Adani, Ashok Leyland to develop Asia's first hydrogen-mining truck

The FCET is scheduled to be launched in India in 2023

BS Reporter Chennai
Ashok Leyland, Trucks

Adani Enterprises on Tuesday signed a deal with Ashok Leyland and Ballard Power to launch a pilot project to develop a hydrogen fuel cell electric truck for mining logistics and transportation — a first in Asia.
The FCET is scheduled to be launched in India in 2023. The demonstration project will be led by AEL, a company focused on both mining operations and developing green hydrogen projects for sourcing, transporting, and building out hydrogen refueling infrastructure. Ballard, an industry leading PEM fuel cell engine manufacturer, will supply the FCmoveTM fuel cell engine for the hydrogen truck and Ashok Leyland, one of the largest manufacturers of buses in the world, will provide the vehicle platform and technical support.
The Adani Group previously announced it plans to invest more than $50 billion over the next ten years in green hydrogen and associated ecosystems corresponding to a capaci

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First Published: Jan 17 2023 | 10:33 PM IST

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