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Hydrogen fuel cells are breaking into the residential sector
Hydrogen Fuel News
IE-CHP, a joint venture from SSE and Intelligent Energy, has plans to change the way domestic energy is produced in Scotland. The company has received more funding from several investors, including the Scottish Investment Bank, and this funding will be used to develop a prototype energy system that leverages hydrogen fuel cell technology. Fuel cells are becoming quite popular as primary energy systems and they could have a major impact on the way electrical power is produced and consumed in Scotland.
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Toyota plots 'society-changing' fuel-cell car for the masses
Market Watch
Japan is going hydrogen, or so breathless reports suggest. Toyota Motor Corp., which helped popularize hybrid vehicles with its Prius, is set to introduce a hydrogen-cell car for the masses — something which Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada said could "change society," according to a recent Nikkei Asian Review report. Toyota unveiled the concept version of its first fuel-cell mass offering — the FCV — over the summer.
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FuelCell Energy's carbon capture advances
Environmental Leader
FuelCell Energy says it's moving forward with its carbon capture project that uses Direct FuelCell (DFC) technology to separate CO2 from the emissions of coal-fired power plants. The $3 million project is supported by the US Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy's Carbon Capture Program and implemented by the National Energy Technology Laboratory.
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Green energy will power homes and famous whisky distillery in Scotland
Hydrogen Fuel News
In addition to thousands of residents receiving electricity from the green energy project, one of the world's renowned whisky distilleries, Macallan distillery, will receive heat, which will be produced by steam, in an effort to reduce carbon emissions. John Laing, an Infrastructure group, and U.K. Green Investment Bank (GIB) have come together to make an equity investment in the Speyside renewable energy project, which has also received support from the U.K. government.

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Eurobike to showcase first hydrogen fuel cell e-bike
Bike Biz
German electric bike maker Electrolyte is to debut what it says is the world's first cartridge hydrogen fuel cell electric bike at Eurobike. Having formed a partnership with one of the companies at the forefront of hydrogen fuel cell production, Electrolyte have come up with the Vorradler S3 FC, which the firm claims is capable of 300 power assisted miles.

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Scientists harness hydrogen from water using AAA battery
Tech Gen Mag
The promise of hydrogen as a primary fuel source has been sought after for decades. A clean burning fuel whose only byproduct is water, hydrogen is tailor made for humankind's energy needs. The downside, however, is that hydrogen synthesis in its current form is expensive and burns fossil fuels during manufacture, thus mitigating its status as a green energy source.

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Efficient and economical energy storage would be a game-changer
The Australian
Cheap, efficient energy storage systems could fundamentally change the global energy game world in coming decades, affecting everything from power grids to ­vehicle engines. There are plenty of energy storage game-changers looming, but questions remain over which will win out and how fast the rate of change will be. Giant-scale manufacture of lithium-ion batteries, the small, fast-charging cells used in our smartphones, is one approach to energy storage.
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Construction of Japanese hydrogen refueling station begins
The Wall Street Journal
A Toyota Motor Corp. affiliate began construction of its first commercial hydrogen refueling station, moving to support the auto maker's planned introduction of a hydrogen-powered fuel-cell car by the end of March 2015. The station, in an industrial area of the manufacturing hub of Nagoya, is being built by a joint venture of Toyota Tsusho Corp., the Toyota Motor affiliate, and Air Liquide of France, which will provide the fuel.
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Fuel cell 'mini-power stations' could reduce energy bills by 21 per cent
Greenwise
Low emission fuel cell systems could be deployed in more than five million premises by 2030, enabling homes and businesses to slash their energy bills, while delivering clean and secure energy to the U.K., according to a new industry report. The research, carried out by Ecuity Consulting and commissioned by fuel cell developers including Baxi, Ceramic Fuel Cells, Ceres Power, IE-CHP, Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells and Viessmann, claims fuel cells are suitable to act like "mini-power stations" for 90 per cent of U.K. households and small businesses.
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