Tagged Fuel Cell

Hyundai Motor Group and Audi partner in fuel cell technology

Hyundai Motor Group and AUDI AG have entered into a multi-year patent cross-licensing agreement, covering a broad range of fuel cell electric vehicle components and technologies. Under the new partnership, the world’s fifth-largest auto-making group and the German premium car maker will make joint efforts in developing FCEVs, to lead the automotive industry to a…

Audi and Hyundai to partner on fuel cell technology

By mmillikin Audi AG and Hyundai Motor Group will partner on the development of fuel cell technology. The two companies plan to cross-license patents and grant access to non-competitive components. The agreement is currently subject to approval from the applicable regulatory authorities. Through their collaboration, both partners aim to bring the fuel cell to volume…

New material for splitting water

Solar energy is clean and abundant, but when the sun isn’t shining, you must store the energy in batteries or through a process called photocatalysis. In photocatalytic water splitting, sunlight separates water into hydrogen and oxygen, which can then be recombined in a fuel cell to release energy. Now, a new class of materials —…

Bloom Energy’s S-1 by the Numbers

By [email protected] Bloom Energy’s filing for an initial public offering this week has offered long-time watchers of the well-funded Silicon Valley fuel cell firm reams of hitherto unavailable data. Now it’s up to would-be investors to decide whether the data paints a clear picture of how Bloom will turn its $1.5 billion in equity investment…

Bloom Energy Files for IPO

By [email protected] Bloom Energy, the Silicon Valley fuel cell startup that’s raised about $2 billion in debt and equity, has finally pulled the trigger on its plans to go public. But it’s not saying how much it hopes to raise yet. On Tuesday, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based startup publicly filed an S-1 registration statement (PDF) with…

May 2018 electrified vehicle sales in the US

By Blagojce Krivevski All major automakers reported April sales numbers for electrified vehicles. Numbers are considerably higher than the totals in May 2017. For the month, more than 24,400 electrified vehicles were sold, including fuel cell vehicles offered by Hyundai, Honda and Toyota, which are only available in California. NOTE: As always, this article is…

Faith Technologies, Schneider Electric build microgrid for Wisconsin nature preserve

By Kelsey Misbrener Faith Technologies, in partnership with Schneider Electric, designed and built a state-of-the-art, clean energy microgrid at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve in Appleton, Wisconsin. The advanced microgrid uses a 200-kW solar photovoltaic energy; a 30-kW hydrogen fuel cell; a 100-kW lithium-ion battery storage system that utilizes Panasonic technology; a 65-kW micro-turbine; and…

Toyota to build fuel cell stack plant towards ten-fold increase post-2020

By Blagojce Krivevski Toyota sees global sales of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) increasing significantly after 2020, to at least 30,000 per year from today’s 3,000. To prepare for this growth, the company unveiled plans for two major new facilities today: a brand-new building near its original automobile factory for expanding fuel cell stack mass…

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