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Weichai Power Company and China Energy Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) to Develop Hydrogen Powered Mining Trucks

By October 13, 2018

October 13, 2018

On October 11, 2018, China's hydrogen energy and fuel cell industry summit forum was held in Haikou, Hainan.

During the forum, Tan Xuguang, Chairman of Weichai Group, and Yang Rongming, Chairman of the National Energy Group Zhuneng Group, Liu Wei, Representative of National Energy Group Hydrogen Energy Technology Co., Ltd., and Dr. Wei Wei, Beijing Institute of Low Carbon Clean Energy, signed the “200 tons or above”. Hydrogen Heavy-duty Mining Truck R&D Cooperation Framework Agreement.

The aim of the agreement is to produce heavy-duty mining trucks running on hydrogen. Such trucks will have a carrying capacity of more than 200 tonnes. Through this agreement the companies also aim to make breakthroughs in key equipment and engineering technologies.

CHN Energy's general manager Ling Wen said “China's hydrogen fuel development has started to pick up pace, adding that more technological innovations will promote the use of hydrogen in a wide range of industries from cars to spaceships.”

Source: Weichai Power