Shell with Honda, Toyota to bring seven new hydrogen refueling stations in California
SAN FRANCISCO — On Aug. 9, the California Energy Commission awarded a grant of $16,362,500 to Equilon Enterprises LLC a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company for the introduction of seven hydrogen refueling stations in Northern California.
The hydrogen refueling stations will be built in collaboration with Honda and Toyota, who will provide financial support, at seven Shell-branded retail stations across Northern California; three in the city of San Francisco, and one in each of Berkeley, Sacramento, Citrus Heights and Walnut Creek.
The Energy Commission awarded the grant through its Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP), which invests up to $100 MM every year to support innovations in transportation and fuel technologies that help California meet its energy, clean air, and climate change goals.
The hydrogen refueling stations will be installed in strategic locations within the existing network of Shell-branded retail stations, offering existing and future fuel cell electric vehicle drivers high-quality service with simple and straightforward car refueling in minutes.
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