Air Liquide opens new hydrogen station to fuel France’s first hydrogen-powered bus line


Air Liquide today inaugurated a new hydrogen (H2) station in Les Loges-en-Josas, near Versailles.

Designed and installed by Air Liquide with the support of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and the European programme 3Emotion, this station will fuel the two H2-powered buses, scheduled for rollout in 2019, running between Vélizy and Versailles.

An Air Liquide statement said the Tier One company is “supporting the Île-de-France Mobilités and the greater Versailles Grand Parc community in their transition to clean and virtous mobility for the region and is contributing to the deployment of H2 energy in public transport in France.”

This is the third station the French corporation has installed in the Greater Paris Area and follows those commissioned near the Pont de I’Alma in Paris and the Paris-Orly Airport.

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