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

Fuel Cell Technologies Office


Advisory Committee Issues Report on State of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

March 17, 2010

The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee (HTAC) released its 2009 annual report: The State of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Commercialization and Technical Development (PDF 1 MB) Download Adobe Reader.  

HTAC reports significant strides in 2009, despite the economic climate, budget uncertainties, and a shifting policy framework upon which much of industry relies. The document reports a 41% increase in worldwide shipments of fuel cells compared with 2008 shipment data. Highlights of commercial deployments are featured, along with brief reports on research progress.