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|AC Transit||AC Transit is an innovative, modern bus system, owned by the public of the East Bay. Its family tree dates back to 1869 when AC Transit’s first predecessor began carrying passengers from the Jack London Waterfront into burgeoning Oakland in a horse-drawn rail car.|
|American Honda Motor Corp.||Since 1999, Honda has demonstrated its long-standing commitment to developing fuel cells as the ultimate clean energy technology for replacing fossil fuels, eliminating emissions, and reducing our impact on the global climate. Its advanced fuel cell electric vehicle, FCX Clarity is available for lease in the US and Japan and it has piloted several solar hydrogen refueling stations in California and Japan.|
|Ballard Power Systems||
Ballard Power Systems, Inc. is a global leader in PEM (proton exchange membrane) fuel cell technology, offering smarter solutions for a clean energy future. Ballard provides clean energy fuel cell products enabling optimized power systems for a range of applications, actively putting fuel cells to work in high-value commercial uses every day.
|Bay Area Air Quality Management District||Bay Area AQMD's jurisdiction encompasses all of the area around San Francisco Bay, including Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Napa. Its mission strives to protect and improve public health, air quality, and the global climate.|
|Cambridge LCF Group||The Cambridge LCF Group offers strategic advice for a variety of California environment and energy laws, energy markets analysis and design, new business development in California utility sectors, developing complex regulatory compliance plans, support for regulation promulgation efforts in state, regional, and local municipal regulatory forums. The LCF Cambridge Group also offers strategic advice for business management and government relationos for major corporations, including natural gas, energy and water utilities, new energy ventures, and emerging technology companies.|
FuelCell Energy, Inc. is an integrated fuel cell company that designs, manufactures, installs, operates, and services stationary fuel cell power plants.
As a leading global fuel cell company, FuelCell Energy provides ultra-clean, efficient, and reliable baseload distributed generation for electric utilities, commercial and industrial companies, universities, municipalities, government entities, and other customers around the world.
Hydrogenics has over 60 years of experience designing, manufacturing, building, and installing industrial and commercial hydrogen systems around the globe.
They offer expertise for a range of applications, including hydrogen generators, hydrogen fuel cells for electric vehicles, fuel cell installations for freestanding electrical power plants and UPS systems, and hydrogen storage and power systems.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.
There are approximately 20,000 employees who carry out Pacific Gas and Electric Company's primary business—the transmission and delivery of energy. The company provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 16 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.
|Plug Power||The architects of modern fuel cell technology, Plug Power revolutionized the industry with cost-effective power solutions that increase productivity, lower operating costs and reduce carbon footprints. Plug Power focuses on developing, manufacturing and selling hydrogen-fueled PEM GenDrive®
products on commercial terms for industrial off-road (forklift or material handling) applications, with a focus on multishift high volume manufacturing and high throughput distribution sites.
|South Coast Air Quality Management District||South Coast AQMD is the air pollution control agency for all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties, the smoggiest region of the U.S. It develops and adopts an Air Quality Management Plan, which serves as the blueprint to bring this area into compliance with federal and state clean air standards.|
|Southern California Gas Co.||Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) has been delivering clean, safe, and reliable natural gas to its customers for more than 140 years. It is the nation’s largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.9 million consumers through 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities.|
|Toyota Motor Corp.||Toyota is a leader in automotive alternative fuel technologies, including hydrogen fuel cell. Toyota is striving to make fuel cell vehicle technology widely available as soon as possible and currently has several vehicles in the testing stage.|
|U.S. FuelCell / U.S. Hybrid||US FuelCell is a wholly owned subsidiary of US Hybrid with more than 26 years of experience in fuel cell balance of plant components and vehicle development and deployment. US FuelCell was established in 2013 after the purchase of the UTC Power PEM fuel cell Transportation division. US FuelCell, a premier manufacturer of the first freeze-capable integrated fuel cell engine, is targeting medium and heavy-duty vehicle markets.
US Hybrid Corporation, established in 1999, specializes in the design and manufacture of powertrain components and systems for medium and heavy-duty electric, hybrid, and fuel cell commercial buses and trucks to enable them to become more reliable and fuel-efficient, with lower emissions and better responsiveness.
