Tag: Hydrogen

Refinery hydrogen demand increase 60%, merchants meet demand

Refinery hydrogen demand increase 60%, merchants meet demand

Industrial refinery gas producers use combination of SMR production, by-product hydrogen from nearby chemical plants Refinery demand for hydrogen has increased as demand for diesel fuel has risen both domestically and internationally, and as sulfur-content regulations have become more stringent, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Refineries use hydrogen to lower the sulfur content […]

By January 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Energy Department invests more than $20 million to advance fuel cell technologies

Energy Department invests more than $20 million to advance fuel cell technologies

More than 50,000 fuel cells were shipped worldwide in 2014, while sales were up almost $1 billion, reaching $2.2 billion total The fuel cell industry is growing rapidly – almost doubling sales last year – and Washington is betting there will be plenty more growth in coming  years. According to the US Energy Department’s 2014 […]

By October 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
50 years of fuel cells started with NASA’s Gemini 5

50 years of fuel cells started with NASA’s Gemini 5

Fuel cells use hydrogen and oxygen in a chemical reaction – not combustion – to generate electricity Fifty years ago today, Gemini 5 made history as the first manned spacecraft to utilize fuel cells, allowing the United States to seize the manned spaceflight endurance record from the Soviet Union for the first time, and launching the […]