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[FR Doc. 2016–10345 Filed 5–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy H2 Refuel H-Prize Schedule Update Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice of Schedule Update to the H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition Guidelines. AGENCY: In this notice, DOE is extending the completion schedule for its H2 Refuel H-Prize competition. On October 28, 2014, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced the $1 million competition in the Federal Register, allowing teams from across the United States to compete to develop systems that generate and dispense hydrogen from resources commonly available to residences (electricity or natural gas) for use in homes, community centers, businesses or similar locations, to supplement the current infrastructure roll-out and reduce barriers to using hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. These Guidelines were updated in a September 3, 2015, Federal Register notice. Both the original and updated guidelines included a competition schedule. A delay in announcing the finalist selection significantly reduced the period for system construction before the start of the originally planned testing period. The announcement was originally planned for December 2015 to provide seven months for the system build as described by the guidelines. However, the announcement was delayed until January 29, 2016. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 26788 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 86 / Wednesday, May 4, 2016 / Notices Therefore, DOE is updating the completion schedule to allow a reasonable construction period. DATES: Key Upcoming Dates. —Summer 2016: Finalist system testing begins —Fall 2016: Competition ends, data will be analyzed to determine winner —Early 2017: Anticipated award of $1 million prize, if the Panel of Judges determines that there is a winning entry. The H-Prize Web site is https://hydrogenprize.org, where updates and announcements will be posted throughout the competition. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be directed to— Technical information: Katie Randolph at 240–562–1759 or by email at HPrize@ ee.doe.gov. Prize contest: Emanuel Wagner, Contest Manager, Hydrogen Education Foundation, at 202–457–0868 x360 or by email at EWAGNER@ttcorp.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Energy (DOE) announced the $1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize competition in the Federal Register on October 28, 2014 (79 FR 64179). The Guidelines were updated in a September 3, 2015 Federal Register notice (80 FR 53286). The competition opened on October 29, 2014. The preliminary data submission date was October 29, 2015. In this notice, DOE updates the completion schedule for the competition, as described in the DATES section. ADDRESSES: Issued in Washington, DC, on April 28, 2016. Sunita Satyapal, Fuel Cell Technology Office Director. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 86 (Wednesday, May 4, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26787-26788]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-10425]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


H2 Refuel H-Prize Schedule Update

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Notice of Schedule Update to the H2 Refuel H-Prize Competition 
Guidelines.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, DOE is extending the completion schedule for 
its H2 Refuel H-Prize competition. On October 28, 2014, the Department 
of Energy (DOE) announced the $1 million competition in the Federal 
Register, allowing teams from across the United States to compete to 
develop systems that generate and dispense hydrogen from resources 
commonly available to residences (electricity or natural gas) for use 
in homes, community centers, businesses or similar locations, to 
supplement the current infrastructure roll-out and reduce barriers to 
using hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. These Guidelines were 
updated in a September 3, 2015, Federal Register notice. Both the 
original and updated guidelines included a competition schedule. A 
delay in announcing the finalist selection significantly reduced the 
period for system construction before the start of the originally 
planned testing period. The announcement was originally planned for 
December 2015 to provide seven months for the system build as described 
by the guidelines. However, the announcement was delayed until January 
29, 2016.

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Therefore, DOE is updating the completion schedule to allow a 
reasonable construction period.

DATES: Key Upcoming Dates.
--Summer 2016: Finalist system testing begins
--Fall 2016: Competition ends, data will be analyzed to determine 
winner
--Early 2017: Anticipated award of $1 million prize, if the Panel of 
Judges determines that there is a winning entry.

ADDRESSES: The H-Prize Web site is https://hydrogenprize.org, where 
updates and announcements will be posted throughout the competition.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be directed to--
Technical information: Katie Randolph at 240-562-1759 or by email at 
HPrize@ee.doe.gov.
    Prize contest: Emanuel Wagner, Contest Manager, Hydrogen Education 
Foundation, at 202-457-0868 x360 or by email at EWAGNER@ttcorp.com.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Energy (DOE) announced the 
$1 million H2 Refuel H-Prize competition in the Federal Register on 
October 28, 2014 (79 FR 64179). The Guidelines were updated in a 
September 3, 2015 Federal Register notice (80 FR 53286). The 
competition opened on October 29, 2014. The preliminary data submission 
date was October 29, 2015. In this notice, DOE updates the completion 
schedule for the competition, as described in the DATES section.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 28, 2016.
Sunita Satyapal,
Fuel Cell Technology Office Director.
[FR Doc. 2016-10425 Filed 5-3-16; 8:45 am]
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