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    Aberdeen Hydrogen Hack

    A hackathon event took place on 21st August at Aberdeen City Hydrogen Energy Storage (ACHES) in Cove. Young people aged 8-18 received a tour of the hydrogen refueling station while taking part in the event. 

    Hydrogen Hack - August 2017

     

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    ACHES

    Aberdeen’s second hydrogen refuelling station opened February 2017 along with the launch of a fleet of 10 hydrogen fuelled Toyota Mirai cars.

    ACHES

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    Hydrogen Bus Economy

    The Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project is recognised worldwide with Europe's largest fleet of hydrogen fuel cell buses operating on the streets of Aberdeen. The Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project is a £19million project, with funding from a number of industry and public sector part.

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H2 Aberdeen

H2 Aberdeen is an initiative working to bring about a hydrogen economy in the Aberdeen City Region. It will help to reinforce the area's position as an energy city, now and in the future.

About Hydrogen, as an energy storage medium, offers an opportunity to maximise the capacity of renewable energy.

With the transferable oil and gas expertise in the North East of Scotland, as well as a capacity for renewable energy generation, there is an  to further enhance our economic competitiveness by being at the forefront of a hydrogen economy.

 

The H2 Aberdeen initiative has to date delivered:

  • a hydrogen strategy outlining the key actions required by the City Region over the next 10 years;
  • a state-of-the-art hydrogen production and bus refuelling station;
  • 10 hydrogen fuel cell buses, the Europe's largest fleet;  
  • the Hydrogen Transport Economy (HyTrEc) (Hydrogen Transport Economy for the North Sea Region) which includes the trial of fleet vehicles - hydrogen hybrid vans and plug in range extended vans.
  • And we will continue to further develop the supply chain in Aberdeen and Scotland.
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Aberdeen City Council Leader, Councillor Jenny Laing, with Aberdeen MD for First, David Phillips (right) and MD for Stagecoach North Scotland, Steve Walker (left).

 

Hydrogen is an increasingly important medium with which to store renewable energy and can be used in transport, heating and power supply applications.

H2 Aberdeen aims to stimulate innovative hydrogen projects, advance the take-up of hydrogen technologies and position Aberdeen as a centre for excellence for hydrogen technology.

Delivery of the H2 Aberdeen vision will further enhance Aberdeen's reputation for energy innovation, and support Scotland's ambitions to become a world-leading destination for investment in Supporting Renewables and low carbon energy.

For further information please contact:

  • h2aberdeen@aberdeencity.gov.uk