Hydrogen vehicle: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Germany rolls world’s first hydrogen-powered train
Published: September 18, 2018
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 started in China
Published: October 30, 2017
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 ..
CSIR Pune organisation developed an artificial leaf to create fuel from sunlight
Published: September 6, 2017
The researchers at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-National Chemical Laboratory in Pune have developed an artificial leaf that absorbs sunlight to generate hydrogen fuel from water, an advance that may provide clean energy for powering eco-friendly cars in the future. The device consists of semiconductors stacked in a manner to simulate the ..
Topics: Artificial photosynthesis • Chemistry • Emerging technologies • Hydrogen • Hydrogen economy • Hydrogen production • Hydrogen technologies • Hydrogen vehicle • Natural sciences • Photochemistry • Physical sciences • Water