With the order for ten hydrogen buses, which will be deployed around Emmen, the public transport agency Groningen-Drenthe and Qbuzz are giving a boost to the developments of the GZI Next energy centre. The deployment of the buses will promote the production and use of hydrogen in Drenthe and bring a green hydrogen plant closer to the GZI Next site in Emmen
The H2Bus Consortium announced an agreement with Wrightbus for the supply of hydrogen fuel cell electric buses in Europe. The H2Bus Consortium is now on track to deploy 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses, along with supporting infrastructure, in European cities at commercially competitive rates.
Aberdeen City Council has been given the green light to increase its fleet of hydrogen-powered buses by another 10 to 25.
Under the JIVE project, funded by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), Aberdeen City Council has acquired and is in the process of deploying 15 hydrogen buses in Aberdeen, Scotland, in partnership with First Group, as part of a wider acquisition of 145 hydrogen buses across Europe.
UITP has published a Knowledge Brief in partnership with the JIVE and JIVE 2 project partners offering an expert account of fuel cell bus deployment. The Knowledge Brief provides insight into public transport operators and authorities. The key elements of fuel cell bus deployment are highlighted using a practical approach to understand the fuel cell bus solution.