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Tue May 24, 2016, 10:57 AM

Scotland: World’s first hydrogen bin lorries launched in Fife

Engineering & Technology | 23 May 2016
By Tereza Pultarova

A fleet of dual fuel diesel-hydrogen bin lorries has been launched in Fife to help improve local air quality.

The lorries have been retrofitted with a hydrogen propulsion system in a first-of-its-kind project by Liverpool-based ULEMCo, which specialises in converting existing car fleets into ultra low emission vehicles.



“This is a global first for hydrogen vehicles and a really great example of the innovative approach that is needed to deliver the low carbon and low emission vehicles of the future,” said Amanda Lyne, Managing Director of ULEMCo.

The bin lorries, made by Heil Farid, can switch from diesel to hydrogen when operating in densely populated areas, where air pollution is a major health risk. Hydrogen refuelling stations will be established at the Hydrogen Office in Methil and at the Fife Council’s depot at Bankhead, Glenrothes.

The conversion was undertaken as part of the £4m Levenmouth Community Energy Project funded by the Scottish Government. The Fife Council also plans to have 5 Ford Transit vans and 10 Renault HyKangoo vans converted into hybrid electric and hydrogen fuel cell operation using the same funding...snip
MORE: http://eandt.theiet.org/news/2016/may/hydrogen-powered-bin-lorries.cfm

"The country (Scotland) is all over hydrogen like white on rice"
http://gas2.org/2016/05/01/despite-doubters-hydrogen-fuel-cell-evs-way-scotland/
http://www.democraticunderground.com/1127100878



Can someone tell the Interior Sec about fuel cells please? Fracking is not required for H2

In Scotland, H2 is #1

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Tue May 24, 2016, 11:23 AM

1. Ah, I wondered what a bin lorrie was.

Translation: trash truck.

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Tue May 24, 2016, 01:55 PM

2. And the U.S.?! It's a lack of Leadership.

We're a country full of rubes who line up to vote for the biggest liars.

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