Antwerp over the “Lijn”: launch of High V.LO City lines
The world’s most clean and most quiet are roaming the inner city of Antwerp in Belgium More info >>
WaterstofNet H2 Station by Hydrogenics opens at Colruyt’s headquarters in Brussels
The WaterstofNet Hydrogen Fueling Station was officially opened on Thursday February 9th at Colruyt’s headquarters. and central warehouse in Brussels. 
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Belgian and Dutch Regions present Masterplan for joined Hydrogen development
The VSWB, the Flanders Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association organised a workshop in the presence of the Minister of Economy of Flanders to present a.. More info >>
Total Hydrogen station in Brussels
The Total Hydrogen station in Brussels has opened on June 2, 2008 in Brussels More info >>
Bulgarian Hydrogen Week
The national association Bulgarian Hydrogen Society (BG H2 Society: www.bgh2society.org) has been found to join the scientific potential of our country and to coordinate the realization of the Hydrogen Technologies in the Republic of Bulgaria.
BG H2 Society, under the auspicious of the European Hydrogen Association and the Prime Minister of Republic of Bulgaria, organizes within the International Year of Chemistry 2011:  “Week of Hydrogen in Bulgaria”, Feb 05-10, 2011
With the participation of Paul Lucchese, President of the New European Research Grouping on fuel cells and Hydrogen (N.ERGHY), Paris, France.
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Bulgarian Hydrogen Association requests EHA membership
Bulgarian Hydrogen Society (BG H2 Society) has been founded by the Ministry of Defense of Republic of Bulgaria, members of Bulgarian Parliament, University of Chemical.. More info >>
Activities in Czech Republic
Czech Hydrogen Technology Platform (HYTEP) is a non-profit organization aiming to integrate activities of its members towards introduction of hydrogen technology to the commercial production and use in the broad spectra of application areas. Beside technical development it includes also dissemination of information on this specific and highly innovative field of technology and education of new specialists. The membership includes all type of institutions, like universities, public and private research institutions as well as commercial industrial subjects.
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Skoda kicks of fuel cell bus demonstration in Czech Republic.
From this June a Skoda fuel cell hybride bus, powered by a 48 kW Proton Motor fuel cell and 22 Li-Ion batteries and 4 ultra.. More info >>
Conversion of energy, news from Danish partnership for hydrogen and fuel cells
To make the fluctuating power production from windmills more useful for the Danish society certain plants are needed for the conversion of this power into.. More info >>
Scandinavian zero emission cooperation
Regions and municipalities in the Öresund – Kattegat – Skagerrak area have expressed a political will to enforce the use of emission-free vehicles. Next Move is an EU-funded project that facilitates cooperation across borders to meet strategic challenges like purchasing and service, for the regions and municipalities that want to become early users of these vehicles.
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New 700bar H2 refueling station opens in Holstebro, Denmark
H2 Logic and Hydrogen Link announced 20 June 2011 the launch of a new hydrogen refueling station in Holstebro, Denmark.
It is the first 700bar refueling station as part of the LINK2009 project that has been supported by the Danish Energy Agency EUDP program with a project budget of €5 million.
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New hydrogen car crosses Denmark
The 340 km ride started after a three minute refueling at a station in Holstebro and ended in Copenhagen four hours later with still plenty of.. More info >>
Dutch Update: HyGear commissions H2 generation system in the US
HyGear has successfully commissioned its ASME certified Hydrogen Generation System (HGS) for Matheson Texas, which will produce 100 Nm3/h of hydrogen from natural gas. Matheson is.. More info >>
Helsinki on its way to become next hydrogen hub
 Oy Woikoski Ab, a Finnish family-run business, is investing heavily in the creation of a hydrogen society More info >>
Fuel Cell Today publishes Report on Fuel Cells and Hydrogen in Finland
Fuel Cell Today has published a series of five reports on the Nordic countries, one which gives a brief overview of the energy context in Finland.  Finland’s particular strength is in the use of wood-based biomass for energy. Over a fifth of its primary energy consumption is met by bioenergy, one of the highest proportions among the OECD member countries, and it has the highest share of biomass in electricity generation in the world.
