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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Permitting Guide

The mission of the Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and Infrastructure Technologies Program is to research, develop, and validate fuel cells and hydrogen production, delivery, and storage technologies for transportation and stationary applications.

Codes and standards are needed to ensure safety, as well as to commercialize hydrogen as a fuel. To accomplish its objectives, staff work with code development organizations, code officials, industry experts, and national laboratory scientists to draft new model codes and equipment standards that cover emerging hydrogen technologies for consideration by the various code-enforcing jurisdictions.

In support of the program objectives, the following guide was developed through a collaborative effort involving the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the International Code Council (ICC), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

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