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Fuel Cell Technologies Office News

Recent news stories and press releases (as well as articles going back to 2014) related to the Fuel Cell Technologies Office are presented below.

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Recent News

  • August 23, 2016

    The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "International Hydrogen Infrastructure Update" on Tuesday, August 30 from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). This webinar will discuss the status of international hydrogen infrastructure deployment and introduce the current status of the technology in several countries.

  • August 23, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the 2017 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), including two subtopics focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The fuel cell subtopic includes novel, durable supports for low-platinum group metal catalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. The hydrogen delivery subtopic focuses on metal hydride materials for compression.

  • August 18, 2016
    Today, the Energy Department announced 43 small businesses will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot. With vouchers in hand, these businesses can better leverage the world-class capabilities of the department's national laboratories and bring their next-generation clean energy technologies to the marketplace faster.
  • August 18, 2016
    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce.  Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. Upcoming Webinars August 26:  Live Webinar on a Technology Innovation Competition Webinar Sponsors: Building Technologies Office, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Siemens
  • July 28, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Fuel Cell Technologies Office has issued a request for information to obtain feedback from stakeholders regarding deployment of hydrogen fueling stations, delivery infrastructure, and barriers and activities to pursue in both the near and longer term.

  • July 21, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the 2017 Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Phase I Release 1 topics, including two subtopics focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The fuel cell subtopic includes novel, durable supports for low-platinum group metal catalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. The hydrogen delivery subtopic focuses on metal hydride materials for compression.

  • July 20, 2016

    The Energy Department will present a live webinar titled "H2 @ Scale – A Potential Opportunity" on Thursday, July 28 from 12 to 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). This presentation will focus on the role of hydrogen at the grid scale and the efforts of a large, national lab team assembled to evaluate the potential of hydrogen to play a critical role in our energy future.

  • July 19, 2016

    Filling up your fuel cell electric vehicle is just as easy as filling up a gasoline powered car. The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) offers five tips to follow when filling up at a hydrogen fuel station for the first time.

  • July 12, 2016

    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $14 million in funding for the advancement of hydrogen fuel technologies. Specifically, these selections include advanced high-temperature water splitting, advanced compression, and thermal insulation technologies.

  • July 11, 2016

    The Department of Energy and the Department of Interior’s National Park Service have officially opened a new technology demonstration hydrogen refueling station in Washington, D.C. This hydrogen station should help grow and advance the benefits of hydrogen power as a fuel, and highlight the benefits of fuel cell electric vehicles firsthand throughout the region.

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