The Linde Group has officially opened the Linde hydrogen centre in Lohhof near Munich, Germany, in the presence of the German Federal Minister of Transport, Wolfgang Tiefensee.

The usage concept of the centre is unique as it combines the functions of a hydrogen filling station with those of a technology test centre, a training centre and a presentation platform.

A total of €3m was invested in to this hydrogen centre.

Linde expects the facility to be filling on average around ten hydrogen vehicles a day \\$quot;“ making the centre one of the busiest hydrogen filling stations in the world.

Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle, president and CEO of Linde AG commented: "Our new hydrogen centre not only demonstrates our willingness to invest in especially promising future technologies, but most importantly, it is a further step on the long, but rewarding path towards hydrogen-based sustainable mobility."