SinoHytec focuses on the development and industrialization of safe, clean and highly fuel efficient buses and their relevant sub-components and the construction of new energy transportation facilities. With more than ten-year vehicle integration experiences for electric, hybrid-electric and fuel cell vehicles, SinoHytec have made great advances and achievements on the complete vehicle design for various electric vehicles, R&D for new energy power system, development for the vehicles’ electric control system and the construction of hydrogen station and demonstration park.
|IRD Fuel Cells LLC||
IRD Fuel Cell LLC is specialized in producing the best component solutions for various PEM fuel cell applications, Direct Methanol Fuel Cell systems and PEM electrolyzer applications. With manufacturing presence in the Americas and Europe they are a leading independent supplier of strategic fuel cell components with emphasis on MEAs and flowplates.
|ITM Power||ITM Power, based at two facilities in Sheffield, UK, designs and manufactures hydrogen energy systems for energy storage and clean fuel production.|
|The Linde Group||The Linde Group is a world leading supplier of industrial, process and speciality gases and is one of the most profitable engineering companies. Linde products and services can be found in nearly every industry, in more than 100 countries.|
|Proton Onsite||Proton OnSite designs and manufactures proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrochemical systems to make hydrogen from water producing safe, pure, reliable onsite hydrogen to meet global hydrogen requirements ranging from grid-level support for energy storage to turbine generator cooling in power plants.|
|Sumitomo Corporation||The Sumitomo Corporation Group engages in multifaceted business activities including sales of a variety of products and services globally. This includes domestic and international business investments by leveraging its global network in various industries and consumers. The Sumitomo Corporation Group aims at creating new value by transcending existing frameworks and growing together with business partners around the world by constantly staying a step ahead in dealing with change.|
|Air Liquide||American Air Liquide offers industrial gases and related services to a variety of customers including those in large industry, industrial manufacturing, electronics, and healthcare marketplaces. It implements innovative technologies that curb polluting emissions, lower industry’s energy use, recover and reuse natural resources, and develops the energies of tomorrow, such as hydrogen, biofuels or photovoltaic energy.|
|BMW North America, LLC||
BMW North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. ROLLS-ROYCE Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand, the MINI brand, and the ROLLS-ROYCE brand of Motor Cars; DesignworksUSA, an industrial design firm in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country.
|Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)||CTE is a member-based non-profit, non-governmental organization to advance clean, sustainable, innovative transportation and energy technologies by helping over 200 US companies move their technologies into the global energy and transportation mainstream. CTE has also moved the needle through public awareness campaigns, educational programming, market research, and commuter behavior studies.|
|El Dorado||ElDorado National-California designs and manufactures low floor and standard floor medium and heavy-duty buses for public transit/paratransit, airport, parking, and university transportation markets.|
|Electro Power Systems||Electro Power Systems specializes in the development and manufacturing of hydrogen-based integrated hybrid and technologically-neutral energy storage solutions, supplying power network to developed countries, and producing off-grid electricity in emerging countries. With its innovative technology, Electro Power Systems currently develops an energy storage solution for any type of battery by exclusively exploiting water cycle emission-free, without the use of toxic nor heavy metals.|
|Energy Independence Now||Energy Independence Now is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing innovative, action-oriented solutions to catalyze a rapid transition to a clean, renewable energy and transportation economy in California through policy, advocacy and research.|
|General Motors||In addition to GM's industry-leading development of battery-eclectic vehicles, GM continues to pursue promising alternative technologies such as hydrogen fuel cells.|
Giner, Inc. is a world-class research and development firm specializing in the development of proton exchange membrane (PEM) based electrochemical technologies. Giner focuses on PEM technology on electrochemical sensors and biomedical devices such as self-contained transdermal alcohol sensors and environmental gas sensors and applying membrane technology to fuel cells for power generation, high-pressure electrolyzers for regenerative power, hydrogen fuel production, and oxygen production for life support.
|Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) and ACT Expo||GNA is the leading North American clean transportation and energy consulting firm specializing in market development for low-emission and alternative fuel vehicle technologies, infrastructure and fuels for both on and off-road applications. For more than 20 years, GNA has pioneered the nation’s largest and most innovative alternative fuel vehicle projects. GNA organizes two of the industry’s premier alternative fuel conferences—the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo and the High Horsepower (HHP) Summit.|
|Golden State EPC
(Engineering, Procurement & Construction) LLC
|Engineering, Procurement & Construction, LLC has unique experience to bring prototype equipment from fabrication to commercialization, designing and constructing large hydrogen generation facilities and new or converted electric power generating plants, pipelines for safe distribution to smaller regional and local electricity generators, and hydrogen compressors and step down stations for local distribution and to fueling stations for personal vehicles, and distribution from fuel cells within residential, industrial or commercial developments.|
|Greenlight Innovation||Greenlight Innovation provides the tools and equipment required to accurately test and manufacture products for alternative energy applications, including:
- Automated manufacturing equipment
- Fuel cell test stations (PEM and SOFC)
- Battery test stations, including re-dox flow batteries
- Electrolyser test equipment
- Hybrid electric vehicle test systems
|H2 Logic A/S||H2 Logic A/S is a leading manufacturer of H2Station® hydrogen refueling stations that provides fuel cell electric vehicles with the same fast fueling and long range as conventional vehicles today.|
|H2Safe LLC||H2Safe LLC owns patents on technology for safer storage of compressed or liquid hydrogen, compressed or liquid natural gas, industrial gases, oxygen and liquified petroleum, in mobile, stationary, airborne and maritime applications.|
|Hydrogen-XT, Inc. is a privately held company founded in 2010. They believe that hydrogen has the potential to become the primary transportation fuel in the United States if it can overcome the cost-prohibitive nature of building the required fueling infrastructure that will enable consumers to purchase and drive hydrogen-fueled vehicles.|
|Hyundai Motor America||
Hyundai has emerged as a leader in production of the fuel cell electric vehicle and it plans to produce up to 1,000 of its FCEV, the ix35, by 2015.
|i-2-m||i-2-m offers an advanced ion exchange filter specifically designed for fuel cell applications.|
|Idaho National Laboratory (INL)||The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is in operation since 1949. INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's missions in nuclear and energy research, science, and national defense. It's mission is to proving the principle of national energy and security solutions using world-class capabilities.|
|Intelligent Energy||Intelligent Energy delivers efficient and clean energy technologies for the global consumer electronics, automotives, and stationary power markets.|
|Johnson Matthey Fuel Cell||Johnson Matthey is a speciality chemicals company and a world leader in advanced materials technology. Environmental Technologies, one of its global divisions, is a global supplier of catalysts and related technologies for applications in pollution control, cleaner fuel, more efficient use of hydrocarbons, the hydrogen economy, and other environmental benefits.|
McPhy Energy is a pioneer in hydrogen production from water electrolysis and hydrogen storage using metal hydrides. Integrating these technologies into product platforms, McPhy Energy is addressing the needs of customers worldwide in the mobility, industrial and power to gas markets. They have one the largest power-to-gas installation in the world in Germany. With operations in France, Italy, and Germany and presence in Asia, Americas, Russia and Middle East, McPhy Energy is prepared to service the needs of customers worldwide.
|National Renewable Energy Laboratory||The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the only national laboratory solely dedicated to advancing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies from concept to commercial application.|
|Next Hydrogen Group||Next Hydrogen water electrolysers let you generate more clean hydrogen, faster, than traditional electrolysers – and at a significantly reduced cost..|
|Nuvera Fuel Cells||
Nuvera hydrogen supply systems and fuel cell technology are transforming the logistics, automotive, aerospace, and marine industries. As more industries adopt hydrogen fuel cells as the energy technology of choice, Nuvera is positioned as a leading global provider of advanced power solutions.
Founded in 1977, PDC Machines is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. PDC has long been a proponent of hydrogen as an energy carrier with over 200 compressors currently in use in demonstration and in commerical installations throughout the world for hydrogen refueling of vehicles, buses, material handling vehicles and experimental aircraft.
