Glasgow Council receives funding for hydrogen gritters

Glasgow Council receives funding for hydrogen gritters

Glasgow City Council has received £805,000 of funding from Transport Scotland to convert 23 winter gritters to dual fuel hydrogen.

A strategy has set out proposals for the council’s 2000 vehicles to be emissions free by the end of 2029. It is intended that only electric and hydrogen powered vehicles, across all sizes and clarifications, will be used to deliver services by 2030.

By taking this leap towards a zero emissions fleet, it is anticipated that a local authority the size of Glasgow can spark the development of Scottish market for hydrogen-powered vehicles.

“The funding award from Transport Scotland will help to ensure larger dual fuel hydrogen gritters are up and running in the early part of the year,” said Councillor Richardson.

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