100% renewable targets will require power storage to manage flows on the net
Electrolysers utilise these intermittent power flows to produce H2 gas from water
H2 gas can be stored in large quantities underground and transported via existing gas pipelines
H2 vehicles recharge faster and are more durable than battery powered transport
Growing H2 demand in industrial processes will reduce costs and increase supply

EHA Monthly Update 5/2009 »

In view of the recently announced financing programmes of the European Energy Programme for Recovery (see under EU Policy), that covers support for new Interconnections, Wind ans CCS, the EU Green ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 12/2009 »

The last weeks of 2009 have been dominated by the developments in the UN Climate Conference COP 15 in Copenhagen during which fuel cell cars whisked delegates criss cross Copenhagen. Although the ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 11/2009 »

The first Hydrogen Vehicle Bridge Crossing Event in Europe on November 30 from Malmoe to Copenhagen was the result of a very constructive collaboration between the EHA, HyER (formerly HyRaMP), the ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 10/2009 »

The FCH JU Stakeholders Assembly held in Brussels on October 26-27,  illustrated the impressive progress over the last 12 months in the development of  commercial hydrogen ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 9/2009 »

HyER (formerly HyRaMP)’s Annual General Assembly on October 7-8, 2009 in Brussels focussed attention on the role of hydrogen in EU’s and local energy and transport policy. The secretariat ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 8/2009 »

August in Brussels saw tropical temperatures as if it was heating up for a new EU Parliament legislative term and the appointment of new Commissioners.  Important dossiers for our sector will be the ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 7/2009 »

The recent approval of the US Senate to increase the budget for hydrogen and fuel cells to € 190 mln for 2010, up from earlier  earlier announcements of the Obama administration that government ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 6/2009 »

As has been reported in previous EHA newsletters several new funding initiatives as a result of the financial crisis have been recently put in place that could offer additional funding to hydrogen ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 4/2009 »

The US Department of Energy on May 7 announced significant cuts in  hydrogen transport  funding for 2010, as it says it will be concentrating  on near “term solutions as biofuels and ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 3/2009 »

Recently funding levels for clean technologies seem to increase  by an addtional three 0’s, the talk is billions: €6 billion for the EU Green Cars Initiative, an extra €8 bln for regional ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 2/2009 »

Over the last weeks the EHA presented EU policy affecting the use  of hydrogen as an energy carrier as well as local developments at several events in Brussels: the EHA session at the EU Sustainable ..read more

EHA Monthly Update 1/2009 »

January marked the start of a crucial year for the EU at a critical moment for the hydrogen and fuel cell industry in Europe. Most of the  massive economic recovery plans that are being announced at ..read more