Colorado Fuel Cell Center

Colorado Fuel Cell CenterThe Colorado Fuel Cell Center develops electrochemical devices to address our nation’s needs in electricity generation and energy storage. Batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers and membrane reactors are all active topics of research and development.

The Colorado Fuel Cell Center draws from faculty in a number of complementary disciplines to bring diverse perspectives to the field and create a comprehensive research portfolio. Active departments include Mechanical Engineering , Electrical EngineeringMetallurgical and Materials EngineeringMaterials Science and Chemical and Biological Engineering.

Close ties with industrial partners ensure that research conducted at the Colorado Fuel Cell Center meets technological development needs.

Neal SullivanNeal Sullivan, Director

CFCC Scope

  • Proton-conducting ceramic fuel cells and electrolyzers
  • Solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) development and testing
  • Fuel processing
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Advanced materials processing and evaluation
  • Manufacturing technology development
  • Systems integration

Why Colorado?

  • Energy focus at Colorado School of Mines
  • Collaboration with National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • High technology business infrastructure
  • Central location for the mountain states
  • Variety of environments for prototype field testing