26 Aug 2022
Hydrogen Powered Trains Enter Passenger Service in Germany
The world's first hydrogen train, the Coradia iLint, is now used on the world premiere 100% hydrogen train route, in passenger operation. This regional train only emits steam and condensed water while operating with a low level of noise.
9 Mar 2022
Dynex Semiconductor (CRRC): EV Power Electronics
Dynex is a UK-based power electronics developer and manufacturer. They were acquired by CRRC and can now utilise China-based manufacturing for high volume orders.
30 Jul 2021
Solar Power and Desalination to be Efficiently Linked in New Project
Cranfield University will join 19 research partners spread through 12 countries to develop a first-of-a-kind plant which couples concentrated solar power (CSP) and desalination techniques.
14 Jul 2021
Calyos specialises in two-phase cooling solutions. IDTechEx interviewed Ben Sutton to discuss their proprietary loop heat pipe technology for various market applications.
5 May 2021
PivotBuoy Floating Wind Platform for Canaries Deployment
X1 Wind is preparing to deploy its ground-breaking PivotBuoy floating wind technology in the Canary Islands after successfully completing the assembly and load-out of a fully-functional prototype.
1 Dec 2020
Alstom to Supply Italy's First Hydrogen Trains
Alstom will supply six hydrogen fuel cell trains, with the option for eight more, to Ferrovie Nord Milano, the main transport and mobility group in the Italian region of Lombardy, for a total amount of approximately €160 million. The first train delivery is expected within 36 months of the date of the order.
17 Nov 2020
Renewable Energy Solutions to Decarbonise Buildings
Cranfield University and EGB Engineering UK have been successful in securing co-funding from the UK's innovation agency, Innovate UK, for industrial research into low-carbon renewable heating and cooling systems to decarbonise buildings.
6 Nov 2019
Alstom to Test its Hydrogen Fuel Cell Train in the Netherlands
Plans for a pilot project to test the Coradia iLint, the world's first passenger train powered by hydrogen fuel cells, for the first time in the Netherlands.
18 Oct 2018
Fuel cells make a comeback in electric vehicles
This coming November 14-15 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, leading players in the battery and energy storage industry will compete to capture the audience's attention over what technology is set to dominate in the coming decade.
24 Sep 2018
World's first hydrogen fuel cell train
The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to propulsion. From 17 September onwards, two such trains will enter commercial service according to a fixed timetable in Lower Saxony.
6 Sep 2018
More torque for hydrogen-powered vehicles
IDTechEx Research has just published a new report 'Fuel Cell Vehicles 2019-2029'. Fuel cells are commercially successful in stationary applications but commercially unsuccessful in vehicles, beyond a few thousand purchased for material handling vehicles, notably forklifts.
29 Nov 2017
Report on the Winton Symposium
IDTechEx analysts Aman Atak and Luke Gear report on their findings at this event.