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UK updates : National co-funding awarded – new cities joining the “hydrogen club”

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) is one of the main national programmes supporting the uptake of zero emission mobility in the UK. Two key OLEV awards for the hydrogen bus sector took place last week :

Ultra Low Emission Bus Scheme - 20 fuel cell buses for Brighton & Hoves buses 

Dutch channel NPO airs programme on hydrogen transport - including fuel cell buses

Dutch channel NPO has aired a programme on hydrogen transport in the Netherlands on the 23rd of January 2019.

The video covers the production of hydrogen as well as it's use in transport - for cars and for public transport buses.

One of the buses operated by QBuzz in Groningen, part of the High V.LO-City project, is featuring in the programme. QBuzz explains, among others, how hydrogen can be used to clean public transport fleets.

The city of Aalborg prepares for the first 3 fuel cell buses in Denmark

The North Denmark Region and the Municipality of Aalborg have signed contracts for delivery of three hydrogen buses and for the buidling of a hydrogen production and refuelling station, which will be operational from October 2019 as the country’s first fuel cell bus deployment. This initiative is a full part of the North Denmark Region committment to  decarbonisation and a cleaner air.
The three hydrogen buses will be running in the city center of Aalborg and on selected regional bus lines around Aalborg from October 2019.

Press release: High V.LO-City project launches demonstration site for fuel cell electric buses in Sanremo, Italy

Brussels, 30th November 2018

 

Today (30th November 2018) marks the official launch of the Sanremo site of the High V.LO-City project by the Mayor of Sanremo, Alberto Biancheri. Three fuel cell electric buses and their hydrogen refuelling infrastructure have been deployed in the city.

FCH-JU publishes study on the joint procurement of fuel cell buses in Europe

The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH-JU, http://www.fch.europa.eu/) has published a new study on the joint procurement of fuel cell buses, with the aim of further facilitating the deployment of fuel cell buses in Europe. 

The study worked with 90 different European cities and regions on the business case for the deployment of fuel cell buses and identified a potential demand for over 1,500 buses in these locations. 

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