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Staying frosty with fuel cell technology

By Jim Destefani / August 30, 2013

A pilot program run by the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will equip four refrigerator trucks with fuel cell-powered refrigeration units.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / August 16, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Ceradyne acquires interest in Graphite Machining Services and Innovations Ceradyne Inc. nnounced that it has acquired a minority interest with an option to acquire all of Tempe, Arizona-based Graphite Machining Services and Innovations. GMSI has developed a proprietary method of applying a chemical vapor deposited silicon carbide ceramic coating on…

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2010 a bust for fuel cell industry

By / December 29, 2010

Greentech Media has published a year-end list of profitable and unprofitable fuel cell firms. The real kicker is that the “profitable” list contains no entries. Taken directly from Greentech Media’s list: FuelCell Energy (Nasdaq:FCEL) reported revenue of $69.8 million in 2010 compared to $88.0 million for the comparable prior year. Net loss for the year…

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Miscellaneous industry headlines

By / June 28, 2009

Four factors led to fly ash spill at Kingston Fossil Plant in Knoxville, TN NPC to invest $5.9M in fuel cell material development Department of Defense purchases 19 fuel cell power units from Plug Power Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Ohio Governor Ted Strickland visit Glasstech

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DOE pumping $42 million into fuel cells

By / April 15, 2009

DOE Secretary Steven Chu announced today that it would target $41.9 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for fuel cell development. The money will be doled out to 12 companies for 14 projects in 10 states (see below). Some of the funding is to subsidize the purchase of fuel cell vehicles (by companies…

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