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Event Announcement

CHBC 2014 Spring Summit at ACT Expo

The California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) invites industry leaders, investors, customers and operators to the next CHBC Spring Summit on May 5, 2014 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. The event is co-located with the ACT Expo 2014.

Purpose of the Summit

This public meeting will provide:

  • Reports and updates on events, issues and opportunities that have developed in the last six months
  • Opportunities for businesses and individuals to renewal and create new relationships

What attendees will learn

The key topics presented during this day-long meeting with be:

  • Utilities, Renewable Energy Mandate and Hydrogen Energy Storage
  • Fuel Cell Power Solutions
  • Emerging Transportation Markets
  • Developing Public Interest in Hydrogen Mobility
  • Attracting Investment and Creating Commercial Opportunity for Retail Hydrogen Fueling Stations and Infrastructure 
  • Industry Business Updates by CHBC Members

Attendees will be able to learn from industry leaders what product options may apply to their business to help fulfill their energy and environmental goals and what incentive programs the state of California provides. Networking breaks will ensure that companies can connect directly with attending manufacturers. Learn more or register here >>



New Member Spotlight

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.


Hydrogen Frontier Inc. is a blending of many different personnel to provide services to the hydrogen industry. Formerly Daniel A Poppe Electrical Contracting, has teamed with engineers and operators to provide solutions and maintenance for hydrogen generation, storage, and delivery systems. Hydrogen Frontier Inc is dedicated to the promotion of hydrogen as a viable alternative energy solution.


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. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group's global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X6 Sports Activity Vehicles.


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.


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).

California is where hydrogen gets down to business. And the California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) is the vital link between hydrogen-technology developers, businesses, energy leaders, government, and infrastructure providers. A 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, members share a common vision of clean energy and transportation fueled by hydrogen. Please check this site for information on meetings and membership, hydrogen headlines and e-news archives.

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