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January 9, 2014
 University students can join the EnergyDepartment-supported Hydrogen Education Foundation's Hydrogen Student Design Contest to plan and design a drop-in fueling station.
Help Design the Hydrogen Fueling Station of Tomorrow

As the hydrogen industry expands, refueling infrastructure needs to be developed to keep fuel cell electric vehicles powered and moving on America’s roadways. University students can play a big role in this through the Hydrogen Education Foundation’s Hydrogen Student Design Contest, supported by the Energy Department.

January 3, 2014
Fuel cells, which work like batteries but don’t run down or need recharging, are ideal for powering material handling equipment, like forklifts and airport baggage carts, because they reduce recharging time and cut carbon pollution. Recent Energy Department reports indicate the fuel cell and hydrogen industry is continuing to grow.  | Photo courtesy of Plug Power, Inc.
Fun Fact Friday: Fueling Growth

Last month, the Energy Department released three new reports that signal incredible growth in America’s fuel cell and hydrogen industry.

December 19, 2013
Energy Dept. Reports: U.S. Fuel Cell Market Production and Deployment Continues Strong Growth

The Energy Department released three new reports showcasing strong growth across the U.S. fuel cell and hydrogen technologies market – continuing America’s leadership in clean energy innovation and providing U.S. businesses more affordable, cleaner transportation and power options.

September 12, 2013
Energy Department Launches National Fuel Cell Technology Evaluation Center to Advance Fuel Cell Technologies

Following Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz's visit to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Energy Department today announced the unveiling of a one-of-its-kind national secure data center dedicated to the independent analysis of advanced hydrogen and fuel cell technologies at the Energy Department's Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) located at NREL in Golden, Colorado.

August 14, 2013
Fuel Cell Basics

Fuel cells are an emerging technology that can provide heat and electricity for buildings and electrical power for vehicles and electronic devices.

August 14, 2013
Hydrogen Fuel Basics

Hydrogen is a clean fuel that, when consumed, produces only water. Hydrogen can be produced from a variety of domestic sources, such as coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable power. These qualities make it an attractive fuel option for transportation and electricity generation applications.