Welcome to IEA Hydrogen

With a 35 + year operating history and significant accomplishments to its credit, the International Energy Agency (IEA) Hydrogen Technology Collaboration Program (TCP) is a unique leader in the management of coordinated hydrogen research, development and demonstration activities on a global basis.

Through the creation and conduct of nearly forty annexes or tasks, IEA Hydrogen has facilitated and managed a comprehensive range of Research, Development & Demonstration (R, D&D) and analysis programs among its Contracting Party (country and international organizations) and Sponsor (industry, PPP, non-profit) Members.


The IEA HIA belongs to the IEA Energy Technology Network, a framework created by the IEA


Latest News

Topsector Energy invites you to participate in a Work Conference on 29 November 2017, in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. This Conference is a Topsector Energy event, open for everyone who is involved in the energy transition in the Netherlands. During the conference two parallel workshops will be held on the subject of hydrogen: hydrogen in mobility applications and hydrogen in industrial processes. The workshops will be organised by TKI-Gas. Amongst others the results of IEA HTCP Task 28 “Large Scale Hydrogen Delivery Infrastructure” will be discussed. An overview will be given of the IEA Hydrogen TCP and the contribution of Dutch partners in the TCP. View more details.  

The Task 37 IEA H2 Stakeholder Workshop on Hydrogen Safety was held 14 September 2017, directly following ICHS 2017. The workshop was entitled “Hydrogen Safety: Prospects for Hydrogen Technologies and Applications.” Insights on market readiness and challenges to global-scale penetration of hydrogen technologies, as well as recent safety, codes & standards accomplishments, were part of the panel discussion in this European IEA H2 Workshop. 

Mary Rose de Valladares gave an far-reaching presentation at WHTC 2017 entitled IEA Hydrogen: Technology Diplomacy in Practice. This presentation addresses the feature of “scientific culture” – the drive to understand -- which generally tends to reduce barriers to cooperation and community development.

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Latest Publications

The IEA HIA 2016 Annual Report is now available. 2016 brought progress to the worldview of hydrogen’s role in integrated energy systems. In 2017, IEA Hydrogen aims to enhance that understanding through our task and all related activities.

Task 29: Distributed and Community Hydrogen Energy (DISCO-H2) has produced a Subtask 4 Report: Replicability and Market Readiness of the Six Case Study TechnologiesSubtask 4 assesses the market readiness of each of the projects under a framework developed by the Task participants by drawing on ST2 and ST3 results and additional analysis to draw market readiness conclusions across the six projects.

Task 29: Distributed and Community Hydrogen (DISCO H2) has produced a Final Report on Subtask 3 - Model Concept Development. The goal of Task 29 Subtask 3 was to develop replicable and scalable models for three types of distributed hydrogen systems: urban, island/rural, and industrial/commercial. 


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