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Hydrogen Refuelling Station for Arctic
H2 Logic A/S has recently supplied a hydrogen refuelling station 150 meters north of the polar circle, at the Arctic Driving Centre in Finland. The station is based on H2Station® technology and provides three minutes fast fill of hydrogen at 700 bar for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) being tested by car manufacturers under extreme cold climate conditions.
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11th European Forum on Eco-Innovation
The European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment is hosting  the 11th European Forum on Eco-Innovation that will take place on 11 and 12 October in.. More info >>
French Minister of Industrial Renewal supports hydrogen energy future for France
The French Minister for Industrial Renewal Arnaud Montebourg visited the national site for Hydrogen technology on 20 January  2014 in Labessière-Candeil, on the occasion of.. More info >>
AFHYPAC reaffirms the key role of hydrogen and fuel cells in the energy transition
In December 2013, AFHYPAC elected a new Board, composed of six members
H2 going mainstream: H2 handling instructions enter fire stations across France
Hydrogen handling is going main stream as French fire fighters recently developed a “Note d’Information Opérationnelle” that describes how to handles hydrogen installations.
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IKEA France bets on hydrogen
Air Liquide builds a hydrogen filling station for the Swedish furniture company IKEA to supply part of its logistic platform in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, near Lyon in France..
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Global standardisation, news from German hydrogen and fuel cell association, Berlin
Global standards for hydrogen and fuel cells are made in the Technical Committee 197 „Hydrogen Technologies“ of the world standardisation organisation ISO More info >>
German Government Lays Out Mobility and Fuels Strategy
A new policy paper “The Mobility and Fuels Strategy of the German Government (MFS)” was published in June 2013 by the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development. This strategy demands step-by-step changes of energy sources in transport and increases in energy efficiency. Germany can become “the leading market for innovative technologies and sustainable mobility solutions, and the provider of energy-efficient products on the global market,” the paper says. .
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Has anyone seen the fuel cell car?
Dr Ulrich Schmidtchen  from the German Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (DWV) gives an overview of the current situation. The new year has just begun, but we have already seen quite a number of changes concerning the car makers developing fuel cell cars.
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German Government announces support for 50 urban hydrogen refuelling stations
Federal Transport Minister Peter Ramsauer together with industry partners Daimler, Linde, Air Products, Air Liquide and Total on June 20, 2012 
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“Hydrogen fuel cell based mobility and fuel cell bus development in Central Europe” workshop in Budapest
The Hungarian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association organized the workshop "Hydrogen Fuel Cell Based Mobility and Fuel Cell Bus Development in Central Europe" on 19 February 2014 in.. More info >>
EU project development course in Hungary
The FP7 Winter Academy offers a three-day February 7th-10th winter course covering all stages of an EU project development. Participants will learn the difference between FP7 and other EU programmes and get an in-depth look at the entire life-cycle of an EU project, including financial reporting and post project audits.  They will learn how to identify a call and submit a proposal in FP7. The course combines 1,5 days of proposal development and evaluation, and 2 days of project management.
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Hungarian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell National Technology Platform publishes 2010 Implemenation Plan
The Hungarian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell National Technology Platform (HFC Platform) was founded in 2008 with 30+ members, including companies, universities and research institutions, with.. More info >>
Irish Minister for Transport outlines priorities for Irish Presidency
The priorities of Ireland’s Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers were presented to the various committees in the European Parliament by Irish ministers last week. 
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Ireland launches Presidency Programme
The programme of the Irish Presidency was officially launched in Dublin on Wedesday Ireland's Presidency of the Council of the European Union started on 01.01.13 and runs for the.. More info >>
Commissioner Oettinger opens the first electricity link between Ireland and UK
The East-West Interconnector linking the power grids of Ireland and Britain was officially opened by EU Commissioner Gunter Oettinger on 1 October.
