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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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New Army task force will attempt to reset protective gear procurement

By / March 18, 2009

Makers of various personal ceramic armor systems are taking note of a new development coming out of the Pentagon. At a March 12 media briefing, the Army announced what amounts to a review of the equipment worn by soldiers, especially in the area of development, procurement, fielding the gear. “Synchronization” seems to be the key…

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DuPont takes DOD wearable power prize

By / October 12, 2008

The DuPont/Smart Fuel Cell Team came out the million-dollar winner Oct. 8 in the Department of Defense’s Wearable Power Prize competition. DuPont is based in Delaware and SFC is headquartered in Brunnthal, Germany. DuPont has a minority stake in SFC and the group’s methanol-powered pack actually began to be deployed among combatants this summer: “Our…

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