UK-based high pressure gas containment specialist Chesterfield Special Cylinders (CSC) has signed a five-year Framework Agreement with Shell Hydrogen to supply hydrogen storage cylinders for use at refuelling stations across Europe.
H2 View understands the agreement is for ground storage solutions, with CSC having developed a ‘highly effective’ solution for Shell’s hydrogen storage requirements.
Shell became the first branded fuel retailer to sell hydrogen at one of its retail sites in the UK in 2017, and has since grown its network of hydrogen stations across Europe and North America to encourage the adoption of hydrogen in transport systems.
A ground storage unit is required to safely store hydrogen under pressure and, with territorial differences in standards, Shell needed a specialist partner to provide a precise, highly reliable and versatile technical solution.
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