December 2000

Vol 15-12 December 2000
The . - <-&Fuel Cell Alternative Energy News Since 1986 December2000 Yoi.XY/No. 12 ISSN I 080-8019 Record Crowd at Fuel Cell Seminar; 2nd-Tier Suppliers Display Offerings PORTLAND, OR- Faster than before, the bi-annual Fuel Cell Seminar, probably the most important event in this increasingly crowded field, is morphing from a technical conference into a business market place. "The science was always there, but now it's becoming a real trade show," observed Robert Rose, executive director of Breakthrough Technologies/Fuel Cells 2000, the Washingtonbased non-profit group- proof in ...

November 2000

Vol 15-11 November 2000
The H <-& Fuel Cell Letter Alternative Energy News Since 1986 November 2000 Vol. XV /No. II ISSN I 080-8019 Honda Unveils H2 Fuel Cell FCX-V3, Will Debut at CA Fuel Cell Partnership TOKYO-It looks a bit like a somewhat taller, boxier version ofHonda Motor Co.'s Accord model, but the company's latest entry in the international automotive fuel cell sweepstakes, the FCX-V3, combines some of the most advanced features of other experimental vehicles Honda has built in the past. The hydrogen-powered vehicle, successor to Honda's FCX- VI , was unveiled in late September at the auto ...

October 2000

Vol 15-10 October 2000
The . . "& Fuel Cell Letter Alternative Energy News Since 1986 October 2000 Vol. XV /No. 10 ISSN 1080-8019 Politics, Business Converge at HYFORUM, BMW to Launch Commercial H2 Car Next Year MUNICH - If the unusually strong presence of business and political heavyweights imparts extra gravitas to an alternative energy meeting, it's safe to say that the HYFORUM conference here last month achieved critical mass and perhaps a breakthrough for hydrogen energy. Attended by some 600-plus hydrogen and fuel cell technologists, energy analysts, political personages and others, the four-day ...

September 2000

Vol 15-9 September 2000
I Letter Alternative Energy News Since 1986 September 2000 Vol. XV/No. 9 ISSN 1080-8019 California Air Resources Board's HighStakes ZEV Review Set for Sept. 7-8 SACRAMENTO, CA- High noon in the West for ZEV: The biennial review of zero emission regulations by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will be held September 7-8th, beginning at 8:30a.m., in the Lincoln Plaza Auditorium, I st floor, 400 P Street in Sacramento (H&FCL May 00). ARB's staff has prepared a staff report for the review, which can be obtained from the agency's public information office, 2020 L St., ...

August 2000

Vol 15-8 August 2000
The H "& Fuel Cell Letter Alternative Energy News Since 1986 August 2000 XV /No. 8 ISSN I 080-8019 DaimlerChrysler Aerospace Launches EuropeWide LH2 Airplane Systems Study HAMBURG - .About a year after DaimlerChrysler Aerospace Airbus (DASA) here pulled the plug on ademonstration project for a liquid hydrogen-fueled commuter jet, the company is trying again - this time in a Europewide context. In collaboration with 33 partners from industry, research institutions and universities in II European countries, DASA has launched a two-year systems analysis of a liquid hydrogen fueled ...

July 2000

Vol 15-7 July 2000
The <-& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels July 2000 Vol. XV /No. 7 ISSN I 080-80 19 Manhattan Scientifics Launches Fuel Cell Bike, Eyes Developing Nations Markets NEW YORK, NY- The people first out of the gate with a micro-fuel cell phone concept are about to unveil a hydrogen-powered fuel cell bicycle this month. Manhattan Scientifics, Inc. here which is already backing Los Alamos fuel cell developer Robert Hockaday and his methanol phone fuel cell (H&FCL Jan., Aug. 99) will introduce a stylish mountain bike powered by a 670 W cylindrical fuel cell at ...

June 2000

Vol 15-6 June 2000
The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels June 2000 Vol. XV/No.6 ISSN I 080-8019 Hyundai Signs Deal with IFC to Build Demonstrator H2 Fuel Cell SUVs ANN ARBOR, Ml - Korea's Hyundai Motor Co. and International Fuel Cells have signed an agreement to build at least two and perhaps four fuel cell-powered demonstrator sports utility vehicles, Hyundai said in a lateMay announcement. The companies agreed to install IFC's 75 kW singlestack fuel cell, which operates at near ambient pressures, in Hyundai 's brand-new Santa Fe SUV that will be launched in the U.S. this summer in its ...

May 2000

Vol 15-5 May 2000
The The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels May 2000 Vol XV/No.5. DaimlerChrysler Offers First Commercial Fuel Cell Buses to Transit Agencies, Deliveries in 2002 FRANKFURT - If all goes according to plan, the world's first commercially sold DaimlerChrysler fuel cell buses will start rolling on European city streets in about two and a half years. The company announced plans for a small series of 20-30 buses, based on the two-year-old low-floor Citaro 12-meter city bus design, at a press conference here in early April. At a price tag of about $1.2 million, the 70-passenger buses ...

April 2000

Vol 15-4 April 2000
t& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels April 2000 Vol. XV /No. 4 ISSN 1 080-80 19 ZeTek Launches Alkaline FC Production Facility on DLR Aerospace Campus Near Cologne HANOVER, GERMANY - ZeTek Power, the English-Belgian developer of alkaline fuel cell systems, is setting up a fuel cell production and development facility on the joint campus of the German aerospace agency DLR and the European Space Agency next to the CologneBonn airport. The first of four planned automated 5 MW production lines is expected to start producing fuel cells this July, ZeTek's chief ...

March 2000

Vol 15-3 March 2000
The H l& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative- Renewable Fuels March 2000 Vol. XV /No. 3 ISSN 1080-8019 Think Tank to Introduce Electronic PEM Add-On for High-CO Fuels, New Micro Fuel Processor MUNICH - A small industrial think tank here will unveil an add-on electronic device for PEM fuel cells this month that will permit the use of feed hydrogen with very high carbon monoxide content with no damage to the fuel cell or reduced performance. Mannesmann Pilotentwicklung GmbH (mpe) here expects its pulse generator can do away with the conventional preferential oxidation step. ...

February 2000

Vol 15-2 February 2000
The H . February 2000 Voi.XV/No.2 The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels ISSN 1 080_80 19 Detroit Auto Show: Ballard Announces ProductionReady Fuel Cell Module, Hints at Factory Plans DETROIT, MI- Claiming world leadership in PEM fuel cells, Ballard Power Systems took the wraps off its new Mark 900 fuel cell stack and power module, the chemical engine that is expected to power the first generation of fuel cell cars by 2004. The 75 kW fuel cell stack's power density is rated at 1,310 watts/liter on hydrogen (1.23 kW/1 on reformate), an increase of almost 30% over its predecessor ...

January 2000

Vol 15-1 January 2000
The H t& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels January 2000 Vol. XV /No I ISSN I 080-8019 Appliance Maker Vaillant Plans Large European Field Test of Plug Power(-ed) Home Fuel Cells REMSCHEID, GERMANY- One of Europe's biggest makers of heating appliances, Vaillant, plans a large field test of home fuel cell-powered heating and powergenerating appliances at the end of the next year, the company announced last month. . --.. Vaillant's desig n study of its fu el cell heating appliance. The box v isible inside the lower left window is the Plug Power fuel ...