The HFC Nexus News Blog is dedicated to promoting news, events, conferences, and trainings for the hydrogen and fuel cell industry.

New Jersey Hydrogen Workshop Supporting the Hydrogen Fuel/Energy Infrastructure You are invited to participate in the Hydrogen Safety Panel (HSP) workshop/discussion for public officials and other stakeholders involved or interested in hydrogen projects. Presented by: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Hydrogen Safety Panel (HSP) with the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster New Jersey Fuel Cell Coalition … Continue reading New Jersey Hydrogen Workshop on June 24, 2019

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Solicitation of Project Proposals for the 5339(b) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $423.35 million of Fiscal Year 2019 funds for buses, bus facilities, and bus equipment. Synopses and full announcement will be posted on as opportunity FTA-2019-003-TPM. Proposals … Continue reading FTA Announces $423.35 Million in Funding Available for the Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program

By  Betsy Lillian March 29, 2019 According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the number of fuel cell vehicles available to consumers and on the road continues to grow, as exhibited by sales and lease volumes. As of February 2019, there were 6,558 fuel cell vehicles on U.S. roads, according to a “fact of the … Continue reading Energy Dept. Outlines Fuel Cell Vehicle Growth in Recent Years

DOE offers $50 Million for Commercial Truck Research Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research MARCH 1, 2019 Home » Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced up to … Continue reading DOE offers $50 Million for Commercial Truck Research

Don’t Miss the Premier Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Conference and Trade Show in the U.S. November 5 – 7   Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, California   Call for Abstracts, Sponsorship Details, Attendee and Exhibitor Registration coming soon, so stay tuned.  If you can’t wait and want to discuss locking in your spot in the Exhibit … Continue reading The Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition is back in 2019!

Fuel solutions company Hexagon Composites has been awarded a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) permit for its high-pressure hydrogen transport systems. According to Hexagon, the special permit authorizes the manufacture, marking, sale and use of Hexagon’s 500 and 950 bar cylinders for over-the-road transport modules in the U.S. for hydrogen and other gases. “The DOT … Continue reading Hexagon Scores ‘Milestone’ DOT Permit for Hydrogen Transport

Ballard Power Systems will provide fuel cell modules to power two port terminal yard trucks as part of a project being managed by GTI and partially funded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). CARB has preliminarily awarded $5.7 million to GTI for the Zero Emissions for California Ports (ZECAP) Project. The project aims to … Continue reading Port of L.A. to Deploy Fuel Cell Yard Trucks in State-Funded Project

In celebration of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day, the Energy Department announces a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Army to collaborate in the development of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for military and civilian use. Signed by the Director of the U.S. Department of Army’s Tank & Automotive Research Development and Engineering Command … Continue reading Energy Department and Army TARDEC to Collaborate on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Military Use

National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day was created to help raise awareness of a clean energy technology that is here now. October 8th (10.08) was chosen in reference to the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008) The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), its members, industry organizations, and state and federal governments are commemorating National Hydrogen … Continue reading 4th Annual National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leading provider of energy solutions that change the way the world moves, today announced that it will participate in the 2018 Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium in North Canton, OH. The event is produced by the Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition, an organization designed to accelerate the region’s leadership in fuel cell technology. Plug Power’s CEO, … Continue reading Plug Power to Represent Fastest Growing Fuel Cell Segment at 2018 Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium

By Siddharth Vodnala, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture A Washington State University research team has received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to test a new technology for liquid hydrogen fueling facilities. The researchers, led by Jacob Leachman and Konstantin Matveev,  associate professors in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, will be working … Continue reading $2M DOE grant supports WSU efforts to improve hydrogen fuel efficiency

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has released its 2018 ZEV Action Plan Priorities Update. The plan updates the 2016 report, directing State of California departments to coordinate and implement specific actions that advance the uptake of electric vehicles. Earlier this year, Gov. Brown signed an executive order for 5 million electric vehicles on California roads by … Continue reading California’s 2018 ZEV Action Plan Priorities Update Now Available

Join the only Hydrogen and Fuel Cell trade fair in the USA in 2018!  Monday, September 24, 2018 – Thursday, September 27, 2018 After a successful start in 2017, with 40 exhibitors and partners, Hydrogen + Fuel Cells NORTH AMERICA will be co-located with SOLARPOWER International and Energy Storage International 2018 in Anaheim, CA, again.With … Continue reading Hydrogen and Fuel Cells North America Conference and Expo 2018

“As autonomous vehicles become more popular, businesses will want to utilize them as much as possible,” Skidmore said. “An automated hydrogen dispenser fits well with this model because it removes any need for human interaction.” Battery life is currently a limiting factor for fully-autonomous operations. AGVs must either charge or be fueled by a human … Continue reading DOE grants $2M to test autonomous fueling stations

Toyota has unveiled “Beta,” the second iteration of its hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck. The company showed the Kenworth T680 prototype during an event at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Michigan. The new truck has an estimated range of more than 300 miles, about 100 miles more than the first model. … Continue reading Toyota unveils second-generation Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell truck

The HFC Nexus News Blog is dedicated to promoting news, events, conferences, and trainings for the hydrogen and fuel cell industry. Staff will continuously update this space with information relevant to the developments in this exciting sector of the energy industry. Stay tuned for more!