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To refuel hydrogen now also possible in Fuerth, Southern Germany

03/05/2019

Drivers of FCEV’s can refuel at more and more petrol stations in Europe: H2 MOBILITY Germany and its shareholders Shell and Air Liquide have jointly opened the first hydrogen (H2) filling station in Fuerth, in the south of Germany. The station is funded by the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking under grant agreement No 671438. This Joint Undertaking receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, Hydrogen Europe and Hydrogen Europe research.

There are now 68 HRS in Germany and it will be 100 stations by the end of 2019. Hydrogen is used to refuel electric vehicles with fuel cells. Their advantages: No noise, no pollutants, but they have the same speed and range as cars with petrol or diesel engines. Hydrogen vehicles have ranges of 500 to 800 kilometers and refuel in just three minutes.

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