Press Release

Brussels, 25 November 2019 For immediate release “The green energy transition is not an option but a necessity. I see a pivotal role for clean hydrogen…it is an area where Europe is still leading. Why not extend the lead on something that could be one of the most important solutions for clean energy?' said Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, in the opening session of the 2019 Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) Stakeholder Forum, on 21... Read more
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Undertaking (FCH JU) has announced the winners of the 2019 FCH Awards. The successful projects reduce fuel-cell technology production costs, speed up manufacturing, develop new materials to increase fuel-cell performance and demonstrate how people can rely on hydrogen energy. Overall, they pave the way for a world-class European fuel-cell industry that sustains clean energy. The Awards were presented at a ceremony at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels on 20... Read more
PRESS INVITATION The Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking warmly invites you to attend   The FCH JU Awards Ceremony Wednesday, 20 November 2019 from 7 PM Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, Belgium & The FCH JU Stakeholder Forum “Racing towards a clean hydrogen economy” Thursday, 21 November 2019 from 9 AM Charlemagne Building, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium   FCH JU Awards Ceremony The FCH ... Read more
A private taxi firm in London now boasts Europe’s largest zero emission corporate fleet with more hydrogen powered vehicles added this month. The 25 new Toyota Mirais (which means ‘Future’ in Japanese) deployed to Green Tomato Cars will double the size of their hydrogen fleet, taking the total number of hydrogen vehicles to 50, and contribute to cleaner air and sustainable travel across the city. The vehicles use hydrogen fuel cell technology to deliver a range of 300 miles from a three-... Read more
PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 17 May 2019 A new study commissioned by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) analyses the opportunities to enable a larger introduction of fuel cells and hydrogen (FCH) technologies within the European railway market. The study shows significant market potential for FCH technologies in the rail environment. The technology provides a flexible, zero-emission and potentially cost-competitive solution... Read more
Hydrogen Denmark has just finalized a report in Danish on user experiences from driving on hydrogen in Denmark. Denmark is on the forefront of FCEV opportunities with cars from Hyundai, Toyota and Honda on the market and with 10 refueling stations in operation. The report is the first of its kind focusing on the user experiences from driving and refueling in Denmark. View the full press release here.
On Tuesday May 22nd Hyundai Denmark handed over two fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) to two Copenhagen Mayors: the Mayor of Social Services, Mia Nyegaard and the Mayor of Employment and Integration, Cecilia Lonning-Skovgaard. The FCEVs will serve as the primary means of transport for the mayors in their official capacities. The cars are funded under the FCH JU project H2ME2. View the full press release here.
FCH JU- funded project ZEFER (Zero Emission Fleet vehicles for European Roll-out) will deploy large fleets of 60 hydrogen fuelled vehicles in each of three European capitals (Paris, London and Brussels). These vehicles will be used in the applications where hydrogen fuelled vehicles are the most valuable – fleets which drive long distances every day, which need rapid refuelling, and which operate in polluted city centres where zero-emission hydrogen vehicles can have the greatest impact on... Read more
Under the High V.LO-City project, PitPoint clean fuels and QBuzz will officially launch the new hydrogen refuelling station for the Groningen site today (22nd February 2018). Erik Kemink, CEO at PitPoint, said: ‘We are extremely pleased and proud to be part of this unique five-year pilot programme within the High V.LO-City project and to be able to contribute to the development of the hydrogen economy in the Northern Netherlands. This pilot project directly supports our company’s vision, which... Read more
Wednesday 25/01/2018 -The fuel cell bus sector in Europe has this week received a tremendous boost with the launch of the FCH JU JIVE 2 project (Second Joint Initiative for hydrogen Vehicles across Europe). With a support budget of  €25m  from the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), the JIVE 2 project will deploy 152 fuel cell electric buses across 14 European cities throughout France, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK. This will expand the... Read more