Category Archives: Hydrogen

Toyota improves fuel cell hybrid car

Toyota has developed a new fuel cell hybrid, powered by hydrogen, that can travel more than twice the distance of its predecessor model without filling up, the automaker said today. The improved model’s maximum cruising range is 516 miles compared … Continue reading

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Martin Library environmental series

Martin Library will host an environmental panel discussion on February 21 featuring: Bob Astor – Shipley Fuels Marketing Benjamin Caire – United Biofuels Eugene DePasquale – PA Representative Michael Helfrich – Lower Susquehanna River Keeper Elizabeth Kepley – Gifford Pinchot … Continue reading

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Energy bill falls flat

The energy bill fell flat in the Senate Friday after the house passed it. The White House issued a statement saying, ““Their proposal would raise taxes and increase energy prices for Americans. That is a misguided approach and if it … Continue reading

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Honda Clarity fuel cell car

Honda’s hydrogen fuel cell Clarity, goes 100 mph top speed and acts like a regular car but will only be available in California in 2008. California is the only state with a hydrogen infrastructure large enough to handle a large … Continue reading

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It’s end of oil as we know it; hydrogen now !

$159 a barrel by 2030 with 270 million cars in China As gasoline prices quietly scrolled past $3 a gallon locally this week and a barrel of crude nears $100 there wasn’t much to say here at greenmesh, though it’s … Continue reading

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Mazda rotary hydrogen/gas car

Mazda will make a hydrogen powered rotary engine vehicle available for lease next year in Japan. The Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid runs on hydrogen stored in a tank, although it can switch to gas when hydrogen (can run a … Continue reading

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Green transportation milestones this week

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. announced the delivery of Quantum’s hydrogen hybrid Priuses to and their participation in this week’s opening of Norsk Hydro’s first hydrogen refuelling station in Norway. The new facility is part of a planned “Hydrogen … Continue reading

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GM shifts gears to put the guzzler image behind them

Five years ago, General Motors Corp. gave the world the Hummer H2, a vehicle so fuel-thirsty that GM took advantage of a federal loophole that allowed the company not to publish its estimated mileage. Today, the No. 1 U.S. auto … Continue reading

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The hydrogen vision

So who was clapping, i’m not… At the Clean Energy Venture Summit, James Woolsey, the former director of the CIA and currently an alternative energy advocate, received a standing ovation when he said hydrogen research was a distraction and largely … Continue reading

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A home hydrogen generating station that also makes heat and electricity

Honda, in conjunction with Plug Power, is developing a home based hydrogen pump station that produces hydrogen fuel for it’s 2008 FCX fuel-cell car. HES III uses natural gas as its feedstock, and is able to supply a sufficient amount … Continue reading

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