April 2014

TRANSPORTATION APPLICATIONS

STATIONARY POWER

PORTABLE/BACKUP POWER

MILITARY APPLICATIONS

FUELING/STORAGE

MATERIALS/COMPONENTS

REPORTS/MARKET STUDIES

  • Stationary Fuel Cells.   Navigant Research has published “ Stationary Fuel Cells: Fuel Cells for Prime Power, Large CHP, Residential CHP, and UPS Applications: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts,” that forecasts global stationary fuel cell revenue will grow from $1.4 billion in 2013 to $40.0 billion in 2022. $$$

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS/FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • DOE FOA.   DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of its Fuel Cell Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled "Fuel Cell Technologies Incubator: Innovations in Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Fuels Technologies."  The FCTO Incubator Program is intended to identify potentially impactful technologies that are not already addressed in FCTO’s strategic plan or project portfolio.

  • H2 Refuel H-Prize Draft Guidelines Comments.   DOE is seeking public comments on the Draft Guidelines for the $1 Million H2 Refuel H-Prize. This competition challenges America's engineers and entrepreneurs to develop affordable systems for small-scale, non-commercial hydrogen fueling to supplement the current development of hydrogen fueling station infrastructure.  There is a $1 million cash prize for the winning team.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • DOE Fellowships.  The Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) of DOE is two-year fellowships through the EERE Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellowships Program.  There are three levels of fellowships; Senior Fellows, Fellows and Junior Fellows, for a range of experience levels from recent graduates to experienced scientists and engineers.