PDC Machines continues to pursue the goal of cost effective solutions to deliver high pressure hydrogen. We are proud to be taking an active role as a component supplier, promoting the growth of commericial hydrogen fueling stations by providing complete hydrogen compression solutions. We offer an extensive line of standard compressors along with turn-key engineered and compression systems to meet an array of applications ranging from single demo-sites to full scale commercial stations
|The Port of Long Beach||The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in innovative goods movement, safety, environmental stewardship and sustainability. As the second-busiest container seaport in the U.S., the Port handles trade valued at $180 billion annually and supports hundreds of thousands of jobs.|
|Powertech Labs, a BC Hydro subsidiary, specializes in clean energy consulting, independent testing and power system solutions.|
|Rio Hondo College||Rio Hondo College officially opened its doors for instruction in 1963 and is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2012-2013. As a comprehensive community college, Rio Hondo offers many strong career-technical programs, such as nursing, fire and police academies, automotive and alternative fuels, a full transfer curriculum, and basic skills courses and services.|
|Sacramento Municipal Utility District||As the nation’s sixth-largest community-owned electric service provider, SMUD has been providing low-cost, reliable electricity for more than 65 years to Sacramento County (and small adjoining portions of Placer and Yolo Counties). SMUD is a recognized industry leader and award winner for its innovative energy efficiency programs, renewable power technologies, and for its sustainable solutions for a healthier environment. SMUD is the first large California utility to receive more than 20 percent of its energy from renewable resources.|
|Schatz Energy Research Center - Humboldt State University||Established in 1989, Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) specializes in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and hydrogen energy systems. It works in various capacities, including research and development, technology demonstration, project development, energy systems analysis, and education and training.|
|Sunline Transit||SunLine Transit Agency, a transit operator in Riverside County, California, is a transit agency providing bus service in the Coachella Valley area.|
|True Zero||True Zero is dedicated to providing customers access to safe and reliable retail hydrogen to help accelerate the adoption of electric fuel cell vehicles as a replacement for ICE vehicles. As a first step towards achieving this goal, True Zero has built and currently operates the world's largest retail hydrogen network, which spans across the State of California.|
|United Hydrogen Group||United Hydrogen Group (UHG) and its subsidiaries provide a full range of products and services to the worldwide hydrogen economy, with a vision to expand our leadership in hydrogen manufacturing, distribution, and applications development.|
|Bethlehem Hydrogen Inc.||
Bethlehem Hydrogen Inc. (BHI): A hydrogen technology company offering a wide range of products for use within the refueling infrastructure at customer sites all over the nation. With in-house expertise ensuring the safe handling of cryogenic and high pressure gaseous hydrogen, BHI offers turn-key solutions through its design, manufacturing and field installation capabilities.
|China Hydrogen Fuel Cell Co.||
China Hydrogen Fuel Cell Co., Ltd (CHFC) is a leading joint venture dedicates to fuel cell production, which includes battery research and development, achievement transformation, system integration, stander setting, talent development, and industrialization. CHFCC wishes to establish good cooperative partnership with the hydrogen enterprises around the world, and create the brilliance of the renewable energy together. We have signed strategic agreement with Chongqing government, many auto manufacturing companies and China telecom operators. Our current plan is to build a production line for the annual output of 5000 fuel cells, to realize local production of fuel cell module in China, which will include fuel cells for buses, cars and emergency batteries for telecom basements.
|Community Environmental Services||Community Environmental Services provides policy, strategic, regulatory, business development and other air quality and energy assistance to a broad range of private and public sector clients.|
|E4 Strategic Solutions||E4 Strategic Solutions provides its clients with real solutions to complex environmental and energy issues based on nearly 75 years of experience working in both the government and private sector. E4 Strategic Solutions is unique in the sense that it understands, and knows how to work with regulatory agencies, elected officials, and the Executive Branch at the local, state and federal level. E4 Strategic Solutions has proven problem solvers that know how to leverage opportunities and advocate effectively for its clients. Their commitment is to develop and deliver the best solutions to address client needs.|
|GTM Technologies||Part of the IGX Group, GTM Technologies comprises a complete line of Gas Transportation Modules or GTMs for the storage and transportation of compressed natural gas (CNG). Configured around Type III composite cylinders that are lightweight, the IGX GTM can store CNG at up to 3600 psi (248 bar). GTMs can be configured for placement into standard shipping containers or onto the back of small trucks. The GTMs offered by IGX are an economical alternative to the steel solutions, which are extremely heavy and result in both decreased fuel economy when transporting the modules, as well as greater wear and tear on the vehicle and roads.|
H2B2 is a technology based company, incorporated in 2016 and present in the United States and Spain. The company brings two decades of experience in hydrogen production, processing and technology development. H2B2 provides Innovation, Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, Integration, Financing and O&M for modular hydrogen production systems, using water electrolysis.
H2Tech Systems, formerly known as ETA Power Systems is a start-up company focused on developing technologies and fueling capabilities to support and accelerate the roll-out of a hydrogen fueling infrastructure in California.
|Horizon Fuel Cells Americas, Inc||
Horizon has emerged as a world-scale supplier of fuel cells, state of the art hydogen generation technologies and integrated solutions for a diverse set of industries.
