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Researchers Announce Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

Researchers Announce Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

A new breakthrough from an…

Will Hydrogen Break The Battery Market?

Will Hydrogen Break The Battery Market?

Hydrogen energy storage is making…

Alternative Energy / Fuel Cells

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Why Electric Cars Don’t have a Future

Sep 14, 2012 at 16:40 | Dave Cohen

A controversy has broken out over what it costs General Motors (GM) to produce a Chevy Volt. A Reuters reporter got things going when he claimed that GM is…

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Plug In or Get Lost: Forcing a Shift to Alternative Cars

Sep 01, 2012 at 08:43 | Jen Alic

A new ruling requires US automakers to more than double average fuel economy by 2025 in a move that will push up prices for cars but more than offset the…

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New Microbial Fuel Cell can Produce Electricity from Waste Water

Aug 15, 2012 at 17:26 | Brian Westenhaus

Wastewater, more commonly thought of as sewage or gray water is estimated to use 3% of the electrical energy consumed in the United States and other developed countries.Engineers…

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Promising Discoveries made in Fuel Cell Research

Jun 20, 2012 at 17:37 | Brian Westenhaus

Ballard Power Systems, a Vancouver British Columbia, Canada based fuel cell manufacturer is flirting with becoming profitable.  The enthusiasm surrounding fuel cells has been the roller coaster ride of the…

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New Battery to Revolutionise the EV Market

Mar 01, 2012 at 17:29 | Charles Kennedy

The biggest obstacles to mass production of electric vehicles and their popularity amongst the public are the cost, the range and their safety in collisions. All these obstacles are heavily…

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Not Long to Wait Now

Feb 23, 2012 at 17:57 | Ag Metal Miner

Fuel cells are one of those technologies we have covered before, usually citing some manufacturer who is fan-faring a new technology purported to be game-changing for the cost structure of…

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Continued Advances in Fuel Cell Technology

Jan 04, 2012 at 16:56 | Brian Westenhaus

The New Year may well be the breakthrough year for fuel cells.  The astonishing innovation and marketing locomotive of Apple Computers with the i – you name it – product…

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Reducing the Cost of Fuel Cells

Dec 30, 2011 at 08:12 | Brian Westenhaus

Most folks don’t realize the depth of the economic problem that fuels cells pose for mass adoption.  Often there are price quotes running in the tens or hundreds of thousands…

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Biogas Fuel Cell Could Offer an Affordable Alternative to Short-Lived Batteries

Jun 22, 2011 at 07:44 | Green Futures

Researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are pioneering a methane fuel cell which could provide portable storage for small-scale power generation, and an affordable alternative to…

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First Hydrogen Station for Fuel Cell Cars Opens in California

May 16, 2011 at 07:40 | David Gabel

On May 10th Toyota celebrated the opening of the first pipeline-fed refueling station in the US. Located in Torrance, California, it is the first hydrogen station to be directly connected…

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