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Germany's first hydrogen filling station on the autobahn opens

Autocar Pro News Desk May 05, 2015

As part of the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP), Daimler, Linde and Total have jointly taken an important step forward in the expansion of Germany’s hydrogen (H2) infrastructure. Earlier today, Germany's first motorway hydrogen filling station was officially inaugurated.

Wasserstoff-Tankstelle eröffnet

The new H2 filling pump at the Total motorway service area in Geiselwind on the A3 between Würzburg and Nuremberg links the existing filling facilities in the metropolitan regions of Frankfurt/Main, Stuttgart and Munich with each other, forming a hub for electric fuel cell vehicles in southern Germany.

In her opening speech, Dorothee Bär, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, said: “Electric vehicles with hydrogen fuel cell drives produce no harmful emissions. They have a long range and can refuel in minutes. Politics, science and industry have worked together to bring hydrogen mobility to the brink of market entry. Together with industry, we have provided a total of 1.4 billion euros (Rs 10,701 crore) for research, development and demonstration projects up until 2016. We are now increasingly tackling the development of infrastructure: by the end of 2015, 50 hydrogen filling stations will be available in metropolitan areas and along major roads. The new filling station in Geiselwind brings us one step closer to this target. The nearly one million euros (Rs 7.6 crore) of funding spent on the construction of this filling station is money well spent because good infrastructure is a prerequisite for this new form of mobility to really catch on!”.

“Networking the national H2 infrastructure is the key to success for the market introduction of electric vehicles with fuel cells. Only then can they be a ‘real’ alternative for customers,” said Prof. Dr Herbert Kohler, Vice President Group Research and Sustainability and Chief Environmental Officer at Daimler AG. “That's why we are not only actively investing in the development of the next generation of vehicles, but we are the only car manufacturer to invest in the development of a nationwide network of filling stations in Germany.”...snip
more: http://www.autocarpro.in/news-international/germanys-hydrogen-filling-station-autobahn-8349

After Toyota's Mirai goes on sale in September- Mercedes!

Related: Europe's Largest Hydrogen Refuelling Station Opens in Hamburg (2012)

A hydrogen station capable of delivering 750 kilograms of hydrogen per day opened on Friday in Hamburg's HafenCity development, supplied by power company Vattenfall...

...Half the hydrogen is produced on site by electrolysis of water using renewable energy and the other half is delivered. At the inauguration of the station, Pieter Wasmuth, Executive Vice President of Vattenfall, said that hydrogen storage is a key technology in the integration of a growing proportion of electricity from wind power and photovoltaics into the German energy system...snip

Around the world- H2 is #1

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Posted by nationalize the fed | Wed May 6, 2015, 02:23 PM (18 replies)

Forbes: The Rise of the Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Bill Tucker Forbes.com April 29, 2015

I carry a collapsible umbrella in my backpack in case it rains. I also carry a re-chargeable battery so that when, not if, my cell phone issues its last blinking moment of death I can revive it and remain connected. Now, imagine for a moment a device that I could carry in my backpack that would be smaller than my umbrella which could power my cell phone for a week. No, it’s not a battery. It is a hydrogen fuel cell. This is not some pointless exercise in fantasy; it is a very real product which is being sold in Apple stores and Shell stations in England.

The UPP Intelligent Energy Portable Hydrogen Fuel Cell-
Now available at UK Apple Stores

It is called UPP. UPP just won a 2015 Edison Award in the area of Energy and Sustainability. UPP is made by the company, Intelligent Energy. True to form for all technological innovation UPP is already being upped by UPP2 which is smaller and more compact while delivering the same amount of energy. And just recently, Intelligent Energy bought BIC. Yes, the same BIC of disposable lighter fame only what Intelligent Energy is planning to bring to market soon is a recyclable cartridge of hydrogen that can be used to power up a hydrogen fuel cell....

The Intelligent Energy/Suzuki Zero Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Scooter

...As part of its Automotive group, IE has a long standing and public relationship with Japan’s Suzuki which makes zero emission scooter that is available in Japan. IE also works with the London Taxi company which has hydrogen fuel cell taxis on the streets of London offering a 250-mile driving range, a re-fueling time of less than 5 minutes and zero emissions. PSA Peugeot Citroën is another publicly acknowledged partner and the two companies have integrated the hydrogen fuel engine into Peugeot’s small vans. You can find details on these projects on the company’s website here. There are other automotive partners which IE can’t/won’t publicly acknowledge. I was particularly intrigued with photographs of what Winand called “the V8” which was his way of talking about a high powered hydrogen fuel cell engine that offers what’s described as very efficient high performance. Clearly, a yet undisclosed European automaker is ready to get serious about offering a performance fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV)...

Intelligent Energy London Hydrogen Zero Emission Taxi

...And if all of that isn’t enough to get you excited, try this latest bit of research from Sweden’s Lund University. The researchers there are working on developing a cell that generates hydrogen in a similar way that solar cell’s now generate electricity. For the engineers in the house you can go here for a technical explanation as published by Nature...

Full Article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/billtucker/2015/04/29/the-rise-of-the-hydrogen-fuel-cell/
Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun May 3, 2015, 05:18 PM (3 replies)

Japan: Island Seen as Center of Hydrogen Production

The Yomiuri Shimbun May 03, 2015

Just as hydrogen fuel is gaining more attention as clean energy, a project that would produce liquid hydrogen by utilizing geothermal power is about to kick off on the volcanic island of Iojima in Mishima, Kagoshima Prefecture.

In this photo taken in March, thick smoke billows from Mt. Iodake on the island of Iojima, Kagoshima Prefecture. Photo: Yomiuri Shimbun

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., along with Obayashi Corp., is set to start a drilling survey this fiscal year in preparation for building a demonstration plant there. Organizers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are planning to use hydrogen energy at the accommodation center for athletes competing in the event. The companies initiating the hydrogen production project aim to put hydrogen energy into practical use by then.

Liquid hydrogen is mostly used in fuel cell vehicles and hailed as clean energy as it does not emit carbon dioxide. However, some critics point out it does not help in greatly reducing carbon dioxide emissions since fossil fuel is used as a power source to enable the electrolysis of water, the process often employed to produce hydrogen.

With this in mind, the companies came up with the idea of generating electricity to enable the process through the use of geothermal power. The 703-meter-high Mt. Iodake, an active volcano on the northeastern side of Iojima, was their choice as a venue. Many vents, where volcanic gas as hot as 900 C constantly pours out, can be found near the peak. Kawasaki Heavy Industries says Mt. Iodake is one of the few places in Japan where high-temperature volcanic gas can be obtained without digging deep into the earth...MORE

One of many, many Hydrogen innovations that will be unveiled to the world before the 2020 Olympics. Do Not Underestimate the Japanese- especially when it comes to Hydrogen- the fuel of the future. They have only just begun.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Sun May 3, 2015, 05:00 PM (2 replies)

From the Veep guy Armando Ianucci

"In the Loop"

In the Loop is a 2009 British satirical black comedy directed by Armando Iannucci as a spin-off from the BBC Television series The Thick of It. The film satirizes Anglo-American politics in the 21st century and the Invasion of Iraq. It was nominated for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

And if you're not watching Veep you're missing out on a lot of fun

Posted by nationalize the fed | Sat May 2, 2015, 09:20 PM (1 replies)
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