Green light for innovation cluster: Hydrogen to power heavy-duty port technology
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) together with its partners want to advance the decarbonization of handling and transport processes. Clean Port & Logistics (CPL), an innovation cluster for testing hydrogen-powered equipment in port logistics, will help with this objective.
New electric sweeper for Ibbenbüren
Ibbenbürener Bau- und Servicebetrieb (BIBB) (Ibbenbüren’s municipal administration) has a new vehicle: a sweeper. But not just any sweeper – this one is special. It’s environmentally friendly, has an electric engine and an e-license plate. It was delivered last week and will keep the town clean in future. It has already made its debut and passed with flying colours.
Climate-friendly shovelling and levelling – e-excavator starts operation
The Dachstiftung Diakonie in Gifhorn is on its way to more sustainability. What began as waste separation and using environmentally-friendly paper is now trumped by the latest acquisition for its gardening and landscaping fleet. The e-excavator will be used to level pathways and dig up trees.
Hydrogen-powered waste disposal vehicle for Aschaffenberg municipal utilities
The waste management of Aschaffenberg’s municipal utilities focusses on sustainability and emission-free mobility, also for their vehicle fleet. Municipal utilities head Dieter Gerlach has now been presented with a funding notice from the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) in the amount of around 670,000 euros. Funded under the National Innovation Programme for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP II), a hydrogen-operated waste management vehicle will be purchased.
2.4 million euros for emission-free waste disposal in the Barnim district
Kurt-Christoph von Knobelsdorff, Managing Director (Spokesperson) of NOW GmbH, presented a notification of funding in the amount of 2.4 million euros to Christian Mehnert, Managing Director of Kreiswerke Barnim for the procurement of four waste collection vehicles with alternative fuel cell technology.
AGL: €1.2m funding for 2 large road sweepers with hydrogen drives
The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) has approved funding of up to around €1.2 million for the purchase of 2 large road sweepers with emission-free fuel cell technology. The purchase is funded under the National Innovation Programme for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP 2), which is coordinated by NOW GmbH and implemented by Project Management Jülich (PtJ).
Zweckverband Ostholstein receives funding of more than 2 million euros
In Ostholstein, a first step has been taken towards climate-neutral waste collection: The Zweckverband Ostholstein intermunicipal association has received a total of 2.266 million euros in funding from the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure within the framework of the National Innovation Programme Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP II) for the acquisition of three waste collection vehicles powered by fuel cells.
First electric waste collection vehicle with fuel cell technology in operation in Mainz
With the procurement of two waste collection vehicles incorporating fuel cell technology, the City of Mainz is sending a clear signal for a low carbon and sustainable future. According to Lord Mayor Ebling, traffic is responsible for a high proportion of climate-damaging greenhouse gas emissions, which have even increased over recent years and: “This must be vigorously fought against.”