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The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) of the European Commission has selected the project Green Hysland in the Balearic Islands to start negotiations for an EU grant agreement valued at 10 million EUR what would constitute the second largest grant by this European Commission body to a green hydrogen project and the largest grant ever offered to a Mediterranean country. In line with the new EU Hydrogen Strategy, Green Hysland will be the first Southern European Flagship... Read more
Under the Mission Innovation – Innovation Challenge Hydrogen and on behalf of the European Commission, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) is pleased to invite you to a webinar organised together with the Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (ISPT) on the challenge of moving the electrolysers technology to a GW scale in the next decade. The speakers will look at how the EU Hydrogen Strategy published in July 2020 and the German Hydrogen Strategy can promote the... Read more
We are pleased to announce the first edition of the European Hydrogen Week taking place from 23 to 27 November 2020! This year we are going completely digital! Highlights include: The European Hydrogen Forum, 26-27 November 2020 jointly organised by the European Commission (DG GROW) and the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking Our high-level conference will feature a keynote speech by the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal Frans... Read more
29 October, 2020 | 13.30 - 16.30 CET | Online event Under the Mission Innovation – Innovation Challenge Hydrogen and on behalf of the European Commission, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) is pleased to invite you to a webinar organised together with the Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (ISPT) on the challenge of moving the electrolysers technology to a GW scale in the next decade. The speakers will look at how the EU Hydrogen Strategy published in July... Read more
On 15.09.2020, the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) online launch event took place with around 1000 participants from European and national institutions, industry and associations from around the world. The Fuel Cell Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) provides data and up to date information about the entire hydrogen sector. It focuses on technology and market statistics, socio-economic indicators, policy and regulation, as well as financial support. Fuel cells and hydrogen... Read more
Following the evaluation of the proposals received in the 2020 Call,  the FCH JU Programme Office invited the coordinators of the successful projects on 10 September 2020, for an online day of presentations covering all the details on the preparation and signature of a grant agreement. The number of proposals that can finally be funded depends on the available budget and the formal approval of grant agreements by the FCH JU. It is expected that the first grant agreements will be signed... Read more
A new study commissioned by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU) in consultation with the European Commission – DG Energy focuses on the Opportunities for Hydrogen Energy Technologies Considering the National Energy & Climate Plans. The study analyses the role of hydrogen in the National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) and identifies and highlights opportunities for hydrogen technologies to contribute to effective and efficient achievement of the 2030 climate and energy... Read more
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Observatory (FCHO) on Tuesday, 15.09.2020 at 10:00 CEST. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Observatory provides data (statistics, facts and analysis) and up to date information about the entire hydrogen sector. It focuses on technology and market statistics, socio-economic indicators, policy, regulations and financial support. Funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), the Observatory is created for the... Read more
On 6 July, European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson visited REFHYNE, where the world’s largest PEM hydrogen electrolysis plant is under construction. Supported by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, REFHYNE will use renewable electricity to produce green hydrogen at Shell’s Rheinland Refinery in Wesseling, Germany. Clean hydrogen is expected to play a vital role in the transition to a climate neutral Europe, helping decarbonise sectors that are harder to electrify, such as... Read more
A new independent study, commissioned by Clean Sky 2 and Fuel Cells & Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertakings on hydrogen’s potential for use in aviation, was presented at an online event on 22 June which featured Adina-Ioana Vălean, the European Commissioner for Transport, and Patrick Child, Deputy Director-General of the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission, as keynote speakers, in addition to leading industry representatives Stéphane Cueille (CTO, Safran),... Read more
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