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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells News

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March 24, 2014

NREL Driving Research on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

As fuel cell cars get ready for the road, industry turns to NREL for help improving cost and reliability.

March 5, 2014

Webinar March 11: National Fuel Cell Technology Evaluation Center

The presentation will highlight NFCTEC efforts to accelerate fuel cell commercialization through analysis of technologies operating under real-world conditions.

February 10, 2014

NREL Scientists Find Key Function for Ferredoxins in Algae Hydrogen Production

Scientists at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have demonstrated that just two of six iron-sulfur-containing ferredoxins in a representative species of algae promote electron transfers to and from hydrogenases. The finding suggests ways to increase the production of hydrogen by algae, which could help turn hydrogen into a viable alternative fuel for transportation.

February 3, 2014

Using Fuel Cells to Increase the Range of Battery Electric Vehicles

A team of NREL analysts identified potential cost-effective scenarios for using small fuel cell power units to increase the range of medium-duty battery electric vehicles.

January 23, 2014

DOE Issues Request for Information on Biological Hydrogen Production

The DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Office has issued a request for information seeking feedback regarding biological hydrogen production R&D pathways, barriers, issues, and opportunities. Feedback is specifically requested on the report for the Biological Hydrogen Production Workshop.

January 8, 2014

NREL Hydrogen Expert Sees Promise in New Discovery

Producing hydrogen directly from the sun -- and in a way that is commercially viable -- is more a reality, less a pipedream, thanks in part to a new discovery, renowned hydrogen water-splitting expert John Turner stated in a commentary in the journal Science.

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