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Harvard’s New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Produces Power Long After its Fuel Source Runs Out

Harvard’s New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Produces Power Long After its Fuel Source Runs Out

A team of researchers at Harvard University has created a novel hydrogen fuel cell that keeps running even after its fuel supply is exhausted. The solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) converts hydrogen into

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Boeing’s Hydrogen-Powered ‘Phantom Eye’ Successfully Completes Its First Flight

Boeing’s Hydrogen-Powered ‘Phantom Eye’ Successfully Completes Its First Flight

Boeing's drone aircraft, the Phantom Eye UAV, just completed its debut autonomous flight on June 1 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The aircraft intially

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Scientist Develops Self-Sustaining Solar Reactor That Produces Clean Hydrogen Fuel

Scientist Develops Self-Sustaining Solar Reactor That Produces Clean Hydrogen Fuel

Hydrogen is a fuel that has seemingly limitless potential, but scientists have only been able to produce it from fossil fuels, like natural gas. That is, until now. A doctoral student in mechanical

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New Holland Unveils NH2 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractor for Greening Farm Work

New Holland Unveils NH2 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractor for Greening Farm Work

New Holland Agriculture's NH2 tractor is a new zero emissions hydrogen fuel cell vehicle made specifically for farm work. Located at La Bellotta, an energy independent farm in Italy, New

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Nissan To Release Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle By 2015

Nissan To Release Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle By 2015

Nissan is already dominating the electric car market with its Nissan Leaf, but they are about to take their sustainably powered agenda to the next level with a new strategy. According to the Japanese car

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Toyota to Unveil Hydrogen Powered FCV-R Concept at Tokyo Auto Show

Toyota to Unveil Hydrogen Powered FCV-R Concept at Tokyo Auto Show

Toyota is about to showcase a new low-emissions vehicle at the Tokyo Auto Show that could be the next big jump forward for them. But this new car is no Prius mini van - it's way cooler. Called the

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MIT Unveils Artificial Leaf That Creates Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight

MIT Unveils Artificial Leaf That Creates Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight

MIT researchers just officially unveiled a device that uses sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. The device builds upon a breakthrough hydrogen producing technology developed in 2008, and

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Microcab Debuts Its H2EV Hydrogen Mini Cars as a Cab Fleet in the UK

Microcab Debuts Its H2EV Hydrogen Mini Cars as a Cab Fleet in the UK

This week, UK specialist car maker Microcab is launching its brand-new Microcab H2EV hydrogen fuel cell car. The first recipient of the green mini cars will be West Midlands’ CABLED (Coventry and

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William Brown’s Lockheed Stratoliner Hydrogen Jet Can Go Anywhere On Earth Without Refueling

William Brown’s Lockheed Stratoliner Hydrogen Jet Can Go Anywhere On Earth Without Refueling

Some of the best aircraft in the world are inspired by unique birds, and this zero emissions jet concept from designer William Brown is no exception. The Lockheed Stratoliner is a hydrogen jet that uses

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World’s First Wastewater Hydrogen Fuel Plant Opens Today In Orange County, California

World’s First Wastewater Hydrogen Fuel Plant Opens Today In Orange County, California

Air Products, one of the leaders in hydrogen fueling technology, have just announced the official opening of the world's first fuel cell and hydrogen energy station in Orange County, California.

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Scientists Discover Deep-Sea Mussels That Can Convert Hydrogen into Energy

Scientists Discover Deep-Sea Mussels That Can Convert Hydrogen into Energy

According to scientists, there are mussels at the bottom of the ocean that are efficiently converting hydrogen into energy in their very own, nature-made hydrogen fuel cells. The mussels, discovered by

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New System Powers Your Home More Efficiently with Solar-Hydrogen Hybrid Array

New System Powers Your Home More Efficiently with Solar-Hydrogen Hybrid Array

A professor at Duke University has developed an innovative solar energy system that powers buildings with hydrogen. The system, though it looks like a solar array, is made up of thousands of coiled copper

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BMW Launches Program to Transform Landfill Gases Into Hydrogen Fuel

BMW Launches Program to Transform Landfill Gases Into Hydrogen Fuel

BMW's Spartansburg, South Carolina plant is launching a program to convert methane gas into hydrogen. If successful, the manufacturing facility will be able to power its fleet of production vehicles with

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World’s First Student Built Hydrogen Racing Car Unveiled!

World’s First Student Built Hydrogen Racing Car Unveiled!

