Visit these websites to learn about federal agencies, national laboratories, international agencies, and partnerships that are working to advance hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.
Federal Agency Sites
DOE Hydrogen Program Offices:
- Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
- Office of Fossil Energy
- Office of Nuclear Energy
- Office of Science
Alternative Fuels Data Center – The Alternative Fuels Data Center provides information on alternative fuel and vehicle information needs (including fuel cell information).
Hydrogen Storage Materials Database – The Hydrogen Storage Materials Database provides comprehensive data on hydrogen storage materials, their properties, and literature sources. This site also incorporates the Hydride Information Center (HydPark) database developed through a joint DOE/IEA-HIA effort and formerly hosted by Sandia National Laboratories.
Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE) – DSIRE is a DOE-sponsored source of information on state, local, utility, and selected federal incentives (e.g., tax credits, deductions, and grants) that promote renewable energy, such as hydrogen and fuel cells.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – The EPA's Green Vehicle Guide includes a page about hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) – The OSTI database contains publications in hydrogen energy research.
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) – ANL's Fuel Cell Test Facility is designed for testing and evaluating fuel cell stacks and systems up to 50 kW.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) – LLNL's Materials Science Division conducts research in several fuel cell areas such as solid oxide fuel cells and unitized regenerative fuel cells.
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) – LANL performs key fuel cell research for the DOE.
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) – NETL performs research in the areas of fuel cells, fuel cell/turbine hybrid systems, and advanced gasification for the production of hydrogen.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) – Through its Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies Program, NREL researches, develops, analyzes, and validates fuel cell and hydrogen production, delivery, and storage technologies for transportation, stationary, and portable applications.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) – ORNL performs key hydrogen and fuel cell research in several areas, such as solid oxide fuel cells, residential-sized fuel cells, hydrogen production technologies, and bipolar plates.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) – PNNL performs research in the areas of fuel cell materials development and manufacturing, hydrogen fuel processing, hydrogen storage, and hydrogen safety.
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) – SNL's Hydrogen Program is advancing the use of hydrogen as an energy carrier through research and engineering projects that are integral to DOE's Hydrogen Program. It is also involved in various fuel-cell related activities and research, including the development of fuel cell vehicles.
Savannah River Site (SRS) – SRS's Savannah River Technology Center Program conducts research in the areas of hydrogen production and storage.
International Agency Sites
International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE) – IPHE works to organize and implement effective, efficient, and focused international research, development, demonstration, and commercial utilization activities related to hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Find information about the participating countries and their agencies on the IPHE partners web page.
U.S. DRIVE – U.S. DRIVE is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy, USCAR, and other partners from the automobile, fuels, and electric utility industries. The partnership focuses on advanced automotive and related infrastructure technology research and development.
California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) – CaFCP is a partnership composed of auto manufacturers, energy providers, fuel cell companies, and government agencies aimed at advancing and evaluating new vehicle technologies in California.
California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) – The CHBC is a nonprofit corporation that offers a meeting forum for discussing opportunities that serve the interests of the hydrogen industries in California.
Hydrogen Energy Center (HEC) – HEC is a group working to introduce hydrogen into the energy economy of Maine and the New England region. HEC is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to demonstrating the benefits and methods of a renewable hydrogen energy economy.
United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) – USCAR is the umbrella organization of FCA US, Ford, and General Motors, which was formed in 1992 to further strengthen the technology base of the domestic auto industry through cooperative, pre-competitive research.