Copenhagen opens first hydrogen fuelling station


Driven on by its determination to become the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025, Copenhagen has recently inaugurated its first hydrogen fuelling station and unveiled eight new fuel cell vehicles.

The package of vehicles comprises of two ‘work’ vehicles and six cars, which all operate on hydrogen fuel cell systems and will refuel at the newly opened hydrogen station.

The inauguration sees Copenhagen pass the first milestone towards its ambitious goal of becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral capital city by 2025. Later this year, it’s understood that Copenhagen will also acquire 25 electric cars – bringing the total number of environmentally friendly vehicles to 33.

The hydrogen fuel cell vehicle project is the result of a collaboration between Denmark and Canada, both world leaders in the development of green technology, and is being coordinated by Hydrogen Link, the Danish network for research, development and demonstration of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

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