Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on board a High V.LO City Bus

On March the 27th, the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte visited the Avantium Chemical Park in Delfzijl and EEW Energy from waste GmbH, which operates a thermal waste recycling plant for preparing commercial and household wastes as well as alternative fuels.

To drive him to his visits, the Prime Minister took one of the 2 hydrogen buses deployed in Groningen by the High V.LO City project. While he was in the bus, Qbuzz and OV Groningen Drenthe, the public transport authority for the provinces of Groningen and Drenthe, presented him the project and the region’s ambitious transports emissions reduction policy.

This visit and his enthusiasm are very encouraging for the future of fuel cells buses, especially in Groningen, where more FC buses will be deployed by the JIVE Project in the coming years.

HyER Members Provinces of Groningen and Drenthe are leading the way towards transport decarbonization.

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Read more about the Prime Minister’s visit: 

https://www.eemskrant.nl/werkbezoek-premier-mark-rutte-bij-chemisch-technologiebedrijf-avantium-en-schade-expert-aardbevingsschade/

https://www.eemskrant.nl/werkbezoek-premier-mark-rutte-bij-chemisch-technologiebedrijf-avantium-en-schade-expert-aardbevingsschade/

 

For more information on Drenthe and Groningen initiatives

 

Photo Credits: Qbuzz