Our history

McPhy was created in 2008 in the Drôme (a department in France), with the breakthrough technology of hydrogen storage in solid form. Since then, McPhy has enhanced its know-how and our Customers have benefited from our industrial expertise on the entire upstream chain of hydrogen.

“Born from innovation, driven by ambition”

2019

McPhy strongly positions itself on the heavy-transportation market

Launch of Augmented McFilling, an innovative and patented HRS architecture dedicated to heavy transportation (trains, buses, trucks) | Inauguration of the 1st HRS for H2 buses in France, fully equipped with McPhy technologies

2018

Scale-up

Partnership agreement with EDF | Reserved capital increase + € 16 m | Launch of the Augmented McLyzer technology | Launch of the 700 bar HRS + buses HRS | Membership Hydrogen Council

2017

Acceleration phase

Introduction of PEM electrolysis technology | Capital increase € 4.5m

2016

McPhy strengthens its position on the hydrogen mobility market

Technological partnerships in France and in the US to deploy McFilling and SimpleFuel 2 ranges of hydrogen stations

2016

2016: Joint Venture in the Middle East

Creation of McPhy Waterfuel with a representation office in Abu Dhabi

2015

McPhy strengthens its presence in Europe

McPhy becomes an active member of: Afhypac, Hydrogen Europe, DNW, MH2IT Hydrogen Mobility Italy, ... consortiums

2014

4.000m2 dedicated to the production of electrolyzers

Opening of production site in San Miniato, Tuscany, the biggest site dedicated to electrolysis in Europe

2014

McPhy raises 32 Mi € in stock exchange

Acceleration of the industrial and commercial development of McPhy (Boston, Singapore, Shenzhen)

2013

Birth of McPhy Deutschland

Partnership with Enertrag AG and creation of McPhy Deustschland for the development of large capacity electrolyzers (multi MW)

2013

Accelerating the rollout of McPhy’s electrolyzer offer

Acquisition of Piel, an Italian electrolysis pioneer: integration of the Piel range (hydrogen production equipment, with small and medium capacity)

2011

Creation of a design and engineering office in Grenoble

In close proximity to our scientific and industrial partners

2008

Creation of McPhy Energy in France

On the basis of the breakthrough technology of hydrogen solid-state storage – magnesium based and then completed with metal hydrides (partnership with the CEA and the CNRS in Grenoble)

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