Next generation PEM fuel cell car is unveiled

Next generation PEM fuel cell car is unveiled

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International meeting on membrane bioreactors

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[email protected]

European Membrane Society award

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vehicles.

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venture

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Harrington Court, Burlington, Ontario, Canada L7N 3P3.Tel: +l 905 639 6320,

holding

has been increased

miles

Zenon Environmental Inc, 845

power

cell

vehicle,

Ltd in

For further information, contact:

is

takes up part of the

of

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shipboard

naval

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floor construction

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rotary

gauges,

albeit on a

on a Mercedes-Benz

hydrogen

as a stand-alone

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Zenon,

Universitat

for marketing

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the systems

space.

FlexStand

is offered

by 2004,

to

in series

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system

in Asia, places Zenon posirion

fuel

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Nova

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which

concentration

inroads

from

Universidade Australia,

of

include

Chris Kopser, Defence Systems Division,

The

Class sub-compact

efficient

SROD

the Canadian

management

Authors

giant

void volume FlaStand fast,

sludge-free

on

bioreactors,

automotive

sandwich

for

aeration

MBRs.

metals,

studies

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the system’s void volume. The low designed

membrane

pilot

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system is

and

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compounds

heavy

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is based

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our

Zenon’s chairman/CEO.

limited scale.

diameter

laboratory

of

representatives

in many navies of

organic

removal

by Ballard

Pilot

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of recalcitrant

cells supplied has reiterated

is now offering a

for the biodegradation

Portugal,

in a strong SROD

on prrtormance,

new concept

and

are

high-maintenance

success

this product

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have fuel cell vehicles A/G Technology

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Next generation PEM fuel cell car is unveiled awaited

will

systems

systems

characteristics

and

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with

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evaporation

the

Navy warships

now

be

for

company’s

Shipboard

Hampton Avenue, Needham, MA 02494-

For further information, contact:

is

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All Canadian

[email protected]

those using lakes, streams or ponds.

National

Documents and accompanying

includes

letters should be sent to: Professor

selective

Richard Bowen, Department of Chemical

for

wafer

& Biological Process Engineering,

wasfewater

University of Wales Swansea, Singleton

membrane

Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK.

Membrane Technology No. 108