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Alternative Fuels Index

The Alternative Fuels Index focuses on seven alternative fuel products registered and approved by the Department of Energy to meet current AF U.S. standards. These products now include biodiesel, ethanol, propane, methanol, electricity, hydrogen, and natural gas. Coverage includes: industry commentary relating to supply, price, policy and news, detailed and accurate prices and trend analysis at the wholesale level, and refined products cost comparisons.

American Hydrogen Association (AHA)

The American Hydrogen Association works in cooperation with organizations such as the National Hydrogen Association, NASA, environmental groups, industry, local governments, and public schools to promote the understanding of hydrogen technology and to create a marketplace for pollution-free hydrogen energy.

Ballard Power Systems

Ballard is recognized as the world leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing zero-emission proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells for transportation and power generation applications. Ballard is also commercializing electric drives for fuel cell and other electric vehicles, power conversion products, and is a Tier 1 automotive supplier of friction materials for power train components. Ballard works closely with strategic partners, development partners, and customers to transform its current technology leadership into market leadership in each target market.

BMW Clean Energy

Visit the BMW Clean Energy site to learn about the automobile manufacturer's development of new, environmentally friendly concept vehicles that run on hydrogen and electricity.

California Fuel Cell Partnership

The California Fuel Cell Partnership is a collection of automobile companies, energy and fuel suppliers, fuel cell technology partners, and state and federal agencies that have joined together to demonstrate fuel cell vehicles under real-world driving conditions. The partnership will place approximately 70 fuel cell passenger cars and buses on the road between 2000 and 2003. In addition to testing the fuel cell vehicles, the Partnership will also identify fuel infrastructure issues and prepare the California market for this new technology.


CALSTART is dedicated to expanding the global advanced transportation industry and its related markets. CALSTART assists organizations involved in planning, developing, testing, and implementing advanced transportation and mobility programs, and advises fleet managers and other organizations interested in clean fuel vehicles.

Clean Cities

DOE's Clean Cities Program supports public-private partnerships that deploy AFVs and build supporting alternative fuel infrastructure.

Fuel Cell Store.com

Fuel Cell Store.com offers fuel cell related products to consumers and functions as an information resource for learning how hydrogen fuel cell technology works, and how it will be integrated into real world applications.

Fuel Cell Technologies Office

Learn about DOE's research involving hydrogen technologies and its outreach activities that support the introduction of hydrogen into the national energy mix.

Fuel Cell Today

Fuel Cell Today is a global Internet portal for companies and individuals interested in the commercialization of fuel cells. The site is an excellent source for finding all the latest fuel cell news, commentary, resources, and locating business opportunities.

H2 Nation

A magazine featuring stories about hydrogen and the United States transition to a hydrogen economy.

Kraus Global

Kraus Global Inc., of Winnipeg Canada, designs and manufactures complete refueling station packages for compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and compressed hydrogen fuels.

National Hydrogen Association (NHA)

NHA helps to develop hydrogen technologies by acting as an information exchange and providing the setting for mutual support among industry, government, and academic organizations to promote the use of these technologies in industrial and commercial applications.

NREL ReFUEL Laboratory

NREL's Renewable Fuels and Lubricants (ReFUEL) Research Laboratory is a test facility for advanced fuels in heavy-duty engines and vehicles and advanced heavy hybrid vehicles.

SLS Partners Inc.

This website is designed to dispel some common myths and misconceptions surrounding the use of hydrogen as a fuel and includes the publication Hydrogen-- Hope or Hype? by Lindsay Leveen.


USCAR is the umbrella organization of DaimlerChrysler, Ford, and General Motors, which was formed in 1992 to further strengthen the technology base of the domestic auto industry through cooperative, pre-competitive research.

Vehicle Technologies Office

DOE's Vehicle Technologies Office focuses on the research needed to develop the necessary technologies, such as fuel cells and hydrogen from domestic renewable sources, to provide a full range of affordable cars and light trucks that are free of foreign oil and harmful emissions, without sacrificing freedom of mobility and freedom of vehicle choice.

Xebec, Inc.

Xebec is a worldwide leader in the design and supply of regenerative dessicant natural gas dryers for NGV fueling stations. Other Xebec products include hydrogen dryers, air dryers, filters, and hygrometers.