All Hydrogen articles – Page 5

  • Boost for hydrogen as project wins £8.8m funding from DfT
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    Boost for hydrogen as project wins £8.8m funding from DfT

    2018-03-27T00:00:00Z

    Police cars and taxis will be among nearly 200 new hydrogen powered vehicles switching to zero emission miles, following a multi-million pound Government boost. The zero emission vehicles are part of a project that has won £8.8m in funding from the Department for Transport to improve access to hydrogen ...

  • Shell opens new hydrogen site at Beaconsfield M40 services
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    Shell opens new hydrogen site at Beaconsfield M40 services

    2018-03-27T00:00:00Z

    Shell has opened a new hydrogen refuelling station at Shell Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire, just as the Department of Transport has confirmed a multi-million pound funding boost to increase the uptake of hydrogen. Shell Beaconsfield on the M40 will be the first site in the UK to bring hydrogen under ...

  • Metropolitan Police unveils fleet of hydrogen fuel cell cars
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    Metropolitan Police unveils fleet of hydrogen fuel cell cars

    2018-03-16T00:00:00Z

    The world’s largest fleet of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric police vehicles is being set up by the Metropolitan Police Service. Eleven Toyota Mirai cars will be equipped to work as both marked and unmarked vehicles for overt and covert response, as well as general purpose use. The ...

  • Hydrogen network strikes deal with fuel card provider
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    Hydrogen network strikes deal with fuel card provider

    2018-01-24T00:00:00Z

    Allstar Business Solutions is claiming to be the first fuel card provider whose cards are accepted at ITM Power’s national network of hydrogen refuelling stations. Under the deal with ITM Power, Allstar fuel cards will be accepted at ITM Power refuelling stations in addition to stations offering traditional fuels operated ...

  • Metropolitan Police Service trials hydrogen-powered scooters
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    Metropolitan Police Service trials hydrogen-powered scooters

    2017-09-08T00:00:00Z

    The Metropolitan Police Service has launched a trial to test hydrogen-powered scooters, utilising fuel cell technology developed by Intelligent Energy. In line with the Mayor of London’s work to improve London’s air quality, the Met’s Fleet Services are trialling seven Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell, zero emission hydrogen scooters. ...

  • New grant funding for hydrogen filling stations
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    New grant funding for hydrogen filling stations

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has announced details of its £23m Hydrogen Transport Programme, with the aim of expanding the network of hydrogen refuelling stations alongside the deployment of fuel cell vehicles, following its previous HRS Infrastructure Capital Grant Scheme. The new £23m Hydrogen Transport Programme (HTP) ...

  • Call for funding equality for hydrogen and electric
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    Call for funding equality for hydrogen and electric

    2017-07-28T00:00:00Z

    The Government will not meet its target of 65 operational hydrogen refuelling stations by 2020 unless funding is increased, one of the main companies involved in the sector has warned. ITM Power, which supplied the equipment for Shell’s hydrogen refuelling site at its Cobham services on the M25 (above), ...

  • Hydrogen fuel producer signs supply deal with Honda (UK)
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    Hydrogen fuel producer signs supply deal with Honda (UK)

    2017-07-12T00:00:00Z

    The energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power has signed a fuel contract with Honda (UK), which will purchase hydrogen at £10 per kg. The contract covers fuel dispensed across ITM Power’s hydrogen refuelling network. The refuelling network has been financially supported by Innovate UK, Office for Low ...

  • London Transport tenders for hydrogen buses
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    London Transport tenders for hydrogen buses

    2017-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Transport for London (TfL) has launched a tender for the bulk procurement of hydrogen fuel cell buses. Working in partnership with three other UK cities - Aberdeen, Birmingham, Dundee - TfL is inviting potential suppliers of fuel cell buses to join a framework for the supply of single and double ...

  • Shell and BMW design new hydrogen dispenser
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    Shell and BMW design new hydrogen dispenser

    2017-05-10T00:00:00Z

    Shell and a BMW Group subsidiary, Designworks, have collaborated in the launch of a new hydrogen dispenser that is radically different to pumps for other road fuels. Oasis is a dispenser concept that departs from the “H” or “L” shaped fuel dispensers presently on the market. It introduces a ...

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    Government announces new hydrogen funding

    2017-03-17T00:00:00Z

    A new £23m fund to accelerate the take-up of hydrogen vehicles and roll-out more cutting-edge infrastructure has been announced by the government. Hydrogen fuel providers will be able to bid for funding in partnership with organisations that produce hydrogen vehicles to help build high-tech infrastructure, including fuel stations. A competition ...

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    Shell’s UK hydrogen launch

    2017-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Shell has launched its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at its Cobham site on the M25. The new hydrogen station has been supplied by ITM Power and is the first fully branded and public hydrogen refuelling site in the UK, and is the first of three sites Shell ...

  • Government to force service stations to offer hydrogen
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    Government to force service stations to offer hydrogen

    2017-02-22T00:00:00Z

    The government is going ahead with plans to give it powers to force “large fuel retailers” and operators of motorway service areas to provide electric charging points and hydrogen refuelling facilities. The Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, which has just been published, would give the Government the power to ...

  • Shell opens its first UK hydrogen refuelling station
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    Shell opens its first UK hydrogen refuelling station

    2017-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Shell has launched its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at its Cobham service station on the M25. The new hydrogen station has been supplied by ITM Power and is the first fully branded and public hydrogen refuelling site in the UK, and is the first of three ...

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    Hydrogen pushed as a key fuel solution

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    A global initiative to drive use of hydrogen has been agreed at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies launched the initiative to "voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition". The Hydrogen Council aims to position ...

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    GM and Honda collaborate on hydrogen fuel cell

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    General Motors (GM) and Honda have announced what they describe as the car industry’s first manufacturing joint venture to mass produce an advanced hydrogen fuel cell system that will be used in future products from each company. Fuel Cell System Manufacturing will operate within GM’s existing battery pack manufacturing facility ...

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    Hydrogen initiative agreed at Davos

    2017-01-18T00:00:00Z

    A global initiative to drive use of hydrogen has been agreed at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Thirteen leading energy, transport and industry companies launched the initiative to “voice a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the energy transition”. The ‘Hydrogen Council’ aims to position hydrogen ...

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    Shell hydrogen plan kicks off at Cobham

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The commissioning of the first hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) at a Shell site is under way following delivery of the electrolyser and buffer tank to the Extra Motorway Service Area at Cobham, in mid November. The HRS will open to the public in early 2017. As the work started ...

  • Shell to open first hydrogen refuelling facility in UK
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    Shell to open first hydrogen refuelling facility in UK

    2016-11-18T00:00:00Z

    Commissioning of the first hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) at a Shell site, at the Extra Motorway Service Area at Cobham, is under way following delivery of the electrolyser and buffer tank to the site earlier this week. The HRS will open to the public in early 2017. As the ...

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    Drive to boost hydrogen sites

    2016-11-04T00:00:00Z

    The government is consulting on plans to force larger service stations, supermarket forecourts and motorway service areas (MSAs) to provide hydrogen refuelling facilities and charging points for electric vehicles. The measures are included in a consultation document for the Modern Transport Bill, which is due to be laid in ...