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Welsh county welcomes £26m hydrogen demonstrator project

23/06/2022

A hydrogen demonstrator project that could see the generation of clean fuel for council fleet vehicles could bring an investment of £26m into Bridgend county in Wales, according to the local authority.

Hydrogen combustion important for delivering net zero

09/05/2022

Funding and legislative support is required to enable hydrogen combustion to play an important role in fuelling vehicles in the future, hydrogen trade association says.

South Derbyshire council to trial hydrogen-powered bin lorries

25/04/2022

Hydrogen-powered bin lorries are to take to the streets in South Derbyshire as part of a trial to help the local authority reach net zero.

West Midlands gets ready for fleet of 124 hydrogen buses

28/03/2022

A fleet of 124 new environmentally friendly hydrogen fuelled buses will be taking to the streets of the West Midlands following the approval of a £30m Department for Transport grant.

Green hydrogen vans to begin demonstrator testing

16/03/2022

Two new green hydrogen vans are set to begin demonstrator testing in June, the zero emission vehicle company First Hydrogen has announced.

Aberdeen City Council adds UK’s first hydrogen fuel cell waste truck to its vehicle fleet

17/02/2022

The UK’s first hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle was revealed today in Aberdeen, in a move which continues to accelerate the city’s thriving hydrogen economy.

St. Helens invests in OEM hydrogen fuel cell RCV

04/02/2022

The North West local authority, St. Helens Borough Council, has invested in the UK’s first true OEM hydrogen fuel cell powered refuse collection vehicle, the Faun Bluepower.

bp approved as the Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub joint venture partner

04/02/2022

Energy company bp has been approved to be the Joint Venture partner to deliver the Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub, which will build a solar power facility connected to a green hydrogen production and refuelling facility.

The role of hydrogen buses in decarbonisation

21/12/2021

Nick Power, hydrogen business development manager – EMEA, Haskel Hydrogen Systems Group, looks at the role of hydrogen buses in decarbonisation.

Wrightbus to showcase two new zero-emission buses

21/09/2021

The manufacturer of the world’s first hydrogen-powered double deck bus will unveil two new single deck zero-emission buses at the Millbrook Proving Ground this week.

Launch of first hydrogen Dynamic Purchasing System for councils

15/09/2021

The first hydrogen generation and fuelling Dynamic Purchasing System for the public sector has been launched by the Highland Council and The Procurement Partnership Ltd (TPPL).

£1bn hydrogen investment fund launched

07/09/2021

Green entrepreneur Jo Bamford has joined forces with multi-family office Vedra Partners to launch HYCAP, a hydrogen investment fund which has set its sights on raising £1bn.

Caigan innovative hydrogen fuel cell conversion

26/08/2021

Caigan Vehicle Technologies Ltd. have entered the zero-carbon transport market with an innovative hydrogen fuel cell conversion for internal combustion engine vehicles.

Electra commences build of its first hydrogen-electric HGV commercial vehicle range

18/08/2021

Blackburn-based electric HGV manufacturer Electra Commercial Vehicles Ltd has placed its first order for a HyRange® system from German/English manufacturer Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH for its prototype electric hydrogen commercial vehicle range.

Birmingham gets first hydrogen bus

28/07/2021

Birmingham City Council has unveiled the first of its 20 new hydrogen buses, which are set to be in operation later this year.

Proton Motor and Electra sign MoU to develop zero-emission fuel cell trucks

01/07/2021

The developer and producer of hydrogen fuel cells and electric hybrid, Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH, has signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ (MoU) with Electra Commercial Vehicles Limited to develop the zero-emission fuel cell truck market in the UK and Ireland.

It’s time for councils to step on the gas

30/06/2021

Chris Hampton, product & business development manager – hydrogen at BOC UK & Ireland, provides a quick guide to hydrogen infrastructure.

Liverpool City Region to double planned hydrogen bus fleet to 40

10/06/2021

Liverpool City Region’s planned hydrogen bus fleet could double in size, according to the combined authority.

Reconomy win waste and recycling contract with ITM Power

29/04/2021

Sheffield hydrogen specialist, ITM Power, has appointed Reconomy to manage its waste and recycling services at its Gigafactory near Meadowhall.

Aberdeen’s hydrogen bus fleet notches up first 100,000 miles

27/04/2021

First Aberdeen and Aberdeen City Council are celebrating this week after their hydrogen double-decker bus fleet notched up its first 100,000 miles of operation.

Minister announces £30m to boost battery and hydrogen technology

30/03/2021

The Government has announced over £30m of investment in battery technology, the electric vehicle supply chain and hydrogen vehicles.

Government unveils hydrogen transport hub ‘masterplan’

17/03/2021

The Government has unveiled the official ‘masterplan’ for the UK’s first-ever hydrogen transport hub.

Siemens Mobility partners with Aberdeen City Council to launch first dual-fuel van

17/12/2020

Siemens Mobility has launched its first dual-fuel field-services van in partnership with Aberdeen City Council, introducing hydrogen to its road vehicle fleet.

PM outlines 10 point plan for green revolution

18/11/2020

The prime minister has outlined a 10 point plan for a 'green industrial revolution' including bringing forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2030.

Aberdeen welcomes world’s first hydrogen-powered double decker

12/10/2020

The world’s first hydrogen-powered double-decker bus was revealed last Thursday in Aberdeen which showcases the city as a trailblazer in hydrogen technologies.

Hydrogen buses coming to Birmingham next Spring

05/10/2020

Birmingham City Council has purchased 20 new hydrogen double decker buses as part of their Clean Air Hydrogen Bus Pilot.

Teesside mayor announces UK’s first hydrogen transport centre

30/09/2020

Teesside is set to become the site of the UK’s first hydrogen transport centre, the Tees Valley mayor has announced.

ULEMCo and Glasgow council to undertake ‘largest single deployment’ of hydrogen vehicles

07/09/2020

Glasgow City Council and ULEMCo has commenced the largest single deployment of hydrogen dual fuel vehicles in the company’s history.

Mayor calls for establishment of hydrogen transport centre in Teesside

16/07/2020

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has called on the Government to establish a National Hydrogen Transport Centre in Teesside.

Are hydrogen fuel cell RCVs the future?

30/01/2020

Hydrogen fuel cell RCVs will take to the streets in seven European cities this year as part of the EU-funded HECTOR project to assess the potential of this technology to decarbonise waste fleets. Lotte Debell reports.

Hydrogen for transport

28/01/2020

Mark Griffin explains why Aberdeen City Council has introduced a fleet of hydrogen fuelled buses to help reduce emissions.

Future Fleet Forum - registration is now open

24/10/2019

 Future Fleet Forum has now opened for registration. The 2020 Forum takes place at Guildhall, in the City of London on 22 January 2020.

MPS trials hydrogen-powered vehicles

18/10/2019

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has launched a programme to achieve zero emissions across its fleet by 2050. The Force is now trialling a fleet of hydrogen-powered vehicles as part of this agenda.

Making the right choice for your fleet

18/10/2019

Diesel is dead – or it will be by 2040 – but what is going to replace it? Phil Clifford considers the options currently available for fleets and concludes that what the industry needs most is more information to make the right choices. Luckily, Future Fleet Forum is just around the corner.

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