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Fuel Cell Technicians

Employment Prospects


There are approximately 28,600 people employed in the U.S. fuel cell industry, according to the 2019 U.S. Energy and Employment Report from the U.S. Department of Energy. Fuel cell technicians are employed by automotive manufacturers with fuel cell and hydrogen vehicle programs, companies that manufacture fuel cells and related technology, merchant hydrogen producers, and government agencies that conduct fuel cell research, such as the U.S. Department of Energy and its National Laboratories, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's National Fuel Cell Technology Evaluation Center. The states that offer the most opportunities for fuel cell industry workers are California, Connecticut, and New York, according to the Department of Energy's report called "State of the States: Fuel Cells in America 2016." Other states that offer good employment opportunities in fuel cell technologies include Colorado, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Ohio.

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