Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP), a Paris-based public transportation operator, has revealed that it is considering utilising hydrogen powered electric vehicle chargers to facilitate half of its depots.
In doing so, RATP would be greatly enhancing its capabilities in providing fast recharging stations for its electric buses.
To achieve this aim, RATP is currently in discussion with L-Charge to provide a unique hydrogen-powered electric charging solution which will facilitate its depots with off-grid charging points, powered by hydrogen, that integrates into its Bus2025 plan.
The new orders follow the Bus2025 plan developed by RATP to procure up to 800 electric buses by 2024 to replace existing diesel buses and combat smog in the greater Paris area.
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