Fuel Cell Technologies Office Commemorates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day and Hispanic Heritage Month at the Smithsonian Museum
October 14, 2017
As part of the October activities commemorating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day (10.08) and Hispanic Heritage month, the Fuel Cell Technologies Office and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum partnered this year to showcase one of the world’s first commercial fuel cell cars and to share information about Latino scientists and professionals contributing to the hydrogen and fuel cells field. The event took place on Saturday, October 14, and nearly 500 people from all over the world, including Holland, Germany, Japan, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Chile came to see the display and learn more about the benefits of hydrogen and fuel cells and their potential to revolutionize the way we think about energy. The exhibit featured a demonstration of hydrogen generation and its conversion to electricity by a fuel cell, the fuel cell car, and posters portraying the advancement of hydrogen and fuel cell research and development, engineering, and communication, among others.