Organization: Natural Resources Canada

Ford hybrid vehicles focus of fuel cells demo project

The Ford Motor Co is providing five hybrid fuel cell-electric vehicles that will be tested over a five-year period as part of the Vancouver Fuel Cell Vehicle Program. The cars will be outfitted with fuel cell engines and drive motors developed by Ballard Power Systems, Vancouver, and compressed hydrogen storage tanks from Dynetek Industries Ltd,…

DynaMotive Energy designing larger biofuel plant

DynaMotive Energy Systems Corp is accelerating developing of its pyrolysis (BioOil) production plants with the objective of adopting a modular design for boosting plant capacity. The new plant design will allow the conversion of 100 tonnes per day of biomass to energy for use in power plants geared for alternative fuel sources. The Vancouver-based firm…

MMO support key to licensing deal

Two Univ of Toronto researchers have signed a major licensing agreement with Stuart Energy to develop advanced electrocatalyst technology used in water electrolysis to harness hydrogen. The technology was developed with the funding and guidance of Materials and Manufacturing Ontario (MMO), one of four Ontario Centres of Excellence. Stuart Energy has raised $150 million and…