On July 9th, the first student-designed and built hydrogen racing car was unveiled in The Hague. The hydrogen vehicle, called the Forze IV, was created by students at Delft University of Technology in The

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Daimler and Linde Will Build a Hydrogen Fueling-Station System for Germany

Daimler and Linde Will Build a Hydrogen Fueling-Station System for Germany

Increasingly, major automakers are realizing that they will not be able to get consumers to adopt their new green automotive technologies such as hydrogen fuel cells or electric vehicles unless they

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Gorgeous Volkswagen Aqua Hovercraft Is a Hydrogen-Electric Hybrid Dream

Gorgeous Volkswagen Aqua Hovercraft Is a Hydrogen-Electric Hybrid Dream

Unfortunately, when we say "dream," we mean that literally. The beautiful Volkswagen Aqua Hovercraft hybrid vehicle won’t be coming to market any time soon, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth an

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European Space Agency Gives Its Blessing to Hydrogen Powered Skylon Space Plane

European Space Agency Gives Its Blessing to Hydrogen Powered Skylon Space Plane

What if you could launch into space using a conventional runway and a hydrogen-powered engine with no booster rockets? That's the idea behind Reaction Engines' new green Skylon space plane concept. And

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Toyota Opens First Pipeline-Fed Hydrogen Fueling Station in U.S.

Toyota Opens First Pipeline-Fed Hydrogen Fueling Station in U.S.

There are a handful of hydrogen fueling stations around the country, but the newest one near LAX in Torrance, California, is different: the Shell station built on land leased from Toyota is fueled by an

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Purdue University Students Turn Ordinary Saltwater into Hydrogen Power and Drinking Water

Purdue University Students Turn Ordinary Saltwater into Hydrogen Power and Drinking Water

Researchers from Purdue University are on the cusp on creating a new type of mobile technology that not only coverts non-potable water into drinking water, but also extracts hydrogen to generate

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Hyundai Unveils the Hydrogen-Powered Blue2 Hybrid

Hyundai Unveils the Hydrogen-Powered Blue2 Hybrid

Hyundai just unveiled their latest 'green' muscle car at the Seoul Auto Show - the Blue2 hydrogen hybrid! The sleek, futuristic sedan combines the company's “Blue Drive” design with hydrogen fuel cell

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First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Black Cabs Hit the Streets of London

First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Black Cabs Hit the Streets of London

Intelligent Energy just announced that their hydrogen Fuel Cell Black Cabs have hit the streets of London for the first time! The taxis are equipped with a fuel cell and a lithium polymer batter pack that

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UK’s Cella Energy Develops Hydrogen ‘Micro Beads’ That Could Fuel Cars for $1.50 Per Gallon

UK’s Cella Energy Develops Hydrogen ‘Micro Beads’ That Could Fuel Cars for $1.50 Per Gallon

With social unrest in the Middle East and North Africa raising more concerns over our reliance on fossil fuels, and the horrific earthquake in Japan underscoring the dangers of nuclear power, we are

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Pee Power: Scientists Discover a Cost Effective Way to Produce Hydrogen from Urine

Pee Power: Scientists Discover a Cost Effective Way to Produce Hydrogen from Urine

Do you love the adventure of a road trip, but could do without the constant gas station pit stops to refuel and - ahem - release? Well, chemists have found a way to combine refueling your car and

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Hydrogen-Producing Skyscraper Harvests Energy From Bolts of Lightning

Hydrogen-Producing Skyscraper Harvests Energy From Bolts of Lightning

Part lightning spire and part futuristic super-tower, the Hyrdra Skyscraper was designed by Milos Vlastic, Vuk Djordjevic, Ana Lazovic, Milica Stankovic, and was an honorable mention in the 2011 Evolo

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Spinach Proteins Could Be the Key Ingredient in Producing Hydrogen Fuel

Spinach Proteins Could Be the Key Ingredient in Producing Hydrogen Fuel

If Popeye had made alternative fuels, he'd have probably come up with something like this. Researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed a system that converts solar energy directly

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Hydrogen-Powered “Flying Yacht” Based On the Ekranoplan

Hydrogen-Powered “Flying Yacht” Based On the Ekranoplan

Australian designer Jaron Dickson has come up with a concept for a hydrogen-powered, flying yacht. If that wasn't cool enough, the yacht is based on the legendary Soviet super-vehicle the Ekranoplan. As a

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Global Observer UAV Makes Hydrogen-Powered Maiden Flight

Global Observer UAV Makes Hydrogen-Powered Maiden Flight

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) have been making a lot of headlines in recent months ever since the Zephyr solar-powered plane made several record-breaking endurance flights. However now the UAV industry

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Hydrogen & Wind Powered Zeppelin Could Revolutionize Airship Transportation

Hydrogen & Wind Powered Zeppelin Could Revolutionize Airship Transportation

Current designs for airships have numerous problems, including that they rely on helium, they're expensive to build, are vulnerable due to their over-pressured skins and require expensive hangars to park

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First Public Hydrogen Fuel Station Unveiled in The Netherlands

First Public Hydrogen Fuel Station Unveiled in The Netherlands

Europe is truly embracing hydrogen refueling stations -- first we saw Italy install solar-powered pumps, then Germany announced plans for a hydrogen fuel network that will be finished by 2015. The latest

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World’s First Hydrogen Hybrid Ferry Coming to NYC

World’s First Hydrogen Hybrid Ferry Coming to NYC

Photo courtesy of Statue Cruises If you're heading to New York City next year, or if you live here and haven't been out to the Statue of Liberty, you're in for a green surprise. A new ferry is set to

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