Introduction to Hydrogen for Code Officials by the DoE

The Department of Energy’s Introduction to Hydrogen for Code Officials ( online training course is now available and provides an overview of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, how these technologies are used in real-world applications, and the codes and standards required for permitting them.

The course consists of four modules:

  • Hydrogen and fuel cell technology basics
  • Hydrogen and fuel cell applications
  • Permitting hydrogen fueling stations
  • Permitting fuel cell facilities

A short quiz is offered at the end of each module. At the end of the course, you may print a “certificate of completion” that tallies your quiz score.

In addition, the course features a Library section with supplementary information including publications, related links, and a glossary of terms used in the course.

View a text version (PDF 526 KB) of the course.