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Browsing the "Fuel Cells" Tag

Fuel Cell Engineer Develops Fix For Hundreds of Ventilators

April 4th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Last week, California finally received a shipment of life-saving ventilators that the state desperately needed to help in the fight against COVID-19. When the boxes arrived, however, hopes were quickly dashed, as 170 of the ventilators were broken and useless. At least, they were until fuel cell engineer Joe Tavi got a hold of them


Nikola Motors Buys 400 Acres In Arizona For New Manufacturing Facility

March 23rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Nikola Motors has big plans to disrupt the heavy trucking industry with a lineup of 3 hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric class 8 trucks. Its second vehicle, the Nikola Two hydrogen fuel cell truck, will debut at Nikola World next month. Just ahead of the big reveal, the company announced that it has purchased 400 acres of land in Arizona for its manufacturing facility in a deal with Arizona real estate developer Saint Holdings


Another Fuel Cell Breakthrough, But With A Twist

February 27th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at Washington University have created a new fuel cell technology that creates double the voltage of a conventional fuel cell. The breakthrough could lead to longer range electric airplanes, among other advances in transportation.


12 Space Innovations That Became Everyday Wonders

November 27th, 2018 | by The Beam

The obsession with space has driven innovation and not only extended the capabilities of technology, but delivered remarkable breakthroughs and created new materials and products. Solar panels, for example, were the powering force behind InSight, the robotic probe launched six months ago by NASA that landed on Mars’s surface on the 26th of November


Viessmann’s New Vitovalor PT2 Fuel Cell Reduces Energy Costs & Emissions

April 30th, 2018 | by The Beam

Germany-based international heating manufacturer Viessmann has unveiled its new fuel cell, and it’s a marked improvement on all fronts. Both heat and electricity are generated with the Vitovalor PT2, and the advanced technology employed will yield up to a 40% reduction in energy costs with the effect of reducing emissions.



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