Aberdeen launching hydrogen-powered double decker buses

Aberdeen is introducing 15 hydrogen-powered double decker buses in a bid to tackle air pollution.

Launching later this year, the buses are more efficient than electric equivalents, with refuelling taking less than 10 minutes and offering a greater range.

Water is the only emission from the vehicles, reducing carbon emissions and continues to contribute to the city’s commitment to tackling air pollution.

The project has been funded by Aberdeen City Council, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and the Scottish Government with an investment of about £500,000 per vehicle, building on the initial research funding contributed by the Scottish Cities Alliance.

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