From the Lab to the Road: Forty Years of Fuel Cells at DOE, National Press Club Briefing
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The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Fuel Cell Technologies Office hosted a National Press Club briefing celebrating the week of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day on October 5, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
David Friedman, Assistant Secretary of DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, spoke about the history and future plans of DOE's hydrogen and fuel cell program, beginning forty years ago with the national laboratories. Senator Byron Dorgan (ret.) also provided opening remarks. With the world’s first commercial fuel cell cars now available, automakers and hydrogen infrastructure providers discussed their latest plans and progress.