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Title: Final Technical Report: Hydrogen Codes and Standards Outreach

Abstract

This project contributed significantly to the development of new codes and standards, both domestically and internationally. The NHA collaborated with codes and standards development organizations to identify technical areas of expertise that would be required to produce the codes and standards that industry and DOE felt were required to facilitate commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and infrastructure. NHA staff participated directly in technical committees and working groups where issues could be discussed with the appropriate industry groups. In other cases, the NHA recommended specific industry experts to serve on technical committees and working groups where the need for this specific industry expertise would be on-going, and where this approach was likely to contribute to timely completion of the effort. The project also facilitated dialog between codes and standards development organizations, hydrogen and fuel cell experts, the government and national labs, researchers, code officials, industry associations, as well as the public regarding the timeframes for needed codes and standards, industry consensus on technical issues, procedures for implementing changes, and general principles of hydrogen safety. The project facilitated hands-on learning, as participants in several NHA workshops and technical meetings were able to experience hydrogen vehicles, witness hydrogen refueling demonstrations, seemore » metal hydride storage cartridges in operation, and view other hydrogen energy products.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Hydrogen Association - Washington, DC
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
903333
Report Number(s):
DOE/SF22341-1
A002; TRN: US200722%%366
DOE Contract Number:
FG36-01SF22341
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
08 HYDROGEN; COMMERCIALIZATION; FUEL CELLS; HYDRIDES; HYDROGEN; LEARNING; SAFETY; STORAGE; STANDARDS; US DOE; INDUSTRY

Citation Formats

Hall, Karen I. Final Technical Report: Hydrogen Codes and Standards Outreach. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/903333.
Hall, Karen I. Final Technical Report: Hydrogen Codes and Standards Outreach. United States. doi:10.2172/903333.
Hall, Karen I. Sat . "Final Technical Report: Hydrogen Codes and Standards Outreach". United States. doi:10.2172/903333. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/903333.
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