‘Fuel cells important to tackle climate change’

Fuel cell systems could play an important role in helping combat climate change due to their efficiency. Anthony Kucernak, Professor of Chemical Physics at Imperial College London told ELN: “I think one of the important points about fuel cells is that they are very, very efficient. As we move forward, what we need to make sure […]

UK fuel cells to power Indian mobile phone masts

The UK firm Intelligent Energy will provide fuel cells – originally designed for green cars – to an Indian telecoms company to power mobile phone masts in a multi-million pound deal. The agreement with Ascend Telecoms, which serves all licensed mobile network operators in India, will see the firm develop its zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell […]

EVs could form a third of cars by 2050

Electric vehicles (EVs) powered by fuel cells could account for a third (30%) of all cars on the road by 2050. According to Carbon Trust’s new report, UK breakthroughs in polymer fuel cells could make fuel cell cars cost competitive with combustion engine cars. It claims the reduction in costs and market potential has shown […]

Carbon Trust gives £1m toward fuel cell research

The Carbon Trust will give £1m to two projects that are supporting research into new fuel cell technologies which the not-for-profit company claims could be widely used by 2017. Half the money is going to a joint project between Imperial College London and University College London which aims to cut costs by using existing high-volume […]