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The IISc and the Indian Oil Corporation Research and Development Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop biomass gasification-based Hydrogen Generation Technology to produce Fuel Cell Grade Hydrogen at an affordable price. Highlights The technology being envisaged under the programme will provide clean energy option to address the challenge of biomass waste. The technology ..
On September 21 2020 the aviation company airbus launched three concepts for the first zero emission commercial aircraft. Their aircraftcraft is to enter into service by 2035. Highlights The three concepts of the company has been introduced under the code name ZEROe. The concept of are as follows Turbofan design. It can accommodate 120 to ..
Researchers from the University of Arkansas and Argonne National Lab in the US have identified more cost-effective and efficient ways of producing hydrogen fuel by splitting water. They showed that nano-particles composed of nickel and iron are better alternatives than more costly materials when used as catalysts in the production of hydrogen fuel through water ..
Topics: Catalysis • Chemistry • Electrolysis • Electrolysis of water • Hydrogen • Hydrogen production • Hydrogen technologies • Industrial gases • Nanomaterial-based catalyst • Natural sciences • Oxygen • Physical sciences
Germany has recently rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered trains that only emit steam and water. These bright blue Coradia iLint trains are built by French TGV-maker Alstom, which are costlier than diesel powered trains but eco-friendly. The new trains are equipped with a hydrogen tank and fuel cells on the roof and will produce ..
Topics: Alstom Coradia • Alstom Coradia LINT • Chemistry • Emerging technologies • Fuel cell • Hydrogen • Hydrogen economy • Hydrogen technologies • Hydrogen vehicle • Hydrogen vehicles • Rail transport
The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells has started running in China to give big boost to green energy in public transport. The tram was put into commercial operation for the first time in Tangshan, north China’s Hebei Province. With water being its only emission, the tram emits no pollutants. No ..