Press Release

On 31 March 2010 the members of the Industry Grouping for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen technology (NEW-IG) elected its new Board, including three new Board Members, Oliver Weinmann, (Vattenfall), Mikael Sloth (H2Logic), Karel Kapoun (Shell). The other members of the Board are Henri Winand (Intelligent Energy), Peter Froeschle (Daimler) and Pierre-Etienne Franc (Air Liquide). Pierre-Etienne Franc, Technologies of the Future Director at Air Liquide, is elected to be the new Chairman. He is... Read more
By publishing on 18 June 2010 the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking's third call for proposals, the European Union intends to capitalise on the potential of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies for a whole range of technological applications, from transport, stationary installations to portable equipment. Europe increases its support to contribute to the deployment of these promising green technologies, key for meeting green house gas reduction objectives, energy security and... Read more
By granting on 15 November autonomy to the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, the European Commission acknowledges that the Joint Undertaking is now ready to stand on its own two feet. The European Commission has finalised after a long and rigorous process, the necessary checks to ensure the Joint Undertaking is fully capable of managing autonomously its programme and properly using public funds.   The Fuel cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking becomes, from that date... Read more
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking is very pleased to acknowledge the publication of a comprehensive fact-based study prepared by some thirty of the largest global car manufacturers, oil and gas companies, utilities, NGOs, European Commission, governmental and clean energy organisations, who compared the economics, sustainability and performance of the vehicles andinfrastructures needed to reach the 80% decarbonisation goal set by the European Union.   The study which... Read more