The UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (UK HFCA) was delighted to see the recent Govenrment’s announcement of 7 new hydrogen refuelling projects part-funded by the Hydrogen Refuelling Stations (HRS) Infrastructure Grants Scheme, run by the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).
The £6.6 million investment will help establish an initial network of 12 hydrogen refuelling stations across the UK, including new stations built in Brentford and Croydon and a new mobile station that will be used across the south of England, as well as upgrades to existing hydrogen demonstrator stations. This represents a significant step in enabling the use of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in the UK.
The 7 hydrogen projects are:
- ITM Power
- 2 new hydrogen refuelling stations in Brentford and Croydon
- 4 upgrades to Sheffield and London stations
- Air Products
- 2 upgrades to existing stations in Hatton Cross and Hendon
- 1 upgrade to a mobile refuelling station to support conferences and test drives of fuel cell vehicles
- Fuel Cell Systems
- 1 new mobile station based in Southern UK
- University of South Wales
- 1 upgrade to an existing station in Port Talbot
- Honda UK
- 1 upgrade to an existing station in Swindon