A further 15 fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs) are planned for the UK this year, as the country works towards its goal of deploying 4,000 zero emission buses over the next five years.
In an ongoing partnership, bus manufacturer Wrightbus has ordered another 15 85KW heavy-duty FCveloCity®-HD fuel cell modules from Ballard Power Systems.
Announcing the deal today, Ballard said it currently has orders in-hand from Wrightbus for a total of 50 modules to power FCEBs in the UK, 35 of which were previously announced in 2019.
Of those 35 modules, 20 are to power buses planned for deployment in London and 15 are for buses planned for deployment in Aberdeen. Ballard expects to ship all 50 modules in 2020.
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