Archive for the Category ‘Hydrogen’

Ford, Nissan, Daimler Join Forces for Fuel Cell Vehicle Advancement

Ford, Nissan, Daimler Join Forces for Fuel Cell Vehicle Advancement

Three of the largest automotive companies (Ford, Renault-Nissan and Daimler – as in Mercedes-Benz and Smart) have formed a strategic partnership to share technology and development fuel cell systems at lower cost than any of the company could do on its own.

New Hydrogen Powered Personal Helicopter

New Hydrogen Powered Personal Helicopter

Older article, but an interesting read. A personal helicopter weighing just 230 lb created sizzling news when it flew on hydrogen with zero emission. With an ability to carry payloads up to 800 lbs, this pocket Hercules can fly for 90 minutes. Fitted with easy controls, this reaches a speed of 100 knots thanks to [...]

Brown University Picks Cobalt, Graphene to Replace Platinum in Fuel Cells

Brown University Picks Cobalt, Graphene to Replace Platinum in Fuel Cells

 Yesterday I was talking about how a venture capitalist was betting on iron and cobalt to replace platinum in fuel cells. Well, today, there is a new wager on the table. Scientists are Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island are laying their cards on the table, saying cobalt and graphene are a better choice to [...]

HyperSolar Creates Happy Accident that Lowers Cost of Fuel Cells

HyperSolar Creates Happy Accident that Lowers Cost of Fuel Cells

I’ve talked about the company HyperSolar a couple times in the past as a company dedicated to making direct solar to hydrogen systems. The photocatalyst the company has invented is immersed into water and then a light source is turned upon it, resulting in hydrogen production. The Photocatalytic water splitting technique developed by HyperSolar is [...]

Hydrogen Powered Cars: Street Cleaner

Hydrogen Powered Cars: Street Cleaner

We are hearing about many inventions and discoveries in the alternative energy sector. But we don’t get to read about many ‘actual’ finished products doing their work in real world. What we know is many models being tested in laboratories. But here we are seeing Bucher CityCat H2, the world’s first municipal utility vehicle powered [...]


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