All Hydrogen articles – Page 4

  • First hydrogen refuelling station opens in Scotland’s Central Belt
    News

    First hydrogen refuelling station opens in Scotland’s Central Belt

    2020-03-06T00:00:00Z

    The first public hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) for vehicles in Scotland’s Central Belt has been opened by Logan Energy. The HRS is based at Logan Energy’s Wallyford facility less than a mile off the A1 just outside Edinburgh, and offers supervised fuelling by during working hours. It is ...

  • Hydrogen will be the mainstay of future mobility, says Toyota
    News

    Hydrogen will be the mainstay of future mobility, says Toyota

    2020-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Fuel cell electric vehicles will be the mainstay of vehicles in the future, according to Jon Hunt, manager of alternative fuels at Toyota. During an enthralling presentation at Forecourt Trader’s inaugural Summit this week, he told delegates that Toyota believes “pure electrification is not the dominant route we should ...

  • Essar and Phillips 66 refineries take part in hydrogen projects
    News

    Essar and Phillips 66 refineries take part in hydrogen projects

    2020-02-19T00:00:00Z

    The UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA) has welcomed the involvement of two UK refineries in separate hydrogen-related projects. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded £13m towards funding for hydrogen projects involving the Essar Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere Port. The funding given to the HyNet consortium, ...

  • Deal signed for three hydrogen fuel cell buses in Northern Ireland
    News

    Deal signed for three hydrogen fuel cell buses in Northern Ireland

    2020-01-31T00:00:00Z

    A deal for the first hydrogen fuel cell-powered buses in Northern Ireland has been signed by the public transport company Translink. Translink has ordered three of the buses from Wrightbus in a deal supported by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and the Northern Irish government’s Department for Infrastructure. ...

  • News

    Gatwick gets hydrogen refuelling at service station

    2019-12-16T00:00:00Z

    A hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) has been opened at the Shell Service Station at Gatwick Airport, and the oil company has pledged to open three more in the next year. Mike Copson, hydrogen business development manager at Shell, commented: "We are pleased to be expanding our network with the opening ...

  • AFC Energy launches EV charger powered by hydrogen fuel cell
    News

    AFC Energy launches EV charger powered by hydrogen fuel cell

    2019-12-06T00:00:00Z

    Hydrogen power company AFC Energy has launched a zero emissions electric vehicle (EV) charger based on hydrogen fuel cell technology. The self-contained charging system overcomes issues associated with poor grid coverage to provide rapid EV charging anywhere it is needed. In the UK, a recent study commissioned by Scottish Power ...

  • Shell opens hydrogen refuelling station at Gatwick Airport
    News

    Shell opens hydrogen refuelling station at Gatwick Airport

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    A hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) has been opened at the Shell Service Station at Gatwick Airport, and the company has pledged to open three more in the next year. Mike Copson, hydrogen business development manager at Shell, commented: “We are pleased to be expanding our network with the opening of ...

  • International hydrogen fuel project surpasses landmark
    News

    International hydrogen fuel project surpasses landmark

    2019-09-04T00:00:00Z

    A fleet of close to 500 hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) have travelled more than eight million kilometres since a project to develop hydrogen refuelling stations across Europe was set up in 2015. Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) said more than 30 hydrogen refuelling stations (HRS) had been developed across ...

  • Aberdeen to introduce hydrogen powered double decker buses
    News

    Aberdeen to introduce hydrogen powered double decker buses

    2019-07-19T00:00:00Z

    A fleet of hydrogen-powered double decker buses is set to be introduced in Aberdeen, making it the first city in the world to use them, according to the council. The contract was signed this month and will deliver 15 buses, which will be introduced later this year. The project has ...

  • TfL’s ’world-first’ order of 20 hydrogen double-decker buses
    News

    TfL’s ’world-first’ order of 20 hydrogen double-decker buses

    2019-05-10T00:00:00Z

    The world’s first hydrogen double decker buses will be introduced on three London bus routes next year, helping tackle the capital’s air quality crisis. Transport for London (TfL) has announced the order of 20 of the green buses – which produce no pollution from their exhausts - as part ...

