HyER member: Aberdeen City Council

Name of the project: HyTrEc – A Hydrogen Transport economy for the North Sea Region

HyTrEcDescription: This project, led by Aberdeen City Council, aimed to improve access to and advance the adoption of hydrogen as an alternative energy vector across the North Sea Region. The project identified and addressed structural impediments constraining development of, access to and adoption of this alternative fuel in urban and rural settings. The project ran from June 2012 to June 2015.

Project objectives:

  • regional accessibility strategies
  • environmentally responsible energy production practices
  • developing different modes of transport
  • transnational transport corridors
  • efficient and effective logistics solutions
  • sustainable growth solutions.

Partners from the UK, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, and Sweden worked together to improve cross border collaboration, share best practice and support joint activities.


  • Aberdeen City Council
  • European Institute for Innovation
  • Gateshead College
  • Green Network
  • Hydrogen Sweden
  • SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
  • Narvik University College
  • WaterstofNet

Funding: HyTrEc was co-funded by the Interreg IVB North-Sea Programme 2007-2013

Link to website: http://www.hytrec.eu/
Contact: h2aberdeen@aberdeencity.gov.uk or hytrec@aberdeencity.gov.uk
+ 0044 (0) 1224 522973