UK government-backed innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board, is offering up to £5 million in funding to stimulate the development of fuel cell manufacturing and supply chains.
Industrial fuel cell company AFC Energy and Industrial Chemicals Limited are hailing the award of a €6 million grant from the EU to install what is claimed to be the world’s largest alkaline fuel cell.
UK Energy Minister Greg Barker officially launched the government’s £20 million fund to charge up energy storage technologies on Friday.
Japanese carmaker Toyota earlier this week switched on a 1.1 MW fuel cell at its California headquarters in Torrance.
Carmakers Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai are joining forces to introduce fuel cell vehicles to the market in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland.
There has been bad news for the UK clean tech sector in recent days as fuel cell developer Ceres Power and a solar panel plant in Wales hit difficulties.