UK HFCA welcomes Government’s investment of £6.6m in 7 new hydrogen refuelling projects

The UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UK HFCA) was delighted to see the recent Govenrment’s announcement of 7 new hydrogen refuelling projects part-funded by the Hydrogen Refuelling Stations (HRS) Infrastructure Grants Scheme, run by the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).
The £6.6 million investment will help establish an initial network of 12 hydrogen refuelling stations across […]

LowCVP Conference 2014

[ July 15, 2014; 10:00 to 18:00. ] The low carbon contribution: Driving growth; delivering jobs
The LowCVP Conference 2014 will take place on Tuesday 15 July in Central London, sponsored by EDF Energy
The LowCVP Conference will look at The Low Carbon Contribution: Driving Growth; Delivering Jobs. It will launch new research by E4tech/CAIR, recently commissioned by the LowCVP, which examines how a low carbon policy focus has impacted […]

UK HFCA contributes to “Business Daily” BBC Programme

The UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UK HFCA) was delighted to participate in the World Service’s “Business Daily” programme on Friday. In an interview highlighting the opportunities for hydrogen and fuel cells in stationary and transport applications, key points covered included:

Hydrogen and fuel cells have the potential to decarbonise both power generation and transport […]

UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association contributes to discussion on prospects for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles on Radio 4’s pm programme

The UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UK HFCA) was pleased to be able to contribute to a broadcast on Radio 4’s pm programme on Thursday 21st  November 2013 on the prospects for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs).  The broadcast was prompted by the launch at the Tokyo motor show on Wednesday of Toyota’s FCEV […]

UK HFCA highlights the role of hydrogen and fuel cells in reducing outdoor air pollution and related cancer deaths

Outdoor air pollution was recently classified as carcinogenic to humans by the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). According to the press release, The IARC evaluation showed an increasing risk of lung cancer with increasing levels of exposure to particulate matter and air pollution. Although […]

The UK’s first Hydrogen ferry, the Hydrogenesis, initiates passenger operations in Bristol

The UK’s first Hydrogen ferry, the Hydrogenesis, started passenger operations in Bristol from Saturday 20thApril 2013. Built in Bristol, the 11m steel vessel hydrogen powered ferry operating on Bristol’s historic floating harbour was commissioned by Bristol City Council in 2010 as part of its Green Capital initiatives. Named in February 2012, following a local schools competition, the “Hydrogenesis” has […]

ACAL Energy Shows a Step Change in Fuel Cell Durability is Achievable

A Route to Affordable Fuel Cell Vehicles
ACAL Energy has completed an important step in a rigorous testing programme designed to evaluate the durability of its FlowCath® fuel cell platform. The results confirm that the platinum-free liquid cathode system, FlowCath® inherently eliminates many of the causes of lost performance in both continuous operation and in auto […]