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

Infographics

The Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV)

This infographic shows how FCEVs work and some of the benefits of FCEVs, such as how they reduce greenhouse gas emissions, emit only water, and operate efficiently.

Hydrogen: A Clean, Flexible Energy Carrier

This infographic describes how hydrogen is used as an energy carrier and shows energy sources that can be used to produce hydrogen, hydrogen production pathways, and uses for hydrogen.

Videos

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

Secretary Perry Drives a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car

To commemorate National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day, Secretary Rick Perry drove one of the world's first commercial fuel cell electric vehicles at Department of Energy headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Energy by the Numbers: Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Get all the numbers behind fuel cell electric vehicles.

Hydrogen Fueling Station Tour

Tour a hydrogen fueling station demonstration facility with the Energy Department's Fuel Cell Technologies Office.

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Team Mannequin Challenge

Photo of a man getting out of a car.
See the Fuel Cell Technologies Office team showcase fuel cell electric vehicle technology and a hydrogen fuel station during its Mannequin Challenge.

 

MotorWeek Hydrogen Drive

Photo of a fuel cell vehicle driving on a city street.
Find out what it is like to drive a vehicle fueled by hydrogen and the benefits of fuel cell electric vehicles.

 

Electrolyzer and Fuel Cell Demo

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

How to Fill Up Your Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

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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.

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.

2017 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Plenary

Watch a partial video recording from the plenary session at the 2017 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting:

Department of Energy 2016 Vehicles and Fuel Cells Annual Merit Review

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.

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

Learn 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Animations

How a fuel cell works
View 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.