Today, Electra Commercial Vehicles (Electra), announced the successful completion of a three-month trial supporting major UK supermarket Sainsbury’s with its zero-emissions 19-tonne refrigerated hydrogen-powered truck.
Element 2, the UK’s leading hydrogen refuelling business, has today announced a partnership with Tower Group to provide access to hydrogen for road transport in the South West of England. The partnership connects Tower Group’s locally produced green hydrogen with the infrastructure required to supply fuel to hydrogen-powered trucks and haulage vehicles.
Energy independence was a key theme in today’s Autumn Statement. Tim Harper shares his thoughts on the important role hydrogen is playing in facilitating energy independence, with road transport as the driving force.
Element 2, the organisation building the UK and Ireland’s hydrogen refuelling network, has today announced the appointments of hydrogen transport heavy weight, Mark Teevan, and sustainability specialist, Holly Makin, to its business development team. Both will report to Element 2’s Chief Development Officer, Dr Andrew Hagan.
Element 2 and other members of the Tees Valley Hydrogen Hub (5 October) yesterday joined Ann-Marie Trevelyan, the Secretary of State for Transport, and Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen, for the launch of a new government backed competition to harness the power of hydrogen in new transport projects.
St Helens Council and FAUN Zoeller yesterday announced the arrival of the UK’s first custom-built, hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle, fuelled by Element 2.
Element 2 has been awarded ISO 9001-2015 and ISO 14001-2015 certifications by QMS International for its Quality Management Systems (QMS) in the provision of hydrogen refuelling services.
Andy Slater has been appointed as Element 2's new Head of Engineering and Asset Management. He will lead the firm’s engineering strategy alongside managing the safe and timely deployment and operation of Element’s portfolio of refuelling stations.
Under the multi-year agreement, XPO will begin by transporting hydrogen fuel from partner production sites to Element 2 refuelling stations in the North and Midlands regions.
The Yorkshire and Cumbria sites will become the first public service stations in the UK to provide hydrogen refuelling services for hydrogen-powered Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs).
The partnership will see Element 2 supply hydrogen fuel, hydrogen storage and hydrogen pumps at mobile and fixed hydrogen refuelling stations for Riversimple’s existing and future customers.
This is a once in a lifetime transition and we are proud to be making such positive impact and making diesel history.
Element 2 often comments on key issues, trends and developments in the energy space, including hydrogen, energy independence, net zero, and decarbonisation. If you would like to find out more about our hydrogen refuelling stations, or speak to a hydrogen expert, please contact:
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