China’s Hebai Deploys over 600 Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
Beijing – The municipal government of China’s Hebai province has announced the deployment of 655 hydrogen-powered vehicles in the competition area of Zhangjiakou City for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
These vehicles will be used for transportation and logistics during the Olympics, noting that a hydrogen bus can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 11.8 tons over 10,000 km
According to the city’s hydrogen and renewable energy institute, these buses operate smoothly at minus 20 degrees Celsius, and have been tested for safety and reliability.
Currently, there are 444 hydrogen fuel cell buses in operation in Zhangjiakou, covering nine bus routes in the city. They have traveled more than 21 million kilometers and carried more than 62 million passengers.
As a co-host city of the Olympic Games, Zhangjiakou has two hydrogen production plants and eight hydrogen refueling stations, which can guarantee the operation of hydrogen vehicles.