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Renewable energy investments rising in some countries, declining in others
Hydrogen Fuel News
Renewable energy investments have been steadily declining over the past year in several countries. This is despite the support that a growing number of governments showing more support for renewable energy for the sake of economic and environmental stability. While declining renewable energy investments have been reported in some countries, investments in others have been skyrocketing.
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Nissan to tackle plug-in hybrids, fuel cells as well as electric cars
Green Car Reports
Nissan's Leaf is one of the highest profile electric cars on the market, but the automaker is working on other alternative-propulsion vehicles, too. According to What Car, Nissan is planning the launch of a plug-in hybrid vehicle within the next two years, and even a hydrogen fuel cell car by 2017. The plug-in hybrid won't be an all-new vehicle, like the Leaf, but based on an existing model instead.
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Emerald H2 and Norfolk Wind Energy agree to build wind-to-hydrogen facility
Green Energy News
Emerald H2 and Norfolk Wind Energy have signed an agreement to locate Emerald H2's first Renewable Wind and Hydrogen Production Center in Renville County, MN. The planned 10MW wind and 500,000kg hydrogen project will be the first "Utility Scale" initiative to use energy from wind turbines to produce hydrogen. Once constructed, it will be the largest hydrogen production facility powered by wind energy in the U.S.
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The race is on to put fuel cell cars in showrooms
The Globe and Mail
Mercedes-Benz has a timetable for selling a limited number of B-Class wagons powered by hydrogen fuel cells, notes Automotive News. The first ones will go on sale in a few markets in 2014, followed by a larger hydrogen-powered vehicle one or two years later. Honda Motor, Toyota Motor and Hyundai Motor are also aiming to sell new fuel cell vehicles as soon as 2015, adds the industry publication.
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University adds two fuel cell buses to fleet
The University of Delaware Review
Students can expect to board two additional zero-emissions, sound-free buses within the next year as the university's fuel cell program continues to expand according to engineering professor Ajay Prasad. The university already has two fuel cell buses in its fleet. Due to the addition of the new buses, recharging stations will be installed on the Science Technology and Research campus so the need travel five miles away to recharge will be eliminated, Prasad said.
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Hyundai to help London hydrogen vehicle network
Air Quality News
International car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company has joined the Mayor's London Hydrogen Partnership (LHP) and has committed to work together to bring hydrogen and fuel cell technology to the capital, the Greater London Authority (GLA) has announced. The GLA revealed that Hyundai had joined the LHP, and the car manufacturer said it was currently working to produce 1,000 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV) by 2015, which will be available for lease across Europe.

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Hydrogen fuel cell breakthrough reached in the U.K.
Hydrogen Fuel News
A team of engineers working on a collaborative project in the United Kingdom, lead by Intelligent Energy, has made a major breakthrough in fuel cell technology. The Enhanced Fuel Cell Systems project, which is designed to break new ground in the field of hydrogen fuel cells, has successfully demonstrated a new fuel cell system that is more powerful, durable, and reliable than conventional models.

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California to have up to 70 hydrogen fueling stations by 2016?
Green Car Reports
Our planet may have only gained 27 hydrogen filling stations in 2012, but California is hoping to have nearly 70 of its own in total by 2016. So says the California Air Resources Board (CARB), which provides a list of government-funded hydrogen stations in California on its website. Around third of that number are already either in operation or set for use shortly, while the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) sets out two main statistics for future filling stations in the state.

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Wal-Mart sets ambitious renewable energy goals
Hydrogen Fuel News
Wal-Mart is quickly becoming one of the strongest supporters of renewable energy in the world of business. As one of the largest retailers in the world, Wal-Mart consumes vast amounts of fuel in order to remain operational. For most of its existence, the retailer has relied heavily on fossil-fuels. Recently, however, Wal-Mart has begun to focus more on renewable energy in the hopes of reaching new energy efficiency standards it has set for itself as well as becoming more environmentally friendly.
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Toyota 2015 fuel cell vehicle to cost between $50,000 and $100,000
Automotive News
The cost of a completed hydrogen fuel cell vehicle is 1/20th of what it was when current prototypes were being developed, paving the way for a workable business model and improved sales prospects, one of Toyota's top engineers said. Chris Hostetter, group vice president of strategic planning for Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., said that prototype fuel cell vehicles cost about $1 million each when they were developed several years ago. But the cost factor for salable vehicles arriving in 2015 will be in the neighborhood of $50,000, he said.
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