INFO DAY 2019 - Registration now open

On the occasion of the 2019 call for proposals, the FCH JU will hold an Info Day on Tuesday 29 January 2019, in Brussels.

The Info Day, to which you can register here, is an opportunity for the participants to receive detailed information about the topics and rules for participation in the 2019 call for proposals, and benefit from networking opportunities.

Upscaling hydrogen gensets in European cities

As we are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of air quality in our daily lives, we are looking at finding more effective solutions that can help us reduce air pollution in the cities, in line with the EU environmental policies, as the 2018 communication “Clean air for allEVERYWH2ERE ​is an FCH JU-funded project that aims to create transportable, zero-emission replacements for the diesel generators widely used for backup and temporary power.

Green Hydrogen Guarantees of Origin (GO) now available on the market


The FCH JU - funded project CertifHy has issued more than 75 000 Green and Low Carbon Hydrogen Guarantees of Origin (GO) that are now available on the market.

Hydrogen consumers from industry and transport can use renewable energy in their processes and reduce the greenhouse gas footprint by purchasing CertifHy Green or Low Carbon Hydrogen Guarantee of Origins now. CertifHy GOs allow end-users to consume Green and Low Carbon Hydrogen across the EU, regardless of their location.

FCH JU launches new call for project proposals

Brussels, 15 January 2018

The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) has published a new call for proposals. €80.8 million are available for developing research and demonstration projects in the field of fuel cells and hydrogen (FCH) technologies. 

Hydrogen Valley

Addressing the sectoral integration aspect through ‘Hydrogen Valleys’ is a priority for this year’s call.

The High V.LO-City project launches demonstration site for fuel cell electric buses in Sanremo, Italy


Today, 30 November 2018, marks the official launch of the Sanremo site of the High V.LO-City project by the Mayor of Sanremo, Alberto Biancheri. Three fuel cell electric buses and their hydrogen refuelling infrastructure have been deployed in the city.

The deployment and testing of the buses is part of the High V.LO-City project, which aims at facilitating the deployment of fuel cell electric buses and their related hydrogen refuelling infrastructure in European cities. The project is co-funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.

Zero emission buses are ready for mass-market deployment


On November 27th and 28th the second Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Conference took place in Cologne. In light of the zero emission regulations on local, national and European level for public transport, the German city was the perfect setting as it is one of the European leaders in decarbonising bus fleets.

The ZEB conference brought together around 400 policy makers, bus operators and industry experts and called on European policy makers, manufacturers, cities and operators to take action and drive forward the realisation of zero emission public transport for Europe.