October 11, 2017

 Standards, Experimental Methods, and Protocols book coverA 2013 book on photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting developed by the U.S. Department of Energy's PEC hydrogen production working group was one of the top 25% most downloaded eBooks in the SpringerLink eBook Collection in 2016. As of today, there have been more than 28,000 chapter downloads since the book's online publication in August 2013. The book was compiled and edited by HydroGEN steering committee members Huyen Dinh and Eric Miller, along with Zhebo Chen of Stanford University.

October 6, 2017

Read an article from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory about the lab's research on low-cost, efficient technologies for hydrogen generation as part of the HydroGEN consortium and DOE's Hydrogen at Scale initiative.

Todd Deutsch, Myles Steiner, and James Young with their Annual Merit Review award plaques
June 23, 2017

At the 2017 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program recognized the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's photoelectrochemical (PEC) research team for achievement in the area of Hydrogen Production and Delivery.

June 21, 2017

On June 8 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $15.8 million for 30 new projects aimed at discovery and development of novel, low-cost materials necessary for hydrogen production and storage and for fuel cells onboard light-duty vehicles. Nineteen projects will leverage the HydroGEN Consortium to accelerate the development of advanced water-splitting materials for hydrogen production, with an initial focus on advanced electrolytic, photoelectrochemical, and solar thermochemical pathways.

May 17, 2017

Hear from the HydroGEN consortium at the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, June 5–9, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

March 9, 2017

The Symposium on Crosscutting Metrics and Benchmarking of Transformational Low-Carbon Energy-Conversion Technologies on May 30–31, 2017, brings together materials experts and stakeholders from multiple sectors covered in the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Materials Network (EMN) portfolio as well as leaders of other high-impact materials initiatives in clean energy applications.

December 7, 2016

Slides and recordings from the three HydroGEN webinars are available for download on the Fuel Cell Technologies Office website.

November 18, 2016

This funding opportunity announcement is for research and development of low-cost hydrogen production, onboard hydrogen storage, and proton exchange membrane fuel cells to advance the widespread commercialization of fuel cell electric vehicles.

November 8, 2016

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a series of three live webinars to describe the capabilities in each of the water splitting pathways being covered by the HydroGEN consortium.

Photo of a researcher working with a photoelectrode in a lab
October 24, 2016

The HydroGEN Advanced Water Splitting Materials Consortium (HydroGEN) will utilize the expertise and capabilities of the national laboratories to accelerate the development of commercially viable pathways for hydrogen production from renewable energy sources.