Air Products Qudra today announced it has signed an agreement with ENOWA, NEOM’s Energy, Water and Hydrogen subsidiary, to build, own and operate NEOM’s first hydrogen fueling station, providing critical infrastructure for NEOM’s sustainability goals.
The initiative will help to decarbonize heavy modes of transport in NEOM, covering buses and heavy-duty trucks. The groundwork for the hydrogen fueling station is scheduled to commence in the second half of 2023.
Commenting on the signing, Ebubekir Koyuncu said: “We look forward to contributing our world-leading hydrogen expertise and fueling technology in support of NEOM’s decarbonization goals. Producing and distributing clean hydrogen energy solutions for use in heavy-duty fuel cell vehicles, as well as industrial applications and energy storage, is part of our DNA.”
“ENOWA is committed to combating climate change and reducing CO2 emissions through green hydrogen. Therefore, we are delighted to partner with Air Products Qudra in providing hydrogen-powered mobility solutions. Jointly we accelerate innovations in clean technologies fueled by green hydrogen, and we contribute to hydrogen mobility markets and a sustainable future of global decarbonization,” says Peter Terium.
Air Products Qudra is the development and investment company of Air Products in the Middle East with Qudra Energy as the joint venture partner, a subsidiary of Vision Invest. Air Products Qudra’s mission is to generate a cleaner future, and that involves experience, technology, and innovation on a world scale. Air Products Qudra is the leading sustainability partner in the Middle East, supporting countries to achieve their industrial and net-zero targets.