According to the San Francisco Examiner, SFO seeks to get the last of the funding needed to set the filling center later this month. The approximate total of the investment is USD 4.7 million.
John L. Martin, Airport Director, said: “The development and installation of a hydrogen fuelling station at SFO is just a further extension of the Airport’s commitment to being a good steward of the environment.”
The hydrogen fueling station is a partnership of the airport and two private companies, The Linde Group and Hythane.
Mike McGowan, Head of Hydrogen Solutions, Linde North America, said: “For the past decade, Linde has been focused on finding ways to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions. By teaming up with SFO and our other partners, Linde is qualified to deliver a hydrogen refuelling system that is safe, reliable and will show people how beneficial and practical hydrogen powered vehicles can be.”
“Hythane fuel will be used for 27 airport shuttle buses, providing emissions reductions across a respectably-sized fleet,” said John Nadeau, Business Development Manager of the Hythane Company.