Million-Dollar Hydrogen Refueling Competition Under Way

Posted by NGT Staff on November 10, 2015 No Comments
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The Hydrogen Education Foundation has announced the official list of contestants for the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize competition. The H2 Refuel H-Prize, a competitive challenge to deploy an on-site home or community hydrogen generation system to fuel hydrogen-powered vehicles using electricity or natural gas, has accepted submissions from six contestants.

The submissions of the six qualified contestants will now be evaluated by a group of expert judges to determine which contestants can advance to the finalist round. The finalist selection is expected to be announced in December 2015 followed by system construction, installation, testing and evaluation, resulting in the announcement of the winner of the $1 million prize at the end of 2016.

The contestants are Ion Power Inc., Katsu Technologies Inc., Millennium Reign Energy, Reactwell, Simple.Fuel and Washington State University.

The finalist selection is expected to be announced in December, followed by system construction, installation, testing and evaluation, resulting in the announcement of the winner of the $1 million prize at the end of 2016.

For more information regarding the H2 Refuel Competition, click here.

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