April 2003

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: World’s first 700-bar compressed hydrogen filling station opens

Linde AG has created the world's first hydrogen filling station using 700-bar (10,000-psi) technology for the Adam Opel AG. This is claimed to be an important milestone on the road to t..

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Linde AG has created the world's first hydrogen filling station using 700-bar (10,000-psi) technology for the Adam Opel AG. This is claimed to be an important milestone on the road to the hydrogen-powered car society. In comparison to the usual 350-bar (5,000-psi) systems, the higher storage density of the 700-bar technology extends the range of a fuel cell vehicle by 60 - 70%. This advance gives the fuel cell vehicle a range of over 400 km (250 miles), which is one of the most important prerequisites for widespread use of cars powered by compressed hydrogen. The filling station, in the Opel test center at Dudenhofen, Ge

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