Aberdeen secures funding for more hydrogen buses

£4.5m has been awarded to Aberdeen City Council for 10 new hydrogen buses, taking the city’s hydrogen-powered bus fleet total to 25.

The council shared news of the new capital over the weekend (6th March), stating that the funds are part of the £62m Energy Transition Fund set up to push-forward a green recovery.

With a focus on the North East, the fund underpins the region’s ambitious to become a world leader in the transition to net zero, creating green jobs and growing the local economy.

Commenting on the planned deployments, Scotland’s Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, said, “The Scottish Government is wholly committed to ending Scotland’s contribution to climate change, and doing so in a way that ensures no-one is left behind as our economy undergoes the transformation required to reach net zero.”

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