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Hexagon Purus to deliver 45-foot hydrogen distribution systems to Everfuel

Hexagon Purus signed a multi-year master frame agreement with Everfuel to deliver multiple units of newly designed 45-foot hydrogen distribution systems. The systems will be used to transport hydrogen to refueling stations serving hydrogen fuel cell electric passenger car fleets (e.g. taxis), trucks and buses. At signing, Everfuel ordered its first six distribution units under the new frame agreement.

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The master frame agreement covers design, production and delivery of hydrogen distribution systems for Everfuel through 2025, with an estimated value of approximately €14 million.

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Hexagon Purus is a leading provider of type 4 cylinders—fiber composite cylinders with plastic lining. Type 4 cylinders provide a combination of weight, safety, efficiency and durability for hydrogen applications.

Everfuel is making green hydrogen for zero emission mobility commercially available across Europe and will be the first to apply the newly designed hydrogen distribution units.

From a conceptual idea presented by Everfuel to improve the functionality of the system, Hexagon Purus has developed a hydrogen distribution system with a nominal payload capacity of 958 kg of compressed hydrogen at 300 bar. The new design includes an advanced monitoring system for improved filling efficiency.

They are designed by, and will be produced at, Hexagon Purus’ production and assembly facility in Kassel, Germany.

The increased use of fuel cell electric vehicles has been pointed out by the European Commission as an important step to reach an emission-free transport sector.

This agreement follows an initial purchase order received by Hexagon Purus from Everfuel earlier this year. The first order under the new frame agreement will be delivered in 2021.

Comments

dursun

A standard 48 foot intermodal container weighs 4900 kg empty. Let's be generous and say this is half, 2450 kg.

Hauling 2450 kg to deliver 958 kg of "fuel" is a joke.

SJC_1

Make it where you use it, no transport required.

Roger Pham

Truck transport for H2 is for the transitional period. Eventually, H2 will flow in current Natural Gas piping system to be delivered to everywhere and no more H2 transport truck will be needed.

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