Saudi Arabia opens first hydrogen fuel station

Saudi Arabia opens first hydrogen fuel station

RIYADH (Rahnuma):  Saudi Arabia inaugurated on Tuesday its first auto hydrogen fuel station, Saudi Press Agency reported.

The station is a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) and the Air Products (NYSE:APD) and was opened at the Dhahran Techno Valley Science Park, said the report.

The pilot station will fuel an initial fleet of six Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicles with high-purity compressed hydrogen.

The announcement comes amid growing international recognition of hydrogen’s benefits.

“This pilot project represents an exciting opportunity for Saudi Aramco and Air Products to demonstrate the potential of hydrogen in the transport sector and its viability as a sustainable fuel for the future,” said Amin H. Nasser, Aramco CEO.

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