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Opportunities for Italy in the new EU programme on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
The conference "The new programme on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells within Horizon 2020: what opportunities for Italy?" will be held on 13 December 2013 in.. More info >>
Hydrogen and electricity make pit stops at Formula 1 in Monza and Albi
Formula one is opening up to new technologies and although the GreenGT H2 competition car (foto: courtesy FuelCell Today) in the end did not yet compete in LeMans this year, this month saw various clean transport technology events on Formula One racing tracks introducing fuel cell cars as a viable alternative.
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Centre for the promotion of innovation and energy technology transfer in Messina (IT)
On 23 May 2013 opened in Messina the new National Research Council “Centre for the promotion of innovation and energy technology transfer” which is a “Test Centre” for the study of hydrogen technologies, for applications in the sector of energy production for land and naval  transport.
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Hera Group to open a Laboratory for Hydrogen Energy (HLab) in Forly, Italy
The HLab will be one of the few labs in Italy that receives energy from renewable sources (photovoltaic) and uses a fuel cell cogeneration system. All new technologies will be carefully studied to identify the most efficient and more attractive for industrial production. The laboratory is expected to become fully operational in 2012 and will focus on research on renewable and alternative energy sources.
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Fuel cell bus stops also in Riga – a premiere in the Baltic states
On 16 October there was for the first time in the Baltic States the opportunity to get acquainted with hydrogen car, Hyundai ix35 FCEV, and.. More info >>
Twenty years after independence Latvia is moving towards 40% renewable energy
Dotted with 3 hydropower plants and an abundance of forests, Latvia is heading quickly towards its renewable energy target to 40% in 2020.
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Akershus County Council has adopted hydrogen Strategy 2014-2025
Akershus County Council has adopted a major initiative to facilitate hydrogen cars and buses on the roads in the coming years. A strategy for the early.. More info >>
The Norwegian Hydrogen Prize 2011
The Norwegian Hydrogen Forum will award a high-level university student (masters or PhD level) with the Hydrogen Prize 2011 worth of 10,000 NOK. The award will be given to the most outstanding thesis work which focuses on hydrogen as an energy carrier.
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Hydrogen vehicle lease now available in Oslo
If you live in Oslo, you can now lease a hydrogen car!
Hynor currently has a Mazda RX8 that runs on hydrogen. It can be refilled at Økern Statoil in Oslo and Drammen. This is a rare opportunity to showcase your business while trying out a hydrogen propelled vehicle!
For more information: Contact Benjamin Myklebust at ZERO (benjamin@zero.no) . .
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HyNor Oslo Buss will operate 5 fuel cell buses from Belgium bus manufacturer Van Hool
HyNor Oslo Buss will operate 5 fuel cell buses, from the Belgium bus manufacturer Van Hool, with hydrogen as fuel from December 2011 including a.. More info >>
4th Polish Forum: SMART ENERGY conversion & storage
The 4-Polish Forum “SMART ENERGY conversion & storage” will be held 1-4 October 2013 in Krynica Zdrój
Marie Curie Hydrogen Research Network meets in Warsaw
The third meeting Marie Curie Research Training Network "Hydrogen" will take place from October 21-25, 2009 in Warsaw More info >>
The Emergence of the Hydrogen Economy, Oeiras
The 5th International Seminar and 3rd Scientific Workshop on “The Emergence of the Hydrogen Economy” will take place on 29 and 30 November in Oerias, Portugal.
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5th International Seminar on Advances in Hydrogen Energy – Portugal
The  4th International Seminar on Advances in Hydrogen Energy: Opportunities and Challenges in a Hydrogen Economy, will take place on the 10-11th of November in Viana do Castelo, Portugal. EHA will be there!
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Portugese Hydrogen Association publishes Lisbon Statement on Hydrogen
The Portugese Hydrogen Association APH2 published the “Lisbon Statement on Hydrogen” to draw governments  attentioin to the need to speed up the support for sustainable hydrogen infrastrucutre developments. The statement urges  overnments  to boost directly
or indirectly the implementation of a Hydrogen based Economy.
