Report predicts hydrogen will take a lead in future heavy-duty transportation

Hydrogen is a ‘slam dunk’ for taking possession of heavy-duty long distance transportation, a Rethink Energy report has said.

Published today (June 23), the Rethink Energy report, Heavy duty transport transition WILL rely more on hydrogen than batteries, has found that 8,000GWh of electricity will be required for heavy duty trucks by 2050, with hydrogen capacity set to overtake battery-electric vehicles in the field.

Despite finding that fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) will account for only 3.1% of all on-road vehicles in 2050, taking the total up to 54.2 million from today’s today of 40,000, Rethink Energy notes that continuous operations will require hydrogen power.

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