The last day of the Hannover Fair illustrates the tremendous boom in the industry of fuel cells and hydrogen technology read more »

A total of over 180,000 visitors from more than 100 different nations came to Hannover Messe 2014 to explore the future of energy technology. A common observation among visitors and exhibitors themselves is the expansion and  development in the manufacture of fuel cells and hydrogen technology. It was clear in terms of the intensive presence of the exhibitors which reached this year 159 exhibitors from the field of hydrogen technology and fuel cells and the large number of interested visitors in these technologies. ''I am impressed of how many different European companies at this in the technology of the hydrogen and fuel cells . It is very impressive to see that commitment
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EU Parliament Transport Committee approves new Alternative Fuels Directive text
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H2 filling station for forklift trucks for Ikea in France
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