Making hydrogen affordable to sustainably operate Everywhere in European cities

Project: EU project

Project Details


"European cities can become living lab for the demonstration of Fuel cell and hydrogen technologies, starting from their use in niche, but everyday applications such as temporary gensets that are used in construction sites, music festivals and temporary events. .Leveraging EU excellent knowledge from consortium partners in FC application for automotive and telecom backup power solutions, EVERYWH2ERE project will integrate already demonstrated robust PEMFC stacks and low weight intrinsecallty safe pressurized hydrogen technologies into easy to install, easy to transport FC based transportable gensets. 8 FC containerd “plug and play”gensets will be realized and tested through a pan-European demonstration campaign in a demonstration to market approach.The prototypes will be tested in construction sites, music festivals and urban public events all around Europe, demonstrating their flexibility and their.enlarged lifetime. Demonstration results will be capitalized towards the redaction of three replicability studies for the use of the gensets in new contexts (emergency and reconstruction sites, ships cold ironing in harbors, mining industrial sites) and for the definition of a commercial roadmap and suitable business model for the complete marketability of the gensets within 2025. A detailed logistic and environmental analysis will be performed in order to study the complete techno-economic viability of the gensets and a decision support tool will be realized to support end-users in future replicability. According to the crucial role of cities to promote through policies and dedicated regulatory framework the spreading of FC gensets, local authorities will be involved in the project since its beginning. A strong dissemination and communication campaign will be conducted particularly during ""demonstration events"" (more than 25 festivals involved) in order to increase public audience awareness about FCH technologies."
Effective start/end date1/02/1831/12/23

Collaborative partners

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Delta1 gUG (Project partner)
  • PowerCell Sweden AB (Project partner)
  • FRIEM S.p.A. (Project partner)
  • Mahytec Sarl (Project partner)
  • RINA Consulting S.p.A. (Project partner) (lead)
  • Aragon Hydrogen Foundation (FHA) (Project partner)
  • THT Control Oy (Project partner)
  • Linde Gas Italia S.r.l. (Project partner)
  • ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (Project partner)
  • Swiss Hydrogen SA (Project partner)
  • Acciona S.A. (Project partner)
  • Parco Scientifico Tecnologico Per l'Ambiente - Park Torino S.p.A. (Project partner)
  • Genport Srl (Project partner)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Funding category

  • EU-H2020


  • H2020-JTI-FCH-2017-1
  • Technology commercialisation