Shell (Switzerland) AG has joined H2 Mobility Switzerland, an association aiming to help hydrogen (H2) mobility in Switzerland to make a breakthrough.

Shell’s H2 filling stations have already been installed in several countries - including Germany, England, Canada and the US. In addition, the company has many years of experience in H2 production and logistics.

Oliver Bishop, General Manager of H2, explained, ” H2 technology is a promising technology, and H2 is a fuel for clean mobility. We assume that this alternative drive from the twenties onwards plays an increasingly important role in markets such as Germany, England, Benelux, the US and Japan, and also in Switzerland. We at Shell are on track.”

H2 offers the opportunity to increase the availability of fuel in the transport sector in a climate-friendly way: using H2 produced from renewable energy can significantly reduce harmful CO2 emissions. Running a H2 fuel cell vehicle will not cause either local pollutants or CO2 emissions. The range of H2-powered cars is 500 to 800 kilometers per tank filling. 

H2 is also good for truck applications. Shell is developing three new heavy-duty H2 filling stations in California, which will serve the Port of Los Angeles. Shell works together with Toyota and Kenworth, among others.

In addition to Shell (Switzerland) AG, Agrola AG, AVIA Vereinigung, Coop, Coop Mineraloel AG, Emil Frey Group, fenaco Cooperative, Migrol AG, Migros Cooperative Federation and SOCAR Energy Switzerland are members of the H2 Mobility Switzerland.