FAST – H2IT – EHA for hydrogen technology development and dissemination
The Italian Association for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells (H2It) and the Federation of Scientific and Technical Associations (FAST), a founding partner of H2It, cooperate actively with the European Hydrogen Association (EHA) to promote the advancement of knowledge and the study of subjects related to technologies and systems for the production and utilization of hydrogen.
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EHA/FAST is the WP7 leader of Don Quichote project
The Don Quichote project will demonstrate the technical and economical viability of an integrated hydrogen storage system for renewable electricity linked to a hydrogen refueling.. More info >>
ene.field: European Fuel Cell Micro-CHP Project
The ene.field project is the largest European demonstration of fuel cell micro-CHP More info >>
High energy density Mg-Based metal hydrides storage system
The Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK) in Trento coordinate the European project EDEN (High Energy Density Mg-based Metal Hydrides Storage System) aiming at building a forefront scientific,.. More info >>
The FCH2 JU first call for proposals under the EU's new research funding programme Horizon 2020, has been officilally launched on the 09 July 2014,.. More info >>
FCH JU Call for Proposals 2013 Part II
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking published on 28 November 2013 the second part of its 6th annual call for proposals, on the Participant.. More info >>
EU Commission confirms €1.4 bln for FCH JU till 2020
The EC announced (10 July) that it will invest  more than EUR22 billion over the next seven years in innovation for sectors that deliver high.. More info >>
FCH JU launches 2013 call for proposals
On 15 January 2013, the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) published  its 6th annual call for proposals. Over 130 million euro will be allocated to.. More info >>
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: France’s National Program
With Pan-H (2005-2008) and HPAC (2009 – 2010) program, France mobilized about 99,3 M€ for hydrogen for a total of 89 projects funded. PROGELEC 2011-2013 is the new program related to energy issues.
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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Korea’s National Program
The South Korean government is firmly committed to the idea of low carbon economic growth and economic stimulus through the promotion of new technology. The budget for fuel cells is around US$100 million per year.
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ERSEL INVESTMENT CLUB focuses on Hydrogen
Ersel Investment Club, a Private Equity Fund managed by the Ersel Group, has announced its entry into the share capital of Electro Power Systems (now one of the most important Italian companies “clean tech “) in order to fund the production growth and commercial development of the company. Electro Power Systems is a Turin-based company specialised in the design and production of the most advanced hydrogen fuel cell systems for backup applications currently available on the market. These systems are primarily used to guarantee energy for communication towers within mobile phone networks in the event of an electricity blackout. Ersel Investment Club will invest 5.0 million euros via a capital increase, thereby joining the founders, venture capital fund 360 Capital Partners, and 77 Holding, all of whom are already present in the partnership and will together invest an additional 1.0 million euros.
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UK and India sign agreement on fuel cell development
Under pacts signed on July 29 by India’s junior science minister Prithviraj Chavan and UK minister for science and universities David Willets in New Delhi, the.. More info >>
Incentives for clean vehicles in Umbria
The Umbria Region has announced its intention to facilitate the purchase of environmentally friendly vehicles by exempting future car owners from paying vehicle tax region More info >>
eco-vehicles incentives
The Minister for Economic Development, in consultation with the Minister of Economy and Finance has allocated 120 million euro for the period 2013-2015 to promote.. More info >>
Veneto: three new projects approved
"Development of hydrogen storage tank systems", "Development of solid state adsorption storage systems", "Development of sensors for hydrogen." These three new projects will enrich the.. More info >>
From 2013 up to 5,000 euros to those who leave cars powered by petrol or diesel
from 2013 who will change their car moving from a traditional to a vehicle powered by clean energy will enjoy probably the incentives of up.. More info >>
DGR 597 del 17/04/2012: notice for hydrogen technologies innovation
The Veneto Region aims to encourage innovation processes of micro, small and medium enterprises in Veneto for the adoption of technologies and systems based on the use of hydrogen.
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Energy independence with hydrogen
A building dating from the early ‘900 located in Gignod – Valle d’Aosta, is changing its energy class G (an oil boiler) to hydrogen. The needs for heat and electricity will be fully satisfied from renewable sources and the building will be independent of public power distribution networks: “off grid”.
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Regione Veneto: public tender for research and development of hydrogen technologies
On April 26, 2011 the Veneto Region has published a public call for access to grants for the research and experimental development on hydrogen technology. The notice was published under the directions (set out in the addendum to the program agreement between the Veneto Region and the Ministry of Environment for the realization of a hydrogen district at PortoMarghera) which states that support measures should promote lines of action aimed at the strengthening of a technology supply chain capable of addressing the environmental sustainability of economic growth and competitiveness.
The recipients of contributions, for a total of € 5.816.274, are large, small and medium-sized enterprises on an individual basis or in combination.
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