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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.

2018 National Fuel Cell & H2 Forum

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On Tuesday, June 12, FCHEA organized the 2018 National Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Forum, a full-day forum and technology showcase in Washington, D.C. The Forum featured a wide-range of high-level speakers from prominent Members of Congress to representatives from the White House, the U.S. Departments of Energy, U.S. Department of Transportation, state legislators and agency representatives, fuel cell and hydrogen industry executives, and leaders from the NGO community. With over 350 industry representatives from across the country and around the world in attendance, the Forum was an astounding success!

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Click here to see the companies that participated in the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Technology Showcase!

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The Forum demonstrated the impressive growth of the fuel cell and hydrogen energy industry in recent years, and our potential for even more milestones going forward. FCHEA would like to thank all of our speakers and exhibitors for participating in the Forum, and a special thank you to our strategic partners and sponsors: the United States Department of Energy, the Hydrogen Council, American Honda Motor Company, Toyota Motor North America, Plug Power, W.L. Gore & Associates, and FuelCell Energy.

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Members Of Congress Honored At Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Industry Capitol Hill Reception

To conclude the Forum, FCHEA and its member companies presented the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy All-Star Award to several Members of Congress for their support and advocacy of the industry at the federal level.

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The awardees included:

  • Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

  • Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

  • Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)

  • Representative Elizabeth Esty (D-CT)

  • Representative John Larson (D-CT)

  • Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY)

Representatives from FCHEA member companies presented the awards to the legislators from their respective states: Fuel Cell Energy in Connecticut and South Carolina, Plug Power in New York, and W.L. Gore in Delaware.

FCHEA also recognized Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Christopher Coons (D-DE).

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Thank you to our Supporting Partners and Sponsors!