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    Report: Hydrogen technology better in buses, trucks than cars, says Ballard CEO

    We've been reporting on British Columbia-based Ballard Power Systems ever since AutoblogGreen got started, but the company hasn't been a big player in our pages for a while since it was focusing more on stationary power and larger vehicles. Turns out, shifting attention to slower, hydrogen ...

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    Ballard will make "clean power" hydrogen from bleach by-product

    If you're going to use hydrogen to power a vehicle, the absolute best way to get that H2 is to snag it from some waste stream somewhere. The Vancouver-based Ballard Fuel Cell Systems has announced it will something similar at a K2 Pure Solutions bleach production facility in Pittsburg, CA. Right ...

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    Ballard gets $6.2M in DOE funding for non-automotive fuel cells

    Ballard fuel cell forklift – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Ballard Material Products has received the bulk of $6.2 million in Department of Energy funding for research work into fuel cell materials aimed at cutting the cost and improving durability of the electro-chemical energy ...

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    Thousand Oaks, CA to get two Ballard-powered fuel cell buses

    The SunLine Transit Agency in Thousand Oaks, CA will be expanding its hydrogen fuel cell test program this year with two new buses. The buses with different chassis and powertrain configurations will both use fuel cell stacks from Ballard Power Systems of Vancouver, British Columbia. The first bus ...

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    Video: New Flyer's fuel cell buses moving people at Winter Olympics

    Olympic fuel cell buses – Click above to watch video after the jump
    With the Winter Olympic games set to kick off next week in Vancouver, British Columbia, many of the visitors to the ski resort of Whistler (just north of the city) will be getting zero emissions transportation. BC Transit ...

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    Ballard gets contract to supply fuel cells to Daimler

    Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid - click above for high-res image gallery
    Ballard Power Systems has announced that it has received a $24 million contract from Daimler to supply its FCvelocity fuel cell systems. At the beginning of 2008, Ballard sold off its automotive fuel cell assets to ...

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    H2 Olympics power: BC Transit gets first fuel cell bus with Ballard stack

    Over two years ago, we first learned the British Columbia Transit was planning to acquire 20 fuel cell-powered buses for use in the Whistler area ahead of the 2010 Winter Olympics. The first of those buses was recently delivered to the transit company with the rest arriving over the coming weeks ...

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    Ballard gets fuel cell bus service contract from Mercedes-Benz

    Mercedes-Benz has several test fleets of fuel cell powered buses running in European cities. Ballard Power Systems is the supplier of the fuel cells in these vehicles and they have just been awarded a contract to provide service to the buses in the fleets of Hamburg, Germany and Amsterdam, the ...

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    Ballard Power Systems to motivate buses in Washington DC and upstate New York

    Ballard Power Systems has announced a pair of programs to put some more fuel cell powered buses on the road in Washington DC and in upstate New York. Federal Transit Administrator James Simpson announced that the FTA will be funding a $49 million fuel cell bus research and development program. $13 ...

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    Shanghai's 10,000 fuel-cell plans

    Renewable Energy Access reports that fuel cell manufacturer Ballard Power Systems and the Shanghai Fuel Cell Vehicle Powertrain Co., Ltd. have agreed to develop fuel cell-powered vehicles for China. The company will integrate fuel cells provided by Ballard into its vehicles as part of the Shanghai ...


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