The Methanol Institute supports the introduction of the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 (H.R. 1687) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Direct Methanol Fuel Cell is working with Samsung on methanol cartridges for small electronics chargers while Toshiba introduces its own methanol fuel cell in Japan.
German company capitalizes on award-winning methanol fuel cell technology, designing wearable power for soldiers. The Jenny 600S delivers 25 watts of power for up to 20 hours.
Company converts a laptop to run with a direct methanol fuel cell, a technology that some consumer electronics makers are showing interest in.
Lightweight fuel cell powers computer for up to 14 hours.
Sharp claims a breakthrough in developing fuels cells for consumer devices, while MIT develops a material to improve efficiency by 50 percent.
Glaskowsky runs the numbers on a new fuel-cell power supply from IdaTech.
Startup Oorja Protonics has developed a methanol fuel cell to give battery-powered forklifts a lift and it's planning to apply the same hybrid approach in fleet vehicles.
Duke researcher combines solar collector with methanol to make hydrogen which could be used to make electricity in homes for on-site electricity.
If you think alternative fuel cars are slow and boring, think again. ALMS prototypes and GT cars, and IRL open-wheel racers run don't run on gasoline. And they are among the quickest things on wheels.