U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Fuel Cell Technologies Office


Annual Merit Review Attendance Exceeds 1,500

June 12, 2009

More than 1,500 participants from industry, small businesses, universities, research institutions, government, and other organizations attended the 2009 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting during May 18-22, 2009, in Arlington, Virginia.

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen Program and Vehicle Technologies Program, this first jointly held meeting featured the review of 625 hydrogen, fuel cell, and vehicle technologies projects funded by DOE.

Hydrogen Program projects covered the areas of production and delivery, storage, fuel cells, systems analysis, manufacturing, and basic energy sciences. Project topics for the Vehicle Technologies Program included advanced combustion; advanced power electronics; energy storage; fuels technologies; lightweight materials; propulsion materials; technology validation; vehicle systems and simulations; safety, codes, and standards; technology integration; and education.

For more details, view the proceedings.