New $140m US programme for first-of-a-kind critical minerals refinery

Rare earth element and critical minerals are essential materials used in a broad range of technologies such as advanced aircraft, wind turbines, EVs, semiconductors and hydrogen fuel cells

Hyundai Mobis to build two hydrogen fuel cell plants in Korea worth $1.1bn

The plants will produce 100,000 hydrogen fuel cells every year once operational and are expected to begin production in 2023

All aboard the ‘world’s first’ hydrogen double deckers

The 60-seat buses are forecast to save one kilogram of carbon dioxide with each kilometre they drive

US announces $128m for research into sustainable transport

The funding will support bioenergy as well as hydrogen and fuel cell technologies

EU bank and French hydrogen association join forces to support industry

Their collaboration is aimed at facilitating access to EIB’s financing solutions and expertise for hydrogen project promoters in France

Clean cars fit for Popeye… scientists power fuel cells with spinach!

Scientists from the American University have found a way to use spinach as a catalyst for an oxygen reduction reaction in fuel cells and metal-air batteries

US announces $64m funding for hydrogen projects

The 18 chosen projects will support the government’s ‘H2@Scale’ vision for affordable hydrogen production, storage, distribution and consumption

Equinor to run carbon-free ammonia-fuelled supply vessel

Its Viking Energy vessel will be part of a research project to develop, install and test whether ammonia fuel cells can deliver 100% carbon-free power over long distances

Toyota unveils plans for ‘prototype city of the future’ in Japan

The ‘Woven City’ will be located at the base of Mount Fuji and powered by hydrogen fuel cells and solar panels

EU, Japan and US to co-operate on hydrogen and fuel cells

They believe the technologies could bring significant benefits to the energy sector, the economy and the environment