zero-emissions car renews hope within B.C. fuel cell industry. Read more...

Reuters - August 2014
South African village becomes first to be powered by fuel cells
A South African village has become the first in the world to be powered by fuel cells, companies behind the project said on Tuesday, in a new scheme which could help remote areas of the continent access electricity for the first time. Read more...

Fuel Cell Works - May 2014
Germany:The fuel cell hybrid bus fleet grows
The Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool delivered the new fuel cell hybrid buses of the “A330 FC”. Read more...

EE Times Europe - January 2014
European buses steer towards zerio emission fuel cells
The drive for cleaner, greener public transport in Europe through switching buses to zero emission fuel cell technologies continues to advance. Read more...

Nokia Siemens Network Blog - July 2013
Clean energy keeps you connected when you need it most
Fuel cell power generation systems can provide a backup solution to ensure uninterrupted power to any critical infrastructure point, under any conditions. Read more...

Globe & Mail - July 2013
Ballard Power is (once again) on the rise
Ballard shares have risen by about 17 per cent in the last month and more than 240 per cent since the start of the year, buoyed by renewed interest in the alternative energy sector. Read more...

Vancouver Sun - August 2012
Plenty of opportunity outside China and India
Business opportunities abound in Asia, and most people think that means China, and maybe India. But there are other opportunities in countries like Indonesia and the Philippines. Read more...

Globe and Mail - June 2012
Ballard steers away from cars toward forklifts in hunt for profit
The company’s products are now being sold around the world, including Europe, South America and India. Last week, it announced a trial plan for its fuel-cell power systems in the China Mobile telecom network. If, as expected, it leads to commercial deployment in China Mobile’s network, it would be a huge gain for Ballard. Read more...

CHIC - April 2012
First bus arrives in Oslo
The first of five Van Hool buses, powered by Ballard’s FCvelocity-HD6TM, arrived in Olso with more to follow in coming days. The bus is expected to be in operation sometime at the end of May. Read more…

Calstart - April 2012
Federal Transit Administration Announces 5 Awards to CALSTART – Advancing Zero Emission Bus Technology
Ballard Power Systems enhance fuel cells for a more  robust and affordable fuel cell for integration. Read more..

Fuel Cell Today - February 2012
Partnership to Produce Five Fuel Cell Mine Locomotives
Vehicle Projects Inc. (VP) of Golden, Colorado, USA, and Anglo American Platinum Limited (Amplats) of Johannesburg, South Africa, are collaborating on a project to build five fuel cell mine locomotives to be demonstrated in mid-2012 at Amplats’s Dishaba underground mine in Limpopo province, South Africa. Read more...

Mining Weekly – January 2012
South Africa mooted as platinum industry's 'Silicon Valley'
South Africa’s unique opportunity in platinum-related development is beckoning. There is growing conviction that South Africa could and should become the first mover in creating a kind of ‘Platinum Valley’ that emulates the great Silicon Valley success of the US. Both big business and government are singing from the same hymn sheet of diversifying potential demand for platinum within the huge global energy arena. Read more...

Mining Weekly – January 2012
AngloPlat to test fuel cell-powered mine loco March/April
Johannesburg – Anglo American Platinum is set to test a mining locomotive, powered by a Ballard fuel cell product, at its Dishaba mining site in the first-half of 2012. A demonstration will initially be undertaken on the surface, to show that this approach can potentially provide superior productivity and zero-emission underground transport. To read more and to view a video interview of Anthea Bath, Anglo American head of market development and research, Read more...

Mining Weekly - January 2012
Fuel cells provide clean power, cut carbon, sustain jobs
Durban - Hydrogen fuel cells using platinum catalysts are efficient, versatile and scaleable and represent a proven technology that ensures clean, reliable and cost-effective power. This is a strong endorsement of the long-studied fuel-cell technology. Cynthia Carroll, CEO of the diversified Anglo American mining behemoth, makes this endorsement forcefully. Read more...
   


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