The Czech Hydrogen Days organized by EHA member Czech Hydrogen Technology Platform kicked off an impressive program of FCH research developments on April 2, 2014 in Prague. The Czech Republic hosted the first home-build FC bus project (see picture of Skoda bus with Proton Motor fuel cells) and is still the home of excellent expertise on hydrogen applications. Karel Bouzek, president of the Czech Hydrogen Technology Platform, referred to the need to inform government officials about the potential of hydrogen applications. The EHA presented its experience in building national and regional networks in order to ensure a sustainable market roll out
The official opening of the first Hydrogen filling station in Slovenia took place in September 2013 at the Petrol service station in Lesce (Hraška cesta 13) in Slovenia. The project is co- financed by the European Union and and coordinated by the Center of Excellence for Low-Carbon Technologies (CONOT) and project partners. CONOT is key facilitator of hydrogen projects in Slovenia and serves as a point of reference for many Balkan countries.
As the official prepresentative of the City of Bled in HyER the centre facilitated the first Slovenian hydrogen station and is an active partner in the enefield project.