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|Friday, December 16, 2011|
The University of Oregon will share a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy with two other organizations to research hydrogen storage materials for fuel cells.
The funds are available as part of a push on the part of the feds to fund technologies that can be used in fuel cell electric vehicles.
"Targeted investments in cutting-edge hydrogen storage technologies will spur American ingenuity, accelerate breakthroughs and increase our competitiveness in the global clean energy economy," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu in a press release.
The UO will share up to $2 million with the University of Alabama, DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Protonex Technology Corp., a fuel cell technology company in Southborough, Mass. Researchers from the organizations will work together on hydrogen storage material for use in mobile and stationary fuel cells.
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.
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Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY KIM MOORE
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