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Nano-Alloy with Unique Morphology Enables Super-Efficient Oxygen Reduction

Nano-Alloy with Unique Morphology Enables Super-Efficient Oxygen Reduction

Researchers from China and Sweden used advanced theoretical and experimental investigations to report how a new nano-alloy made up of palladium nano-islands set in tungsten nanoparticles forms a new type of catalyst for highly effective oxygen reduction. [More]
SCHOTT Expands Range of Sealing Glasses for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications

SCHOTT Expands Range of Sealing Glasses for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications

The international technology group SCHOTT offers a broad range of sealing glasses for use in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). These glass solders help to hermetically seal cells and stacks that consist of metallic and ceramic compounds. They are used with nearly all types of fuel cells and provide significant advantages, especially for high-temperature SOFCs, due to their high resistance to heat. [More]
New Semiconducting Material to Improve Fuel Cell Efficiency

New Semiconducting Material to Improve Fuel Cell Efficiency

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have unexpectedly discovered a new semiconducting material that can improve the efficiency of fuel cells by operating at a significantly lower temperature. [More]
Mars Group at the Niels Bohr Institute to Participate in NASA Mars-2020 Mission

Mars Group at the Niels Bohr Institute to Participate in NASA Mars-2020 Mission

The Mars Group at the Niels Bohr Institute will participate in the NASA Mars-2020 mission, which will primarily focus on detecting the presence of life on the red planet. [More]
NASA Announces Selection of Proposals for Improved Energy Storage Devices

NASA Announces Selection of Proposals for Improved Energy Storage Devices

NASA has announced the selection of four new proposals regarding advanced energy storage devices, which will aid the agency’s future human- and robotic-exploration missions. NASA requires advanced energy generation and storage devices capable of withstanding challenging environments encountered in the agency’s missions. These awards will help the development of such novel energy storage devices. [More]
Redox Hydrogel Can Shield Sensitive Catalysts in Fuel Cells

Redox Hydrogel Can Shield Sensitive Catalysts in Fuel Cells

In a paper published this week in the journal Nature Chemistry, researchers from the Center for Electrochemical Sciences – CES at the Ruhr-University Bochum and from the Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion in Mülheim an der Ruhr report a novel concept to work with efficient and possibly cheaper catalysts. [More]
ElringKlinger Announces Acquisition of Majority Interest in Neubrandenburg-Based Fuel Cell Company

ElringKlinger Announces Acquisition of Majority Interest in Neubrandenburg-Based Fuel Cell Company

ElringKlinger AG has acquired from the consortium of existing owners a 75% interest in New Enerday GmbH, based in Neubrandenburg, Germany. The purchase agreements were signed on the day prior to this announcement. [More]
Ballard Signs Definitive Agreement for Sub-License of IP to M-Field Energy

Ballard Signs Definitive Agreement for Sub-License of IP to M-Field Energy

Ballard Power Systems today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sub-license of intellectual property (IP) to M-Field Energy Corporation ("M-Field"), a sustainable energy company, for material handling systems to be deployed in Europe. [More]
Global Industry Analysis Report on Fuel Cell Technologies

Global Industry Analysis Report on Fuel Cell Technologies

Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Fuel Cell Technologies Worldwide. [More]
Transformational Fuel Cells to be Developed Through ARPA-E Funded $5 Million Cooperative Agreement

Transformational Fuel Cells to be Developed Through ARPA-E Funded $5 Million Cooperative Agreement

Redox Power Systems LLC, the University of Maryland, Microsoft Corporation and Trans-Tech Inc. (a subsidiary of Skyworks Solutions Inc.) are teaming to develop transformational fuel cells through a $5 million cooperative agreement funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) Reliable Electricity Based on ELectrochemical Systems (REBELS) program, company and university officials jointly announce today. [More]