H2 Aberdeen is an initiative working to bring about a hydrogen economy in the Aberdeen City Region. It aims to reinforce the area’s position as an energy city, now and in the future.
With the transferable oil and gas expertise in the North East of Scotland, as well as a capacity for renewable energy generation, there is an opportunity to further enhance economic competitiveness by being at the forefront of a hydrogen economy.
H2 Aberdeen aims to stimulate innovative hydrogen projects, advance the take-up of hydrogen technologies and position Aberdeen as a centre for excellence for hydrogen technology.
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The H2 Aberdeen initiative has delivered:
- a hydrogen strategy outlining the key actions required by the City Region over the next 10 years.
- a state-of-the-art hydrogen production and bus refuelling station.
- 10 hydrogen fuel cell buses, the Europe’s largest fleet.
- the Hydrogen Transport Economy (HyTrEc) (Hydrogen Transport Economy for the North Sea Region) which includes the trial of fleet vehicles – hydrogen hybrid vans and plug in range extended vans.
- continue to further develop the supply chain in Aberdeen and Scotland.
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