Read news and highlights about Fuel Cell Consortium for Performance and Durability (FC-PAD) activities, accomplishments, and progress.

March 28 Webinar: Fuel Cell Durability and Performance through FC-PAD, a Multilab Collaboration

The U.S. Department of Energy's Fuel Cell Technologies Office will present a live webinar on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at 12 p.m. Eastern. This webinar will discuss the latest results from the activities FC-PAD members have engaged in to enhance the performance and durability of fuel cells while simultaneously reducing their cost. Researchers will also discuss examples of capabilities that have been developed through the consortium, as well as ways in which industry can collaborate with them. Register for the webinar.

FC-PAD to Present Project Updates at DOE Annual Merit Review

FC-PAD members will present their FY19 project accomplishments and progress at the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, April 29–May 1, 2019, in Crystal City, Virginia. Visit the Annual Merit Review website to learn more and register.

DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Office Presents Consortia Overview Webinar (FC-PAD and HyMARC)

The Fuel Cell Technologies Office presented an overview of FC-PAD during a live webinar on Thursday, January 7. This webinar provided an overview of the organization of FC-PAD, its planned scientific activities, and the role of individual projects selected to work with FC-PAD through the FY16 Funding Opportunity Announcement. See slides and a recording from this webinar.

Los Alamos-Led Consortium Works to Enhance Fuel Cell Technology

The Fuel Cell Consortium for Performance and Durability, FC-PAD, was announced on October 8, 2015. FC-PAD is a U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cells Technologies Office-funded project to enhance the performance and durability of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, while simultaneously reducing their cost. View press releases from some of the participating labs:

  • Los Alamos National Laboratory press release
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory press release
  • Argonne National Laboratory press release