SimpleFuel™

SimpleFuel™

Your On-Site Hydrogen Fueling Station: Automotive-Fleet-Industrial

SimpleFuel™ is an on-site hydrogen generation, compression, storage and dispensing appliance that uses water and electricity to produce high purity fuel cell-grade hydrogen. SimpleFuel™ converts 1.5 gallons of water into enough hydrogen fuel to fill one hydrogen powered vehicle to travel over 360 miles.

A consortium of technology innovators comprised of PDC Machines, Ivys Energy Solutions and McPhy North America make up SimpleFuel,™ a cost effective, safe and reliable fueling solution aimed at addressing specific needs of the hydrogen infrastructure in automotive and industrial mobility applications.

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PDC Machines SimpleFuel™ re-fueling appliance at 1707 Stout Drive, Warminster, PA 18974


Awards

PDC Machines is honored to have received awards from the United States Department of Energy and the Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce for its SimpleFuel™ appliance.

United States Department of Energy

The Energy Department announces SimpleFuel™ as the winner of the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition. Launched in October 2014, the H2 Refuel H-Prize. Competition challenged America’s innovators to deploy an on-site hydrogen generation system, using electricity or natural gas, to fuel hydrogen vehicles, that can be used in homes, community centers, small businesses, or similar locations. Click here for the awards details

Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce

The Senate of Pennsylvania recognized businesses which, through adherence to the highest standards of service, contribute in a meaningful way toward a better and more productive society. Click here for the award details


Why SimpleFuel™

Protecting the environment and building a stronger economy

The SimpleFuel™ team is a strong believer in energy independence, reducing pollution, increasing energy efficiency, creating a cleaner environment and building a stronger economy through the use of clean, renewable sources of energy including hydrogen. SimpleFuel™ will further the growth of a hydrogen infrastructure around the world by providing an alternative convenient fueling option for global consumers adopting zero emissions fuel cell electric vehicles.

Ideal for warehouses and small fleet vehicle operations

SimpleFuel™, a cost effective fueling solution with a small footprint can make FCEV’s more accessible to customers in warehouses, community centers, municipalities, small businesses and similar locations. Furthermore, The SimpleFuel™ appliance generates hydrogen onsite, increasing convenience and allowing indoor installations eliminating the need of hydrogen delivery, and can top off a tank in a few minutes.

Experience in system integration, compression and electrolysis

The SimpleFuel™ team brings decades of industry experience in system integration, compression and electrolysis. PDC is the # 1 supplier of Hydrogen fueling compressors for the automobile, bus, heavy duty vehicle, and utility vehicle markets with nearly 350 compressors installed world-wide and counting.



  • First commercial deployment in Japan for Fork-lifts


  • Ribbon cutting ceremony for the SimpleFuel® appliance that will use solar or grid electricity to produce and deliver hydrogen for use with a fuel-cell forklift truck.


  • SimpleFuel™ for industrial companies

  • SimpleFuel™ for warehouses

  • SimpleFuel™ for vehicle dealerships

  • SimpleFuel™ for home use

  • SimpleFuel™ for hydrogen fueling stations

  • SimpleFuel™ for office complexes

  • PDC Machines SimpleFuel™ appliance opening ceremony, ribbon cutting by Director of Fuel Cell Technologies Office, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, US Dept of Energy.

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