In the project ‘Autostack Industrie’, five OEMs and various suppliers are working together in order to bring the key technologies in the manufacture of stacks – the core components of fuel cell vehicles – to industrialization stage. The focus of the project, which runs until the end of 2021, is to prepare the appropriate high-speed processes. The challenges are considerable, but the initial results are positive.
The U.K. Government’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a 5-year, €5 billion (US$5.65 billion) plan to enhance bus and bicycle infrastructure in the country – including new routes, expanded bus lanes, more affordable fares together with deployment of at least 4,000 zero-emission buses.
The Quebec government is continuing its hydrogen program by investing in the construction of a second hydrogen refueling station in the Montreal-Quebec city corridor.
VANCOUVER, CANADA and HOBRO, DENMARK – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced a purchase order from Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. (“Solaris”; www.solarisbus.com), a leading European bus and trolleybus manufacturer and Ballard partner headquartered in Bolechowo, Poland, for 25 of the Company’s new 70 kilowatt heavy-duty FCmove™-HD fuel cell modules.
The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is pleased to announce that Air Liquide Canada, Hydrogen Optimized and Hydro-Québec have joined as the newest Industry Members.