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President Obama Signs Nationwide Hydrogen Highway Initiative

Today, a little reported initiative happened at the White House. President Barack Obama has changed his stance on battery electric vehicles and has signed the “Nationwide Hydrogen Highway Initiative” into law. The new initiative will mandate that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Department of Energy (DOE) build up to …

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United Kingdom Hydrogen Highway Expands

I’ve previously talked about the Scottish Hydrogen Highway and the South Wales Hydrogen Highway in development. I’ve also talked about how hydrogen powered taxis are coming to London for the 2012 Olympics. And now, I would like to talk about London’s Hydrogen Highway system that is being built not only …

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Not So Green Hydrogen Buses Reshipped to London

Critics have been talking about how the Transport for London project which includes building several H2 buses for the British metropolitan area is not as green of a project as it appears. And, they have a point. The five hydrogen powered buses will be build in Northern Ireland, then shipped …

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Graphene May Hold the Key to Hydrogen Fuel Storage

In December 2009, I had talked about research on using graphite and graphene by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Princeton University as potential ways to store hydrogen fuel. Now, government and academia have teamed up again as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University …

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Hydrogen Fuel Created from Vibrations and Noise

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered that energy waste in the form of small vibrations or noises can be used to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. This recapture of energy would create hydrogen fuel renewably and sustainably. With the aid of ultrasonic vibrations, and a phenomenon called …

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