Category Archives: Fuel Cells

Quantum Fuel Systems (QTWW) Soars On Lockheed (LMT) ISIS Airship Deal

It’s been a mighty rough 2010 for Quantum Fuel Systems (QTWW), falling from a high of 1.50 last September to around 50 cents yesterday.  Today, it finally got some good news and the stock surged 16% with good volume.  It’s still trading well below a buck, but perhaps the bottom is near.  It announced this morning that it’s been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin (LMT) to supply hydrogen metering systems for use in Lockheed’s … Read the rest

The Bloom Box Is No Holy Grail, Not Even Close

By Chris Nelder of (reprinted with permission)
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image Judging by the excitement around the unveiling of the Bloom Box, you’d think it was the Second Coming.

The green blogs fell all over themselves repeating the breathless “Holy Grail” speculations in Lesley Stahl’s 60 Minutes report, which was indistinguishable from an in-house marketing puff piece.

Bloom Energy’s media blitz ended eight years in stealth mode, and the star-studded coming-out … Read the rest

Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box Buzz

Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box is generating all kinds of buzz after being featured on 60 Minutes on Sunday (video below).  The company will publicly launch the Bloom Box fuel cell technology tomorrow which has wild rumors swirling that the company will have an IPO soon.  I completely agree with Nick Hodge over at that IPO rumors are completely ridiculous.. at least anytime soon.  Perhaps if this company had created the Bloom Box during the … Read the rest

Quantum Fuel Tech (QTWW) Provides Hydrogen Fueling Technology To Shell

Quantum Fuel Tech (QTWW) has supplied Shell with hydrogen fueling technology and infrastructure equipment to support its station in New York near the entrance to JFK Airport.  The hydrogen fueling station which is open to the public is part of a group of hydrogen fueling stations opened by Shell around New York in partnership with the Port Authority of NY, New Jersey, US Dept of Energy and General Electric. 

Quantum’s proprietary technology, in use since … Read the rest

Whole Foods (WFMI) To Use Plug Power (PLUG) Fuel Cells In Fork Lifts

Plug Power (PLUG) got another pop in its stock over an hour ago after it was announced that Whole Foods Market (WFMI) will use 61 GenDrive fuel cell powered forklifts at a distribution plan in Landover, Maryland.  The company expects that converting to GenDrive fuel cells will increase production efficiency while reducing emissions up to 80%.

Shares have been pulling back after the initial spike and remain down about 4% today.  … Read the rest