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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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    Toyota to power, heat Torrance, CA facility with 1MW Ballard fuel cell generator

    Ballard Power Systems will deploy one of its one-megawatt CLEARgen fuel cell generators at Toyota's U.S. sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance, CA. The CLEARgen fuel cell system will utilize hydrogen produced by steam-reformation of renewable biogas generated at a nearby landfill. ...

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    Ballard fuel cell power modules to power 5 HyNor hydrogen buses in Norway

    Van Hool NV, a Belgium-based coach manufacturer, has contracted Ballard Power Systems to supply fuel cell power modules for five hydrogen buses. The fuel cell-equipped coaches will be operated by the HyNor Oslo Buss group and swing into action in late 2011, servicing the city of Oslo, ...

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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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    London chooses American buses for hydrogen fleet

    London was one of the first cities to use fuel-cell buses provided by Daimler, as consequence of the CUTE (Clean Urban Transport for Europe) pilot program a few years ago. Ken Livingstone, London's mayor, has decided that the program was satisfactory enough and has ordered the purchase of new ...

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    Video: Ballard sells auto fuel cell assets, CEO says fuel cell cars are not dead

    Ballard says they have finalized the rumored deal to sell their auto fuel cell unit, called Burnaby, which includes 113 employees (20 percent of the company's workforce). Ballard will sell the unit to Ford and Daimler for a swap of 34.3 million Ballard shares, worth $168 million and a new company ...

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    Ballard says fuel cells not worth it, confirms rumors it's selling automotive unit

    Ballard Power Systems, one of the larger fuel cell companies, confirmed rumors they are in talks to sell their automotive fuel cell assets to Daimler AG and Ford Motor Company. Ballard says the negotiations are not complete or assured but Daimler already owns 18.7 percent of Ballard and Ford owns ...

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    Exide and Ballard teaming up for fuel-cell-battery hybrid forklifts

    digg_url = ''; Exide Technologies and Ballard Power Systems are teaming up to develop hybrid power systems for forklifts. Unlike most fuel cell systems for cars that have used either nickel metal hydride or lithium ion batteries, Exide ...

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    Ballard gets contract to supply fuel cells for British Columbia bus fleet

    A couple of months ago we reported on plans to have a fleet of fuel cell buses in British Columbia including twenty of them in the ski town of Whistler. The buses will be in operation by 2009 in advance of the 2010 Winter Olympics which are being hosted in Vancouver (with the skiing events taking ...

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    DaimlerChrysler builds first F-Cell fire response vehicle

    click photo to enlargeThe Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District has scored a zero-emissions win by operating the Mercedes-Benz F-Cell as a supervisor's vehicle, effectively the first fuel cell-powered fire response vehicle. The Fire Service Mercedes-Benz F-Cell features a number of upgrades on the ...

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    Ballard announces supply agreement with General Hydrogen for fuel-cell forklifts

    Ballard Power Systems has been one of the leading developers and manufacturers of fuel cells in recent years and has worked with numerous automakers including Ford and Chrysler. They also supply fuel cell technology to many other companies, and today announced a deal to provide 2,900 fuel ...


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