Chereau tests hydrogen refrigerated semi-trailers

French refrigerated vehicles company Chereau is testing hydrogen as a clean energy source through a ‘from road to real’ programme which will involve the deployment of hydrogen refrigerated semi-trailers, hydrogen tractors and refilling stations.

As a member of the French Association for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells (AFHYPAC), Chereau is involved in various hydrogen-related projects as it aims to help transform the heavily diesel-based sector to green hydrogen.

“We have already engaged in the energy transition. It is embedded in our corporate values and our actions: hydrogen-powered refrigerated semi-trailer, a world premiere; support for Energy Observer; commitment to a neutral energy balance at our Ducey site in 2025… But this is not enough,” Damien Destremau, President of The Reefer Group and CHEREAU.

“We still need to accelerate and federate, because if we want the world to change, more of us need to get involved. In mid-April, in response to the call for expressions of interest issued by the French government, we proposed a hydrogen cold chain logistics project called H2Coldchain.”

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