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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.

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A list of FCHEA press releases


FCHEA Press Releases


FCHEA, CEOs Respond to House Ways and Means Tax Package

November 21, 2017

Following the passage of the tax reform bill by the House of Representatives, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), and its member company CEOs issued the following statements on the legislation.

One provision in the bill reinstates and phases out the Section 48 Investment Tax Credit for fuel cells and other technologies, mirroring a legislative initiative spearheaded by Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY), Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and 115 bipartisan cosponsors.   Read more...


Senate Declares October 8th the Third Annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

October 6, 2017

The U.S. Senate has officially recognized October 8, 2017 as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day for the third straight year with the passage of Senate Resolution 287.  The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) thanks Congress for their continued support and will join the nation this week in celebrating the important role played by hydrogen energy and fuel cell technology in the U.S. Read more...


Energy Technology Bill Surpasses 100 Bipartisan Cosponsor Mark

July 20, 2017

As the Trump Administration celebrates “Made in America” week, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) is calling on Congress and the administration to pass and sign into law H.R. 1090, the “Technologies for Energy Security Act.” Introduced by Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY) Patrick Meehan (R-PA), and 17 original cosponsors, the bill now has more than 100 cosponsors from across the country, seeking to provide fair and equitable tax treatment for fuel cells and other qualifying technologies. Read more...


Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Celebrates Birthday of Fuel Cell Pioneer Sir William Robert Grove

July 11, 2017

More than 175 years ago, Welsh scientist Sir William Robert Grove made history by constructing the first fuel cell system. Today, on what would be his 206th birthday, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) celebrates Grove’s ingenuity and his contribution to the amazing progress the fuel cell industry has achieved since. Read more...


Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Calls for Administration and Congress to Preserve Integral Programs for American Success

March 16, 2017

On the heels of the release of the Trump Administration’s FY 2018 “America First” Budget, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) and its members call on the administration and Congress to maintain programs that facilitate the development of cutting edge fuel cell and hydrogen technologies that help America become energy independent, enhance our national security, and provide high quality manufacturing and technology jobs. Read more...


Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Applauds introduction of Investment Tax Credit Bill to Support American Workers

February 16, 2017

On the heels of the introduction of The Technologies for Energy Security Act, H.R. 1090, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) lauds the efforts of Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY), Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and their colleagues who are cosponsors of legislation which seeks to restore parity in the tax code for fuel cells and other technologies. Read more...


States Preparing for Fuel Cell Vehicles, Reliable Fuel Cell Power Generation

February 15, 2017

Ten states enacted fuel cell and hydrogen-related polices in 2016, according to the new report by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), 2016 State Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Wrap Up.  These actions support America’s growing fuel cell industry and help drive momentum forward, encouraging growing numbers of zero-emission fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) and increased use of reliable and efficient fuel cell power generation. Read more...


Ceding America's Fuel Cell Manufacturing Leadership through Congressional Inaction - Congress, Get the ITC Phase Out Resolved

December 1, 2016

Today, Morry B. Markowitz – President of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) issued the following statement.

After a year-long period of uncertainty and Congressional inaction, the fuel cell Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is set to expire at the end of the year. Last December, Congress omitted all technologies except for solar out of the list of energy technologies receiving an ITC extension, creating an uneven playing field and associated market distortion.  At this point, It is irrelevant if this action was inadvertent or not.  It has to get fixed before Congress adjourns for vacation. Read more...


State by State, Fuel Cells Power American Energy Growth

December 1, 2016

State by state, the nation’s production and use of fuel cell and hydrogen systems is rapidly increasing, as companies, institutions and government facilities reap the range of benefits of clean, reliable and efficient fuel cell technology. That’s the conclusion of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) new report, State of the States: Fuel Cells in America 2016, the seventh annual report in this series. Read more...


“Zero Emissions. Zero Compromise.” - New Campaign Highlights Excitement and Benefits of Fuel Cell Vehicles

October 19, 2016

Hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), the next generation of electric cars, are already making their mark with California drivers, and the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) wants to expand the experience to the northeastern states. FCHEA is launching “Zero Emissions. Zero Compromise.” to emphasize the driving excitement of emissions-free FCVs and the important roles they play by fostering technological innovation, curbing transportation-related emissions, and increasing U.S. energy independence.

FCHEA launched the new campaign and dedicated website, www.zeroemissions.org, to capstone National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day, officially recognized on October 8. Read more...


Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Celebrates the Second Annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

October 8, 2016

The Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) led its members and organizations across the United States in celebrating the second annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day today, October 8, a day chosen in recognition of the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008).

On September 26, 2016, the U.S. Senate provided official recognition of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day with the passage of Senate Resolution 573, sponsored by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Read more...


New Publications from Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association Showcase Breadth and Range of Industry

July 18, 2016

The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), the leading trade association dedicated to the commercialization of fuel cells and hydrogen energy technologies, released two new resources that confirm the impact these technologies are making on today’s energy landscape. FCHEA members include fuel cell manufacturers, fuel providers, automakers, component suppliers, national laboratories and other organizations in and the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, Sweden, South Africa and Japan. Read more...


Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Safety Report Launches Redesigned Website

February 16, 2016

The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) is pleased to announce a new look for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Safety Report, a bi-monthly electronic publication which provides information on hydrogen and fuel cell regulations, codes, standards, and related safety information. Read more...


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