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Carrefour and HysetCo Inaugurate New Hydrogen Station in Pontault-Combault, Expanding Green Mobility Options in Île-de-France

By July 8, 2024 3   min read  (427 words)

July 8, 2024 |

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Pontault-Combault, France– Today marks a significant milestone in the advancement of sustainable transportation in the Île-de-France region, as Carrefour and HysetCo unveil their latest hydrogen fuel station located at the Carrefour hypermarket in Pontault-Combault, Seine-et-Marne. This initiative is a part of a broader strategy to deploy a total of five hydrogen stations across the region by the end of the summer.

Carrefour and HysetCo Inaugurate New Hydrogen Station in Pontault Combault Expanding Green Mobility Options in Ile de France

The new station boasts a distribution capacity of 500kg per day, catering to all users of hydrogen vehicles within the region and strengthening the existing network. The inauguration event was a festive gathering, attended by Carrefour and HysetCo customers, partners including Andre Borrel and Frantz Crohet, and the dedicated HysetCo teams who interact daily with customers transitioning to zero-emission mobility.

Loïc Voisin, CEO of HysetCo, expressed his gratitude during the event: “Today we celebrate not just the opening of this new station but also the strong partnership with Carrefour and the relentless effort of our teams and partners. This expansion underlines our commitment to providing a robust network tailored to the intensive needs of our customers and advancing the decarbonization of transport.”

This station is the first of its kind in Carrefour’s hypermarkets and represents the company’s accelerated commitment to new energy solutions. Already a leader in the development of electric vehicle charging stations, Carrefour’s venture into hydrogen fuel highlights its dedication to enhancing green energy accessibility and its vision for a sustainable future.

“Opening this hydrogen station in partnership with HysetCo underscores our commitment to innovation and sustainability. It is a step towards meeting the growing demand for green mobility solutions in our communities,” stated a Carrefour spokesperson.

Green Hydrogen

The collaboration between Carrefour and HysetCo, including the forthcoming stations, exemplifies the synergy between retail operations and sustainable energy initiatives. This development is part of a larger movement towards reducing environmental footprints and fostering eco-friendly transportation alternatives.

Carrefour plans to provide more details about this exciting venture and its future plans during a dedicated press event on July 11.

About Carrefour

Carrefour is a global leader in the retail sector, committed to quality and innovation. With a strong presence in over 30 countries, Carrefour strives to be at the forefront of making sustainable and accessible choices for its customers worldwide.

About HysetCo

HysetCo is a pioneering company dedicated to the development of hydrogen energy solutions, focusing on creating sustainable mobility ecosystems. By building infrastructure and promoting hydrogen as a clean energy source, HysetCo aims to lead the transition towards zero-emission transportation.

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