  • Shell extends collaboration over hydrogen refuelling
    News

    Shell extends collaboration over hydrogen refuelling

    2019-05-08T00:00:00Z

    Shell has extended its hydrogen refuelling collaboration deal with ITM Power, which was agreed in 2015. The new deal will run until 2024 and covers refuelling of all types of hydrogen vehicles; from passenger cars to commercial vehicles, including buses, trucks, trains and ships. Currently ITM Power operates ...

  • UK lagging behind on hydrogen development
    News

    UK lagging behind on hydrogen development

    2019-04-12T00:00:00Z

    The UK is lagging behind the rest of the world in terms of automotive hydrogen development, with countries like China, Korea and Japan pushing ahead at a rapid rate, according to Charles Purkess, business development manager at ITM Power. He was part of the ‘Fuelling the Future: On the ...

  • Welsh hydrogen car pilot awarded £1.25m funding
    News

    Welsh hydrogen car pilot awarded £1.25m funding

    2019-02-08T00:00:00Z

    Government funding of £1.25m has been awarded to Riversimple, a manufacturer of hydrogen electric cars based in Wales, to support production of a test fleet of 20 vehicles. The grant, from the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), will support the production of 17 of Riversimple’s car, the ...

  • Hydrogen cell powered EV charger demonstrated
    News

    Hydrogen cell powered EV charger demonstrated

    2019-01-23T00:00:00Z

    An electric vehicle charger than can generate its own power using a hydrogen cell, and work even where there is no mains electricity, has been launched. What is claimed to be the world’s first electric vehicle charger based on hydrogen fuel-cell technology has been unveiled by AFC Energy. ...

  • ITM opens hydrogen refuelling station next to M4
    News

    ITM opens hydrogen refuelling station next to M4

    2018-10-03T00:00:00Z

    ITM Power has opened its seventh public access hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) in the UK, located at Johnson Matthey, Swindon on the M4 corridor. The opening was supported by Toyota, Hyundai and Honda, who provided the opportunity to drive Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV) at the opening. The new Swindon ...

  • Ambulance service introduces hydrogen-electric vehicles
    News

    Ambulance service introduces hydrogen-electric vehicles

    2018-08-10T00:00:00Z

    Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) has introduced three new hydrogen-electric support vehicles to its transport fleet. The vans, which do not produce any emissions, are powered by an electric motor using energy from both the battery and a hydrogen fuel cell. The battery recharges from a power supply and ...

  • Ocado evaluates hydrogen fuelled lorries and vans from Ulemco
    News

    Ocado evaluates hydrogen fuelled lorries and vans from Ulemco

    2018-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Ulemco, the company pioneering the adoption of ultra-low emission hydrogen-fuelled commercial vehicles in the UK, has delivered the first hydrogen dual-fuel van to online supermarket Ocado. The vehicle is part of a wider programme to evaluate the use of Ulemco’s cleaner vehicles for the Ocado fleet. Converted from ...

  • Aberdeen Council offers free tours of hydrogen fuel facilities
    News

    Aberdeen Council offers free tours of hydrogen fuel facilities

    2018-07-20T00:00:00Z

    The Aberdeen City Hydrogen Energy Storage (ACHES) facility is hosting free tours for members of the public keen to find out more about the innovative approach to low carbon transport. ACHES is the city’s second hydrogen refuelling station and is part of Aberdeen City Council’s investment in hydrogen technology. ...

  • Government boosts hydrogen funding by £20m
    News

    Government boosts hydrogen funding by £20m

    2018-05-11T00:00:00Z

    Energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry has announced a £20m funding boost to businesses embracing the potential for a future UK hydrogen economy. The announcement was made during a visit to Swindon’s Hydrogen Hub and Recycling Technologies. Hydrogen fuel is currently very costly to produce and transport and the ...

  • Hydrogen combustion powered truck to be demonstrated in UK
    News

    Hydrogen combustion powered truck to be demonstrated in UK

    2018-04-20T00:00:00Z

    A truck with a combustion engine powered by hydrogen fuel will take to the roads later this year. Developed by hydrogen fuel pioneer ULEMCo, the converted Volvo FH16 vehicle will use what is believed to be the first ‘zero emission’ combustion engine anywhere in the world. The 100% ...