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EHA welcomes the Romanian Association for Hydrogen Energy/
The Romanian Association for Hydrogen Energy (AEHR – Asociatia pentru Energia Hidrogenului din Romania), is a non-profit organization established in 2012 and headquartered in Râmnicu Vâlcea, Vâlcea County, Romania.
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Connecting Eastern Europe to Clean Power for Transport: Romanian Hy-Ways
“Why not trying to be among the first this time?” asked prof. Eden Mamut, Secretary General of Black Sea Universities Network introducing  the initiative Romanian Hy-Ways
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Romania set to join European Hydrogen Association
The EHA would like to welcome its newest application for membership from the Romanian Association for Hydrogen Energy under the leadership of Mr Iordache Ioan More info >>
Opening of Slovenia’s first Hydrogen filling station
The official opening of the first Hydrogen filling station in Slovenia will take place on 10 September 2013 at the  Petrol service station in Lesce (Hraška cesta 13) in Slovenia.  
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FCX Clarity presented in Spain
On 13th June 2011 the Spanish Hydrogen Association organized in collaboration with car manufacturer, Honda the “Official Presentation of the FCX Clarity in Madrid” More info >>
10th edition of the course of hydrogen and fuel cells
Coordinated by the Spanish Hydrogen Association (www.aeh2.org) and the Energy and Environment ARIEMA, SL (www.ariema.com) over 200 students have taken part in the course with the help of professional experts in hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The 10th edition began on the 30th of May untill July 8th.
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7th edition on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Spanish Hydrogen Association has prepared the seventh edition of an online Hydrogen course More info >>
Hychain project delivers 13 FCV’s to Spanish municpality
The Hychain-Minitrans project, coordinated by Air Liquide, develops fleets of small hydrogen-powered urban vehicles More info >>
Air Liquide to open its first Hydrogen Filling Station in the Netherlands
Air Liquide announces that it is investing in, installing and commissioning a new public hydrogen filling station in Rotterdam, Netherlands, for fuel cell electric vehicles, in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Transport and the Environment.
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Hydrogen refueling station inaugurated in Arjeplog, Sweden
A new hydrogen refuelling station opened on February 1st 2011 in Arjeplog, Sweden More info >>
Swiss CityCat H2 sweeps streets really clean!
Empa a Swiss  interdisciplinary research and services institution  for material sciences and technology development, home of the Swiss Hydrogen Association "Hydropole", and Paul Scherrer Institut.. More info >>
Switzerland
Empa - the Materials Sciences & Technology Department Environment, Energy and Mobility Laboratory for Hydrogen & Energy in collaboration with the Swiss Hydrogen Association, Hydropole.. More info >>
Hydrogenics Wins Electrolyser Contract for Netherlands Hydrogen Station
Hydrogenics Corporation has announced a contract with Ballast Nedam IPM, awarded at the end of 2011, to supply a HySTAT®30 electrolyser for a.. More info >>
South Netherlands and Flanders inaugurate Hydrogen Region
The EHA was invited to the inauguration of the Hydrogen Region Flanders South Netherlands More info >>
Netherlands
Senternovem in the Netherlands is organising a seminar on October 7, 2008 on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Applications in practice with presentations of the results.. More info >>
Netherlands: Rotterdam and Amsterdam set up national hydrogen coalition
The local authorities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam have set up a National Hydrogen Coalition More info >>
Aberdeen opens UK’s first H2 production and bus refuelling facility
Aberdeen City Council leader Jenny Laing together with BOC’s director of Bulk and Packaged Gases Nathan Palmer (see photo) and Transport Scotland chief executive David.. More info >>
New ultra low emission vehicle strategy for the UK
The UK on the 4 September 2013 has launched a strategy to drive forward the ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) industry. The H2Mobility UK first report last April will be a timely contribution to furhter the infrastructure supporting the roll out fuel cell vehicles and infrastructure.
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Scots celebrate 5th SHFCA conference September 25-26, 2013
The 5th SHFCA (Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association) annual conference will be held over two days on the 25th and 26th September 2013 in Edinburgh.
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UK H2 Mobility releases Phase 1 Results
UKH2Mobility, a new government cross industry programme has released a synopsis of its Phase 1 results.
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