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W7energy and POCellTech Team Wins BIRD Energy Partnership

December 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with Israel’s Ministry of Energy (MOE) and the Israel Innovation Authority announced $7.15 million for eight newly selected energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. The approved research and development (R&D) projects will leverage $10.25 million in W7energy and POCellTech Team Wins BIRD Energy Partnership

Water-Fed Hydroxide Exchange Membrane Electrolyzer Enabled by a Fluoride-Incorporated Nickel–Iron Oxyhydroxide Oxygen Evolution Electrode

December 18, 2020

Versogen’s electrolyzer technology has been shown to operate at 1,020 mA cm-2 at 1.8 V and with a durability of 160 hours at 200mA cm-2 using a nickel-based anode catalyst and nickel foam porous transport layer. These results have been published in our ACS Catalysis paper. INTRODUCTIONGreen hydrogen generation by low-temperature water electrolysis is considered Water-Fed Hydroxide Exchange Membrane Electrolyzer Enabled by a Fluoride-Incorporated Nickel–Iron Oxyhydroxide Oxygen Evolution Electrode

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase Spotlights Startup Companies Born Out of Federally Funded, University-Based Research

December 7, 2020

W7energy has been selected to participate in the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Association of American Universities will host their 3rd annual University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase virtually on Dec. 7-11. The showcase will spotlight 22 startup companies from across the nation that have created products and services using federally funded, university-based Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase Spotlights Startup Companies Born Out of Federally Funded, University-Based Research

Editors’ Choice—Uncovering the Role of Alkaline Pretreatment for Hydroxide Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

November 5, 2020

The role of contaminating anions in the performance of fuel cells is explored in a Journal of the Electrochemical Society article. Versogen explains the role of the ion exchange pretreatment of the membrane electrode assembly towards the enhanced performance. AbstractAlkaline pretreatment is perceived as an essential step for high-performance hydroxide exchange membrane fuel cells (HEMFCs), Editors’ Choice—Uncovering the Role of Alkaline Pretreatment for Hydroxide Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

A Direct Ammonia Fuel Cell with a KOH-Free Anode Feed Generating 180 mW cm−2 at 120°C

October 14, 2020

Ammonia can be a readily available input for fuel cells. In a Journal of the Electrochemical Society article, Versogen presents a direct ammonia fuel cell utilizing our membrane and explore the effect of the temperature and electrolyte concentration on the performance. AbstractThe motivations to operate the direct ammonia fuel cell (DAFC) with no addition of A Direct Ammonia Fuel Cell with a KOH-Free Anode Feed Generating 180 mW cm−2 at 120°C

W7energy among the 10 Most Promising Companies at Rice 18th Annual Energy Tech Venture Forum

October 12, 2020

W7energy LLC among the 10 Most Promising Companies at the 2020 Energy Tech Venture Forum hosted by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship Online PR News – 12-October-2020 – Wilmington, DE – W7energy LLC was recognized as one of the 10 Most Promising Companies at the 2020 Energy Tech Venture Forum hosted by the Rice Alliance W7energy among the 10 Most Promising Companies at Rice 18th Annual Energy Tech Venture Forum