Together with new on-site hydrogen generation solutions, Horizon is providing a new range of power solutions and services to industrial customers.
|Hydrogen In Motion||Hydrogen In Motion (H2M) is developing mobile hydrogen storage tanks and will deliver these tanks to owners of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for them to use with their hydrogen fuel equipment or vehicles.|
|Hydrogenious Technologies||Hydrogenious Technologies is working on a new technology for safe and efficient hydrogen storage and transportation in Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers (LOHC).|
|Ivys Energy Solutions||
Ivys Energy Solutions is keenly focused on becoming a leading solutions provider delivering effective engineering services and products to the global energy and hydrogen markets. Building on its founders’ decades of experience in the hydrogen fuel cell industry, Ivys Inc. is developing innovative technologies and products that will make a fundamental impact on the availability of cost-effective, readily deployable hydrogen refueling infrastructure, and enabling the successful rollout of fuel cell electric vehicles.
|Longitude 122 West||Longitude 122 West, Inc. is a woman-owned certified small business. Established in 1995 and located in Menlo Park, California, 122 West provides engineering and economic consulting services in energy, energy storage, clean fuels and environmental analysis. Currently manages a hydrogen analysis working group for the International Energy Agency.|
Loop is the product of 20 years of research and collaboration among the most creative, determined minds in science, engineering, clean tech and the automotive industry.
The firm has proven and protected a fuel cell technology breakthrough - eFlow™ - that delivers economic and performance gains.
|MPL Consulting||MPL Consulting offers advisory services focused on Systems, Organizations and Leadership. They work to ensure that dollars spent will not be wasted on a system too difficult to comprehend, or too simple to meet your enterprise needs.|
|Paramount Energy West||Paramount Energy West is a technology firm engaged in the development and implementation of advanced hybrid renewable energy power generation systems.|
|PowerHouse Energy Americas||PowerHouse Energy Americas (“PHEA”) is a leading provider of on-site energy systems in North America. PHEA uses both traditional and renewable forms of fuel to generate electric and thermal energy that are economical and environmentally responsible.|
RAMCO Consulting Company (RAMCO) was founded in March 2002 as a follow-on organization to RAMCO, Incorporated, which was purchased by PG&E’s National Energy Group in March 2002.
RAMCO, Inc. was founded in 1977 as an energy and management consulting firm headquartered in San Diego, California.
SAFCell is an energy company established to market and commercialize the innovative solid acid fuel cell (SAFC) technology developed and patented at the California Institute of Technology.
SAFC technology enables real-world fuel use, stack cost reductions and extensive system simplifications compared to current fuel cell technologies. SAFCell aims to be the exclusive manufacturer and supplier of SAFC stacks.
|Terrella Energy Systems||Terrella Energy Systems is a manufacturing and service company that specializes in roll embossing technology using flexible graphite materials for application in energy and thermal management systems. They also provide engineering service with
a rapid turnaround and lean design approach to deliver designs quickly during early stages of the production cycle.
Wiretough Cylinders LLC is a Virginia based company manufacturing high pressure cylinders for the storage of compressed natural gas (CNG) on board a vehicle as fuel. The company additionally has developed cylinders in 200 to 875 Bar (3,000 to 13,000 psi) for storage of gases such as CNG, hydrogen and helium.
|Zero Carbon Energy Solutions||Zero Carbon Energy Solutions is a technical consulting firm with clients that include the U.S. Department of Energy, Fuel Cell Technologies Office, Safety Codes and Standards program, and The Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA).|
|Ztek Corporation||ZTEK is engaged in the business of developing, manufacturing, selling and servicing of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) based energy systems, including High Performance Steam Reforming (HPSR) technology inherent within the fuel cell system.|
|California Air Resources Board||The California Air Resources Board is a part of the California Environmental Protection Agency. It aims to promote and protect public health, welfare and ecological resources through the effective and efficient reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering the effects on the economy of the state.|
|California Fuel Cell Partnership||The California Fuel Cell Partnership is a collaboration of organizations, including auto manufacturers, energy providers, government agencies and fuel cell technology companies, that work together to promote the commercialization of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.|
|CALSTART||CALSTART is a member supported organization dedicated to expanding and supporting a high-tech clean transportation industry that cleans the air, creates jobs and economic opportunities, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and secures our transportation energy future. It works with business fleets and governments to develop, implement and commercialize clean, efficient transportation solutions through technology commercialization, consulting assistance, industry information and policy analysis.|
|Coalition for Clean Air||With offices in Los Angeles, Fresno and Sacramento, Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) works to restore California’s air quality through advocacy, education and outreach. CCA is dedicated to restoring clean, healthy air to California by advocating for effective public policy, responsible regulation and practical business solutions.|
|University of California - Irvine | Advanced Power & Energy Program||The Advanced Power and Energy Program at the University of California, Irvine addresses the development and deployment of efficient, environmentally sensitive, sustainable power generation and energy conversion worldwide. At the heart of this endeavor is the creation of new knowledge brought about through fundamental and applied research, and the sharing of this knowledge through education and outreach. Industry is actively engaged and vital to this effort.|