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Are we entering the hydrogen age?

Are we entering the hydrogen age?

David Thorpe writes a good blog on The Ecologist website about the recent developments, arguing that hydrogen is set to go from niche to mainstream for not only the transport sector but also for storing surplus renewable energy.   The hydrogen economy is much nearer than we think Ever thought what will happen to the … Continue reading

Development in hydrogen trams

Development in hydrogen trams

While there are developments in hydrogen vehicles, there are also major developments on hydrogen trams. The sonnenseite.com website describes latest developments in China.   World’s first hydrogen tram rolls off assembly line in Qingdao World’s first hydrogen-powered tramcar rolled off the assembly line in Qingdao on March 19, 2015. The new tram is the only … Continue reading

New developments in hydrogen-fuelled vehicles

New developments in hydrogen-fuelled vehicles

There are many efforts underway to replace fossil-fuelled vehicles. We hear much about electric vehicles but little about hydrogen ones. Now, as shown by Steve Connor in The Independent, there are important new developments that could use biomass to produce hydrogen for vehicles.   Breakthrough in hydrogen-powered cars may spell end for petrol stations Scientists … Continue reading

Vehicle of the future?

Vehicle of the future?

We generally hear about electric cars and how they are gaining market share. We hear a lot less about hydrogen cars. Kenneth Chang provides a good article in the New York Times about developments in the US. EiD knows there are efforts under way in Europe. It would be good to hear about them.   … Continue reading

Staying connected

Staying connected

Why not use a fuel cell to help us phone?  Ian Griffin writes in the Leicester Mercury from the UK about a company in Loughborough that is using hydrogen fuel cells for mobile telecoms towers in India.  Let’s hope it works.   Intelligent Energy, of Loughborough, provides hydrogen-powered phone calls First it was cars and … Continue reading