National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day was created by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association to help raise awareness of fuel cell and hydrogen technologies and to celebrate how far the industry has come as well as the vast potential the technologies have today and in future. For the sixth year in a row, the Senate has passed a resolution recognizing October 8th National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. October 8th (10.08) was chosen in reference to the atomic weight of hydrogen (1.008).
Here in Hawaii, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day is supported by a proclamation from Governor David Ige.
Gov. David Ige issued a proclamation declaring October 8 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day in Hawaii. The proclamation reflects nationwide efforts to promote National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day and highlights the growth of hydrogen and its ability to combat carbon emissions as a driving factors. The full proclamation can be found here.
To celebrate this special occasion, HCATT will be hosting a virtual on October 8th. Tune in to hear a collection of stories showcasing Hawaii’s hydrogen progress, play hydrogen trivia for a chance to win a $100 gift card and watch a panel of hydrogen experts discuss opportunities for hydrogen in Hawaii’s clean energy future!