Hydrogen and New Zealand’s heavy vehicle fleet
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Citation:Leaver, J. D. (2019, August). Hydrogen and New Zealand’s Heavy Vehicle Fleet. Paper presented at the 16th International Conference of Institute of Road Transport Engineers N.Z., Rotorua.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4719
INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES What’s driving zero emission fuels – greenhouse gas emissions Countries banning fossil fuels Current hydrogen market Automotive executives perspectives of hydrogen Benefits of hydrogen H2Light vehicles and refuelling stations Buses Trucks Nikola Two – fuel cell truck Forklifts, trains and ferries Emerging technologies - Catenary Diesel Hybrid Truck HYDROGEN PRODUCTION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND COSTS How is zero emission hydrogen produced What is a hydrogen fuel cell Production cost of hydrogen from water H2 refuelling station capital costs Learning curves for station costs Near future heavy vehicle cost of ownership Fuels comparison with diesel FUTURE IMPLICATIONS Evolution of vehicle fleets and fuel demand Electricity requirement to replace diesel with hydrogen in the heavy fleet Drivers and brakes for uptake of hydrogen fuel