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Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Mining Companies Team Up to Wean Themselves Off Diesel Trucks

hydrogen mining truck A decal reading "Zero Emissions, Platinum Powered Hydrogen" on the side of a hydrogen-powered truck at the Anglo American Platinum Ltd. Mogalakwena platinum mine in Mogalakwena, South Africa. (Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg)

Members of the International Council on Mining and Metals are planning a joint effort to test hydrogen and other zero-emission technologies in a bid to shift away from diesel-fueled vehicles.

James Attwood | Bloomberg News
September 29, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Hydrogen Startup Cemvita Sees Boost From New Tax Credits

Cemvita hydrogen Cemvita’s field test demonstrates Gold Hydrogen production. (Business Wire)

Cemvita Factory Inc., a Houston-based biotech company backed by Occidental Petroleum Corp., says tax credits passed by Congress last month will allow it scale up plans to produce hydrogen using oil-eating microbes.

Sergio Chapa | Bloomberg News
September 27, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Multiple Efforts Underway to Mainstream Hydrogen Fuel

Quantron The Quantron QHM fuel cell electric vehicle at the IAA show. (Quantron AG)

The U.S. Department of Energy, the private sector and a new national nonprofit have stepped up their respective efforts recently to bring hydrogen forward as a mainstream fuel for trucking, among other industrial uses.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 26, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Seven States Form Midwest Hydrogen Coalition

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To better position the use of advanced energy in the nation’s heartland, governors of seven states have formed the Midwest Hydrogen Coalition to spur creation of a robust hydrogen market, supply chain and workforce.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Western State Coalition Seeks Partners in Heated Hydrogen Hub Race

Gordon Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon speaks during a past virtual event. (Gordon for Wyoming via YouTube)

Calling on private investors, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon is urging key stakeholders to explain in a web survey what role they would play in a four-state Western regional hydrogen hub.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Hydrogen Rises as Alternative Fuel, but Check the Feedstock

Hydrogen Olemedia/Getty Images

Hydrogen is rising as an eventual clean alternative option for fueling trucks but the feedstock used to produce it — by steam methane reforming, using coal or with solar panel-generated electricity — affects its carbon impact.

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

Canada, Germany Aim to Start Hydrogen Shipments in 2025

Justin Trudeau and Olaf Scholz Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz wait for a signing ceremony to begin on Aug. 23. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

STEPHENVILLE, Newfoundland — The leaders of Germany and Canada said Aug. 23 a new hydrogen pact will kick-start a transatlantic hydrogen supply chain, with the first deliveries expected in just three years.

August 24, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Hawaii Boosts Hydrogen Fueling Stations, Enacts Other Clean Energy Laws

David Ige Gov. David Ige signs one of the bills, surrounded by onlookers. (Governor David Y. Ige via Flickr)

Providing incentives for trucks to use hydrogen is one of four new laws that took effect in July to counter climate change and boost clean energy in Hawaii.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

Hydrogen’s Uniqueness Calls for Extra Safety Measures

Harold Beeson Harold Beeson by Center for Hydrogen Safety

Safety measures are being developed to deal with the special properties of hydrogen as the pace quickens to bring heavy-duty fuel-cell trucks to market.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
June 30, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Refueling Milestone to Bring Fuel-Cell Hydrogen Trucks Closer to Reality

ESIF staff Energy Systems Integration Facility operations staff Owen Smith (from left), Sean Onorato and Nathan Mitchell inspect the fuel tanks in NREL’s heavy-duty hydrogen vehicle simulator outside of the ESIF. (Werner Slocum/NREL)

Federal researchers hope in July to reach a key milestone to refuel heavy-duty fuel-cell hydrogen trucks in 10 minutes, paving the way to prototype hardware and protocols for fueling stations.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
June 30, 2022

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