Bavaria-based Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH has received a new order from E-Trucks Europe for a further five fuel cell systems to equip refuse collection trucks.
Refuse vehicle innovation is a trending topic in clean mobility today, the latest strand of the transport sector to target clean energy solutions and in the process, providing a new angle on the sustainable waste movement.
The EU funding project REVIVE (Refuse Vehicle Innovation and Validation in Europe) is targeting the construction and commissioning of 15 commercial vehicles for refuse collection in Europe, with tenders running from 2018 to 2021.
The drive for these refuse collection trucks is 100% electric, which makes them quiet and does not emit any greenhouse gases or harmful particulate matter. To increase the range, the vehicles will be equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell system that converts hydrogen into electricity.
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