FCH JU News
As 2018 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), it is inspiring to look back over the many accomplishments of the past decade and see the enormous progress that fuel cell and hydrogen technology has made.
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FCH JU Awards 2018
As 2018 marks the ten-year anniversary of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), it is inspiring to look back over the many accomplishments of the past decade.
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) with the support of a number of experts has compiled a document on “EU harmonised cyclic voltammetry test method for low-temperature water electrolysis single cells” that can be downloaded here.
Hydrogen can be part of the solution as fundamental step in the transition towards a cleaner future. A number of large cities and local authorities are currently proving that, when used as fuel for transport, hydrogen is a clean response to the high levels of particulate matter, exhaust fumes and noise that occur in metropolitan and urban areas.
More than 70 representatives of local and regional authorities, industry and policy makers attended the 8th General Assembly of the Regions and Cities Initiative, which took place today, 9 October 2018 at the FCH JU's premises in Brussels.
Critical time for regions and cities
Following its Call for Proposals 2018, the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking held a Coordinators day on 13 September 2018. After the deadline of the Call 2018, eligible proposals were evaluated and successful projects’ coordinators were invited for a day of sessions covering all details on the preparation and signature of a grant agreement. In addition, the FCH JU programme office presented topics such as audit, knowledge management, dissemination and communication.
The 50th hydrogen refueling station was inaugurated on Friday, 7 September, in Postdam, by the partners H2 MOBILITY, Linde and TOTAL and represents an important milestone in the expansion of the infrastructure enabling hydrogen-based mobility in Germany.
EU funding within the scope of the Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) project
Hydrogen: the missing link in the energy transition
‘Hydrogen is the missing link in the global energy system transition by 2050, as required by the targets in the Paris Agreement’ according to the report launched on 6 September 2018 in Bonn by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).