AFC Energy announces start of hydrogen micro-grid project

London-listed AFC is carrying out a study for an initial 1 to 1.5 megawatt grid capable of powering up to 2,500 homes.

The hydrogen micro-grid is the first known initiative of its kind in the world.

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Hydrogen holdup hinders Toyota

The timeline "changes all the time," said Bob Oesterreich, director of the U.S. hydrogen-energy business at Air Liquide, which Toyota recruited to help build the stations that need to be in place before it can start selling Mirai. "We're dealing with government officials and planning boards and everyone's got their own priorities, and sometimes hydrogen refueling stations aren't at the top of their list."

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Plug Power just got another $600 million deal. Really!?!

Under the deal, Plug Power should add 10 new Walmart distribution sites to its GenDrive fuel cell fleet, which will equate to $80 million in added revenue. Plug Power's total revenue for 2016 was $85.9 million. The net loss for the year was $57 million.

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Metalworking Distributor JPW Industries to Be Privately Acquired

JPW is a global designer, marketer and distributor of branded metalworking and woodworking equipment and specialty shop tools sold under the JET, Powermatic, Wilton, Edwards and Promac brand names. The company has operations in six countries and sells through a network of distributor partners in markets worldwide.

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Grainger investors react to price pressure from Amazon

The industrial-parts distributor has lost about a quarter of its market value over the past year amid worries that its efforts to combat Amazon.com Inc. with lower prices won’t work and will make it less profitable. We got further proof of that Wednesday when Grainger reported a further deterioration in its gross margin during the second quarter as well as a deceleration in sales growth.

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Stanley Black & Decker Sales Kicked Ass – Even Organic Sales!

Sales continued to grow at a faster rate for Stanley Black & Decker in its 2017 second quarter. Total sales of $3.2 billion increased 10.1 percent year-over-year, while organic sales grew approximately seven percent. Those figures far outpace Q1's total and organic growth of 5 percent.

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