Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Electric Fuel Cell Technology Comes To Capitol Hill

The US Fuel Cell Council (USFCC) sponsored its 7th Annual Congressional Fuel Cell Expo on May 15, 2007 in the Cannon Caucus Room in the Cannon House Office Building. Twenty-four exhibitors displayed their fuel cell products that included a variety of portable, stationary, micro and automotive apolications. Center President Norris McDonald is pictured at right with a GM fuel cell vehicle that was parked between the Cannon and Longworth Hosue Office Buildings. Many people drove and rode in the two demonstration vehicles.

The US Fuel Cell Council is the trade association of the fuel cell industry. The membership includes producers of all types of fuel cells, major suppliers, automakers, universities, fuel cell customers, hydrogen suppliers, government entities and national laboratories, other associations and many others. Formed in 1998, the US Fuel Cell Council has approximately 115 members. The USFCC leads and participates in a wide variety of activities for the fuel cell industry.

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