Hydrogen generation technology specialist Element 1 has announced plans for its methanol-based M-Series hydrogen generator to be incorporated onto a medium-duty fuel cell truck.
The company yesterday made the announcement in collaboration hydrogen-powered systems specialist Co-Win Hydrogen Power, a strategic partner and licensee of Element 1.
Extended road testing of the vehicle is currently underway in Asia, pushing forward the commercialisation of Element 1’s M-Series onboard hydrogen generation technology.
The M-Series produces no particulate matter in the generation of hydrogen, and when using methanol produced from waste gas streams, the solution is completely carbon neutral.
David Edlund, E1’s CEO, said, “To my knowledge, no other company in the world can provide a commercial onboard hydrogen generation product comparable to our M-Series product line.”
“Our broad collaboration with Co-Win is expected to result in the mass commercialisation of fuel cell systems, supporting not only transportation, but also telecom and distributed power applications throughout the Asian market.”
William and Ken Tag, Shareholders of Co-Win and Element 1, added, “We believe our onboard fuel cell system incorporating the Element 1 technology will provide clean and reliable power solutions for the Asian market which are also environmentally friendly and cost effective.”
“We look forward to working with both Element 1 and our Asian partners on this vehicle demonstration project and the ensuing large-scale commercial rollout of this unique and enabling technology.”