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Energy and Environment Directorate

Research Capabilities

Hydrogen Safety

PNNL provides leadership and technical support for the Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Infrastructure Technologies Program Office directed at enhancing the safe development, commercialization and implementation of hydrogen fuel-related technologies. Examples include:

  • Providing technical support and coordination for all activities of the Hydrogen Safety Review Panel, e.g., project safety review site visits and reporting and capturing "lessons learned"
  • Editing and publishing Guidance for Safety Aspects of Proposed Hydrogen Projects as a template and resource for the development of project safety plans
  • Planning, organizing and conducting the annual Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Summit focused on the sharing of safety, codes and standards information and insights among government, industry and standards development organization.
  • Initiating and designing a hydrogen emergency response training program at the DOE Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response (HAMMER) Training Facility in Richland, Washington.

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas