Hydrogen and Fuel Cells News
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April 18, 2013
NREL to Showcase Renewable Electricity Generation Systems and Advanced Vehicles at Denver Earth Day Fair
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory will showcase two mobile renewable electricity generation systems and three advanced vehicles--a Toyota Highlander fuel cell electric vehicle, a plug-in Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle, and a Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle--at the Denver Earth Day Fair on April 22.
March 20, 2013
A new report by NREL hydrogen systems analysts explores the issues and opportunities related to blending hydrogen into natural gas pipeline networks. The report, titled Blending Hydrogen into Natural Gas Pipeline Networks: A Review of Key Issues, focuses on using hydrogen both as a fuel and as a means of energy storage.
March 15, 2013
Transportation Energy Futures Study Reveals Potential for Deep Cuts to Petroleum Use and Carbon Emissions
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) today announced the release of the Transportation Energy Futures (TEF) study, an assessment of avenues to reach deep cuts in petroleum use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector.
March 8, 2013
Electrolysis-generated hydrogen may provide a solution to fluctuations in renewable-sourced energy.
February 4, 2013
A recent Science Friday segment on National Public Radio featured NREL's Jen Kurtz discussing the current state of fuel cell electric vehicles.
January 28, 2013
NREL Acquires Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicles from Toyota to Support Hydrogen Infrastructure, Production, and Vehicle Performance Studies
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently received four fuel cell hybrid vehicles - advanced (FCHV-adv) on loan from Toyota through a two-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement. These vehicles will help NREL enhance its research related to hydrogen fueling infrastructure, renewable hydrogen production, and vehicle performance.
January 24, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy blog features an interview with NREL Materials Scientist Brian Larsen, who works on developing next generation fuel cell catalysts.
January 17, 2013
This NREL-hosted webinar provides information about the Wind-to-Hydrogen Project.
January 1, 2013
A recently published NREL report indicates that the fuel economy of fuel cell buses is 1.8 to 2 times higher than conventional diesel buses and compressed natural gas buses.