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.
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
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.
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:
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.