A world first for Aberdeen as hydrogen ambitions grow

Aberdeen is set to become the first city in the world to introduce hydrogen-powered double decker buses. The new additions to the hydrogen fleet will underline the city’s role as a pioneer in green energy. The contract which was signed this month will deliver 15 city buses. The project has been funded by Aberdeen City […]

Press release: Launch of the HECTOR Project

HECTOR PROJECT – PRESS RELEASE Launch of project   Brussels, 29th April 2019: HECTOR project launches to demonstrate the benefits of fuel cell technology to decarbonise garbage truck fleets   The HECTOR project – Hydrogen Waste Collection Vehicles in North West Europe – will deploy and test 7 fuel cell garbage trucks, with the aim […]

Press Release: Aberdeen hydrogen roll-out continues with two new car club vehicles

27 March 2019, Aberdeen City Council’s ambitious hydrogen programme is set to reach an even wider audience with the addition of the first two cars available for public use.   The Toyota Mirai models will join the Co-wheels Car Club fleet in the city and will be available for club members to hire through the online […]

Press Release: CertifHy – An Emerging Green and Low Carbon Hydrogen Market in Europe

Brussels, 26 March 2019 – The Green and Low Carbon Hydrogen market is becoming a reality in Europe, enabling a deep decarbonisation of its energy system. The CertifHy project “Designing the 1st EU-wide Green and Low Carbon Certification System” has developed a Green and Low Carbon Certification pilot that has led to the issuance of 76 […]

Press release: Aberdeen’s pioneering hydrogen bus project arrives at major milestone

Aberdeen City Council, 30th January 2019 – Aberdeen’s fleet of hydrogen buses has exceeded the million mile mark as the city’s reputation as a global energy innovator continues to build. The Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project comprises two European funded initiatives and has grown to encompass a fleet of 10 vehicles operated by First Group and […]

Press release: Towards a new ydrogen market – CERTIFHY Green Hydrogen Guarantees of Origin are launched

  Brussels, 17 January 2019 – Europe is moving one step forward towards a new and transparent hydrogen market. The CertifHy project “Designing the 1st EU-wide Guarantee of Origin (GO) scheme for Green Hydrogen” issued 75 000+ CertifHy Green and Low Carbon Hydrogen GOs that are available on the market now. Hydrogen consumers from industry […]

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. The deployment and testing of the buses is part of […]

HyER member Arnhem choses PitPoint to build new hydrogen refuelling station

Together with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, the province of Gelderland and the municipality of Arnhem, clean fuel provider PitPoint will build and operate a public hydrogen refuelling station in Arnhem – the third one in the Netherlands. The new station is set to open in June 2019. Alongside building this station, the project partners are also […]

HyER EWCR workshop – presentations

HyER, in collaboration with five of its members, hosted a session during the European Week of Cities and Regions on the 9th of October. The discussion focussed on the deployment of alternative fuels vehicles and alternative fuels infrastructure accross Europe. All the presentations given during the workshop can be found below: Akershus_EirikBoe Berlin_ThomasMeissner Skane_BrittKarlssonGreen Arnhem_MarcDeKroon […]

HyER Workshop – European Week of Cities and Regions 2018

HyER, in cooperation with some of its members, is organising a workshop in the frame of the 2018 European Week of Cities and Regions:   Cross border cooperation to accelerate the deployment of alternative fuels   Date and time: 9th October, 16h30 – 18h00, followed by a networking reception Venue: South Denmark House, Avenue Palmerston […]