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China: Chengdu, Capital City of Southwest China’s Sichuan Province to Increase Hydrogen Stations

By April 28, 2019 2   min read  (344 words)

April 28, 2019 |

The first international hydrogen and fuel cell industry conference in Chengdu was held in Chengdu. Numerous domestic and foreign experts and representatives of well-known entrepreneurs gathered together to discuss the development path of hydrogen energy and fuel cell industry, and to imagine the development prospects of hydrogen energy and fuel cell industry, and to talk about friendship and common development.

As the “host” Luo Xilin, deputy director of the Chengdu Economic and Information Technology Bureau, introduced the development of the hydrogen energy industry in the city to the guests, including the industrial development of the hydrogen energy. He announced that Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, will build two more hydrogen stations in 2020.

Luo Xilin also announced that in 2019 Chengdu added 10 public hydrogen fuel cell buses to its fleet and that these buses have put in more than 400,000 km. in clean, emission free service to the public.

He also said that “This year the city planning on the introduction of another 110 hydrogen fuel cell powered buses into service in 2020.”

Further Developments in Hydrogen

In other developments from the conference, Ludu District officially launched the construction of the hydrogen energy industry demonstration zone, and will build the industrial ecosystem from the three aspects of building application scenarios, improving supporting facilities and improving the policy system, and innovating the ecological chain concept.

On the same day, the Yaodu District site signed cooperation agreement with Dongfang Electric (Chengdu) Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology Co., Ltd., Air Liquide (China) Investment Co., Ltd., Beijing Hydrogen Energy Environmental Protection Technology Co., Ltd. and Dongfang Electric Group Dongfang Boiler Co., Ltd. protocol.

In addition, the Chengdu Municipal People’s Government also signed the “Strategic Cooperation Agreement on Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cell Industry” with the National Energy Investment Group Co., Ltd., China Yangtze River Three Gorges Group Co., Ltd. and China Dongfang Electric Group Co., Ltd.

Finally, there was the announcement that earlier this month, the first phase of an automated fuel cell production line went into service in Sichuan. It is the first of its kind in Western China.

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