Contact

Using hydrogen in freight transport

By

September 21, 2022

Image titel:

Sources:

Using hydrogen in freight transport

From left to right, Christoph Burkard, Caroline Schäfer, from Landesstelle Wasserstoff of LEA Hessen, and Matthias von der Malsburg, also with LEA Hessen, © Region Fulda

Christoph Burkard, Caroline Schäfer & Matthias v.d. Malsburg, © Region Fulda

During a media-effective ceremony on May 12th, 2022 at the event hotel Titanic on the Chausseestraße in Berlin, NOW GmbH together with German transport minister Volker Wissing cheerfully presented the funding decisions for the new HyStarter Regions and the participants in the second round of the HyExperts program. A good two years before, Martin Thaler, as the representative from the city of Fulda, likewise stood onstage in Berlin to accept funding from the federal transport minister, then Andreas Scheuer. It was 300,000, an outcome from the first call for HyExpert Regions. What has happened in the meantime? What is special about Hydrogen Region Fulda?
One thousand fuel cell trucks on the road by 2026, including service and refueling options for local and long-distance transport as well as buses, in East Hessen and the bordering regions is the ambitious goal of stakeholders in HyExpert Region Fulda. In a study within the corresponding program for hydrogen use in the transport sector in East Hessen, called HyWheels, commercial traffic flows in the region, possible locations for regenerative energy structures to produce green hydrogen, fueling station locations and the establishment of a management center were analyzed. At the same time, the first prototypes for fuel cell trucks were also presented.

The first preliminary result of this analysis was that four locations for hydrogen fueling stations in the district of Fulda could be considered: Hünfeld-Michelsrombach, Fulda-Nord, Eichenzell and Flieden. A multi-phase plan envisages the design and construction of the first two fueling stations and the deployment of 20 to 40 vehicles in 2023. The target of 1,000 vehicles with 10 to 15 fueling stations is to be reached by 2026. Suggested was also the creation of a central information and coordination office for hydrogen within the management organization Region Fulda.

Advertisements

Ten months after the end of the study, of course no fueling station has been built and no hydrogen truck is yet on the road. However, in the last call for tenders in January 2022, three investors applied to get funding for fueling stations in Hünfeld-Michelsrombach, Fulda-Nord and Eichenzell. A working group for hydrogen under the management of Region Fulda Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH made sure that the applications did not have any competing overlap. To each of the applications was attached a page that references the other proposals. In this way, freight transport companies should be given maximum assurance of energy supply for their H2 vehicles.

Together, the submitted funding applications work out to a production of 500 tonnes of green hydrogen and 30 to 50 refuelings per day at three hydrogen fueling stations. If all the planned projects can be realized, the targets for year 2023/2024 set out in the HyWheels study will be exactly fulfilled.[…]

… Read this article to the end in the latest H2-International

Author: Christoph Burkard – Region Fulda Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft mbH

Here are interesting and current articles on the topic of hydrogen – stocks and the stock market!

Economic prospects for companies in the hydrogen sector | Future, stocks & hydrogen companies on the stock exchange and more…

Which hydrogen companies will prevail in the competitive market in the long term? Get tips and cartwheels and learn more about risks or opportunities. Our stock market specialist and expert author Sven Jösting reports critically, independently and competently.

May 16 2024

New CFO for H-Tec Systems

Electrolyzer manufacturer H-Tec Systems underwent restructuring at the turn of the year and...
May 16 2024

One-man show continues to grow

Hydrogeit Verlag celebrates its 20th anniversary The Hydrogeit Verlag publishing house has been...
May 15 2024

Hydrogen for the post-coal era

Nuclear energy also to power electrolysis in Hungary In May 2021, Hungary published its national...
May 15 2024

Hüwener to lead OGE

Thomas Hüwener will become the new management spokesman for transmission system operator OGE from...
May 15 2024

Accelerating expansion and reducing hurdles

German government adopts power plant strategy It took a long time, but now it's here – the power...
May 15 2024

Brussels approves IPCEI projects

3rd funding wave for H2 infrastructure measures The decision has finally come. In mid-February...
May 15 2024

Apex becomes H2APEX

Apex, headquartered in Rostock, Germany, is continuing to make big strides forward in the hydrogen...
May 06 2024

Lübesse Energie wants to become a pioneer

Project realization despite Exytron bankruptcy Originally at the end of 2023, an “emissions-free...
May 02 2024

Bischof-Niemz appointed to Enertrag board

Project developer Enertrag has appointed Tobias Bischof-Niemz to the board. From the beginning of...
Apr 30 2024

“Cool, what you’re doing in Germany”

“Today is a good day for industry location Germany, climate protection and sustainable jobs in our...
Apr 30 2024

DWV shortens its name

As of January 2024, the DWV has a slightly shorter name. Instead of being called the German...
Apr 30 2024

Changes at CEP

New board, new members and a new structure – that’s the news in the latest press release from the...
Apr 18 2024

Plug Power – Price jumps with many questions

The Plug share price fell quickly to under 3 USD (2.50 USD at low) and then rose again to over...
Apr 17 2024

Siemens Energy – Light at the end of the tunnel

Siemens Energy is on the right track, as the latest figures show. Although the wind subsidiary...
Apr 17 2024

Nikola Motors – Outlook speaks for the company

The press conference in February 2024 on the fourth quarter results and the entire year 2023 and,...
Apr 17 2024

Hyzon Motors – Strong patent position

Hyzon Motors will start production of 200‑kW modules for commercial vehicles in the USA in the...
Apr 17 2024

FuelCell Energy – Carbon capture as a growth story?

FuelCell Energy has with SOFC fuel cell power plants built its own capacities for clean energy...
Apr 16 2024

Hydrogen economy gaining speed

Trade fair guide for Hannover Messe 2024 AI and hydrogen are the focus of this year's Hannover...
Apr 16 2024

Politicians with an open ear for hydrogen

Optimism at the H2 Forum in Berlin A good 450 participants gathered at the specialist conference...
Apr 16 2024

Gas producers are the winners of the H2 ramp-up

The major international gas companies such as Linde, Air Liquide and Air Products have always been...

0 Comments

Leave a Reply