Fuel Cell Basics – US Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy
Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Info – Minnesota Department of Commerce Energy Info Center
General information and resources about hydrogen and fuel cell technology.
Minnesota Renewable Hydrogen Initiative News Update – MN Office of Energy Security, Dept. of Commerce (June 1, 2008)
How Fuel Cells Work – howstuffworks
The How Stuff Works Web site has general information about hydrogen and fuel cells.
Fuel Cells 2000 – Online Fuel Cell Information Center
The Online Fuel Cell Information Center is a nonprofit organization provides extensive information on fuel cell technologies, including a list of fuel cell vendors.
Fuel Cell News – fuelcellworks
Excellent fuel cell archives.
Coevolution of Vehicles & Fuels – Great Plains Institute
This easy-to-understand handout by the Great Plains Institute’s Upper Midwest Hydrogen Initiative outlines fuels evolving toward domestic, low- no-CO2 options.
TranAtlas Alternative Fuels Interactive Map – NREL
This interactive map uses a Google Maps interface to display Existing and planned alternative fueling stations, Alternative fuel production facilities, Light-duty vehicle density, and Roads and political boundaries. Users can customize the map display, print, and query the underlying data. TransAtlas is part of a suite of geographic analysis tools for renewable energy developed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Research & Reports
Current Minnesota Renewable Hydrogen Initiative News Update – May 2008
National Fuel Cell Research Center – University of California, Irvine
Information on how fuel cells work, lists of manufacturers and researchers, and provides detailed information on research projects.
Minnesota Renewable Hydrogen Initiative – Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance
The Minnesota Renewable Hydrogen Initiative (MRHI), a partnership of industry, university, government, and non-government organizations, leads the state’s effort to grow and promote Minnesota’s renewable hydrogen industry.
2007 Report on Strategic Demonstration Projects to Accelerate the Commercialization of Renewable Hydrogen and Related Technologies in Minnesota – MN Dept. of Commerce
This report was presented to the Minnesota Legislature in November 2007, and contains information on a number of renewable hydrogen projects.
Upper Midwest Hydrogen Initiative – Great Plains Institute
An affiliate of the National Hydrogen Association, this Initiative focuses on the research and development of hydrogen fuel cells as a renewable fuel in the Upper Midwest. Provide news, reports, and numerous links.
The Northern H: Developing the First Canada-U.S. Hydrogen Refueling Network – R. Nordstrom & R. Parsons
This report outlines the Great Plains Institute’s Upper Midwest Hydrogen Initiative’s plan to developed “Northern H2,” a project that involves establishing 10-12 flexible-fuel Energy Stations along key trade corridors across the Northern Plains by 2012, spanning Manitoba, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin, ultimately linking with other hydrogen refueling networks along I-90 and elsewhere.
Non-CERTs Case Studies