Ballard receives orders for 70 hydrogen fuel cell engines from Wrightbus

17 April 2024

Ballard Power Systems announced multiple purchase orders totalling 70 FCmove-HD hydrogen fuel cell engines from its customer Wrightbus, the UK-based bus manufacturer deploying hydrogen-powered buses in the UK and Europe. Ballard expects delivery of the fuel cell engines to occur in 2024, and the buses to enter into service in 2025. The hydrogen fuel cell engines will power single- and double-decker buses in the UK and Germany. Oben Uluc, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, EMEA, said: “We are seeing broader market acceptance of fuel cell buses by European transit operators seeking to decarbonize their operations with a technology approach that enables long range, fast refueling, and scalable refueling infrastructure.”