More than 1000 participants from across the world gathered on 19 January for the launch of the Hydrogen Valley Platform ( developed by the FCH JU under the umbrella of Mission Innovation "Renewable and Clean Hydrogen" Innovation Challenge. Hydrogen Valleys have recently become a global phenomenon, with integrated, complex projects emerging across the world in a drive to accelerate the development of the hydrogen-driven economy. The platform presents and connects the existing... Read more
19 January, 2021 | 11.00 – 13.00 CET | Online event Under the Mission Innovation Innovation Challenge 8 (IC8) "Renewable and Clean Hydrogen " and on behalf of the European Commission, the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) is pleased to invite you to the official launch event of the Mission Innovation Hydrogen Valley Platform on 19 January, 11:00 – 13:00 CET. The platform will feature comprehensive insights into the most advanced and ambitious Hydrogen Valleys around the... Read more
Interested parties are invited to review the document and send any comments through the comment sheet by the 25th of January 2021 to the JRC, for the attention of Mr Malkow at In order provide your input, download the report and integrate your observations in the dedicated comment sheet.
A new independent fact-based Study on Fuel Cells Hydrogen Trucks commissioned by Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking and conducted by Roland Berger was released on 15 December 2020. The study provides an in-depth analysis of the market potential of heavy duty fuel cells trucks underpinned with concrete case studies. By carefully assessing the total cost of ownership (TCO) elements and comparing the FCH option with diesel and other decarbonisation options (such as BEV and Catenary), the... Read more
We were delighted to welcome attendees from more than 60 countries this year at the first edition of the European Hydrogen Week. The event was jam-packed with content including: more than 100 speakers over 260 projects presented case studies and best practices presented by European hydrogen regions 4 Award categories and 6 proud winners high-level sessions covering different subjects from hydrogen for sectoral integration to education and training challenges. Check out all the... Read more
A 2-year effort, led by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) with input from European experts and projects, has culminated to a technical report on harmonised testing protocols for low temperature electrolysers. Interested parties are invited to review the document and send any comments in track changes by 15 December 2020 to the JRC, to the attention of Mr. A. Pilenga at In order to download the report, please open the newsletter in your browser.
“The world is moving ahead on the need to decarbonise and the need to commit to climate neutrality — so in that context the importance of hydrogen increases on almost a daily basis,” said Frans Timmermans, the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, at the opening session of the 2020 European Hydrogen Forum, jointly organised by the European Commission and the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), in partnership with Hydrogen Europe and Hydrogen... Read more
“We are currently living through exceptionally challenging times … We now have a unique opportunity to build back better, create an economy that is fit for future challenges, is more competitive, inclusive, smarter and, of course, sustainable. Hydrogen is a key part of this journey,” said Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission, in his opening remarks at the PrioritHy one-day event on 25 November 2020. Part of the European Hydrogen Week, the online... Read more
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Undertaking (FCH JU) presented the 2020 FCH JU Awards at the first European Hydrogen Week. Winning projects simplify and facilitate maintenance, speed up manufacturing and deploy clean fuel-cell technologies to the public to drive forward the energy transition. In addition, Hydrogen Europe Research have recognised talented young scientists for expanding access to sustainable, efficient fuel-cell technology for a wide range of high-impact applications. The Awards... Read more
The 2019 Programme Review Report presents the findings of the annual review by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC ) of all activities supported by the FCH 2 JU during 2018. It pays particular attention to the added value, effectiveness and techno-economic efficiency of FCH 2 JU projects, assigned to six review panels under two main pillars: Transport and Energy (TRANSPORT: a.trials and deployment of fuel cell applications and b.the next generation of products), (ENERGY:... Read more