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October 6, 2017

NREL Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day October 8

This week the National Renewable Energy Laboratory joins others across the United States to celebrate the third National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day on Oct. 8--10.08--a date chosen to represent the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008). Here's a recap of a few of our hydrogen and fuel cell research impacts from the last year.

October 5, 2017

Undersea Microbes Provide Path to Energy Storage

NREL establishes first demonstration project in United States

September 28, 2017

NREL to Helm Laboratory Consortium Focused on Vehicle Connectivity and Automation

Self-driving cars are the future of transportation, but little is known about their impact on energy demands. NREL's Chris Gearhart is leading a multi-lab initiative to maximize the combined potential of innovations in connectivity, automation, multi-modal systems, behavioral science, urban science, vehicles, and infrastructure.

August 17, 2017

Webinar August 22: Permitting Hydrogen Fueling Stations

In this DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Office webinar, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will present information to familiarize project developers and other interested parties with the DOE tools available to assist in permit preparation.

August 8, 2017

Decades After Developing Technology, NREL Sets New Solar-to-Hydrogen Record

Path to producing hydrogen from sunlight becomes even clearer

July 27, 2017

Regional Technical Exchange Centers Connect Fuel Cell Technology Suppliers, Manufacturers

NREL is leading one of four regional technical exchange centers to expand the domestic supply chain of fuel cell and hydrogen components and systems and improve U.S. manufacturing competitiveness.

June 28, 2017

NREL Staff Recognized by DOE for Outstanding Achievements at 2017 Annual Merit Review

The U.S. Department of Energy recently honored four NREL staff members for their outstanding achievements at the Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting.

May 5, 2017

Webinar May 11: Manufacturing Competitiveness and Supply Chain Analyses for Hydrogen Refueling Stations

The U.S. Department of Energy's Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a live webinar titled "Manufacturing Competitiveness and Supply Chain Analyses for Hydrogen Refueling Stations" on Thursday, May 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

April 12, 2017

NREL Establishes World Record for Solar Hydrogen Production

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recaptured the record for highest efficiency in solar hydrogen production via a photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-splitting process.

February 9, 2017

NREL Validates $1-Million H-Prize Submission for DOE

In January the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Hydrogen Education Foundation announced SimpleFuel as the winner of the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition to develop a home hydrogen fueling system. NREL acted as the independent validator for the competition by collecting and analyzing three months of system performance data and presenting the results to the independent H-Prize judges' panel.

January 9, 2017

NREL Pioneers Better Way to Make Renewable Hydrogen

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a method which boosts the longevity of high-efficiency photocathodes in photoelectrochemical water-splitting devices.

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