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February 4, 2019
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Office of Fossil Energy Joins Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation
The Office of Fossil Energy's 20th Annual Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Project Review Meeting will be held April 29-May 1, 2019, in Crystal City, Virginia.
January 28, 2019
Webinar February 7: Addressing Challenges to Water Splitting Materials for Hydrogen Production through HydroGEN AWSM, a Multi-Lab Collabo...
This webinar will provide an overview of the HydroGEN Advanced Water Splitting Materials (AWSM) consortium, part of DOE's Energy Materials Network.
January 18, 2019
Energy Department Announces Collaboration with Michigan to Advance Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
A Memorandum of Understanding with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation aims to enhance collaboration on hydrogen and fuel cell R&D.
January 17, 2019
Hydrogen storage tanks
Energy Department Announces Notice of Intent to Issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement on H2@Scale
H2@Scale focuses on enabling affordable, reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilization across multiple U.S. sectors.
January 7, 2019
Webinar January 9: Addressing Key Challenges to Hydrogen Storage in Advanced Materials through HyMARC, a Multi-Lab Collaboration
Researchers at Sandia and NREL will expand on HyMARC's mission to accelerate the development of innovative hydrogen storage materials.
December 19, 2018
Fuel cell ride and drive with veterans
DOE hosts a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Learn, Ride & Drive to Commemorate Veterans Month
Representatives of the EnergyVets Resource Group at DOE were able learn more about how fuel cell cars work and hear about the potential of hydrogen.
December 18, 2018
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Save the Date: DOE’s 2019 Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program AMR
Save the date announcement for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program 2019 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation meeting.
December 18, 2018
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Announces $20 Million Available for Small Business Innovation Research and Technolog...
EERE expects to fund more than 100 new projects, totaling approximately $20 million
December 4, 2018
Webinar Rescheduled to December 6: Hydrogen Carriers for Bulk Storage and Transport of Hydrogen
PNNL and ANL will discuss the potential of hydrogen carriers to address challenges associated with bulk storage and transport of hydrogen.
November 26, 2018
A nuclear steam stack looks up at a hydrogen pipeline.
Could hydrogen help save nuclear?
One opportunity is to utilize nuclear’s thermal heat and electricity to produce hydrogen.
November 20, 2018
Webinar November 27: The Science Behind Liquid Hydrogen Fueling Station Footprint Reduction
Sandia National Laboratories will discuss research that can help enable the reduction of the footprint of liquid hydrogen fueling stations.
November 19, 2018
Photo of the Capitol building in Washington DC.
2018 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Report Released
The report summarizes the comments of expert peer reviewers at the 2018 AMR, which was held June 13–15, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
November 14, 2018
Department of Energy Announces New Solicitation for the High Performance Computing for Materials Program
The Department of Energy announced a second solicitation under the High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Initiative.
November 5, 2018
DOE Announces SBIR/STTR FY 2019 Phase I Release 2 Topics
Nine EERE technology offices, including FCTO, will fund proposals under 12 topics: one for each technology office and three joint office topics.
October 25, 2018
Energy Department Launches Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Career Map
This tool will allow users of all ages to discover traditional and non-traditional career opportunities in the hydrogen and fuel cells industry.
October 17, 2018
Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes in front of a fuel cell electric car
Driving to a Hydrogen Future
Energy Department funding has led to more than 730 U.S. patents and 30 technologies related to hydrogen and fuel cells.
October 9, 2018
REMINDER: Energy Department Releases Request for Information on Multi-Sector Uses of Hydrogen
Responses to request for information on opportunities to enable high volume production and multi-sector use of hydrogen are due October 31, 2018.
October 9, 2018
Energy Department and Army TARDEC to Collaborate on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Military Use
DOE MOU with DOD will enable the two research organizations to work more closely on technologies that can meet both organizations’ goals.
October 2, 2018
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day Webinar: DOE Loan Programs Office Opportunities
On Oct. 10, to celebrate Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day 2018, FCTO will present a webinar overview of the Loan Programs Office’s mission and resources.
October 1, 2018
Fueling a Hyundai Tucson fuel cell vehicle at a hydrogen fueling station.
How to Celebrate Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day
Join DOE in celebrating Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day October 8, 2018 by raising awareness and celebrating advances in fuel cell and hydrogen technology.
September 27, 2018
Energy Department Announces Selections for First Round Solicitation under the High Performance Computing for Materials Program
DOE announced $1.2 million for selected projects that use high performance computing to advance materials science for fuel cells and vehicles.
September 18, 2018
Logo of the Electrocatalysis Consortium (ElectroCat).
Webinar September 26: ElectroCat Consortium: Advancing PGM-Free Electrocatalysts for Next-Generation Fuel Cells
ElectroCat labs will discuss how the Consortium is increasing U.S. competitiveness in manufacturing FCEVs & other fuel cell energy conversion devices.
August 20, 2018
New Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee Members Appointed
DOE recently appointed 6 new members to HTAC, which was established to provide technical advice to the Energy Secretary on DOE hydrogen RD&D efforts.
August 14, 2018
Secretary Perry Announces $38 Million in New Projects to Support Innovative Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
Selections for this investment focus on key early-stage technical challenges.
August 8, 2018
Webinar August 22: Development of Real-Time Characterization Tools and Associated Efforts to Assist Membrane Electrode Assembly Manufactu...
This webinar will present an overview of early-stage national lab R&D related to manufacturing of fuel cell membrane electrode assembly materials.