HTEC has partnered with Mitsui & Co. (Canada), Ltd, to develop electrolytic hydrogen production project in British Columbia that will provide fuel to HTEC’s network of fueling stations and help decarbonize local natural gas use.

The project aims to meet the increasing market demand for green hydrogen by providing fuel to HTEC’s network of fueling stations.

Lyft partners with Toyota’s new KINTO Share program to offer drivers hydrogen-powered zero-emission vehicle rentals

The first-of-its-kind Canadian partnership launches today in Metro Vancouver. The vehicles will be fuelling  at HTEC's Hydrogen stations.

HTEC Secures $20 Million Investment by Chart Industries, Inc., and Signs Commercial MOU

The investment will support HTEC’s capacity to meet increasing market demand for the company’s hydrogen fuel supply solutions

HTEC and 7-Eleven Canada Open Hydrogen Fueling Station in North Vancouver

The companies are partnering on three hydrogen fueling stations to support the rollout of zero-emission hydrogen electric vehicles in BC.

HTEC Lands on 2020 Ready to Rocket List of BC Cleantech Companies

The Ready to Rocket lists, compiled by Rocket Builders, have been identifying movers and shakers in BC’s tech sector for the last 18 years.

Station Two in the BC Retail H2 Network Now Open

HTEC’s second station, in partnership with Shell, is now open at the corner of Willingdon and Canada Way in Burnaby.

HTEC Wins a 2020 Canada's Clean50 Top Project Award for BC Hydrogen Infrastructure Development

The Clean50 Top Project Awards are announced annually by Delta Management Group and the Canada’s Clean50 organization, to recognize the 20-best sustainability-oriented projects completed in Canada over the prior two years.

Funding for HTEC's Next Generation PowerCube Hydrogen Distribution Modules

The Honourable Navdeep Bains was at HTEC on August 9, 2019 to announce funding for HTEC and 16 other BC companies under Western Economic Diversification Canada's Business Scale Up and Productivity program.

Funding for Two BC Hydrogen Refueling Stations

HTEC to receive $3 million in funding from NRCan and the Province of British Columbia to build two stations in HTEC's BC hydrogen station network.

HTEC and 7-Eleven Canada to Open Retail Hydrogen Refueling Stations in BC

A convenient one-stop-shop for fuel cell electric vehicle drivers in British Columbia needing both hydrogen and a Slurpee® drink.

Hyundai to Invest US$6.75B in Fuel Cell Technology by 2030

Big news out of Seoul yesterday, with Hyundai revealing its long-term roadmap for fuel cell technology--Fuel Cell Vision 2030-- and reaffirming its commitment to the development of a hydrogen society. And it's not just about Hyundai's light-duty automotive program. The roadmap also outlines plans for the company to supply fuel cell systems to manufacturers of automobiles, drones, vessels, rolling stocks, forklifts and power generators. Hyundai aims to produce 700,000 fuel cell systems annually by 2030 including 500,000 units for FCEVs.

Provincial Government Announces a Zero-emission Vehicle (ZEV) Mandate for BC

On November 20, 2018, the BC Government announced plans for a ZEV mandate for British Columbia. The legislation will rollout next year, with planned ZEV sales targets of 10% by 2025, 30% by 2030, and 100% by 2040. Part of the plan for BC's ZEV standard includes incentives for hydrogen FCEVs and infrastructure. We pulled together a short list of some of the media coverage we've seen about the announcement thus far.


  • Business in Vancouver | B.C. moves to phase out gas-fired vehicles

  • Daily Hive | BC government sets 100% zero-emission vehicle sales target by 2040

  • The Indo-Canadian Voice | Provincial government puts B.C. on path to 100% zero-emission vehicle sales by 2040

  • CBC | Every new car sold in 2040 will be zero-emission, B.C. government says

  • The Vancouver Sun | New vehicle sales to be 100 per cent zero-emission by 2040, under B.C.'s electrification plan

  • CTV | Cars and trucks sold in B.C. by 2040 will be zero-emission: government

PRESS RELEASE 06/11/18: HTEC hits Construction Milestone on its Way to Fueling the Drive to Hydrogen

Momentum continues as construction begins on the second station in HTEC’s hydrogen refueling network and HTEC moves closer to its $1M crowdfunding target.

PRESS RELEASE 10/10/18: HTEC and Harnois Sign Letter of Intent to Partner on Hydrogen Refueling Network in Quebec

The terms of the LOI outline the steps HTEC and HGP will take to build a partnership to develop a retail hydrogen refueling station network in Quebec and other regions in Canada.

PRESS RELEASE 19/09/18: HTEC launches equity crowdfunding campaign

HTEC hopes to raise at least $1,000,000 to support the build-out of retail hydrogen refueling networks across Canada.

How hydrogen could shake up Canada's energy sector (CBC)

It's not all talk as fuel cell vehicles hit the road and facilities begin producing hydrogen. This CBC story from Kyle Bakx covers FCEVs, mentions HTEC's first retail H2 station, and describes how ATCO and Enbridge are spearheading projects to use hydrogen to store electricity. 

Why Toyota is doubling down on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for its future (Financial Post)

Elon musk may call hydrogen technology 'dumb', but Toyota believes it's a better answer to the problems of distance and size of zero emission cars. (HTEC gets a mention too!)

Hydrogen highway commercialization acceleration ahead (Business in Vancouver)

Joint venture’s closure could help kick-start shift in focus for local fuel-cell sector.

HTEC in the News - HTEC and Shell Open Canada’s First Retail Hydrogen Refueling Station in Vancouver

Following the successful opening of Canada's first retail hydrogen refueling station on Friday 15th June 2018 these are the latest articles about HTEC, and the event, on the web. Links will take you to the website:


  • Gasworld


  • Green Car Congress

  • Daily Hive

  • Xinhua

  • JWN Energy

  • CTV News

  • CBC

  • Georgia Straight

  • Hyundai Press Release

  • The Car Guide

  • Autotrader

  • Automotive News Canada

  • Business in Vancouver

PRESS RELEASE 15/06/18 - HTEC and Shell Open Canada’s First Retail Hydrogen Refueling Station in Vancouver and Announce Plans for Two More

The station will fuel the growing number of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles hitting roads in British Columbia, the same way Canada’s first gas station serviced Vancouverites more than a century ago

VANCOUVER, June 15, 2018 – HTEC (Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation) today opened Canada’s first retail hydrogen refuelling station in partnership with Shell. The station—at 8686 Granville Street in Vancouver—is the first in a six-station network HTEC is building in Greater Vancouver and Victoria. This network will enable the deployment of the first 1,000 zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in British Columbia (BC), and HTEC will partner with Shell on three of the six stations.

Gasworld News

HTEC to build six-station hydrogen network in Canada to support initial rollouts of FCEVs.

HTEC and Shell Partner to Open Canada’s First Retail Hydrogen Fueling Station in Vancouver Later This Year

HTEC, in collaboration with prominent partners in industry and government, is building a six-station hydrogen fueling network to support initial rollouts of fuel cell electric vehicle.


VANCOUVER, March 15, 2018 – HTEC (Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation) is proud to confirm it is partnering with Shell to open Canada’s first retail hydrogen station in Vancouver later this year.


HTEC installing a retail H2 fuelling station in Vancouver area, part of a 6-station network it’s building in the Lower Mainland & Victoria.