Air Liquide Canada is investing in construction of the world’s largest proton-exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzer. The industrial gases supplier tapped Mississauga, Ontario-based Hydrogenics Corporation to design, build, and install the new hydrogen electrolysis system.
US ports from coast to coast reported lower emissions and improved efficiencies this year. Energy Manager Today takes a look back at some of the highlights.
Dutch low-carbon marine fuel supplier GoodFuels Marine reports successful trials of their zero-emission Bio-Fuel Oil with Danish shipping company Norden A/S. The trials took place in Northern Europe and involved hundreds of metric tons of the fuel.
Norwegian cruise operator The Fjords plans to add an all-electric 400-passenger carbon fiber vessel to its fleet. Ship building company Brødrene Aa is currently constructing the catamaran in Norway.
S&P Global Ratings published a new report that takes an in-depth look at the next generation of biofuels such as biodiesel, renewable diesel, and cellulosic ethanol. The credit ratings provider found that despite being cost prohibitive now, these fuels could contribute to global decarbonization.
A new carbon capture process to make fuel at an industrial plant brings the cost down to between $94 and $232 per ton compared to previous estimates of $600 per ton. The technology could help drive a market for low-carbon synthetic fuels. Led by Harvard professor of applied physics David ... Read more »
The European fuel cell market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of more than 70% during the period 2015 to 2027, according to a new report.
The global fuel cells market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 28.21%, going from $3.114 billion last year to $13.83 billion in 2023, says a new report from Research and Markets. Fuel cells, which produce electricity through a chemical reaction, are part of the growing renewable energy generation ... Read more »
The US Department of Energy just released two new studies related to fuel and engine co-optimization. One study identifies high-octane blendstocks for gasoline to create better performance. The other quantifies the fuel efficiency potential associated with different fuel properties. Both studies were completed by the DOE’s Co-Optimization of Engines and ... Read more »
A new electric system converts long-haul diesel trucking fleets into hybrid ones and promises up to 30% fuel and emissions savings. Called 6X4HE, the patented system from Pittsburgh-based Hyliion can be used on new or existing Class 8 trucks, according to the company. Hyliion’s self-contained 6X4HE system attaches to a ... Read more »
With world energy consumption set to rise by about 40 percent by 2030, the sources and structures of transportation fuel systems will radically change, according to a new BSR report. The Sustainability Impacts of Fuel — the first report in sustainability consulting firm BSR’s Future of Fuels initiative — assesses ... Read more »