Spain as new Member in the AFC TCP

As of May 27, 2019 Spain is a new Country Member of the AFC TCP.

Spain is now official country member of the AFC TCP. After being a sponsor since August 2017, the Centro Nacional del Hidrógeno (CNH2) is now the official ExCo representative for Spain in the TCP.

The objectives of CNH2 are the scientific and technological research of hydrogen technologies and fuel cells, supporting the scientific and technological community at national and international level.

This objective includes:

• The use in the CNH2 laboratories of scientific advances made by national and international research groups.

• Transfer of the scientific knowledge achieved and scaled up, ready for its use as applications in real life

• Research and demonstration of energy conversion processes using hydrogen as an energy carrier and its final implementation in all possible applications.

It also includes the use of CNH2 as a center for: testing processes, characterization, standardization, certification or validation of technological developments achieved by the productive sector to improve the competitiveness of enterprises and to promote the introduction in the domestic market of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

The Technology Collaboration Programme on the Research, Development and Demonstration on Advanced Fuel Cells (Advanced Fuel Cells Technology Collaboration Programme, AFC TCP) functions within a framework created by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The activities of the AFC TCP are coordinated by the IEA’s Working Party on Energy End-use Technologies (EUWP). Views, findings and publications of the AFC TCP do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the IEA Secretariat or of its individual member countries.