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Today, 30 November 2018, marks the official launch of the Sanremo site of the High V.LO-City project by the Mayor of Sanremo, Alberto Biancheri. Three fuel cell electric buses and their hydrogen refuelling infrastructure have been deployed in the city. The deployment and testing of the buses is part of the High V.LO-City project, which aims at facilitating the deployment of fuel cell electric buses and their related hydrogen refuelling infrastructure in European cities. The project is co-... Read more
The largest deployment of hydrogen-powered fuel cell materials handling vehicles in Europe took place on 22 November 2018 in the framework of the HyLIFT-EUROPE project.  Carrefour, one of the largest European retailers, has inaugurated the operation of a fleet of 137 hydrogen-powered fuel cell materials handling vehicles in its warehouse located in France, at Vendin Le Viel. The largest deployment of this type of vehicles in Europe is the ... Read more
On November 27th and 28th the second Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Conference took place in Cologne. In light of the zero emission regulations on local, national and European level for public transport, the German city was the perfect setting as it is one of the European leaders in decarbonising bus fleets. The ZEB conference brought together around 400 policy makers, bus operators and industry experts and called on European policy makers, manufacturers, cities and operators to take action and... Read more
Brussels, 15 November 2018 Hydrogen fuel cell technology is ready and set to power Europe’s sustainable development, it was revealed on 15 November at a high-profile Awards Ceremony in Brussels, as the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) rewarded its top projects for innovation excellence. The 2018 Awards Ceremony is the first of the FCH JU, a public-private partnership which since 2008 has boosted industry and SME collaboration, driving research, development, deployment... Read more
Brussels, 16 November 2018 “Hydrogen is a key technology for achieving Europe’s climate and energy goals. Its potential benefits for the environment, consumers and European economy can power the transition of Europe’s energy sector towards a green future” said Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Union, speaking at the FCH JU Stakeholder Forum today. Addressing the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) Stakeholder Forum of energy and... Read more
We're all very excited about the #PRD2018 starting tomorrow, followed by the #SF2018 on 16 November! If you cannot join us in Brussels, make sure to follow our web-stream and submit your questions via SliDo:  PRD day 1: http://bit.ly/PRD1114  PRD day 2: http://bit.ly/PRD1115  SF 2018: http://bit.ly/SF161118   
As 2018 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), it is inspiring to look back over the many accomplishments of the past decade and see the enormous progress that fuel cell and hydrogen technology has made.  The stories described in our new brochure illustrate the approach of continuous learning exemplified by the FCH JU’s projects, from creating low-carbon and sustainable solutions, enabling market entry for new... Read more
The 2018 edition of the FCH JU Programme Review Days and Stakeholder Forum will take place on 14-16 November 2018 in Brussels, Charlemagne Building.  The registration for both events is now closed. You can check the agendas at the links below.  Programme Review Days (PRD): 14- 15 November 2018  The programme review days will focus on the FCH JU- funded projects and their latest achievements. Participants will have the opportunity to... Read more
Consultation open: the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) with the support of a number of experts has compiled a document on “EU harmonised test procedure: electrochemical impedance spectroscopy for water electrolysis cells” that can be downloaded here. Comments should be provided to Thomas Malkow (JRC)  European Commission, Directorate-General Joint Research Centre Institute for Energy and Transport until the first week of February. ... Read more
Hydrogen can be part of the solution as fundamental step in the transition towards a cleaner future. A number of large cities and local authorities are currently proving that, when used as fuel for transport, hydrogen is a clean response to the high levels of particulate matter, exhaust fumes and noise that occur in metropolitan and urban areas. At a European level there are numerous initiatives and organisations working on hydrogen transport alternatives, rolling out hydrogen... Read more
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