Rotterdam Hosts First Formula Zero Hydrogen Fuel Cell Go-Cart Race ROTTERDAM - Fittingly, the winners of the worlds first-ever hydrogen automobile race in tiny fuel cell go-carts here were given Zero Place designations instead of the usual First Place - no surprise given the competitions name, Formula Zero Championship series.
2008 Hydrogen Road Tour Generates Hundreds of Stories PORTLAND, ME/LOS ANGELES - It wasnt exactly a replay of the notorious 1980s Cannonball Run of Burt Reynolds comedy fame, but the coast-to-coast 2008 Hydrogen Road Tour managed to get considerable attention despite what seemed precious little advance publicity.
Briefly Noted: DoE H2 Storage Funding The U.S. Energy Department has chosen 10 cost-shared hydrogen storage research and development projects as part of its long-term vehicle development plans which will receive up to $15.3 million over five years.
Briefly Noted: European Parliament Votes H2 Transport Rules In early September, the European Parliament overwelmingly voted in favor of new rules for hydrogen cars, buses and trucks to help drive forward adoption of the technology and speed up the construction of a continent-wide hydrogen infrastructure network.
Briefly Noted: Bruce Power plant in Ontario Storing electricity generated by a mix of wind and nuclear energy in the Bruce Power plant in Ontario is not economically worthwhile - at least not now. That at least is the conclusion of a team of four researchers from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the University of Waterloo, Ontario.
Editor’s Note Editors Note: Im happy to report that my 2001 book, Tomorrows Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet, will be published in an Arabic language translation.