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    News Archives - 2009

    January

    Annual Progress Report Highlights Hydrogen Program Activities
    DOE Releases a Request for Information: New Centers of Excellence for R&D of Hydrogen-Storage Materials
    DOE Reports to Congress on Fuel Cell School Buses and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Activities, Progress, and Plans

    February

    DOE Issues a Request for Information: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Market Transformation
    DOE Announces the 2009 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting

    March

    DOE Releases a Hydrogen Sensor Funding Opportunity Announcement
    DOE Offers $2.4 Billion to Support Next-Generation Electric Vehicles

    April

    Secretary Chu Announces $41.9 Million to Spur Growth of Fuel Cell Markets
    DOE Extends Closing Date of Hydrogen Sensor Funding Opportunity Announcement

    May

    Hydrogen Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009
    DOE Issues a Request for Information: Targets for Combined Heat and Power and Auxiliary Power Unit Fuel Cell Applications

    June

    Secretary Chu Announces $256 Million Investment to Improve the Energy Efficiency of the American Economy
    Annual Merit Review Attendance Exceeds 1,500

    July

    Treasury, Energy Departments Announce More than $3 Billion in Recovery Act Funds for Renewable Energy Projects

    August

    DOE Announces More Than $2 Billion in Tax Credits for Manufacturers
    DOE Announces Fuel Cell Job Opening for Interdisciplinary Chemist or Chemical/Environmental Engineer

    September

    H-Prize Competition Notice Issued for Breakthrough Advances in Materials for Hydrogen Storage

    October

    DOE Issues a Request for Information: Requirements for Fuel Storage Subsystems for Early Market Fuel Cell Applications

    November

    ERDC-CERL Issues Broad Agency Announcement for PEM Fuel Cell Backup Power
    DOE Releases Preliminary Fuel Cell Cost and Technical Targets for Combined Heat and Power and Auxiliary Power
    DOE Releases Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Commercialization Report

    December

    DOE Hydrogen Program Announces Fuel Cell Power Model for Financial Analysis
    U.S. Navy Announces Upcoming Request for Proposal for On Board Hydrogen Storage and Power Systems
    Comments Requested on Hydrogen Storage Characterization Best Practices Update
    DOE Extends Request for Information Deadline: Requirements for Fuel Storage Subsystems for Early Market Fuel Cell Applications