Shell opens first hydrogen refuelling station of H2Benelux in Amsterdam

Shell opens first hydrogen refuelling station of H2Benelux in Amsterdam

Today Shell opened its first hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) at its highway forecourt at ‘Den Ruygenhoek-Oost’, the Netherlands. The Shell HRS is the first of eight hydrogen refuelling stations that will be operational as part of the CEF H2Benelux project.   
13 October 2020
Video: hydrogen garbage truck demonstration in Hürth

Video: hydrogen garbage truck demonstration in Hürth

In the first quarter of this year the Life 'N Grab HY! project, funded by the European Life-programme, carried out a first demonstration abroad of one of their hydrogen electric hybrid garbage trucks, developed by E-Trucks. The demonstration took place in Hürth, a city just south of Cologne. A short...
28 July 2020
H2-Share hydrogen truck up and running (video)

H2-Share hydrogen truck up and running (video)

The H2-Share hydrogen fuel cell truck has had a successful demonstration in Schelluinen, in the Netherlands. Next, it is going to DHL in Germany, with demonstrations to follow in France and Belgium. H2-Share is extremely optimistic that the truck will become an essential element of emission-free hea...
10 July 2020
WaterstofNet to support 2 regions in the Benelux from the FCH JU’s Project Development Assistance Initiative

WaterstofNet to support 2 regions in the Benelux from the FCH JU’s Project Development Assistance Initiative

WaterstofNet has been selected to provide project development assistance to hydrogen and fuel cell projects in Texel and Flemish Limburg. These two regions are among the 11 EU regions and cities that have successfully applied to the Expression of Interest for project development assistance launched ...
15 June 2020
Hydrogen Europe announces paper 'Green Hydrogen for a European Green Deal A 2x40 GW Initiative'

Hydrogen Europe announces paper 'Green Hydrogen for a European Green Deal A 2x40 GW Initiative'

Hydrogen Europe announced the publication of its 2x40GW Green Hydrogen Initiative paper. This is an initiative of the European industry association Hydrogen Europe with the objective to promote a massive increase of electrolyser production within the EU in order to support green hydrogen production....
16 April 2020
H2-Share’s first hydrogen-powered rigid truck hits the road in the Netherlands

H2-Share’s first hydrogen-powered rigid truck hits the road in the Netherlands

The 27-tonne hydrogen fuel cell rigid truck built by VDL started its first demonstration with BREYTNER as part of the EU-funded H2-Share project (coordinated by WaterstofNet) in Schelluinen, the Netherlands. Wystrach GmbH built a low-energy mobile hydrogen refueller to accompany the truck on its dem...
9 April 2020
WaterstofNet signed 'Joint call for the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell trucks'

WaterstofNet signed 'Joint call for the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell trucks'

On 5 March WaterstofNet signed - toghether with 43 other partners - a joint call for the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell trucks: needed shift towards a carbon-neutral society'.  This letter of intent aims to promote fuel cell trucks and show that the supply side is preparing to deploy the vehicles ...
17 March 2020
Are you a local authority that wants to develop hydrogen activities in your region? Apply for this call!

Are you a local authority that wants to develop hydrogen activities in your region? Apply for this call!

Are you a municipality, city or region that wants to contribute to a carbon neutral world by developing regional hydrogen projects? This is your chance! The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking has launched a call for Expressions of Interest to assist local authorities in developing their work...
6 February 2020
WaterstofNet organised the demonstration of a garbage truck on hydrogen in Hürth, near Cologne

WaterstofNet organised the demonstration of a garbage truck on hydrogen in Hürth, near Cologne

WaterstofNet organised a demonstration of a hydrogen fuelled garbage truck (owned by Baetsen) in Hürth, near Cologne. This is the first demonstration in a series of 8 demonstrations that WaterstofNet has planned in the coming years, in the framework of the Life and Grab Hy! project (Rotterdam, Antw...
3 February 2020
Deme, PMV and Port of Oostende announce a 300 MW hydrogen plant in Ostend

Deme, PMV and Port of Oostende announce a 300 MW hydrogen plant in Ostend

Port of Oostende and cluster members DEME and PMV are announcing an exclusive partnership. Their goal is to have a 300 MW hydrogen plant operational in the port area of Ostend by 2025, that will produce 50.000 ton of green hydrogen per year. The green hydogen will both serve as an energy source fo...
27 January 2020
WaterstofNet partner in largest European heavy-duty project 'H2Haul'

WaterstofNet partner in largest European heavy-duty project 'H2Haul'

WaterstofNet joins the ‘H2Haul’ project, in which IVECO and VDL will develop fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks for European markets. A consortium of leading European truck manufacturers, fuel cell suppliers, and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure providers launched the project today in Brussels. ...
1 October 2019
Europe's first hydrogen-powered garbage trucks with licence plate proudly presented in Brabant (NL)

Europe's first hydrogen-powered garbage trucks with licence plate proudly presented in Brabant (NL)

On April 11th, the trucks of the Life project 'Life ‘N Grab Hy!’, coordinated by WaterstofNet, were proudly presented in Brabant (NL) by the partners of the project. Baetsen Group (NL) and Cure Afvalbeheer (NL) will be collecting garbage with a hydrogen-powered collection vehicle in the Eindhoven r...
11 April 2019
Power-to-Gas cluster grows to 35 members

Power-to-Gas cluster grows to 35 members

In the last months of 2018 we welcomed two new partners in our cluster. We are convinced that these new partners will bring along new ideas and expertise and will create added value in our member group.
18 January 2019
Green hydrogen ‘Guarantees of Origin’ launched

Green hydrogen ‘Guarantees of Origin’ launched

Europe is moving one step forward towards a new and transparent hydrogen market. The CertifHy project - ‘Designing the 1st EU-wide Guarantee of Origin (GO) scheme for Green Hydrogen’ - issued 75,000+ CertifHy Green and Low Carbon Hydrogen GOs that are available on the market now. 
17 January 2019
Final results of the power-to-gas project Don Quichote

Final results of the power-to-gas project Don Quichote

The Don Quichote project (Demonstration Of New QUalitative Innovative Concept of Hydrogen Out of wind Turbin Electricity) demonstrated that the use of hydrogen as a large scale renewable energy storage solution is not “tilting windmills” anymore, but has technical and economic viability. It represe...
13 December 2018