Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

DOE Selects Four Winners in Hydrogen Contest

Hydrogen Olemedia/Getty Images

The U.S. Department of Energy announced the winners of a competition aimed at graduate students and awarded cash prizes to four teams that separately developed new tools that characterized business cases for hydrogen in “user-defined scenarios.”

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 21, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

Hyzon Acquires German Electric Truck and Body Company

Hyzon grille Hyzon via YouTube

Rochester, N.Y.-based Hyzon Motors announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Orten Betriebs and subsidiaries, and Orten Electric Trucks, German manufacturers of innovative truck and trailer bodies for the beverage industry.

June 17, 2022
Technology, Fuel

Why Hydrogen is Trucking's Next Fuel


The Advanced Clean Truck Rule, which will require manufacturers to increase their zero-emissions truck sales by a growing percentage starting in 2025, has now been adopted by six states. At the same time, Cummins has unveiled a new strategy to reduce the negative impacts of its products as well as collaborate with various industry stakeholders in order to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. With designs to supply Freightliner with a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for the heavy-duty Cascadia model, is hydrogen the first step to a cleaner industry? President and COO of Cummins, Jennifer Rumsey joins TT's Dan Ronan to discuss how the company is changing existing products and developing new ones, collaborating with Trillium to help customers integrate alternative fuel technologies into their fleets, and how important it is to start reducing emissions today.

June 16, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Startup Hydron Plans Autonomous Longhaul Trucks With Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Hydron Hydron via PR Newswire

The co-founder of San Diego-based autonomous driving company TuSimple, Mo Chen, announced he started a new company called Hydron to bring to market Class 8 hydrogen-powered trucks equipped with Level 4 autonomous driving technology.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 10, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Clean Hydrogen Pushed to Starring Role in Energy Future

Jennifer Granholm Jennifer Granholm by Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy is pushing itself, academia and industry to come up with ways to make and distribute clean hydrogen at a price low enough to boost it into a starring role as the primary alternative fuel of the future.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 8, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

State Lawmakers Take Steps to Advance Hydrogen Fuel

hydrogen fueling Hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks at the Port of L.A. (Port of Los Angeles)

State legislators across the nation are working to create new laws to promote the development and use of hydrogen energy.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 27, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

States Make Plays to Become Federal Hydrogen Fuel Hubs

Hydrogen plant A clean hydrogen plant in Indiana. (Wabash Valley Resources)

Like Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas, other states across the nation are scrambling to become hydrogen hubs in the hopes of securing some of the $9.5 billion in federal funds for clean hydrogen initiatives.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 27, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Oklahoma Legislature Creates Legal Infrastructure for Hydrogen Energy

Hydrogen A hydrogen storage tank. (onurdongel/Getty Images)

Oklahoma legislators have passed nine new laws creating a legal infrastructure for hydrogen fuel to better position residents and businesses to make, use and distribute the alternative energy source.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 25, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

How Anglo American Developed the World’s Biggest Hydrogen-Fueled Truck

Anglo American The huge hydrogen-powered truck during its unveiling at Anglo American Plc’s platinum mine in Mogalakwena, South Africa, on May 6. (Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg News)

Four years ago, Anglo American Plc couldn’t find any industry partners to support its idea of replacing open-pit mining’s monster diesel trucks with climate-friendly, green hydrogen-fueled vehicles.

Antony Sguazzin | Bloomberg News
May 10, 2022
Government, Business, Fuel

US Earmarks $504 Million for World’s Largest Hydrogen Hub

Google map pinpointing Delta, Utah The project in Delta, Utah, is expected to be able to hold 9 million barrels of hydrogen. (Google Maps)

The U.S. is backing a project to create the world’s largest hydrogen production and storage facility in Utah in a push to bring the clean-burning fuel into the mainstream.

Naureen S. Malik | Bloomberg News
April 26, 2022