Sowing the Oats for a Hydrogen Economy in Canada

CHFCA Blog | Mark Kirby Mr. W.A.C. Bennet was a controversial figure.  A populist Social Credit premier in British Columbia, Canada in the ‘50s and ‘60s, he polarized the left and the right.  But you have to give him credit for one thing: he laid the groundwork for BC’s low-cost power grid, building massive hydro […]

CHFCA, K’ul Group, and Trade Commissioner Service to host webinar on power-to-gas initiatives in Canada and US

VANCOUVER – With the support of K’ul Group and the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) will be hosting an exclusive webinar focusing on power-to-gas (P2G) technology on Tuesday, May 26. The webinar will inform participants about how low-cost, low-carbon intensity hydrogen can be produced using surplus renewable energy […]

Loop Energy recognised on Ready to Rocket Cleantech List

CHFCA member Loop Energy, a leading provider of fuel cell electric range extenders for medium and heavy-duty transport applications, has been listed on the 2020 Ready to Rocket Cleantech List. The Ready to Rocket list is compiled by Rocket Builders and has been identifying “movers and shakers” in British Columbia’s technology sector for the past […]

Hydrogen in a Time of COVID-19

CHFCA Blog | Mark Kirby News is bleak.  Revenues are crashing as markets dry up and operations are compromised.  Companies are making the tough choice whether to lay off employees and risk losing vital talent.  Everyone is concerned about families and essential workers. In this environment and with apologies to writer Gabriel Garcia Marques, who […]

f-cell+HFC 2020 – COVID-19 Update from Management

March 19, 2020 Dear f-cell+HFC stakeholders and f-cell+HFC 2020 attendees, CHFCA and PSA are continuing to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its potential impact on f-cell+HFC 2020 The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Event in Vancouver on June 8+9, 2020. You can rely on our newsletters to keep you informed – our next update for […]

Modo drivers in Metro Vancouver embrace hydrogen electric vehicles and call for more stations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (March 19, 2020) – A new survey of British Columbia (BC) carshare users who booked the Hyundai NEXO fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in recent months found that most had a positive experience driving the NEXO, with 93% of respondents indicating curiosity drove their decision to book the zero-emission vehicle, and 68% […]

CHFCA helps brings zero-emission hydrogen vehicles to Modo’s fleet

The reasons to carshare with Modo are abundant—it’s convenient, affordable, and has recently become even more sustainable. The B.C.-based co-op has not only helped fill some of the gaps left behind by car2go’s departure, but the member-owned co-operative has also been busy building an eco-friendly fleet. Modo has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability by partnering with the […]

Modo Q&A with Mark Kirby of the Canadian Hydrogen Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA)

Modo: Modo members were the first carsharing members worldwide to get access to the NEXO as part of their fleet – why are carsharing and hydrogen fuel cell technology a natural fit? Mark Kirby: The CHFCA is very proud that Modo members were the first carsharing members worldwide to get access to the NEXO as part of […]

Hydrogen: Power for a New Decade and Beyond

CHFCA Blog | Mark Kirby There is tremendous opportunity for the Canadian hydrogen and fuel cell sector to grow and lead the world. I am convinced of this after engaging over the past quarter with many of our members, stakeholders and industry players here in Canada, at COP 25 and other conferences in Europe and […]