Navigation Links
Low-cost, hydrogen-powered forklifts with rapid refueling, zero emissions coming soon
Date:4/15/2014

pushing the performance of the metal hydride storage to the point where these variations would make a difference. In fact, this is good, because it means we can use the lowest-cost solution and still expect good performance."

Using findings from their experiments, Pratt and Narvaez developed an optimized storage-system design.

More incentives to switch to fuel cell technology

During this time, the team also began to conceive of a tube array that would allow efficient thermal management (via water flows around the tubes).

With Sandia's and HHC's design complete, project activity will transfer to Hawaii, where HHC will produce the first prototype metal hydride storage system. HHC will work with Canadian fuel-cell company Hydrogenics, which will integrate the new storage system into its proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell power pack, designed to fit into a forklift.

"DOE catalyzed the market for fuel cell forklifts, using industry cost-sharing to deploy more than 500 units through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act," said Pratt. "The private sector recognized the advantages of fuel cell forklifts and deployed more than 5,000 additional units since then without government funding. If successful, the HHC project will lead to lower cost, improved-performance fuel cell forklift systems that will lead to even greater market growth."


'/>"/>

Contact: Mike Janes
mejanes@sandia.gov
925-294-2447
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. New low-cost, nondestructive technology cuts risk from mercury hot spots
2. Rapid method of assembling new gene-editing tool could revolutionize genetic research
3. Researchers develop rapid test strips for bacterial contamination in swimming water
4. Virus barcodes offer rapid detection of mutated strains
5. Speeding up drug discovery with rapid 3-D mapping of proteins
6. Key part of plants rapid response system revealed
7. Genetic link to rapid weight gain from antipsychotics discovered
8. UCLA research makes possible rapid assessment of plant drought tolerance
9. Triage for plants: NYBG scientists develop and test rapid species conservation assessment technique
10. Research finds heart remodeling rapidly follows cardiac injury
11. Rapid response in cases of smoke poisoning
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Low-cost, hydrogen-powered forklifts with  rapid refueling, zero emissions coming soon
(Date:8/29/2014)... available in German . ... the natural nitrogen cycle on Earth and in biological ... thought to depend on nitrite as their source of ... Daims, a microbiologist at the University of Vienna, has ... an alternative source of energy. The oxidation of hydrogen ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... . The ... oldest form of communication. Acting as messenger molecules, pheromones ... attraction between males and females. Fish rely on pheromones ... in males and females. Scientists at the Marine Science ... Portugal, and at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... such as the prolific bloomer Emiliania huxleyi , ... discovered. The finding contradicts the common view that ... on scarce supplies of thiamine in the ocean to ... about the ocean," says CIFAR Senior Fellow Alexandra ... paper with CIFAR fellows John Archibald (Dalhousie ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Hydrogen powers important nitrogen-transforming bacteria 2Hydrogen powers important nitrogen-transforming bacteria 3Ready for mating at the right time 2Ready for mating at the right time 3Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins 2Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins 3
... make the spread of deadly strains of avian flu ... Edinburgh and Warwick have found. The research shows that ... birds, the disease is likely to spread unless almost ... published in Nature journal, is the first to quantify ...
... transplants of embryonic stem cell-derived motor neurons in ... partially restore function in paralyzed animals. The study ... treating such disorders as spinal cord injury, transverse ... atrophy. The study was funded in part by ...
... cultured in the laboratory during in vitro fertilisation ... with certain developmental syndromes and other abnormalities in ... , Researchers told the 22nd annual conference of ... today (Monday) that preliminary work investigating genetic imprinting ...
Cached Biology News:Bird flu study highlights need to vaccinate flocks effectively 2Neurons grown from embryonic stem cells restore function in paralyzed rats 2Neurons grown from embryonic stem cells restore function in paralyzed rats 3Neurons grown from embryonic stem cells restore function in paralyzed rats 4How IVF could be causing genetic errors in embryos 2How IVF could be causing genetic errors in embryos 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The ... $5.6 billion in 2019. It is expected to ... to 2019, and was valued at $1.8 billion ... by Transparency Market Research. , For more information ... http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/companion-diagnostics-market.html . , The research report, titled “Companion ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... August 29, 2014 According to a new ... the global orthobiologics market was valued at USD 3,754.6 million ... USD 5,519.9million in 2019at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2013 ... years and above is afflicted by bone and joint disorders, ... year 2020. This has and will continue to increase the ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 Pittcon is pleased to announce ... Koichiro Matsuda, Horiba Scientific, have organized a session on ... JASIS , Asia’s largest analytical and scientific instruments ... Messe, Japan. , The four speakers in this ... Single Molecules to Single Cells” will present their use ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iCo Therapeutics ("iCo" or ... financial results for the six months ended June ... in Canadian dollars and presented under International Financial ... Highlights , Announced top-line results related ... endpoint for subjects enrolled in the Phase 2 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Companion Diagnostics Market to Hit $5.6 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Companion Diagnostics Market to Hit $5.6 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Orthobiologics Market to Reach $5,519.9 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Orthobiologics Market to Reach $5,519.9 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Fifth Annual U.S. Symposium at JASIS Organized by Pittcon’s Program Chairman Hub MacDonald 2iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4
... YORK, Aug. 31, 2011 Hadasit Bio-Holdings, Ltd. - ... biotech companies, all based on intellectual property developed and ... center, announced today that its CEO, Mr. Ophir Shahaf, ... Investment Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September ...
... DIEGO, Aug. 31, 2011 BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. ... that holders of the 4.50% Exchangeable Senior Notes due ... partnership, BioMed Realty, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership"), which are ... right to surrender their Notes for purchase by the ...
... Aug. 30, 2011 Savvier consumers and competition from ... entry or during brand maturity, more elusive.  At the ... of cost-efficient Public Relations to support pharmaceutical brand growth. ... Relations to support their brands, recent field research from ...
Cached Biology Technology:Hadasit to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on September 13, 2011 2BioMed Realty Announces Repurchase at Option of Holders and Redemption of 4.50% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2026 2BioMed Realty Announces Repurchase at Option of Holders and Redemption of 4.50% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2026 3BioMed Realty Announces Repurchase at Option of Holders and Redemption of 4.50% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2026 4BioMed Realty Announces Repurchase at Option of Holders and Redemption of 4.50% Exchangeable Senior Notes Due 2026 5Using Public Relations to Launch, Grow, and Extend Pharmaceutical and Biotech Brands 2