Ballard receives purchase order for fuel cell modules to power hydrogen buses in Germany


Ballard Power Systems has received a purchase order from Van Hool NV for 40 FCveloCity®-HD fuel cell modules to power buses under the Joint Initiative for hydrogen Vehicles across Europe (JIVE) funding programs.

The purchase order is further to Ballard’s announcement of a Letter of Intent which was issued on 28th February.

Ballard and Van Hool receive largest order ever for hydrogen buses in Europe

Ballard expects to make initial shipments of the FCveloCity®-HD 85 kilowatt modules later in 2018, with initial deliveries of buses expected in 2019. Van Hool plans to deploy 30 buses with the Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH transit agency in Cologne, Germany, and the remaining 10 buses with WSW mobil GmbH transit agency in Wuppertal, Germany.

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