McPhy Launches Smart Hydrogen Station Architecture for HD Transports

| France: La Motte-Fanjas | Source: McPhy

McPhy Augmented McFilling Hydrogen StationMcPhy, a specialist in hydrogen production and distribution equipment, used the Hannover Messe (trade fair) last week to launch its new range of hydrogen stations, intended to decarbonize heavy transports and long-distance vehicles. Read more »

U.S. and Global Entities Collaborate on Hydrogen Fuel Safety

| USA: Washington DC | Source: Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
FCEV at CHS launch

A FCEV at the CHS launch

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO), the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the new Center for Hydrogen Safety (CHS) launched by AIChE, are to work together with several global entities to facilitate information sharing on hydrogen safety and best practices among national and international stakeholders with an interest in hydrogen fuel cell technologies. Read more »

Mitsui Collaborates with California’s FE Fuel to Push Hydrogen for Mobility

| USA and Japan | Source: Hexagon Composites ASA

Hydrogen station operated by FEFMitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui), a global multi-services company, is collaborating with FirstElement Fuel, In. (FE Fuel), a Californian company passionate about hydrogen and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) to focus on development and maintenance of competitive hydrogen stations, expansion of FE Fuel’s network into other regions, and enhancement of hydrogen infrastructure. Read more »

Liverpool Leads with 25 Hydrogen Buses

| Alexander Dennis | Source: Alexander Dennis
Hydrogen Bus

Hydrogen Bus

The Liverpool City Region is set to be the first place in the North of England to trial hydrogen buses following a successful £6.4million bid to the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles. The project may deliver up to 25 buses if the trial is successful. Read more »

Toyota and Australian Government Begin Pathway to Hydrogen for Mobility

| Australia: Altona VIC | Source: ARENA

Toyota's Altona facilityThe Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), an independent agency of the Australian federal government, will provide funding for Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited to start the transformation of part of its decommissioned car manufacturing plant in Altona Victoria into a renewable energy hub to produce green hydrogen for transport. Read more »

Solaris Urbino 12 Hydrogen Concept Recognised for Award

| Poland: Owińska | Source: Solaris Bus & Coach S.A

Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogenSolaris has been awarded winner of the German industry magazine Busplaner’s “Sustainability Award 2019” competition for the Concept Vehicle category. The accolade is for the Urbino 12 hydrogen – a hydrogen bus that will be celebrating its premiere in June, during the UITP Congress in Stockholm. Read more »

New Flyer Unveils Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ Bus

| USA: St. Cloud MN | Source: New Flyer

New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE H2New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (together “New Flyer”), have unveiled the Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ fuel cell-electric heavy-duty transit bus. Both the forty-foot and sixty-foot model have successfully completed the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Model Bus Testing Program at Altoona, Pennsylvania. Read more »

U.S. DoE Funding to Boost Gaseous Fuels Research and Technology

| USA: Washington DC | Source: US. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced funding for new and innovative research of technologies for trucks, off-road vehicles, and the fuels that power them.  Funded through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), this FOA addresses research and technology priorities in natural gas, biopower and hydrogen as fuels for transportation. Read more »