2010-2011 Hydrogen Student Design Contest Rules and Guidelines Now Available

Online info session on the Contest to be held on Sept. 21 at 3PM ET

Washington, D.C. - September 14, 2010 - Today, the official rules and guidelines for the 2010-2011 Hydrogen Student Design Contest: Residential Fueling were released online at www.HydrogenContest.org. Teams have until October 15 to register for the university-level competition.


For this year's Contest, teams are tasked with planning and designing a residential hydrogen fueling system for a home, apartment complex, dorm, or other single residential building. As a part of their entry, teams will develop a technical design; conduct an economic analysis; and develop business, marketing, and public education plans for their systems.

The Contest organizer, Hydrogen Education Foundation, will be holding a free informational webinar on the Contest for prospective participants on September 21 at 3PM ET. Information on the webinar can also be found on the Contest website. Those interested can register directly by clicking this link.

This year's Contest is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and Proton Energy Systems. Teams of university students worldwide can now register to compete at www.hydrogencontest.org.

For more information on the Contest, please contact:

Josh Lieberman, Hydrogen Education Foundation
liebermanj@hydrogenassociation.org
202.223.5547 x322

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About the Hydrogen Student Design Contest
Organized by the Hydrogen Education Foundation, the annual Hydrogen Student Design Contest challenges university-level students to develop innovative solutions to key issues facing the hydrogen and fuel cell industries. The Contest showcases the talents of students in many disciplines, including engineering, architecture, marketing, and entrepreneurship. www.HydrogenContest.org

About the Hydrogen Education Foundation
The Hydrogen Education Foundation is the charitable, education-focused arm of the National Hydrogen Association which administers three hallmark programs: the H2 & You outreach program, the Hydrogen Student Design Contest, and the H-Prize Competition. www.HydrogenEducationFoundation.org

About the National Hydrogen Association
The National Hydrogen Association (NHA) is the premier hydrogen trade organization led by over 100 companies dedicated to supporting the transition to hydrogen. Efforts are focused on education and outreach, policy, safety and codes and standards. Since 1989, the NHA has served as a catalyst for information exchange and cooperative projects and continues to provide the setting for mutual support among industry, research and government organizations. The NHA Hydrogen Conference and Expo is the largest hydrogen conference in the U.S. and the longest-running annual hydrogen conference in the world. www.HydrogenAssociation.org

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