About Us

AFC Energy is an industrial fuel cell power company focused on large-scale stationary applications.

Company Timeline

AFC Energy is edging increasingly closer to delivery of a commercial-scale fuel cell system capable of deployment across a range of markets. We will continue to push hard to achieve these ambitious goals and ensure that the system we take to market achieves not only short-term operational success, but also longevity, safety and stability of power supply across the life of the project.

2016

AFC Energy achieves milestone power output
Strategic Partnership Agreement with plantIng GmbH
2016 Strategic Milestones established

2015

First tier of the 240kW Fuel Cell System tested
POWER-UP Fuel Cell System commissioned
Construction of POWER-UP facilities, utilities and connections at Stade, Germany
AFC Energy’s first 101 fuel cell stack successfully trialled in the UK

2014

HAZOP review successfully completed by Foster Wheeler on 240kW fuel cell system
£6.1m raised by way of placing and Open Offer
Adam Bond appointed as Chief Executive Officer

2013

First representative sales office opened in Korea
Fuel cell achieved 12 months longevity in lab testing
Air Products Plc joined as a key strategic partner within the POWER-UP programme

2012

Opened a dedicated pilot production facility at Dunsfold Park, Surrey, UK
Welcomed Ervington Investments as a major shareholder following an £8.7m placing
Fuel cell electrode life extended beyond three month

2011

Beta systems at AkzoNobel commissioned

2010

Exercise of options and placing raised £4m

2009

Successful placing raised £2m
Positive independent technology review by Centre of Process Innovation (CPI)
First generation fuel cell system (Alpha) tested at AkzoNobel’s Bitterfeld plant

2008

Prototype fuel cell successfully operated for 500 hours
Successfully completed £4.4m fundraising

2007

Announced first commercial relationship with AkzoNobel
Successfully listed on London’s AIM raising net proceeds of £2.4m

2006

AFC Energy formed via the acquisition of certain Intellectual Property rights and assets from Eneco Ltd
Moved into first fully fitted offices and laboratories at Dunsfold Park, Surrey, UK