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Fuel Cell Technologies Multimedia

View and download multimedia—including infographics, videos, and animations—related to hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, research, projects, and program activities.


View the fuel cell electric vehicle infographic to learn about how fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) work and some of the benefits of FCEVs, such as how they reduce greenhouse gas emissions, emit only water, and operate efficiently.


These videos highlight real-world uses of fuel cell technologies.

Electrolyzer and Fuel Cell Demo

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office used Facebook Live to present a demonstration of how electrolyzers and fuel cells work. Watch the video.

How to Fill Up Your Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

Image of a hydrogen fueling nozzle attached to a vehicle.Filling up a fuel cell electric vehicle is just as easy as filling up a gasoline powered car. See EERE's five tips to follow when filling up at a hydrogen fuel station for the first time. Watch the video.

D.C. Hydrogen Fuel Station Demonstration Facility

Image of six people standing in front of a hydrogen station and preparing to cut a ceremonial ribbon.Learn about a new technology demonstration hydrogen station in Washington, D.C., that will showcase cutting-edge hydrogen generation technology and provide opportunities to demonstrate fuel cell electric vehicles. Watch the video.

Department of Energy 2016 Vehicles and Fuel Cells Annual Merit Review

Image of a sign pointing people toward the Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting location.Learn about the Annual Merit Review, a joint annual event co-hosted by the Fuel Cell Technologies Office and the Vehicle Technologies Office at which nearly every project in the offices' portfolios is independently reviewed. Watch the video.

2016 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Plenary

Watch video recordings from the plenary session at the 2016 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting:

Energy Secretary Moniz at the 2016 Washington Auto Show

fcto_2016_wash_auto_show_video.jpgLearn how the Energy Department played a role in the resurgence of the auto industry by supporting advanced vehicle technologies that boost fuel efficiency and grow America's clean energy economy. Watch the video.

Dynamic Modeling and Validation of Electrolyzers in Real Time Grid Simulation

Learn about an EERE-sponsored project in which Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory are using Real-Time Digital Simulators (RTDS) to better understand how hydrogen fuel cells can support the power grid. Watch INL's RTDS hydrogen video.

Test Driving the Toyota Mirai

Image of Secretary Moniz test driving the Toyota Mirai.Watch Secretary Ernest Moniz take a spin in the Toyota Mirai, the first fuel cell electric vehicle available for sale. Watch the video.

Energy 101: Fuel Cell Technology Video

Learn the fundamentals of fuel cell technology and its potential to supply our homes, offices, industries, and vehicles with sustainable, reliable energy. Watch the EERE video.

Energy 101: Fuel Cells Discussion

Listen to the recorded Google+ Hangout about Fuel Cells in which several experts answered questions about fuel cells in front of a live online audience. Watch the recorded video.

MotorWeek H2 on the Horizon Video

Learn how car makers, energy suppliers, and the government are bringing fuel cell electric vehicles and hydrogen fueling infrastructure to the U.S. market. Watch the video.

MotorWeek Fuel Cell Video

Learn how fuel cells are being used in specialty vehicles, auxiliary power, standby power generators, and for supplying power and heat to buildings and warehouse operations. Watch the video.


How a fuel cell worksView our fuel cell animation to learn how a fuel cell uses hydrogen to produce electricity with only water and heat as byproducts.



In 2007 the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program produced an audio series and radio spots that provided general information about hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Contact the Webmaster if you'd like to access the audio files.