- Partners with Canadian Hydrogen Storage Company ‘Hydrogen in Motion’
- To develop a Zero Emission 3-Wheeler running on Hydrogen Fuel
- To integrate low-cost, low pressure (50 Bar) Hydrogen Cylinder
- Project part funded by GITA (An initiative by Department of Science &Technology and CII)
Pune, June 4, 2021,: Riding high on its Green Hydrogen Production capability, Pune based h2e Power Systems (www.h2epower.net) is developing India’s first totally integrated Hydrogen Fuel Cell 3-Wheeler using PEM Fuel Cell & innovative Hydrogen Cylinders in collaboration with Canada based company ‘Hydrogen in Motion’ (www.hydrogeninmotion.com) under a Indo-Canadian program funded by GITA (A Public Private partnership between Technology Development Board, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and CII) (www.gita.org.in).
The Hydrogen 3-wheeler concept targeted to inter-city public and goods transport integrating h2e’s Fuel Cell Technology with a low-cost and low pressure (50bar) Hydrogen Cylinder which is a path-breaking technology developed by Hydrogen in Motion, Canada. This innovative solution will bring a Zero Emission public transport vehicle, which would be competitive on costs with other technologies.
Talking about the development, Mr. Sidharth R Mayur, Founder & Managing Director, h2e Power Systems said, “India is on the cusp of a big e-Mobility revolution, and we are moving fast from fossil-based mobility to batteries and Hydrogen. We are already producing Green Hydrogen from our Electrolysers and now developing a 3-Wheeler concept for inter-city public and goods transport using Green Hydrogen. We are thankful to GITA for their support to this novel idea, which has promise to amplify the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) concept in India. h2e, again, is at the forefront on the Hydrogen road map in India. There couldn’t be a better message to give to the world than a Zero Emission Vehicle on World Environment Day.”
Ms. Grace Quan, CEO Hydrogen In Motion said, “India is a natural market for our low pressure high density swappable Hydrogen tanks H2M technology can really be instrumental in Hydrogen Fuel Cell adoption and address India’s energy needs with a zero emission technology. Our partnership with h2e is the beginning of a rollout of a diversity of products and applications in motive and stationary fields with our combined Hydrogen products”.
Mr. Amarnath Chakradeo, Co-Founder & Executive Director added, “The high-pressure storage tanks always added to the challenges on the use of Hydrogen in mobility, both on cost and integration. With the innovative metal Hydrite Cylinders, we will bring down the cost of storage substantially and provide a higher mileage to the 3-Wheeler owner & a better ROI”.
h2e now is India’s first company to have a product both in the stationary segment for power generation and to produce Green Hydrogen and also in the mobility sector. The 3-Wheeler running on Hydrogen presents a very interesting use case for Fuel Cells and Green Hydrogen.
About h2e Power Systems Private Limited
Part of the Poonawalla Group in Pune, h2e Power Systems Private Limited, based in Pune, India and New York, U.S.A. was founded in 2011 by social entrepreneur Siddharth R Mayur along with Amar Chakradeo, Bhavana S Mayur and incubated at IIT-SINE. The Poonawalla Group, Promoters of Serum Institute of India are World’s largest vaccine manufacturers and through their company Poonawalla Clean Energy are the partners & investors in h2e, h2e through its investors & partners is connected worldwide with production plants and trading companies all over the world in areas such as pharmaceuticals, hospitality, real estate, waste management, high-tech agriculture, & food processing. h2e Power Systems aims to produce and integrate fuel cell systems and solutions on Renewable (Green) Hydrogen from Waste & Electrolysis in India and establish integrated, efficient power supply solutions to provide cost effective, reliable and environmentally friendly energy across different industry & geographies.
About Hydrogen in Motion
Hydrogen In Motion Inc. (H2M) is a Canadian company operating in Vancouver, British Columbia since 2014. Grace Quan is President and CEO. H2M has developed an innovative nano-material that stores hydrogen under low pressure (50 bar rather than 350 or 700 bar) resulting in a smaller, safer and cheaper hydrogen storage system.
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