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Thu Oct 30, 2014, 08:25 AM

UK Supermarket Chain Sainsbury's to open Hydrogen Fueling Stations

Proving wrong those who say it's a Big Oil Conspiracy.

Also proving that a Hydrogen infrastructure can be built faster and cheaper than imagined by the H2 Bashers.

First hydrogen fuel station to open at Sainsbury's branch
Faye Sunderland thegreencarwebsite.co.uk

Sainsbury’s is to become the first supermarket to offer a hydrogen fuel dispenser alongside its usual petrol and diesel fuel pumps. Located at its Hendon store in north west London, the new hydrogen fuel pump is expected to be in place by the end of the year and will be available to the general public and fleets running fuel cell vehicles.

The new SmartFuel station will be owned and operated by Air Products, on behalf of Sainsbury’s and is being installed as part of a The London Hydrogen Network Expansion (LHNE) project, which is designed to help establish a hydrogen refuelling infrastructure in the city.

It is expected that those who will use the new refuelling facility will include hydrogen-powered buses running between Covent Garden and Tower Gateway, fuel cell delivery vans being operated by Commercial Group and hydrogen taxis which are already running on London’s roads.

Avishai Moor, Fuel & Kiosk Category Manager from Sainsbury’s said: “Hydrogen vehicles are both environmentally friendly as well as efficient so we are really excited about being the first UK supermarket to trial this new technology and make it accessible to our customers...MORE

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