DOE to Hold Fuel Cell Pre-Solicitation Workshop in March 2010

    February 22, 2010

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will hold a Fuel Cell Pre-Solicitation Workshop on March 16-17, 2010 at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel (PDF 704 KB) in Lakewood, Colo. Download Adobe Reader. DOE invites the fuel cell research community and other stakeholders to participate in a discussion of the most relevant research, development, and demonstration topics in fuel cells and fuel cell systems appropriate for government funding in stationary and transportation applications as well as cross-cutting stack and balance-of-plant component technology. 

    Input from workshop participants and from the DOE Request for Information (PDF 35 KB) will be used to assist in the development of a planned Fuel Cell Funding Opportunity Announcement with awards anticipated in FY 2011. Download Adobe Reader. Interested parties are asked to RSVP for the workshop to FCTfuelcells@go.doe.gov  by March 8, 2010.  To assist in your travel planning, the following schedule is anticipated:  March 16, 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm MST; March 17, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm MST.

    A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel for March 15-18 at the discounted rate of $129 per night. To get this rate, either call the hotel directly at 303-987-2000 and mention the DOE workshop or go to online reservations and click on "book a room" at the upper right.

    For those who cannot attend the workshop in person, a Webinar will be offered on the first day of the workshop (March 16).  Those participating via Webinar will be able to submit written questions or comments, which will be addressed as time permits during the open discussion periods of the workshop. Please register online if you plan to participate via Webinar.