Air Products Statement for Hydrogen Supply Shortage


"Air Products would like to provide an update to hydrogen fueling customers affected by an unexpected disruption to our hydrogen supply chain. We are actively working to resolve this unexpected disruption, which has been caused by a contemporaneous series of unrelated issues at several liquid hydrogen production and supply sites. We are addressing the matter as rapidly as we can and are hopeful to have the situation remedied and have restored regular hydrogen supply in the early days of August. We regret any inconvenience that may have resulted.

Newport Beach Hydrogen Station Opens - #35

The Newport Beach hydrogen station, operated by Shell, is open for business! It is the 35th retail hydrogen station in California and located in Orange County.

The hydrogen station first opened in 2012 and was recently upgraded to accommodate retail sales.

34th Hydrogen Station Opens in Ontario, CA

The Ontario hydrogen station is open for business! It is the 34th retail hydrogen station in California and located at the western end of the Inland Empire.

The Ontario station provides 100% renewable hydrogen to FCEV drivers and is the first station in Southern California to provide all major alternative transportation fuels; it also offers biofuel, CNG, and plug-in electric charging.

Ontario hydrogen station Stratos Fuel, California

Shell Joins CaFCP Executive Board

At the California Fuel Cell Partnership public meeting in October, Shell was invited to become a member of CaFCP’s executive board. Shell is the first energy company to join the board. Shell and its affiliates within the Shell Group of Companies are taking part in various initiatives to encourage the adoption of hydrogen as a transport fuel. Shell currently operates two hydrogen refueling stations in California, located in Newport Beach and Torrance, and was awarded ARFVTP funding to build seven additional stations.

32nd Hydrogen Station Opens in Mountain View, California

The Mountain View hydrogen station is open for business! It is the 32nd retail hydrogen station in California and was developed by Linde North America. Linde also operates the San Ramon, San Juan Capistrano and West Sacramento hydrogen stations.

Mountain View hydrogen station photos, California

Mountain View is located in Silicon Valley, a key early adopter area for all types of electric vehicles, including fuel cell electric. 

Report on AB 8: Attaining 100 Hydrogen Refueling Stations

The California Air Resources Board and the California Energy Commission released the Joint Agency Staff Report on Assembly Bill 8: 2017 Annual Assessment of Time and Cost Needed to Attain 100 Hydrogen Refueling Stations in California that follows two previously published joint reports in accordance with Assembly Bill 8 (AB 8) that was signed into law in 2013.

We Are Thankful For These 10 Things (and more) At Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving will soon be upon us, marking the launch of the holiday season. It also causes us to reflect on our accomplishments, individual and collective, personal and professional.

At the Fuel Cell Partnership, we wanted to express our thanks to the many individuals, organizations, and accomplishments in the hydrogen and fuel cell world that we have encountered over the past year.

Below is the list that we have compiled. We apologize for anyone or anything we’ve forgotten – so much has happened in 2017!