China’s metal plate hydrogen fuel cell engine development achieves a major breakthrough!

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Shanghai Zhizhen New Energy Company (Shanghai Zhizhen) announced the launch of a new product, carbon-coated metal bipolar plates, which will reduce the cost of electrodes by 40%-50% while extending the expected life of metal plate fuel cell engines to over 20,000 hours. Soon, the new technology will touch the whole hydrogen fuel cell industry and reduce the cost with mass …

FOSHAN sets financial incentives for fuel cell trucks

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The municipal government of the Foshan City of Guangdong Province recently issued a new policy to support the operation of fuel cell freight vehicles (FCFVs) in urban distribution (feedback invitation draft). The policy set financial incentives as follow: The maximum annual subsidy for fuel cell trucks is ¥125,000/vehicle. Subsidies for light-duty FCFVs (total mass less than 4.5 tons), medium-sized FCFVs …

China’s hydrogen ship developments

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Interests in developing ships of hydrogen fuel cell systems are growing in China, although the sector is still in its infancy stage compared to those in the European countries.  Has Fuel Cell Ship R&Ds Finally Took off in China? Research and development activities for hydrogen-powered ships have been increased in the past six months. In a short span of two …

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Electrolysis equipment market booming

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Recent statistics from the China Hydrogen Energy Industry Association show that: Domestic hydrogen production in the first half of 2021 has jumped up 25% compared to the year before and the proportion of renewable power-to-gas was 30% higher compared to that of the first half in 2020. The growth of the power-to-gas market has lead to an increase in demand …

Hydrogen car production cost competitive by 2030?

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Hydrogen-powered cars could cost the same to produce as traditional fossil-fuel vehicles by the end of the decade, a Chinese government-backed think tank has predicted, in a sign policy support is growing for the alternative fuel source. Huang Yonghe of the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) said hydrogen fuel cells — which on average account for more than …