New hydrogen refuelling station and 20 hydrogen-powered buses unveiled in Groningen

On Friday, 11 June 2021, a new hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) opened at the Qbuzz bus depot in Groningen. In addition, twenty new VanHool hydrogen buses were presented. This fleet was partly funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) under the JIVE 2 project.

ABERDEEN2PAU event allows attendees to discover more about these two pioneering hydrogen cities

Two cities, Aberdeen (Scotland) and Pau (France), were brought together on Thursday 22nd April to present and discuss their experience of deploying fuel cell buses and their associated infrastructure. A diverse audience of over 100 attendees heard from these two ‘early movers’ about the great benefits that hydrogen brings for local energy system decarbonisation, as well as the practicalities of operating the vehicles and the infrastructure.

Toulouse-Blagnac airport commits to hydrogen stations and fuel cell buses

The French hydrogen production company McPhy has announced that it has been commissioned to design, manufacture and install two hydrogen refuelling stations that will help decarbonise the airport's operations. In addition, TransDev Occitanie will supply five hydrogen-powered buses.

Solaris to supply Austria's largest bus operator with 40 hydrogen-powered buses

The transport operator Österreichische Postbus AG (ÖBB-Postbus) has opted for Solaris as a potential supplier of both emission-free and conventionally driven vehicles. According to the concluded framework agreements, up to 40 Urbino 12 hydrogen buses will be supplied in 2021-2023.

RVK takes delivery of first Solaris fuel cell bus

German transport operator Regionalverkehr Köln (RVK) has taken delivery of the first of 15 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen fuel cell buses ordered in March 2020. The bus will now be tested at RVK's Wermelskirchen branch in the Rheinisch-Bergisch district. This is the first time a new manufacturer has joined RVK's hydrogen vehicle fleet, which now totals 37 buses.

Wiesbaden's transport operator ESWE Verkehr orders ten fuel cell buses

The Wiesbaden transport operator ESWE Verkehr has ordered ten Caetano H2.City Gold fuel cell buses. Delivery of the first vehicle is scheduled for the third quarter of 2021. The remaining vehicles will follow by the end of November 2021. These emission-free fuel cell buses are another essential element in the implementation of Wiesbaden's clean air plan.

World’s first hydrogen-powered double-decker bus hits Aberdeen streets tomorrow

The world’s first hydrogen fuel cell double-decker bus will enter service tomorrow in Aberdeen, Scotland.

First Bus – Scotland’s largest bus operator - will operate this zero-emission fleet in a project led by Aberdeen City Council. These innovative, clean buses show the city’s commitment to transition to green energy from oil and gas as part of its Net Zero vision.