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Hydrogen for clean urban transport in Europe

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 19991

  • Start date

    10 January 2006

  • End date

    9 September 2009

Funded under:

FP6-SUSTDEV

  • Overall budget:

    € 43 037 049

  • EU contribution

    € 18 986 145

Coordinated by:

DAIMLERCHRYSLER AG

Germany

Objective

The HyFLEET:CUTE project will comprise the continued operation of the FC-fleet from the former CUTE and ECTOS projects, the development and demonstration of a new FC hybrid pre-prototype and the development, construction and demonstration of a fleet of 14 hydrogen powered internal combustion engine (ICE) buses in regular service in Berlin including the required hydrogen infrastructure. It will be a part of the European Hydrogen & Fuel Cell platform.

Goals of this project are to:
- Improve FC technology by continuing the operation of 21 FC- buses over a period of 12 months in 7 European and in parallel continuing the operation another 6 buses in China and Western Australia
- Develop the concept, design and production of a new FC hybrid bus as a pre-prototype aiming at 20% less fuel consumption than a comparable diesel bus
- Built up the hydrogen infrastructure for operating a fleet of 14 buses in Berlin
- Development, design and production of 4 buses with naturally aspirated hydrogen ICE

Coordinator

DAIMLERCHRYSLER AG

Address

001/H201 - Bcf/Fs
Stuttgart

Germany

Participants (30)

AIR LIQUIDE SA

France

BP GAS MARKETING LTD.

United Kingdom

BVG BERLINER VERKEHRSBETRIEBE A.Ö.R.

Germany

CHINA FCB DEMONSTRATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE

China

EMPRESA MUNICIPAL DE TRANSPORTES DE MADRID SA

Spain

EURO KEYS SPRL

Belgium

EVOBUS GMBH

Germany

GVB

Netherlands

HAMBURGER HOCHBAHN AG

Germany

HYDROGENICS EUROPE N.V.

Belgium

ICELANDIC NEW ENERGY

Iceland

INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIA MECANICA - INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TÉCNICO

Portugal

LONDON BUS SERVICES LTD

United Kingdom

MAN NUTZFAHRZEUGE AG

Germany

MVV CONSULTING GMBH

Germany

NEOMAN BUS GMBH

Germany

NORSK HYDRO ASA

Norway

PE EUROPE GMBH

Germany

PLANET PLANUNGSGRUPPE ENERGIE UND TECHNIK GBR

Germany

REPSOL YPF S.A.

Spain

SHELL HYDROGEN B.V.

Netherlands

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY BERLIN

Germany

TOTAL DEUTSCHLAND GMBH

Germany

TRANSPORTS DE BARCELONA S.A.

Spain

UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART

Germany

UNIVERSITY OF ICELAND

Iceland

VATTENFALL EUROPE BERLIN AG & CO KG

Germany

VATTENFALL EUROPE HAMBURG AG

Germany

VILLE DE LUXEMBOURG - SERVICE DES TRANSPORTS EN COMMUN + C61

Luxembourg

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT FOR PLANNING AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Australia

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 19991

  • Start date

    10 January 2006

  • End date

    9 September 2009

Funded under:

FP6-SUSTDEV

  • Overall budget:

    € 43 037 049

  • EU contribution

    € 18 986 145

Coordinated by:

DAIMLERCHRYSLER AG

Germany