Opportunity: Hydrogen Trade Mission to Aragon (Spain)

The Scottish Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA) has established a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the corresponding trade association in the Spanish region of Aragon: the Aragon Hydrogen Foundation (FHA). A reciprocal trade mission with Aragon is now being planned, for the purpose of forging better links and nurturing trade and technology partnership opportunities….

Report: Hydrogen or batteries for grid storage? A net energy analysis

Energy storage in hydrogen is a technically feasible option for grid-scale storage, and is already in pilot demonstrations. In order to examine the potential benefits and drawbacks of hydrogen as a grid-scale energy storage technology, through a collaborative study, scientists from Imperial College, Stanford University and Western Washington University have looked at the energy efficiency…

FuelCell Energy Advancing Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Commercialization for a range of applications

FuelCell Energy, Inc. FCEL, +1.01% a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, announces significant progress towards achieving commercial deployment of its solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology, naming three projects selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for funding support. The projects…

SHFCA News : IEA H&FC Roadmap released – vast promise, but huge challenges

The International Energy Agency released the IEA Technology Roadmap for Hydrogen & Fuel Cells (30th June 2015), outlining the critical steps to advance hydrogen and fuel cells in global markets. This IEA Technology Roadmap: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells outlines hydrogen is an energy carrier that partly offers the advantages of fossil fuels – flexibility and energy density…

The Sustainable Energy Award 2015 goes to one of the hub’s co-directors; Professor John Irvine

The H2FC SUPERGEN hub is pleased to announce that Professor John Irvine, one of the co-directors of the hub, wins this year’s Sustainable Energy Award for his outstanding and sustained contributions to low carbon energy generation, in particular the development of electrode materials for solid oxide fuel cells. The Sustainable Energy Award is for the contributions…

Manufacturing of Green Fuels from Renewable Energy

Scientists discussed  ‘Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy’ at DTU Energy, Denmark, where Prof. Nigel Brandon, the director of H2FC SUPERGEN and the Sustainable Gas Institute gave a presentation titled Correlating microstructure and performance (15th April 2015). Professor Brandon explained the research motivations and needs for making durable Solid Oxide Electrochemical Cells (SOECs) to add to the discussions on…