Hydrogen Council quadruples size in 18 months


In early 2017, thirteen leading industry, transport and energy companies united in the first global initiative of its kind, promoting hydrogen (H2) as the agent to foster the energy transition and help meet climate goals.

Since launching at the World Economic Forum just 18 months ago, the Hydrogen Council has quadrupled in size and now brings together an impressive group of 53 leading companies, accounting for 3.8 million jobs and €1.8 trillion in revenue from across 11 different countries.

The Hydrogen Council has experienced a second major wave of growth this year, welcoming an additional 14 members. Eight companies join the group at steering member level: Airbus, Air Products, Cummins, EDF, Johnson Matthey, KOGAS SINOPEC and thyssenkrupp, alongside six new members at supporting level: AFC Energy, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Re-Fire Technology, Summitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Southern California Gas. In addition, Faurecia has upgraded its membership to steering level.

Seifi Ghasemi, Air Products’ Chairman, President and CEO, said“Air Products is honoured to join this exceptional forum of multinational companies working to advance H2 technologies.”

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