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The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) is the trade association for the fuel cell and hydrogen energy industry, and is dedicated to the commercialization of fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies. Fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies deliver clean, reliable power to leading edge corporate, academic and public sector users, and FCHEA members are helping to transform our energy future. FCHEA represents the full global supply chain, including universities, government laboratories and agencies, trade associations, fuel cell materials, components and systems manufacturers, hydrogen producers and fuel distributors, utilities and other end users.

H2 Day 2019 Events & Activities

H2 View Interviews FCHEA President Morry Markowitz on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

Connor Dolan

Famously celebrated on 8th October – or 10/08 – in recognition of the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008), the fifth National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day takes place today, presenting a global opportunity to celebrate the hydrogen and fuel cell industry. H2 View spoke exclusively to Morry Markowitz, President of The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association, to find out more about National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day and the importance behind the milestone day.

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NREL Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day Oct. 8

Connor Dolan

The U.S. Senate officially designated Oct. 8, 2019, as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day with the passage of Senate Resolution 346, and Colorado’s governor issued a proclamation to proclaim the date as Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day in Colorado. This is the fifth year in a row the Senate has passed such a resolution and the third year the State of Colorado has officially recognized the day.

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NREL H2 Day Article: From Refugee to Researcher

Connor Dolan

Huyen Dinh was nine years old when she fled Vietnam in 1979 with her mother and two younger sisters. For the past three years, she has served as director of HydroGEN, a consortium NREL leads with five other national laboratories. HydroGEN aims to facilitate collaborations between federal laboratories, academia, and industry. As part of her work, she connects NREL experts and helps coordinate approximately 20 different HydroGEN projects with universities, industry partners, and other national laboratories.

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Act News Article from California Hydrogen Business Council: Where Hydrogen and Fuel Cells are Today

Connor Dolan

Our economy is facing a profound transition to alternative energy technologies, spurred by the goal to combat climate change and unhealthy air by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants. Across the globe, hydrogen and fuel cells are emerging as a solution for multiple sectors of our economy, such as transportation, energy, and industrial sectors. The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released a report that identifies hydrogen and fuel cells as a key solution in the energy transition, highlighting four main recommendations where the technology is poised to initially flourish:

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In Celebration of H2 Day, American Councils for International Education Announces Award Recipient

Connor Dolan

In celebration of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day, aptly named for the atomic weight of element number one, hydrogen, American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the Robert Rose Education Award in Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology, Mr. Zachary Batts, a master’s degree student in chemical engineering at Purdue University.

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Join IPHE in Celebrating Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

Connor Dolan

Every year, October 8 marks an opportunity to celebrate how far we’ve come together to advance hydrogen and fuel cells as part of our global energy system. This year, we hope you'll join the International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE) in raising awareness about the progress we’ve made and what else needs to be done.

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Cummins H2 Day Post: Five key questions about the next frontier: Hydrogen fuel cells

Connor Dolan

Fuel cell technologies have grabbed headlines lately, and rightly so. If sourced from renewable means, an element such as hydrogen can be a zero-emission, extremely efficient fuel source capable of powering anything from vehicles to data centers. So, what are fuel cells and how do they work? Here are the answers to five key questions in honor of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.

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AIChE H2 Day Post: Today Is National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day

Connor Dolan

AIChE launched the Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS) at the 2019 AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety in New Orleans. The new center promotes the safe handling and use of hydrogen across industrial and consumer applications, and provides international partner organizations with resources that address both traditional uses of hydrogen as a feedstock and hydrogen’s growing use as a fuel source.

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Nuvera H2 Day Celebration: The Time for Fuel Cells is Now

Connor Dolan

Unprecedented global demand for clean transportation systems is putting a spotlight on the fuel cell industry. It’s becoming clear that the possibilities for achieving widespread fuel cell vehicle are limitless. This is true for virtually every mode of transportation – commercial, industrial, light-duty – including non-road sectors such as marine, aviation and rail. As the fuel cell industry transforms and expands, it is positively impacting everything from environmental progress and sustainability to the well-being of communities to the bottom line of logistics companies, transit agencies and port operations.

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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab: Moving Hydrogen Technologies Forward

Connor Dolan

Adam Weber’s research team sits together in a cluster of offices, cubicles, and laboratories deep in the labyrinth of the Department of Energy’s (DOE's) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab) Buildings 62 and 70. A staff scientist/engineer who won a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2014, Weber has now collected a solid and multidisciplinary group of undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and staff electrochemists, chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, theorists and material scientists.

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