Receiving Energy Globe Styria Award 2017

On the 5th of April 2017, HyCentA Research GmbH received the prestigious Energy Globe Styria Award 2017 for the category “worldwide” for its project wind2hydrogen. The project focuses on the production of high-pressurized hydrogen by excess wind energy, its processing and transportation in the natural gas grid of OMV.

Opening of a hydrogen refueling station at Graz-Liebenau

On Wednesday, 29th of March 2017, Dr. Peter Piffl-Percevic, municipal council of Graz and Wilfried Gepp, head of OMV service stations in Austria opened OMV’s 4th hydrogen refueling station in Austria.

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Opening of Europe’s most modern fuel cell system integration test facility

Within the project HIFAI-RSA a test infrastructure is developed and built to analyse fuel cell systems under real environmental conditions. On Friday, 21st of October 2016, the test facility was opened by HyCentA’s CEO Manfred Klell.




Presentation of hydrogen-vehicles on HyCentA’s grounds

On Wednesday, 8th of June 2016, hydrogen driven vehicles, which at present are used in Austria, were presented on HyCentA’s premises.

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Construction of Europe’s most modern fuel cell system integration test bed

In the course of the project HIFAI-RSA a test infrastructure is built to test, analyse and optimize fuel cells, fuel cell systems and their peripheral equipment as hardware-in-the-loop under extreme conditions.


Opening of World’s first 100 kW high-pressure PEM-Electrolysis plant

The project W2H focuses on producing hydrogen with excess wind energy by using high-pressure PEM-Electrolysis. On the 19th of August 2015, the power plant, which was developed within this project was opened by Alois Stöger, Technology Minister at that time.


First public hydrogen gas-station in Austria

On 17th of October 2012, oil and gas company OMV opens Austria’s first public hydrogen gas-station in Vienna, Floridsdorf.

4th hydrogen conference

On 27th of September 2012, the 4th hydrogen conference at Joanneum Research in Elisabethstraße 16, Graz was held.