Renovation of OneH2’s Headquarters is Underway after the Hydrogen Fuel Company Becomes the Recipient of a State Grant
Santiago de Chile (GTAI) – Chile’s government is seeking a pioneering role for “green” hydrogen. It invests in the development of fuel cells and hybrid-powered trucks.
Guy Férez the Mayor of AUXERRE this week announced that starting from 2022, the Auxerre / Laroche Migennes train line be equipped with a hydrogen train .
Successful Start of the Hydrogen Regions in Germany (HyLand) – 138 Municipalities Aspire to be HyStartersMarch 2, 2019
- The HyLand concept supports municipalities on their path towards the hydrogen economy, either as HyStarters, HyExperts or HyPerformers, depending on the level of knowledge.
- 138 municipalities have expressed an interest in becoming HyStarters and in being supported in the development of a regional concept and a local participatory landscape.
- Up to 9 HyStarters will be selected. The selection process will commence in May 2019.
- Financing for the regional funding scheme is provided by the National Innovation Programme Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP).
Governments and companies in the Northern Netherlands want to invest 2.8 billion euros in the large-scale application of sustainably generated hydrogen over the next twelve years.
Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Commercial Truck, Off-road Vehicle, and Gaseous Fuels Research Including Hydrogen Fuel CellsMarch 2, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $51.5 million 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 priorities in gaseous fuels research, including natural gas, biopower, and hydrogen; heavy-duty freight electrification; hydrogen infrastructure and fuel cell technologies for heavy-duty applications; and energy efficient off-road vehicles.
Terberg Benschop B.V. and zepp.solutions B.V. Join Forces to Develop Proof of Concept Hydrogen Fuel Cell Yard TractorMarch 1, 2019
Benschop/Delft, the Netherlands—Terberg Benschop B.V. and zepp.solutions B.V. join forces for the development of a proof of concept hydrogen fuel cell yard tractor.
Besides the full electric Terberg EV tractor, Terberg has identified the potential for another zero emission yard tractor solution, the hydrogen fuel cell powered yard tractor YT203-H2.
Forty-five Mirai are rolling off millions of miles at CleverShuttle
Another milestone for the hydrogen fuel cells: the CleverShuttle Ride Service announces that its 45 Toyota Mirai’s (fuel consumption hydrogen 0.76 kg / 100 km, combined power consumption 0 kWh / 100 km; Emissions combined 0 g / km) have combined for one million kilometers without emissions within 15 months and transported more than 170,000 passengers.
China: Hongda Xingye Signs Hydrogen Cooperation Agreement with Beijing Aerospace Experimental Technology Research InstituteMarch 1, 2019
On February 18 2019, Hongda Xingye signed a Hydrogen Energy Project Cooperation Agreement with the Beijing Aerospace Experimental Technology Research Institute.
The fuel cell drive is environmentally friendly and has the potential to change the area of intralogistics. This also applies to the food industry with its delicate products and its efforts towards greater sustainability.
In an article written for Lebensmittel Zeitung (issue 5/2019 of “Food Products Newspaper”), NOW GmbH Managing Director, Wolfgang Axthammer, highlights the fact that the introduction of fuel cell drives in intralogistics is supported by federal funding.